Curvesday Thursday: Headaches can be a pain in the neck!

Chambers Health

In today’s post, Dr. Zinovy Meyler talks exclusively about  how chiropractic adjustments can help alleviate pain and pressure of a  cervicogenic headache.

A headache can be caused by a problem in the neck. What we call that is cervicogenic headache. Most of headaches do not come from the neck, most of headaches have a different source, but there is a very specific type of a headache that is called cervicogenic headache stemming from the cervical spine – or in other words, the neck.

Cervicogenic headache usually starts in what we call the suboccipital area, which is that muscular area that is just under the occiput of the head. That pain starts there – it can be on one or both sides – and it tends to radiate up into the head and around the head. The easiest way to visualize it is to actually take the palm of your hand…

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