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Tension Headaches

If you are looking for treatment for your tension headaches, you should visit Advanced Family Chiropractic & Rehabilitation in Imperial MO. If you have tried other treatment options and your headaches haven't seemed to get any better, our chiropractor may be able to help. If your tension headaches are disrupting your life and interfering with your daily activities, it is time to seek medical help from a professional.


The Causes & Symptoms of Tension Headaches

These types of headaches can generally range anywhere between mild to moderate. It is comparative to a tight band around your head and tends to be the most common type of headache. While the causes are unknown, many experts believe that they are caused by muscle contractions within the neck, scalp, and face. The headaches can also result from stress or extreme emotions. Many people do report a high level of sensitivity to pain with these headaches. Many people report feeling:

  • A pain that is dull or achy
  • A feeling of tightness/pressure right through the forehead
  • Pressure on the back or side of the head
  • Scalp, neck, or shoulder muscle tenderness

Tension Headache Treatment

If you understand what your triggers are, it is important that you avoid them or possibly change them. You can try to keep a headache diary so you can familiarize yourself with any triggers and a medical professional will be able to suggest any changes to your lifestyle if deemed necessary. You can also try over the counter pain medication or possibly muscle relaxers. Chiropractors can also perform spinal manipulation which can improve your headaches over time.

You should note that taking medicines for more than 3 days at a time can result in rebound headaches. They can keep coming back when you overuse your pain medicine. Be aware of possible liver damage from acetaminophen and irritation to your stomach from too much aspirin or ibuprofen. This is why taking other approaches is necessary to help manage your tension headaches.

Make an Appointment Today With Our Imperial Chiropractor

If you are looking to rid your tension headaches once and for all, you should give Advanced Family Chiropractic & Rehabilitation a call at to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Met Dr. Amato at the Apple Butter Festival in Kimmswick. He showed a genuine desire to help my wife's back injuries and get her to where she wants to be physically. Also have to say his office staff is absolutely awesome, especially with our toddler running around...."
    -Joshua Boyland
  • "I met Dr. Paul Amato today. I had been involved in an auto accident. Having pain and Soreness and popping and major discomfort. He took X-rays of my neck and shoulder and spine. Gave me some kind of relaxing treatment. I was truly impressed with how I was treated by the Dr. and also by the front office person. I am going to go back to Dr. Amato and I recommend him to others."
    -Rosemary Douglas
  • "Dr. Paul and staff is very helpful and friendly. My lower back was in pain but with his help, I can move again. I would recommend him to all my friends"
    -Louise Bennett
  • "I have had only good experiences here. I have chronic pain with my neck and seen many chiros over the years but Dr. Amato has been the only on that has brought me relief!"
    Jennifer Horn-Delaney
  • "Dr. Amato & his staff are very nice. Called with an urgent problem and they got me in right away. Would recommend him to anyone."
    -Raeann Gillie

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