Medical Massage Therapy for Headaches as discussed by Chiropractor in Tallahassee, FL

posted by Dr. Eric Pragle, DC, LMT

Do you suffer from tension headaches? Millions of Americans suffer from Headaches due muscle tension from stress.  Medical Massage Therapy is widely recognized as a benefit for many musculo-skeletal conditions including tension headaches.

Chronic tension headaches can be triggered by a number of things, including:  history of car accident/whiplash/neck or head trauma, poor sleep quality, hormonal changes, muscle tension from stress, dehydration, neck pain, TMJ or medications.  An estimated 70% of Headaches originate in the neck.  If left untreated, mild headaches can easily cause more severe migraines or headaches, making it difficult to sleep or perform daily activities. 

Headache Symptoms

  • Dull ache or pounding in the head
  • shoulder tension or ache
  • Pain behind one or both eyes
  • Throbbing dull pain in the head
  • Neck or shoulder pain
  • TMJ/ Jaw tenderness

Pragle Chiropractic offers medical massage therapy can an effective method of releasing tense shoulder and neck muscles which often cause tension headaches.  We offer a synergistic blend of gentle treatments for migraines and headaches without medications.  The AO Treatment, Back Treatment, spinal decompression with medical massage therapy are a successful, non-invasive alternative to medications for the relief of migraines or headaches, naturally.  These gentle treatment create ideal conditions for your body to heal itself, naturally! Please visit to learn more or book your appointment.