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Physical Therapy for Headaches

Specific Conditions We Treat:

  • Cervicogenic Headaches

  • Migraine Headaches

  • Tension Headaches

  • Stress Headaches

  • Hypnic Headaches

  • Cluster Headaches

Relieve Headache Pain with Health Loft Physical Therapy

Our team of knowledgeable Physical Therapists knows that achieving relief from headache pain requires a multifaceted approach. We use strength, mobility, posture, overall health and education to help you have less pain and more joy in every day.

Treating Chronic Headaches

Our Chicago-based physical therapists have experience working with patients that suffer from different types of headaches, from mild to severe. Through proper diagnosis, collaboration, and education we can help you find an appropriate pain management solution and equip you to handle future occurrences.

 

Individualized Physical Therapy for Headaches

 Millions of Americans suffer from chronic migraines and headaches, but the causes and symptoms of headache pain vary from person to person. That’s why Health Loft Physical Therapists take the time to get to know you and create a personalized plan to help you get your life back.

In order to determine the best course of treatment for your unique situation, your PT will perform a thorough examination of your posture and the strength and mobility in your upper and lower neck, upper back, shoulders and shoulder blades.

Relieving Headache Pain at Home

  • Be mindful of your posture

  • Take frequent breaks from sitting at your computer

  • Work on improving your sleep habits and positioning 

  • Be mindful of caffeine consumption and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated

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Physical Therapy Treatments We Offer:

Taping

  • Kiniesio Tape
  • Rock Tape
  • Athletic Tape

Specialty Services

  • Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Dry Needling

Manual Therapy

  • Strain/Counterstrain
  • Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM)
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Graston
  • Asytm Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue
  • Mobilization
  • Active Release Techniques
  • Joint Mobilizations
  • HVLA manipulation

Movement Analysis:

  • Gait/Running Analysis
  • Squat Analysis
  • Shoulder Movement Analysis
  • Lifting Analysis

Postural Retraining

  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Work Place

Specialty Approaches

  • Maitland
  • IPA Approach
  • Mckenzie Approach

Education

  • Sleep Positioning
  • Self Mobilizations

Exercise Program 

  • Strength/Stretching Program
  • Digital Exercise Program

For more specific advice, tips, and exercises, check out our Articles and Instagram page. To schedule an assessment for your specific headache with one of our physical therapists in Chicago, IL you can call (312) 374 – 5399 or schedule an appointment online.

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