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Chronic headaches and migraines can severely impact individuals’ ability to perform their normal work tasks or enjoy social and recreational activities. Although there are many conventional treatments for these problems, they may not fully address symptoms. Chiropractic treatment offers an effective method of relieving head pain for individuals who would prefer not to take strong medications and pain relievers on a regular basis.
If you are troubled with migraines or frequent stress headaches, you may have tried a variety of medications and procedures to relieve pain. Unfortunately, these remedies do not address the structural issues that may continue to cause discomfort. Strong pain relievers and other treatments may not fully relieve symptoms on a long-term basis. In these cases, chiropractic methods may offer an effective alternative for pain and dysfunction.
The fundamental theory of chiropractic treatment is the proper alignment of the spine. Frequent headaches can be caused by problems in the upper spinal column in which the vertebrae compress nerve endings that connect to the head and upper body. The problem can be compounded by poor posture, from sitting in front of a computer for long periods during the day or from sleeping in a bad position. Chiropractic techniques can be used to manipulate the vertebrae, relieving the pressure on these nerves. As a result, patients experience fewer headaches, use less medication and are able to function in their normal lives more effectively.
Chiropractic care can be used as an adjunct therapy along with medication, Botox injections or other methods. Spinal manipulation has a beneficial effect on the circulation and function in the spine, which can reduce migraine frequency and discomfort. Your Pawleys Island chiropractor can use a number of chiropractic techniques to align vertebrae, improve spinal function, heal soft tissue injuries and relieve pressure on nerves. If you are being treated for frequent migraines and are still struggling with continued symptoms, seeing a chiropractor on a regular basis can be key to migraine headache relief.
Dr. Neil Fico and the team at Strand Spinal Institute are proud to provide quality care to patients in Pawleys Island, SC. We believe in treating every patient as an individual with unique needs and that each patient deserves to experience a state of wellness. We offer a variety of techniques to help resolve physical problems and allow you to get back to full function. Call Strand Spinal Institute today at 843-979-2273 for an appointment to learn more about how chiropractic treatment can reduce pain from headaches and migraines, so you can get more enjoyment out of life.
$99 Initial Consultation Exam &
Spinal Decompression Trial Treatment*
$49 Initial Laser Consultation and 1st Treatment*
*Cannot be combined with insurance
Dr. Fico has been nothing short of a godsend to me….
I walked in with neck pain at a 7-8 on the pain scale. Dr. Fico worked me up with scans, x-rays and an examination and developed a treatment plan. I walked out two months later with a pain level of 2-3. Very happy me. I continue to go see Dr. Fico for regular treatments to stay well. Kristy, their nutritionist took me under her belt and provided me with natural remedies for my pain, anxiety, depression and stomach issues. I did a 10 day cleanse with guidance - Worth it! The staff is so very kind, compassionate and caring. I felt like I was going to see friends that cared about my entire wellbeing and health, not just my neck. Forever grateful!.
Meet with the expert practitioners at Strand Spine! You’ll enjoy the care, wisdom, guidance and accountability they provide. Working with Dr. Parada and Kristy Whitehead has helped me significantly in my progress towards a healthier, more productive life. My regular adjustments, prescribed exercises and nutrition plan have increased my energy levels, changed my eating habits and prepared me well for my marathon this past January. I’ve lost weight, increased my flexibility and feel great.
- Brandon Schaefer
Dr. Fico was referred to me by Dr. Waters an Orthopedic Surgeon. I have also been evaluated by Neuro Surgeons with no hope short of surgery. I was in constant lower back pain, unable to stand or walk without the help of a cane. Dr. Fico and his very professional staff treated my wife and I like family.
Using the Spinal Decompression machine and spinal manipulation my compromised spine with two bulging discs, birth defects, began to heal. In only eighteen treatments I can now enjoy shopping for hours, travel in a car, vacation, and do normal house hold responsibilities without pain or limitations. I recommend the Strand Spine Institute to anyone that wishes to regain and maintain a healthy , happy life.
I was worse off than I thought and we talked about a long term plan rather than the quick fix I was used to. After recommending the DRX9000 for treating my neck and back problems, I was on board. But I have to admit, I didn’t have the highest hopes. My skepticism disappeared when we saw the x-rays of my spine after I had finished my treatments. The space that was missing between my lower discs from the initial X-ray was now back significantly. Having a multitude of tools at his disposal like K-Laser treatment definitely helped in my recovery.
- Billy Zorn
Three years ago I came to Strand Spine Institute because I could not sit for any period of time without pain in my sciatic nerve. I had never been to a chiropractor but did not want to take drugs so I gave the chiropractor option a try. After taking a set of x-rays and discussing my lifestyle, Dr. Fico came up with a treatment plan which included Spinal Decompression, chiropractic adjustments every couple of days and ice daily. After a few weeks of this treatment, my sciatica had greatly improved and sitting for a period of time was no longer an issue. I did not want this to happen again so we discussed on-going treatment as well as wellness. I have continued monthly with Spinal Decompression, Chiropractic Adjustments and an occasional K-Laser treatment.
I have added probiotics to my supplements and changed to the Metagenics Wellness Essentials. All of these plus workouts with my personal trainer at the gym have greatly improved my back as well as my knees. The staff at Strand Spine Institute has been such a blessing in my well-being and even though I am 67 I feel like I am younger than that and able to do so much. Wish it would improve my golf game!!