Few things can hijack your overall well-being like headaches or neck pain. These painful conditions limit your ability to perform even the most ordinary tasks, creating a serious impact on your quality of life. At Family Health Physical Medicine, LLC, Nick Koinoglou, DC, Dipl. Ac. (IAMA), is highly trained in chiropractic methods that relieve your neck pain and restore mobility, as well as treatments that prevent chronic headaches. If you’re suffering from neck pain or headaches, call or book an appointment online.
Headaches are a common condition, affecting approximately nine out of 10 people in the United States. What isn’t so common is getting to the source of these headaches and treating them, especially considering that there are dozens of types of headaches, which have many different causes.
For tension headaches and headaches that originate in your neck, which are among the most common types of headaches, chiropractic care goes a long way toward remedying the pain. Through spinal adjustments, Dr. Nick relieves the pressure in your neck, allowing your body to function properly. Misalignments in your spine cause many of your systems to become blocked, including your nervous and circulatory systems. By restoring the alignment in your spine, Dr. Nick relieves the tension that’s the source of many headaches.
Dr. Nick also works with you by making lifestyle suggestions that prevent these headaches from occurring in the first place. Whether it’s better nutrition or simply learning to stretch and move after being sedentary for long periods, Dr. Nick shows you how you can relieve the pressure that causes headaches.
Your neck is made up of seven small vertebrae that are responsible for the support and movement of your head. That’s no small task if you consider that the average human head weighs between 10 and 13 pounds, and your head has 180-degree rotation. Neck injuries, therefore, have a serious impact on your ability to function.
Neck injuries are mainly caused by:
Because your neck is part of your spine, a chiropractor such as Dr. Nick is able to effectively treat neck pain by addressing misalignments in your spine that affect neighboring nerves and soft tissue. By applying gentle, manual pressure, Dr. Nick is able to restore your neck’s alignment, allowing your body’s systems to flow more freely, which allows for better function and improved healing. Dr. Nick also combines these adjustments with effective therapies that also help treat your neck pain, such as: