Most of us will experience some type of headache over our lifetime. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that headache is the most common symptom reported to GPs’ and also is the main reason for consuming pain medication.
With such a prevalent condition in the community, it is important to examine and diagnose each case individually and devise an appropriate management plan for each patient. There are many different causes of headaches, ranging from dehydration and stress to referred pain from the jaw and neck.
The type and location of the headache can also determine the treatment approach that is required.
Your Osteopath Brisbane is fully trained and equipped to complete a full examination and refer for further tests if required.
For more information on headaches you can visit Headaches Australia that lists osteopathic treatment as a preventative for headaches http://www.headacheaustralia.org.au/