Tension headaches are often characterized by a dull, aching pain and tight feeling around the head (as if a band were constraining it.) Neck and shoulder muscles can also be tense and painful with a tension headache. The exact science behind headaches is still uncertain, but many people experience frequent, even chronic, tension headaches. Dr. Roy Nini and his team at Full Range Spine & Ortho offer non-invasive treatment for tension headaches.
Tension headaches can be triggered by stress, injury and environmental factors. Exact causes are unknown, but there are several actions Dr. Nini may recommend to help prevent tension headaches. These can include getting enough but not too much sleep, exercise, reducing stress, dietary changes, reducing alcohol intake, drinking plenty of water and other lifestyle modifications.
Since some tension headaches can be brought on by muscle spasms or nerve conditions, some people have found relief through massage or acupuncture. Many may prefer more natural means to combat tension headaches than a constant regimen of synthetic medications. Share your concerns and preferences with Dr. Nini during your consultation at one of our offices.
Get Relief for Tension Headaches in Los Angeles
In addition to helping you discover your triggers for tension headaches and recommending the above changes to your lifestyle, Dr. Nini can also suggest various treatment options for tension headaches. OTC pain relievers or NSAIDs are usually sufficient for the occasional headache. For more severe or chronic tension headaches, other therapies may be recommended.
Physical therapy, hot and cold therapy and Botox® injections may also be prescribed to relieve tension headaches. Dr. Nini will tailor his recommendations to your specific needs and preferences during a confidential consultation at one of our four locations in and around Los Angeles. Call or visit our online scheduling page to book a consultation at Full Range Spine & Ortho for getting relief from tension headaches.
The most appropriate treatments for you will depend on the cause, nature, and severity of your tension headaches.
Schedule a consultation with Dr. Nini at Full Range Ortho in Los Angeles or Beverly Hills to receive a custom-tailored and effective tension headache treatment plan.