Satterwhite Chiropractic Offers Chiropractic Care for Headache Relief

Oxford headache. It’s a condition from which many people suffer. Cervicogenic and tension-type headaches are two of the more commonly talked about ones. The cervicogenic headache is linked to issues with the cervical disc, facets, and joints. The tension-type headache is associated with the muscles of the neck brought on by stress or peculiar head positioning. Both headache types tend to respond to gentle, safe stretching type treatment like Cox® Technic used at Satterwhite Chiropractic.

SOURCE OF TENSION-TYPE HEADACHE: Neck Muscle, Stress, Position

Tension type headache is reported as the second most common health concern around the globe. A new review of published papers for its treatment explained that manual joint mobilization techniques, supervised physical therapy, acupuncture, psychological care, and patient education were as beneficial for decreasing headache frequency, enhancing quality of life, reducing pain intensity, and lowering stress symptoms. (1) Satterwhite Chiropractic welcomes Oxford tension-headache sufferers and their fellow cervicogenic headache sufferers.


Oxford chiropractic patients want to understand the source of their headache. A current study noted how researchers used diagnostic block testing to find the cervical spine joint source of the headache. In general, the C2-3 level was the most common source. In patients whose dominant complaint was headache more than neck pain, the C2-3 was the source for 62%, C1-2 for 7%, and C3-4 for 6%. In 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 Oxford headache sufferer must undergo this type of testing to be helped, but the results were interesting for healthcare providers to aid diagnose and treat headache patients in a better way.


In a review of published clinical trials, researchers noted that spinal manipulation was used frequently to manage cervicogenic headache. Spinal manipulation was effective, supplied superior, small, short term benefits for reducing pain, headache frequency, and related disability compared with other manual treatment. (3) One relieving treatment called SNAGs (sustained natural apophyseal glides) has been described in the medical literature. In a placebo vs SNAG study, researchers found that SNAGs were good for pain reduction and neck disability drop as well as range of motion improvement for women with cervicogenic headache. (4) Manual therapy approaches like this help headache. Satterwhite Chiropractic provides Cox® Technic, a gliding, doctor-controlled neck treatment for such conditions as Oxford 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 shares the effective, gentle treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for his patient with headache and neck pain and improved her quality of life.

Make your next Oxford headache chiropractic appointment with Satterwhite Chiropractic. Annoying, life-disrupting headaches may meet their match at Satterwhite Chiropractic for relief of pain and disability.

Satterwhite Chiropractic delivers chiropractic care from diagnosis to treatment and relief for cervicogenic and tension-type headaches.  
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