Chiropractic management of a patient with migraine headache
Structural and chiropractic
J Chiropr Med.2005 Winter;4(1):25-31.
S P Harris
Objective: To describe the use of chiropractic care for a patient with migraine headache. Clinical features: A patient suffered from migraine headaches after an automobile accident. Neck disability scores, visual analog score, and algometry scores were used to track patient progress. Intervention and outcome: The patient's range of motion, flexibility, and strength improved following a regimen of spinal manipulation and active and passive therapeutic care. After 12 weeks of treatment, the duration, frequency, and intensity of her migraines decreased. Conclusion: This case offers an example of the potential effects of chiropractic and rehabilitative treatment for migraine headache sufferers.