Category Archives: Headache

Is Neck Pain Causing My Headaches?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-neck-adjustmentYou may not give it much thought when you’re struggling through the pain of a headache, but the location and symptoms of a given headache may be affected by outside factors. If you’ve ever experienced headaches that vary in severity and location – a dull ache behind the ears and along the back of your skull or a throbbing temple, for example –  there may be something specific to blame. Neck pain can be a common culprit behind headaches. Read More

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Should I See the Chiropractor for My Headaches?

headache-chiropractic-careHeadaches come in all shapes and sizes, but across the board, they’re wildly unpleasant. Think about how you manage headaches – do you do your best to ignore it? Take some OTC pain pills and wait for the pain to go away? Stop everything and hide out in a dark room? But what about visiting the chiropractor? Should you see the chiropractor for headaches? Read More

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Is My Sore Neck Giving Me a Headache?

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-reno-chiro-neck-adjustmentThrobbing temples, a dull ache behind the ears, a piercing pain everywhere – no matter where your headache is centered, it’s not something you want to experience again. Interestingly, a headache’s location and specific symptoms can be affected by outside factors. And that sore neck is one of them. Read More

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Simple Ways to Become a Savvier Chiropractic Patient

dr-lynelle-mcsweeney-chiropractor-renoWhen you’re seeking treatment for something, whether it’s a broken leg, a sore back, or chronic migraines, it’s in your best interest to be an involved patient. In order to get the best medicine, you have to be present, sharing pertinent details so your doctor has the whole picture. Think 0f it like this – the more you put in to the appointment yourself, the more you’ll get out of it. Here are simple ways to become a savvier chiropractic patient, so that every appointment is effective. Read More

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Is Your Laptop Giving You A Headache?

Show of hands – are you reading this post on a laptop or mobile device? Do you spend at least an hour a day working on a computer? If the answer is yes, consider how often you suffer from headaches. A study performed this year points to a correlation between typical head and neck positions from technology like laptops and cell phones, and – you guessed it – headaches. Read More

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Can Neck Pain Be Causing My Headache?

That dull ache behind the ears, or the throbbing at the temples – no matter how your headache is located, it’s an unpleasant experience. Have you ever wondered what affects a headache’s location or unique symptoms? If you’re guessing that neck pain is a contributing factor, you’re right. Here’s why. Read More

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Is it a Tension Headache or A Migraine? Here’s How to Tell.

We wrote about how chiropractic care can help headaches last week, and we’re back again with more on the topic. Some 40% of the US population deals with episodic headaches annually. And get this – according to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 29.5 million Americans have migraine headaches. So what distinguishes a migraine from a tension headache? Read More

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Here’s How Chiropractic Care Can Help Your Headaches

Even if you’re one of the fortunate few who manages to avoid back and neck pain, you likely get headaches now and then. Ninety percent of Americans describe experiencing headaches ranging from mild to debilitating. Ouch. But besides prayers and pills, is there another solution? Yes. Here’s how chiropractic care can help your headaches. Read More

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