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Drug-Free Migraine Relief through Massage

More than 25 million people in the US suffer from migraines. Migraine headaches may occur as little as a few times a year to as many as a few times a week. During a migraine headache, the pain can be… Continue Reading…

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Botulinum Toxin Treatment of Cervicogenic Headache

This study assessed the effectiveness of botulinum toxin A injected in five cervical trigger points as treatment of chronic headaches stemming from a whiplash injury. Twenty-six patients, (11 men and 15 women, between 29 and 75 years old), completed the… Continue Reading…

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Recent Onset Headache

This study examined 100 consecutive patients who presented at neurological unit with headache of recent onset (described as headache that “appeared for the first time ever in the last 12 months. Patients with past history of headache were excluded except,… Continue Reading…

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Migraine Headaches, Physical Therapy, and Thermal Biofeedback

A suggested cause of migraine headaches (as well as tension-type headaches) appears to be cervical musculoskeletal abnormalities. This study tested the effectiveness of physical therapy (PT) treatment, and relaxation and thermal biofeedback (RTB). First, the researchers evaluated both PT and… Continue Reading…

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Muscle Hardness and Tension Type Headache

Studies have indicated that the pericranial muscles are more tender in chronic tension-type patients than in controls. It has also been reported that tension-type headache patients have harder pericranial muscles. This study examined the muscle hardness in such cases to… Continue Reading…

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Analgesic-Rebound Headache: Overdiagnosed?

In a recent editorial, Dr Robert S. Kunkel raises serious questions about analgesic-rebound headache, and meets the issues with skeptical pragmatism: “I certainly agree that analgesic-rebound headache due to combination-type analgesics and ergotamine tartate is a very significant problem that… Continue Reading…

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Neck Pain and Headache in Kids

Neck pain and headaches in kids: More common than parents think Preteens may experience headaches and neck pain far more often than their parents would expect. A Swedish study of 131 students ages 10-13 years old compared the spinal health… Continue Reading…

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Chiropractic Effective for Headache Treatment

Headaches are a common complaint that can be caused by a range of factors. Those that can be traced to disorders in the neck are called cervicogenic headaches, and this type of headache may affect as many as 20 percent1… Continue Reading…

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Chiropractic Treatment for Migraine

Migraine headaches are estimated to cost the U.S. over $17 billion each year. While it is clinically recognized that migraines can be related to cervicogenic conditions, the exact nature of this relationship is unknown. This study set out to test… Continue Reading…

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Headache, Diet, and Exercise

Two new studies have been published that examine the role of diet or exercise in headaches. The first1 was a survey given to 112 migraine sufferers. The researchers found that 70% of migraine patients felt that diet played a role in… Continue Reading…

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