Tension Headaches are way more common than you think. In fact, they are the most common type of headache. It typically starts at the back of the head and spreads forward - replicating the feeling of a "tight band."
The main triggers include -
Increased tension/stress (physical, emotional, or cognitive)
Lack of sleep/fatigue
Inability to relax
Symptoms of tension headaches include tightness, pressing, dullness, achiness, fullness in the head, or the feeling that the head is large.Another term for it is "Hat Band" distribution. There may be tenderness over the muscles on the side of your head, your jaw, the side of your neck, as well as your upper back and upper neck.
All of the following assist with muscle relaxation and therapeutic relief -
Aerobic Activities for Stress Relief
Dry Needling or Acupuncture
Tension headaches can be a real pain, LITERALLY! And we understand how important it is for you to feel better. If you are constantly experiencing them and are ready for some relief, contact us today! Our team is dedicated to finding you the best possible solution. Let us help put your tension headaches to rest!