Why We Treat Tension Headaches

It’s estimated that over 20% of us experience tension headaches at some point, that’s 1.4 billion sufferers! Pain has been referred to medically as the ‘5th vital sign’, this is an acknowledgment that pain relates to the wellbeing of the whole person.

Finding that you can’t perform normal day-to-day activities without headaches is annoying at best, and seriously impacts health and wellbeing at worst. The ability to function fully and comfortably without pain is fundamental to us thriving and providing for ourselves and our families.

We take headache treatment seriously, and our decisive approach to its treatment reflects that.

How To Treat Tension Headaches

We work hard to relieve your headaches as quickly as possible. Using treatments that ease muscle spasm, increase tissue mobility, increase blood flow, decrease inflammation & break up scar tissue.

Our treatments combine some of the most advanced pain management technologies available anywhere; with a range of manual pain relief methods. Our vision for the care we provide is pretty simple  ‘’All the stuff that actually works and none of the stuff that doesn’t – under one roof’’’. 

If you need preventative measures for your tension headaches we have got you covered. Combining tailored soft tissue exercises with specific ergonomic solutions and lifestyle tweaks is the key to preventing recurrence in most cases.

Tension Headache Causes

Understanding the cause of your headaches is essential if you are interested in finding successful longer term relief.

Tension Headache Treatments

The first step towards finding relief from your tension headaches is knowing what your treatment options are.

Tension Headache Triggers

Understanding tension headache triggers can make life a lot easier: while you seek treatment for your headaches' underlying issues.

Tension Headaches FAQs

There are many possible ways in which one might be ablate reduce tension headaches. Managing stress, diet and exercises factors can of great help to many people with tension headaches. Sometimes treatments around the neck shoulders and jaw can be helpful too, acupuncture, deep tissue release and spinal ,manipulation are all worth exploring.

Why do I keep getting tension headaches?

If you are experiencing stubborn tension headaches there will definitely be a reason for it. Pain is always an indicator that something us not right within the body/mind system.

Work environments, working tasks, diet, stress, exercise and posture can all influence tension the likelihood of you having tension headaches. The best way to gain a better understanding of whats causing your tension headaches is to seek help from a practitioner who has experience in figuring these things out.

Most tension headaches last from 1 – 6 hours. Drinking enough water, pain killers, reducing stress and resting sufficiently can all help reduce duration. If you have a persistent headache that isn’t going away you should seek help from trained healthcare providers.

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