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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Tension Headaches

Here’s another blog from a Mississauga Chiropractor… A Tension Headache consists of an intermittent headache; “feels like my head is in a vise” or “a band of pain around my head like a head band” associated with muscular origin, trigger point & other myofascial pain syndromes.  The pain should be even, and not throbbing.  There…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Tension Headaches

Tension type headaches (TTH) are one of the most common forms of headaches yet they are not well understood.  Most people describe having a band of pressure around their head that can last from 30 minutes to a week.  TTH can be related to muscles tightening in the back of the neck and scalp.  One…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Student Report on Tension Headaches

Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Tension Headaches   Cause: Stress/ lack of sleep Neck Injuries Signs and Symptoms: Pain located occipito-nuchal or bifrontal region Pain is like a squeeze/tightness in the temple Neck injuries May occur under emotional distress Muscles/ Joints Affected: Suboccipitals Thyrohyoid muscle Omohyoid muscle Mylohyoid muscle…

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Mississauga Chiropractor Presents: Tension Headaches

Here’s another blog from a Chiropractor in Mississauga… Do you experience headaches?  Does the pain feel like a band or a vice tightening around your head?  Does the pain interfere with your daily activities? If so, you may be experiencing Tension Headaches. Tension Headaches are the most common type of headaches and make up 90%…