Migraines & Headaches


DON’T LET HEADACHES HOLD YOU BACK! A new survey commissioned by Australian Chiropractic Association has found 65% of Australians aged over 18 suffer from headaches – that’s almost 13 million Australians and over 79% of households! In Australia migraine and tension-type headaches are the most prevalent headache disorders, with more sufferers than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined.

The impact headaches have on Australia is significant! 44% of sufferers experience headaches weekly! 42% say their ability to work is impacted, with the overall cost to the Australian economy exceeding $35.7b annually.

Chiropractic healthcare can help! 89% of headache sufferers reported relief through chiropractic healthcare! Not only did headache sufferers gain relief from headaches, 81% said they saw additional benefits including relief from neck and back pain, improved sleep, mood, flexibility and energy. If you suffer from headaches, our chiropractor and take back control of your health and wellbeing!

Did you know that chiropractic care can be a preventative healthcare option? Meaning you don’t have to wait until you’re suffering from headaches to seek help for it.  Whether you’re a new or existing chiropractic patient, if you’re eager to maintain your spinal health before it becomes a problem, then join the 300,000 Australians who visit a chiropractor each week. 

People suffering from migraine & headaches can experience:

  • Visual disturbances
  • Head, face, jaw and neck pain
  • Nausea
  • Difficulty focusing, listening and talking
  • Throbbing, pulsing pain and also,
  • Pain around the eyes or behind one eye.

Common causes can include:

 Common stressors are found in your environment, lifestyle and habits.

  1. Bad sleeping habits
  2. Trauma or injury to the head
  3. Poor postural habits
  4. Whiplash injuries (car accidents)
  5. Technology and device overuse
  6. Sitting too long
  7. Stress as well as,
  8. Dietary triggers

Misconceptions about Migraine & Headaches

Most people think that migraines & headaches are caused by things like dehydration, alcohol, as well as eating chocolates or coffee withdrawal. While all these things can trigger an episode, regularly recurring issues should be investigated further and can be addressed by a chiropractor.

Another misconception people make is confusing migraine & headaches with vertigo symptoms. These are two very different problems. Some causes of vertigo may respond to chiropractic care.

Associated Conditions 

  1. Tension headaches
  2. Cluster headaches
  3. Cervicogenic headaches (headaches caused by underlying neck issues)
  4. Concussion from accidents, falls and also sports injuries

Traditionally, people with migraine & headaches may try applying heat, ice, stretching, massaging the painful area and also taking pain medication. These treatment options can be ineffective as they are not addressing the cause of the issue.

To address the cause of your condition call us now.

Book an appointment with Dr Nick Gondzioulis

Call 62815494