About 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches, and from those, 28 million suffer from migraines. Headaches can be a very serious problem, especially when they interrupt your daily life. There are many different types and causes of headaches. The two main types of headaches are:
Most likely caused by tight muscles in shoulders, neck, scalp, or jaw.
It may be related to stress, depression, anxiety, a head injury, or holding your head in an abnormal position.
Usually occur with other symptoms, such as vision changes, sensitivity to sound or light, or nausea.
Involve intense pain which may be throbbing, pounding, or pulsating.
The pain usually gets worse as you try to move around.
May be triggered by foods, caffeine withdrawal, lack of sleep, or alcohol.
Dr. Lopez will evaluate your specific situation and will create a treatment plan customized for you. Treatment approaches may include:
Posture correction exercises or other exercises
Exploration of job modifications
Co-management with other health care providers on the team
Call Summit for a free consultation and start feeling better today.