Headaches are caused by pain that arises from the head or neck of the body. There is a group of patients for whom physical therapy for headaches is likely to be beneficial and may help to prevent headaches from occurring in the first place. These individuals are the patients who suffer headaches with musculoskeletal problems involving the neck and upper jaw. Our physical therapists can help to determine whether your headaches are caused by referred pain or from poor posture causing muscle tension. Sitting in front of a computer all day can help contribute to headache pain by encouraging behaviors, and posture, that can be corrected with physical therapy. Modern technology devices are wonderful, but they tend to put people at risk for poor, forward head posture and this alone can be the cause of chronic headaches. Our physical therapists can help teach you correct posturing so that your headaches can go away and stay away. Our individualized physical therapy for headaches can help return you to the pain free life you deserve.
Below you will find a list of common conditions that can be improved with physical therapy for headaches: