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Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic Offers Chiropractic Care for Headache Relief

Montreal headache. It is a condition from which many people suffer. Cervicogenic and tension-type headaches are two of the more commonly talked about types. The cervicogenic headache is related to issues with the cervical disc, facets, and joints. The tension-type headache is related to the muscles of the neck brought on by stress or odd head positioning. Both headache types are responsive to gentle, safe stretching type treatment like Cox® Technic used at Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic.

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 recent review of published papers for its care explained that manual joint mobilization techniques, supervised physical therapy, acupuncture, psychological care, and patient education were as beneficial for decreasing headache frequency, improving quality of life, reducing pain intensity, and decreasing stress symptoms. (1) Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic welcomes Montreal tension-headache sufferers and their fellow cervicogenic headache sufferers.


Montreal chiropractic patients want to understand the source of their headache. A recent 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 principal complaint was headache over neck pain, the C2-3 was the source for 62%, C1-2 for 7%, and C3-4 for 6%. For 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 Montreal headache patient must undergo this type of procedure to be helped, but the results were interesting for healthcare providers to aid make a diagnosis and set up a treatment plan for headache patients in a better way.


In a review of published clinical trials, researchers noted 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 approaches. (3) One relieving treatment referred to as SNAGs (sustained natural apophyseal glides) has been described in the medical literature. In a placebo vs SNAG study, researchers found that SNAGs were effective for pain reduction and neck disability drop and range of motion improvement for women with cervicogenic headache. (4) Manual therapy approaches like this help headache. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic provides Cox® Technic, a gliding, doctor-controlled neck treatment for such conditions as Montreal 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 effectiveness and gentleness of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for his patient with headache and neck pain and enhanced her quality of life.

Schedule your next Montreal headache chiropractic appointment with Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic. Bothersome, life-disrupting headaches may meet their match at Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic for relief of pain and disability.

Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic delivers chiropractic care from diagnosis to treatment and relief for cervicogenic and tension-type headaches.  
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