Vancouver Chiropractic Care to Help Relieve Migraine Pain

Migraine sufferers are not alone. About 15% of US adults experience migraine. More women than men are bothered by migraine. Women tend to suffer migraine three times more often as men do. (1) Vancouver Spine Care Centre is not alone in wanting to help migraine sufferers find relief. Vancouver Spine Care Centre is delighted to contribute to the migraine relief effort with its gentle Vancouver chiropractic care.

TREATMENTS FOR MIGRAINE: MEDS & CHIROPRACTIC & MORE

What do migraine sufferers do about their migraine? They use medications. Meds are first line treatment options, yet around 50% of migraine sufferers are recently trying complementary and integrative medicine. One research team has set up a study of the chiropractic care of migraine since migraine and musculoskeletal tension and pain often go together. They called their study the “Integrative Migraine Pain Alleviation through Chiropractic Therapy (IMPACT).” (1) Vancouver Spine Care Centre looks forward to their discoveries as they intend to assess multimodal chiropractic care along with usual care and usual care but itself for adult women with episodic migraine.

MIGRAINE TREATMENT OUTCOMES

Non-pharmacological interventions for migraine are customary. To ascertain if an intervention is “clinically meaningful,” researchers look for a 50% reduction in headaches. A group of researchers who reviewed a large number of published studies proposed that associated symptoms and fear of attacks would also be appropriate outcome measures in addition to the 50% reduction in migraines. They also stated that the level of effectiveness for non-pharmacological interventions – particularly used with medication – should be lower if beneficial. (2) Vancouver Spine Care Centre is pleased to be a part of our Vancouver migraine sufferers’ healthcare team for migraine relief. The 50% Rule has governed the outcomes of Cox Technic. 

CHIROPRACTIC APPROACH TO MIGRAINE

Chiropractic is known for its approach to musculoskeletal pain and its relief. Since research stated that musculoskeletal tension may have a role in migraine, chiropractic may play a role in its relief. Researchers gathered details from lots of randomized control trials of spinal manipulation for migraine relief. Treatment with spinal manipulation varied from 2 to 6 months. Preliminarily, spinal manipulation was written to be an effective therapeutic treatment to decrease migraine days and migraine intensity and pain. (3) Vancouver Spine Care Centre uses very gentle spinal manipulation from the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to reduce pain and ease any migraine-related musculoskeletal pain issues.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Jeremy Heidt on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he details treatment of migraine and related neck pain with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Manipulation for a patient who was helped by his chiropractic care.

Schedule a Vancouver chiropractic visit with Vancouver Spine Care Centre for adjunctive relief and care of migraine pain. Vancouver migraine sufferers don’t have to suffer by themselves, don’t have to cope with migraine by themselves. Vancouver Spine Care Centre uses spinal manipulation and Vancouver chiropractic services for some relief.

 
Vancouver Spine Care Centre offers gentle chiropractic treatment to migraine sufferers with related musculoskeletal tension wanting relief. 
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