Headaches

Cambridge Headache Clinic

Our cambridge headache clinics are located in Central Cambridge and Waterbeach. Our osteopath uses conservative manual therapy techniques and prescriptive exercise to reduce severity and treat the headache.

Types of Headaches Treated by our Osteopath

Migraine – A headache affect one half of the head, are pulsating in nature, and last from two to 72 hours. Associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, or smell. The pain is generally made worse by physical activity. Up to one-third of people have an aura: typically a short period of visual disturbance that signals that the headache will soon occur

Cervicogenic Headache – A headache characterised by chronic Hemicranial pain referred to the head from either the cervical spine or soft tissues within the neck

Tension Type Headache – Where pain can radiate from the lower back of the head, the neck, eyes, or other muscle groups in the body typically affecting both sides of the head.

For more information, see our guides to Tension Type Headache, Cervicogenic Headache and Migraine

How Can We Help?

Osteopaths can treat the mechanical / musculoskeletal aspects of the headache. These sorts of headaches are accompanied with neck pain / jaw pain or a previous history of neck pain / jaw pain which is these headaches can have a mechanical or musculoskeletal origin.

Depending on the working diagnosis of the type of headache you have. We can use various manual techniques, medical acupuncture and prescriptive exercise to treat and manage your headache, jaw pain and neck pain.

GP Referral

You may also need to be referred to your GP for further investigation or prescribed medication of the headaches. Following headache treatment.

Cam Osteopathy

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Alternatively Email us at bookings@camosteopathy.co.uk or call us on 07982 432732

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