Tension Headaches

Your Chiropractor Can Help You Overcome Tension Headaches

Many things can cause you to suffer the debilitating effects of tension headaches. Tension headaches are among the most common type that affects people. They can strike at nearly any time and have many potential causes.


Ultimately, they result in the same thing – a highly debilitating and painful headache. Our professional chiropractic staff at NYC Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression Center in Manhattan can alleviate the pain and other ill effects of commonly occurring tension headaches.

Signs of Tension Headaches

A tension headache typically affects the frontal area up by the forehead and feels like a tight band squeezing and tightening your head. The actual cause is the neck and scalp muscles contract due to an injury, anxiety, stress, or depression. Tension headaches most commonly occur in adults and some older teenagers, with women slightly more susceptible than men. The level of pain generally is described as moderate to severe and could rival a migraine for its debilitating effects. Like any other kind of headache, a tension headache makes you feel miserable. Fortunately, your chiropractor can help/

How Chiropractic Care Alleviates Tension Headaches

A combination of therapies can help to reduce the tension and resulting aching effects when stress causes you to suffer from a tension headache. Manual therapy, soft tissue therapy, and massage therapy can help to stimulate the localized areas and lessen the tightening of the muscles and joints in your neck and head. Your chiropractor also can help with electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and acupuncture treatments that help to relax your muscles and lessen the stress and tension causing your painful headache. Your chiropractor also can help to prescribe changes in your diet and activities to help reduce the general stress and related tension that are causing debilitating headaches.

Schedule Treatment for Tension Headaches Now

You do not have to let the debilitating effects of tension headaches make your life miserable. Just contact our professional chiropractic staff at NYC Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression Center in Manhattan and we can help you to overcome the ongoing effects of your tension headaches.

We have a wide range of available therapies and treatments to help you regain your best health and continue your days without headaches causing pain and discomfort. With the stress and tension properly addressed and treated, you can enjoy happier and headache-free days ahead. 

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