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Headaches and Upper Cervical Care

Headaches and Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care

Headaches Are No Good!

Headaches and migraines can be a debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide.

While there are many factors that can contribute to headaches, one common cause is misalignment in the upper cervical spine.

In this blog post, we'll discuss how upper cervical care can help relieve headaches and improve your overall quality of life.

Woman in pain touching the sides of her head with both hands trying to relieve headache pain

What Causes Headaches?

Headaches can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress, dehydration, lack of sleep, and dietary factors.

However, one common cause of headaches is misalignment in the upper cervical spine.

Misalignment can cause tension and irritation in the surrounding muscles and nerves, leading to headache pain.

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How Upper Cervical Care Can Help?

Upper cervical chiropractic care focuses on identifying and correcting misalignments in the upper neck.

By using gentle, safe, and non-invasive adjustments, an upper cervical chiropractor can restore proper alignment and function to the spine, reducing tension and irritation in the surrounding muscles and nerves.

Studies have shown that upper cervical care can be effective in reducing headache frequency, intensity, and duration.

"One study found that 80% of headache patients experienced significant improvement after just one month of upper cervical care."

Benefits of Upper Cervical Care for Headaches

Here are some benefits of upper cervical care for headaches:

  1. Non-Invasive: Upper cervical care is a non-invasive approach to treating headaches, meaning that there are no drugs or surgery involved.

  2. Safe: Upper cervical care is a safe and gentle approach to treating headaches, with minimal risk of side effects.

  3. Long-Lasting Results: Unlike pain medication, which only provides temporary relief, upper cervical care can provide long-lasting relief from headaches by addressing the underlying cause while increasing your quality of life.

  4. Personalized Adjustments: Upper cervical care is a personalized approach to adjusting your specific misalignment that is compromising your nervous system that could be contributing to your headaches.


If you suffer from headaches or migraines, you may consider seeking chiropractic care to help relieve your symptoms and speed up your recovery to natural health and healing.

Professional headshot of Dr. Kyle Wilgus, an upper cervical chiropractor, at Owensboro Atlas Center

Dr. Kyle Wilgus

Upper Cervical Doctor

By the way, you can enter your contact information below to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Kyle to see if upper cervical care is right for you. There is no risk in seeing if we can help you!

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