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Chiropractic Solutions Offers Chiropractic Care for Headache Relief

San Jose headache. It’s a condition many people experience. Cervicogenic and tension-type headaches are two of the more often discussed types. The cervicogenic headache is linked to issues with the cervical disc, facets, and joints. The tension-type headache is associated with neck muscles generated by stress or peculiar head positioning. Both headache types are responsive to gentle, safe stretching type treatment like Cox® Technic used at Chiropractic Solutions.

SOURCE OF TENSION-TYPE HEADACHE: Neck Muscle, Stress, Position

Tension type headache is described as the second most common health concern around the world. A new review of published papers for its care found that manual joint mobilization techniques, supervised physical therapy, acupuncture, psychological care, and patient education were as beneficial for reducing headache frequency, improving quality of life, lessening pain intensity, and lowering stress symptoms. (1) Chiropractic Solutions welcomes San Jose tension-headache sufferers and their fellow cervicogenic headache sufferers.


San Jose chiropractic patients want to understand the source of their headache. A current study described how researchers utilized diagnostic block testing to pinpoint the cervical spine joint source of the headache. Generally, the C2-3 level was the most common source. In patients whose dominant complaint was headache more than neck pain, the C2-3 was the source for 62%, C1-2 for 7%, and C3-4 for 6%. In patients whose neck pain was worse than the headache, C2-3 was the source for 42%, lower cervical joints for 18%, and C3-4 for 7%. (2) Not that every San Jose headache sufferer must undergo this type of testing to be taken care of, but the results were enlightening for healthcare providers to help make a diagnosis and set up a treatment plan for headache patients in a better way.


In a review of published clinical trials, researchers stated that spinal manipulation was applied often to manage cervicogenic headache. Spinal manipulation was effective, provided superior, small, short term benefits for decreasing pain, headache frequency, and related disability compared with other manual treatment. (3) One relieving treatment called SNAGs (sustained natural apophyseal glides) has been explained in the medical literature. In a placebo vs SNAG study, researchers found that SNAGs were good for pain reduction and neck disability decrease and range of motion improvement for women with cervicogenic headache. (4) Manual therapy approaches like this benefit headache. Chiropractic Solutions provides Cox® Technic, a gliding, doctor-controlled neck treatment for such conditions as San Jose headache and neck pain.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. David Kulla on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains the effective, gentle treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for his patient with headache and neck pain and enhanced her quality of life.

Make your next San Jose headache chiropractic appointment with Chiropractic Solutions. Annoying, life-disrupting headaches may meet their match at Chiropractic Solutions for relief of pain and disability.

Chiropractic Solutions delivers chiropractic care from diagnosis to treatment and relief for cervicogenic and tension-type headaches.  
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