Chiropractic Care for Older Headache and Neck Pain Patients
Published on under Neck Pain
A 2017 collaborative study between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the “Lifting the Burden” campaign emphasized the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in the management of patients with headaches. Indeed, the study cited that patients have a “clear preference” for the use of complementary and alternative treatments for headaches, of which spinal manipulation is listed as a highly effective treatment strategy. Other studies have noted that chiropractors are one of the most common provider types for patients with migraines, and nearly a third of such patients seek out chiropractic care.
While this article mainly focuses on chiropractic care for the management of neck pain and headache in older adults, patients of all ages can benefit from a multimodal approach that includes manual therapies, specific exercises, nutrition recommendations, etc. to restore normal motion to the neck, shoulders, and upper back to reduce pain and disability.
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