What are Cervicogenic Headaches? These specific types of headaches originate in the cervical area and present themselves with pain in the head and neck. In simple terms, these headaches are a result of musculoskeletal impairments in the neck which send pain to the head. How do you know if you have CGHs? Some of the most common characteristics are pain on one side of the head, headaches lasting longer than 3 days in duration, and neck pain decreasing movement and/or range of motion. Arm pain on one side of the body would also further indicate the neck is the origin of your problems. Cervicogenic headaches typically affect individuals over the age of 40, additionally, women are 4x more likely to experience these headaches than men. This condition is more common than you may think, so if you feel you are suffering from Cervicogenic Headaches we are more than willing to help. Our Physical Therapists are specifically trained to treat CGHs and would love to evaluate you and set you on the road to a pain-free life.
Give us a call at (901)756-1650 or visit us at 8110 Cordova Road, Cordova TN in order to schedule an initial evaluation.