Susan | Headache and Concussion TreatmentsMost people describe a headache as being a “migraine” or say that they have been diagnosed with “migraines” and think that the only solution is medication.  While medication may help, migraines and most headaches have a considerable causative component arising from areas of the upper neck.  There is a lot that can be done by a skilled manual physical therapist to alleviate the contributing factors that arise from the upper neck area.  These include, but are not limited to:

  • Joint Mobilization
  • Localized quick stretches
  • Myofascial release
  • Upper neck stabilization/strengthening exercises
  • Ergonomic evaluations – home, work, car
  • Self Management