Pain that is felt in the head in various locations with various intensities and frequencies.

Headaches can be classified as muscle tension, migraines and sinus pressure. They can be a result of cervical dysfunction, TMJ dysfunction, posture, and work strain. Headaches require a thorough evaluation to determine the source and perpetuating factors. Physical therapy is most effective with muscle tension headaches.

Symptoms may include:

  1. Sharp or dull pain on one or both sides of the head.
  2. Visual changes.
  3. Dizziness or nausea.

Treatment Options

  • Myofascial Release
  • Functional Mobilization
  • Cranial Sacral
  • Fluoromethane and Stretch
  • Heat, Electrical Stimulation
  • Iontophoresis
  • Ultrasound
  • Postural Re-education
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Ergonomic Consult

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