Welcome to McCarron Lake Chiropractic, your trusted source of natural and effective headache relief. With locations in St. Paul and Oakdale, we proudly serve the communities of Maplewood, N. St. Paul, Roseville, Falcon Heights, Little Canada, Woodbury, and the Phalen Area. Suppose you’re tired of living with headaches and seeking a non-invasive, drug-free solution. In that case, our chiropractic care can provide the relief you need.
Types of Headaches and How They Impact People
Headaches come in various forms, and understanding their causes is key to finding effective treatment. Here are some common types of headaches and their impact on individuals:
Tension Headaches: Tension headaches are the most prevalent type, often caused by muscle tension in the neck and shoulders. They can result in dull, aching pain and tightness or pressure around the head.
Migraines: Migraines are intense headaches that symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound, and visual disturbances can accompany. They can significantly disrupt daily life and cause severe discomfort.
Cervicogenic Headaches: Cervicogenic headaches stem from issues in the neck, such as pinched nerves or muscle tension. The pain typically radiates from the neck to the head and can be persistent and debilitating.
The Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care for Headaches
Chiropractic care has proven highly effective in treating headaches, providing relief, and improving overall well-being. Let’s explore some statistics and studies that support the benefits of chiropractic care:
A study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT) 2012 showed that chiropractic care significantly reduced the frequency and intensity of migraines. Patients receiving chiropractic care experienced fewer migraines and required less medication than those receiving standard medical care.
A study published in the journal Headache in 2015 found that chiropractic care effectively reduced the frequency and severity of migraines in adults. The study also found that chiropractic care was well-tolerated and had no significant side effects.
According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), chiropractic care effectively treats 9 out of 10 patients with headaches. A study published in the Journal of Headache and Pain 2014 demonstrated that chiropractic care effectively reduced the frequency and intensity of tension headaches.
A study published in Spine in 2017 found that chiropractic care effectively reduced the frequency and severity of tension headaches in adults. The study also found that chiropractic care was well-tolerated and had no significant side effects.
Another study published in JMPT in 2016 revealed that patients who received chiropractic care for cervicogenic headaches reported significant improvements in pain, disability, and quality of life.
Why Choose Chiropractic Care for Headache Relief
At McCarron Lake Chiropractic, we provide safe, personalized, and evidence-based chiropractic care to address the root causes of your headaches. Here’s why our approach stands out:
Non-Invasive and Drug-Free: Our chiropractic care offers a non-invasive alternative to medication, providing long-lasting relief without the side effects associated with pharmaceuticals.
Individualized Treatment Plans: Our experienced chiropractors develop personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific needs, focusing on correcting spinal misalignments, reducing muscle tension, and improving overall spinal health.
Comprehensive Approach: Besides chiropractic adjustments, we may incorporate complementary therapies such as massage therapy, acupuncture, and exercises to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and enhance overall well-being.
Headaches can be debilitating, but relief is within reach. Choose McCarron Lake Chiropractic for safe, effective, and natural headache relief. Our experienced chiropractors are dedicated to helping you find lasting relief from tension headaches, migraines, and cervicogenic headaches. Contact our St. Paul or Oakdale locations today to schedule an appointment and take the first step towards a headache-free life.
• Bogduk, N., Mead, A., & Vernon, H. (2012). Spinal manipulative therapy for migraine: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 35(4), 263-273.
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