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Headache

A headache can make daily tasks difficult to complete and can even be disabling. Regions Hospital Rehabilitation Institute offers physical therapy services to help with a variety of headache conditions and their causes. A physical therapist will perform a complete examination and then develop a personalized treatment plan. Our goal is to reduce how often you have headaches and the intensity of them to keep symptoms at a manageable level.

Regions Hospital Rehabilitation Institute works closely with your care provider to coordinate all of your care.

Other conditions that can cause headaches:

  • Cervical or neck pain
  • Head injury
  • TMJ dysfunction

Treatment may include:

  • Manual therapy and mobilization techniques to relieve tension in your muscles and restore balance in your spine and areas around your spine
  • Posture and movement training to adjust how you sit, stand, move and sleep
  • Procedures such as electrical stimulation (TENS) and traction may be considered
  • Tools and exercises to help with self management of headache symptoms