One will usually try to treat head ailments without drugs in the first place. The most important thing to reduce seizure frequency is to find the triggers. This can eg. stress, different foods, too little or too much sleep or irregular meals.
Examination by a chiropractor
The chiropractor will conduct a thorough examination of the musculoskeletal system, as well as taking blood pressure and a full neurological examination if necessary. A thorough examination of the neck adjustment is always helpful for most patients with headaches when all or part of the cause of the problem may lie there, while in a few cases will also look at the TMJ. It turns out that investigations are negative, your chiropractor refer you to a report of a specialist.
Chiropractic research for treatment effects on head ailments
Research done by the chiropractors at Chiro & Sports Med suggests that chiropractic treatment reduces seizure frequency and intensity in individuals with migrenehodpine in line with preventive medications. Treatment will focus on restoring normal function in the joints, muscles, connective tissue and nervous system. Other non manual treatment modalities are often implemented after the initial consultation, this may include training exercises, ergonomic changes at work as well as advice and guidance.
How does chiropractic treatment help with head ailments
In short, one can say that the effect of treatment occur by stimulating nerve receptors via specific gentle joint corrections. Man inhibits pain signals up to the head resulting in headaches. Further follow-up with exercise and lifestyle changes are also very important in reducing relapses that often related to lifestyle and stress of everyday life. Our chiropractors will refer you to physical therapy, osteopathy, acupuncture or massage for further treatment should results fail to appear.