When you think about a debilitating headache, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a migraine headache, right? Migraines are, indeed, a very serious issue, but there is another kind of headache that can be debilitating as well, and it’s called a tension headache.
A tension headache can be caused by several different factors, but most commonly, the cause is not enough sleep, skipping meals, decreased fluid intake, stress, depression, and anxiety. Tension headaches can occur in episodes of a few times a month, or they can be chronic, occurring 15 or more times a month over a three or more month period.
Some other facts about tension headaches:
You have probably taken ibuprofen or acetaminophen in an effort to get pain relief from your tension headaches. But when tension headaches begin to impact your daily routines, it may be time to try something new to rid yourself of the pain. Physical therapy just might be the alternative you need.
During your physical therapy appointments, your physical therapist will:
Call us today at (901) 756-1650 to get started, and we’ll be looking forward to helping you get rid of those tension headaches for good!