Man With Headache

Tension Headache

Headaches are very common and estimated to be the ninth most common reason to visit the doctor. Tension-type headaches are the most common and occur in a third to three-quarters of people over their life. Cervicogenic headaches arise from the upper neck joints and can be treated in the same way as other spinal joint disorders. What Causes Tension Headache? The cause of this type of headache [...]

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Cervicogenic Headache

Cervicogenic headache is one of several types of headaches, in this case a headache that is caused by injury or dysfunction of the upper neck joints in the spine. It is different from tension-type headache (TTH), which is related to stress symptoms and may have muscle over-contraction as a contributing factor. How Does The Neck Cause Headache? The upper neck joints, discs, muscles and ligaments of the [...]