Chiropractors acknowledge that there are many causes of headaches. Migraine headaches are recurrent/episodic moderate or severe headaches which are usually unilateral, pulsating, aggravated by routine physical activity and are associated with nausesa, vomiting, photophobia, or phonophobia.
Chiropractors can help the prevention of migraine headache using a package of care that may include manual therapies, exercise, therapeutic advice and postural advice.*
*In accordance with Bronfort et al. chiropractic & osteopathy 2010, 18:3: manual therapy (which may include spinal manipulation, mobilsation or massage) has shown moderate or high quality evidence for migraine and cervicogenic type headaches.