Headaches and head pain cause the loss of 157 million work and school days. Aligned Medical Group, P.C. offers an array of treatment options for their patients to reduce and even eliminate the pain. Head pain can be particularly debilitating and can also lead to cognitive impairment and other symptoms. At their Paoli, Pennsylvania, office, the team of compassionate medical providers specializes in treating headaches and related symptoms. Call or book online.
Most often, headaches are caused by:
Headaches can also be a symptom of certain health conditions, such as fibromyalgia or ankylosing spondylitis. Other lifestyle factors, like excessive alcohol intake, stress, processed foods containing nitrates, and lack of sleep can also play a part.
Symptoms that might accompany your headache are:
Monitor your symptoms, and if your headache and symptoms persist, seek medical attention to rule out a more severe complication and find relief.
Following a diagnosis of the cause of your headache, your Aligned Medical Group, P.C. provider prescribes the best course of treatment for you. Depending on the cause of your headache, this could include:
Your Aligned Medical provider can give you more information on the various treatment options and answer any questions you might have. The focus of these treatments is on correcting muscular and spinal dysfunctions to improve mobility and reduce pain.
The complex components of the musculoskeletal system should be copacetic, but injury, disease, or other complications can cause a chain reaction of negative symptoms.
Spinal manipulation has an instantaneous effect on head pain, and injections into trigger points can relieve tension.
Your Aligned provider may also prescribe medication if other methods are unsuccessful. Additionally, the Aligned Medical Group, P.C. offers MiRx™ Protocol, a treatment for more chronic, stubborn headaches.
The MiRx headache treatment involves using an anesthetic spray on an area of nerves in your nasal cavity. It treats headaches, general head pain, and facial pain. During the treatment, your medical provider inserts a small intranasal applicator into the nasal cavity and sprays a medication that halts your nervous system’s headache reaction.
It’s safe, painless, extremely efficient, and conducted all in one office visit. Call or book online to discover more about MiRx and the other headache treatments available.