Category Archives: Tension-Type Headaches

What is a Tension-Type Headache?

If you’re seeking Headache Treatment Kitchener, did you know that  Tension-type headaches are the most common type of primary headache? Research has shown that approximately 38% of adults suffer annually with tension headaches. Furthermore, the lifetime prevalence of tension-type headaches is approximately 78% . Even though tension headaches are the most common type of primary … Continue reading What is a Tension-Type Headache?

Have You Ever Heard of Neck Pain Headaches?

Many people are looking for Headache Treatment in Kitchener because they suffer from headaches on a daily basis and that includes migraines. The International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD-2) lists over 150 different types of headaches and at least 3 neck pain headaches that can be classified into primary and secondary. Primary Headaches: Occur independently and are … Continue reading Have You Ever Heard of Neck Pain Headaches?

Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication?

Can Chiropractors prescribe medication is the continuation to are chiropractors doctors? In the previous post, I discussed the schooling and educational requirements to be a chiropractor.  Can chiropractors prescribe medication will look at the rights and controlled acts a chiropractor can perform, including the ability to prescribe medication. Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication? No, prescribing medication … Continue reading Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication?

concussions and difficulty concentrating

Concussions and Difficulty Concentrating

A concussion is a transient, functional disturbance that temporarily alters the way our brains work. The majority of concussed individuals (80-90%) have no symptoms within 7-10 days after injury (McCrory et al, 2013). Nevertheless, 10-15% of concussed individuals will experience symptoms longer than 10 days. The international classification of diseases (ICD-10) classifies post-concussion syndrome (PCS) as … Continue reading Concussions and Difficulty Concentrating

Tension Headaches and Post Concussion Syndrome

Tension Headaches and Post Concussion Syndrome

What are Tension Headaches? Headaches are among the most prevalent healthcare disorders affecting North Americans. The most common type of headache is a tension headache. Tension-type headaches affect 30 – 80 % of the general population (women are 2x’s more likely to be afflicted) with the average individual experiencing tension headaches twice a month. Three … Continue reading Tension Headaches and Post Concussion Syndrome