For over 100 years, chiropractors have been adjusting the spinal cord in order to alleviate a lot of difficulties that we experience. It is thought that if the spine is out of alignment, it can affect your body in a number of different ways. This is actually reasonable to consider because the spinal cord is made up of many nerves that take care of every area of your body. If these nerve should happen to become pinched or misplaced in one way or another, we could expect to experience pain that may actually extend outside of the spinal cord because of traveling along the nerves.
Although most people consider that a chiropractor is able to take care of back pain, it may be able to take care of other things as well. As a matter of fact, most chiropractors think that a number of different diseases are a direct result of something being out of alignment in the body. Whether you are skeptical or not about the benefits of this type of treatment, there are far too many individuals who have been healed of a variety of maladies as a direct result of going to the chiropractor. Not only that, you may be dealing with a condition that is untreatable as far as medical science is concerned. For example, if you suffer from headaches on a regular basis you may be able to mask the pain to a certain extent with pills but you are not really treating the problem in itself.
Chiropractic care not only helps individuals with back pain, it may also be able to alleviate many of the headaches that you are suffering from. Most of the people who go into a chiropractor in order to help them with headaches have been dealing with them for many years. Typically, they end up in the chiropractor’s office as a last-ditch effort in order to get over the problem. After the initial consultation and a couple of treatments, they typically are feeling much better.
First of all, you need to understand that a headache is not caused by pain in the brain. As a matter of fact, the brain actually has no nerves inside of it that transmit feeling at all. It is actually a matter of feeling the pain from surrounding blood vessels and tissue that encompasses the skull. Typically, this pain also radiates from other areas of the body and may come from underlying conditions. A headache is not a disease in and of itself, it is merely an outward sign of the fact that something is wrong within the body.
Once we determine exactly why you are having the headaches, we will begin a series of treatments in order to correct the situation. Often, a person experiences relief almost immediately but it still may take several treatments in order for the pain to subside for good. Still, it’s a great feeling to be headache free without any type of drugs to make you feel that way.
If you would like to make an appointment to see if we can help with your headaches please give us a call at 775-329-4402.