Migraines Being Treated with a Natural Alternative in Renton, WA

Migraines Being Treated with a Natural Alternative in Renton, WA

Migraines can have a devastating effect on a person’s quality of life and mental health, and because of the numerous triggers, there seems to be no one treatment than can alleviate every patient’s symptoms.

As many as 36 million people in the US experience migraines each year, and around three million have five or more a month. Most people experience a severe and throbbing pain on one side of the head (occasionally both sides), sometimes nausea and vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, and touch.

Migraines are caused by irregularities in several areas including blood flow, the brain, the central nervous system, and our muscles. This can make treatment difficult and thus many options fail to relieve all symptoms. In fact, many patients only rely on over-the-counter and stronger prescription pain relief.

To learn more about the connection between head and neck injuries and migraine headaches download our complimentary e-book NATURAL AND DRUG-FREE WAYS TO END YOUR MIGRAINES by clicking the image below.

Free Migraine Headache Relief eBook

There is even a new prescription cream going through clinical trials that aims to use an NSAID to numb the trigeminal nerve). This nerve has been linked to migraines because it’s a cranial nerve that comes from the brainstem, which is responsible for most of a person’s bodily functions.

However, many people are looking for less intrusive, non-medicinal treatments to relieve their symptoms. As a migraine specialist in Washington, I offer patients upper cervical chiropractic. At Sherwood Spinal Care we have found that using the NUCCA technique can help people who suffer from debilitating headaches.

This method concentrates on the C1 vertebra (also known as the atlas bone) which houses the brainstem as it exists an individual’s skull. If this bone moves out of its normal position, it can affect the functioning of the nervous system, which it may in turn cause headaches.

Clinical research has shown that some migraine patients who have a misaligned atlas bone see an improvement with as few as one or two treatments.

References:

  1. Anderson P. Topical Gel Promising in Migraine. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/843685 (accessed 12 June 2015).
  2. Elster EL. Upper cervical chiropractic care for a patient with chronic migraine headaches with an appendix summarizing an additional 100 headache cases. J Vert Sublux Res 2003;AUG(3):1-10

To schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Sherwood call 425-227-0111 or just click the button below:

scheduleanappointment (1)

If you are outside of the local area you can find an Upper Cervical Doctor near you at www.uppercervicalawareness.com

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Latest News

Finding an Effective, Long-Lasting Way to Care for Migraines

Finding an Effective, Long-Lasting Way to Care for Migraines

It may be surprising to realize how many people throughout the world have some type of headache condition – as much as 46% of people! Headaches and migraines can be persistent and downright annoying. To date, the exact reason for migraines and headaches remains unknown. This makes alleviating migraines nearly impossible in most cases. ManyContinue Reading

Learning to Control Migraine Pain in Renton, WA

Learning to Control Migraine Pain in Renton, WA

It is unclear to those in the medical community and researchers exactly why migraines occur. However, a connection has been seen between migraines and a misalignment in the upper bones of the neck – the C1 and C2 vertebrae. A misalignment here creates a problem with the flow of cerebrospinal fluid and blood flow toContinue Reading

Vertigo Alleviated by Means of Proper Spinal Care

Vertigo Alleviated by Means of Proper Spinal Care

The term vertigo is often used when a person is referring to feeling dizzy. However, there is much more to it than that. When the cause is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, it is known for the following symptoms: A feeling that the person or his environment is spinning Nausea and vomiting Feeling lightheaded Feeling unbalanced BlurryContinue Reading

Request Consultation

Or leave a message with the the doctor.

Sherwood Spinal Care | 16810 108th Ave SE Renton, WA 98055 | Ph: 425-227-0111

We welcome residents from the surrounding areas of Kent and Maple Valley to drive out and give us a try.