Headache Treatment Melbourne
Tension headaches are one of the most common type of primary headache. Headache pain can radiate from the back of the head, neck, eyes or other muscle groups around both sides of the head. Tension headaches are estimated to account for nearly 90% of all headaches.
In many cases pain medication is used to treat headaches, this provides quick releif from many headaches but doesn’t reduce the chances of headaches returning. Tension headaches affect around 20% of the populatopm and unfortunately women are more commonly affected.
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Often the best treatment for a headache is to drink plenty of water and reduce stress levels by going for a walk or meditating. Once dehydration and stress are ruled out as the cause you may wan t to use a pain reliever or seek manual therapies
People that get tension headaches often find a lot of relief with soft tissue therapy, myofascial trigger point treatment, dry needling and cupping.