Tension headaches (TH) affect about 1-3 percent of the world’s adult population, according to the World Health Organization. One of the most common headaches disorders, tension headaches are described as tightness or pressure around the neck and head. At ChiroCareLA.com, Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff treat tension headaches with skilled expertise and revolutionary technology. Visit our Glendale, CA office today for more information.
Symptoms of Tension Headaches
Dull aching pain in the head
Sensations of a tight band around the neck and head
Pressure around the neck and head
Tenderness of scalp, shoulders, and neck
It’s unknown what causes tension headaches. However, some scientific theories allude to stress, high levels of emotion, or muscle contractions in the face, shoulders, and neck as a cause for tension headaches.
Treating a tension headache involves different types of treatment such as medication, stress management, and physiotherapy. Located in Glendale, CA, Dr. Alajajian and his staff use revolutionary therapy, known as PiezoWave therapy to treat patients with tension headaches. In a typical PiezoWave therapy session, your trusted chiropractor will deliver a series of high-energy pulses into the affected area of the body. This non-invasive and painless procedure aims to target the trigger points of the muscle area. For more information on tension headaches, visit our office today.
Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff operate ChiroCareLA.com at 815 E Colorado Suite 250, Glendale, CA, 91205. Call 818-246-3600.