No-one should have to put up with headaches or migraines. In fact, our team of chiropractors can not just alleviate pain but prevent it from happening again.
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You don’t need to shrug off neck pain or stiffness. Our team of experts can advise on a plan to rebalance the interaction between your muscles, joints and discs.
Back problems can be debilitating but there’s plenty of quick and easy treatments that have no downtime afterwards.
Suffering with a shooting pain in your buttock or leg? You could have sciatica. But don’t worry, our team has helped hundreds of patients, just like you.
Pain in your back, neck, arm, leg or pelvis? It could be caused by one of 23 discs. A quick x-ray can help us to get to the cause of this though.
From sports injuries to the way you sit, stand and walk, our team can support your joints to strengthen and repair while building them up for the future.
Headaches and migraines can come on at any time and affect the majority of people at some point in their life. The exact cause of them can vary but it’s thought to be related to the nerves, joints, muscles and blood vessels in and around the neck and head. Pain can be felt all over the head or in a specific area, and can last for a few hours or even days.
The most common causes are:
Headaches & migraines are a common reasons to see a chiropractor and are usually much more correctable than people expect.
Unfortunately there is not always a cure for migraines or headaches but research has shown that hands on chiropractic care can be an effective treatment. Plus, it’s ideal for those who don’t want to rely on medicine or painkillers.
In fact, by focusing on structures in the back, shoulder, head and neck, we can effectively relax muscles, soothe tension, boost blood flow and relieve stress.
We’ll begin the session by discussing your current pain, any other treatment you’ve tried and what you’d like to get out of this treatment. We’ll need to know about the pattern of headaches, your symptoms and various lifestyle factors.
A physical examination may also be required to check your vision, reflexes, sensation and coordination. From here, we can advise on a care plan that will be personal to you.
At Life Effect, we’ve helped patients who have suffered for years as well as those who thought they’d exhausted all options. So if you suffer from regular headaches and want to take control of your life again, get in touch with us today.
Everyone has different symptoms but common ones include: a throbbing pain, nausea, light and sound sensitivity, poor concentration, feeling hot or cold and sweating.
The movement of the bones in the spine generates negative pressure causing bubbles in the joint to pop which is the sound you may hear/have heard (a popping or ‘cracking’ noise).
Although it may look like it will hurt, most people find that the adjustment is not only painless but feels good. For some people there may be minor discomfort during, or directly after, the adjustment. This is an important part of the healing process and will usually clear up within 24-48 hours.
Yes, we’ll create a personalised care plan that you can follow at home. Without professional support however, many people can suffer with worsening attacks.
Your specific circumstances and the results from your consultation and assessment will determine whether x-rays will be necessary. If you have any concerns at all, feel free to raise these at your consultation.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle will help to prevent a number of conditions. Be sure to eat a balanced diet and keep hydrated. Regular exercise and sleep will also help, as will limiting caffeine and alcohol. If you think your pain is caused by a certain food or stress, trying to cut this out will help.
Everyone is different, and what works for you might not work for someone else. However, if you’re currently experiencing a headache or migraine attack, sitting in a dark room, sipping water and closing your eyes can provide relief.
Every care plan is personal to you and will depend on your individual condition, how severe it is, your lifestyle choices and how often you can come for treatment. We’d be happy to discuss the cost before booking a consultation though so just get in touch.
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