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Chiropractic Helps Tension Headaches

A recent study shows that chiropractic can help people with tension headaches and vastly improve their quality of life. Tension headaches are also know as ‘Stress Headaches” and usually affect the entire head unlike migraines which tend to be one-sided.

In a recent double blind study, researchers found that spinal manipulation “showed improvements in their physical role, bodily pain, and social functioning” after only one month of treatment.

If you live in the Santa Monica area or in Los Angeles, California, and wish to have your headaches evaluated, please contact Chiropractor Dr. Pamela Ramer at Ramer Chiropractic us at 310-255-0411 for a comprehensive examination, after which an individual treatment plan will be charted out which will include gentle instrument adjustments, activator adjustments as well as myofascial release with ultrasound and cutting edge cold laser therapy.

Espi-Lopez GV, Rodriguez-Blanco C, Oliva-Pascual-Vaca A, et al. Do manual therapy techniques have a positive effect on quality of life in people with tension-type headache? A randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Physical Rehabilitation Medicine 2016; February 29.

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