Migraines are common and can interfere with accomplishing tasks at work or enjoying your hobbies. At Multicare Health Clinic in Sioux City, IA, our chiropractor, Dr. Scott Sneller, offers chiropractic care treatments to help alleviate your discomfort and improve your quality of life. Learn more about how chiropractic care can be beneficial for migraines below:
The Differences Between Headaches and Migraines
The most common type of headache is known as a tension headache. Physical, mental, or emotional stress can cause you to develop a tension headache. One difference between headaches and migraines is that headaches are more common than migraines. Another difference is that migraines are typically more painful on one side of your head, while headaches cause pain across your forehead or pressure on both sides of your head.
Headaches are less severe than migraines and can be alleviated with lifestyle adjustments headaches are also far less severe than migraines. Headache patients can often treat their headaches with lifestyle adjustments and other forms of treatment. Migraine symptoms and headache symptoms are also different. Those with a migraine may experience bright lines, aura, and light sensitivity in your field of vision and may need stronger treatment for relief than those with headaches.
Treatment for Migraine Relief
We provide a variety of treatments to help relieve your migraine symptoms. Our chiropractor can use massage therapy, heat therapy, meditation, and specific relaxation exercises to treat your migraine. We may also gently stretch your neck to help eliminate the discomfort that you are experiencing.
Our chiropractor can also offer helpful advice on lifestyle changes. Patients who have migraines might need to change their diets and manage stress more effectively to reduce the frequency of migraines. When you visit us, we will discuss your symptoms with you to determine a diagnosis and provide prompt treatment.
Contact us for an Appointment Today!
If you are experiencing migraines that are affecting your daily life, let our team at Multicare Health Clinic in Sioux Falls, IA, help. We will evaluate your condition and develop a customized treatment plan to provide relief. To learn more about our treatments and to schedule an appointment, contact our office at (712) 276-4325 today.