Headaches and Migraine can be attributed to problems arising in the joints and muscles of the neck. Usually it is the upper part of the neck and at the base of the skull that are the areas causing the problems – anatomically this is an important gateway for the nerves and blood vessels to travel in and out of the skull. Problems with the neck are due to an injury, poor posture or working at a PC.
The headache may be due to:
Physiotherapists specialise in the diagnosis, management and treatment of painful conditions that affect the joints of the spine, arms and legs, as well as the associated muscles, ligaments and surrounding structures.
Chiropractors specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of painful physical conditions that are caused by poor mechanical working of the joints, and their associated ligaments, muscles, discs and nerves.
Massage Therapists specialise in the treatment of painful conditions of the body using a variety of manual techniques, focussing on the joints and muscles.