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Headaches

Wellness and Preventative Care, A Paradigm Shift

In today’s model of healthcare, it seems to be more of a sick care model. Until recently, we really haven’t promoted wellness or preventative types of care. Patients go to the doctor and automatically expect to be prescribed a slew of medications. Most people happily oblige and head straight to the pharmacy. As a practitioner, […]

Chiropractic Treatment for Migraines at RTP Chiropractic

Migraine Headaches and Treatment Options If you have ever suffered from a migraine, you know they are extremely painful, debilitating, recurring headaches that are sometimes accompanied by other symptoms, such as visual disturbances and/or nausea. There are 2 types of migraine, the first being one with an aura, which is the most common type of […]

Does Chiropractic Care Increase the Risk of Vertebrobasilar Stroke?

The vertebral artery (VBA), located in the neck, supplies blood to the brain. If a tear (also called a dissection) occurs in the VBA, the resulting blood clot may obstruct blood flow, causing stroke symptoms. In the most definitive study on this topic, authors looked at 818 people in a claims database to determine whether […]

Chiropractic Care For Headaches in Morrisville NC

  “Cervical spine manipulation was associated with significant improvement in headache outcomes in trials involving patients with neck pain and/or neck dysfunction and headache.” — McCrory, Penzlen, Hasselblad, Gray (2001), Duke Evidence Report “The results of this study show that spinal manipulative therapy is an effective treatment for tension headaches. . . Four weeks after cessation […]