What is Tension Headache?How can I treat it?
Do you commonly wake up with a headache?
Do you get a headache after sitting in front of the computer for too long?
Does your headache start from the back of your neck and radiate to the front of your head?
You’ve got a tension headache or what is commonly known as “cervicogenic headache” in the medical world.
Don’t worry there is nothing wrong with your brain!
Tension headache signs and symptoms:
- Dull, aching head pain
- Sensation of tightness or pressure across your forehead or on the sides and back of your head
- Tenderness on your scalp, neck and shoulder muscles
Tension headache can be the cause of:
- Poor Posture
- eye strain
- dry eyes
- a cold or flu
- a sinus infection
- emotional stress
- decreased water intake
- lack of sleep
- skipping meals
Watch our YouTube Video to learn more.
To learn 5 simple methods that you can do at home to relieve your headache.
To fix your cervicogenic headache you must first stretch the tight component which is what we are showing you today. Once you have stretched these tight structures you will then need to move on to strengthening your postural muscles.
Here at Capital Physiotherapy, our physiotherapists are the experts in helping you to fix your posture and all the discomfort that comes with it!
We can help you break this habit and lead a healthier and pain free lifestyle.
Our physiotherapist will be able to give you individualised advice/ treatment plan that is tailored for your particular needs.
At Capital Physiotherapy, your initial appointment is 40-60minutes long. This allows our physios to be thorough in their assessment, as well as giving them enough time to give you treatment on the same consultation!
If you have physiotherapy concerns, you may visit one of our clinics nearest to you or do online booking using this link. You can also choose to have Telehealth Consultation for your safety and convenience during this pandemic.