If you’re like many Americans, you probably experience headaches and migraines from time to time. But if head pain is a regular part of your everyday routine, you don’t have to live with the discomfort. The experienced pain management physicians at Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers, with locations in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Osage Beach and Springfield, Missouri; Las Vegas, Nevada, and Galena, Kansas, offer simple treatments that relieve headache and migraine pain so you can resume everyday activities pain-free. Schedule an appointment over the phone or online today.
Headaches and migraines involve pain in any part of your head. Migraines are associated with more severe pain and seeing auras or visual disturbances. Common symptoms of headaches and migraines include:
Headaches and migraines might appear suddenly or gradually. They can be short lived or last longer than a day. If headache or migraine pain is a regular occurrence, the pain specialists at Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers are here for you.
Women are three times more likely than men to develop migraines. Numerous factors contribute to headaches and migraines. Examples include:
Your practitioner works with you to determine the cause of your headaches and migraines and establish a treatment plan that best matches your needs.
They review your medical history and symptoms, complete an exam, and may use blood, imaging, or neurological tests to rule out serious medical conditions, such as a tumor or traumatic brain injury.
The pain management specialists at Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan. They might recommend one or more of the following:
Making lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk of developing a migraine or headache. Examples include getting enough sleep, losing weight if you’re overweight, getting regular exercise, making dietary changes, and stress-reduction strategies like massage or meditation.
Realigning your spine using chiropractic adjustments often helps relieve chronic headache and migraine pain.
In addition to massage, other alternative headache and migraine treatments include acupuncture, deep breathing exercises, physical therapy, and taking herbal or other dietary supplements.
Taking certain medications eases headache pain and reduces your risk of experiencing a migraine.
Talk with your doctor about headache and migraine treatment options to determine which one is right for you. Your personalized plan is based on the frequency and severity of your headaches and your preferences.
Don’t live with headache and migraine pain if it negatively impacts your quality of life. Schedule an appointment with Elite Pain Management and Recovery Centers by phone or online today.