Healthy Back Chiropractic

 

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Dr. Owen prides himself on offering his patients a health ministry. We at Healthy Back Chiropractic believe that health is not the absence of disease but the accomplishment of total wellness. If you are looking for a Chiropractor in the Salem area, give us a call!

1880 Lancaster Dr NE #107, Salem, OR 97305

(503) 589-0700

http://healthybackchiropractic.com/

Headaches are common after an injury. Headaches can range from mild to severe and may be a sign that something is seriously wrong with the spine or in the body. After an injury, it is advised that those involved seek immediate medical attention. However, after determining no immediate threat to life or health, sometimes headaches continue to persist.

A common cause of headache after an injury is concussion. A concussion is very common in contact sports or after an auto accident. Concussions can occur from a violent shaking of the neck or body or from a severe blow to the head. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury and is usually temporary. Symptoms include headache, memory loss, and problems with motor skills.

Whiplash is similar to a concussion in that it can be caused by severe shaking of the neck. When in an auto accident, the body is often violently thrown forward and backward causing the head to jolt around, causing massive strain and even tearing in the neck. Severe headaches and migraines can be a result of whiplash and can last for an extended period of time.

Finding The Right Chiropractor in Salem, OR

Strain of the neck and shoulders can also result in headaches and migraines. Stress carried in the neck and shoulders, bad posture, poor sleeping habits, carrying heavy objects, and other everyday tasks can cause straining in the neck and shoulders. This tension or straining can cause muscle spasms that can lead to headaches and migraines. Tension headaches are caused from this type of injury.

After seeking immediate medical attention (if necessary), a chiropractor is an excellent choice for long term care. Chiropractors in Oregon look at the big picture. If a person was injured in an auto accident his or her care might look much different than a person suffering from tension headaches. Even though both patients might be suffering from headaches, their care would need to be much different. A chiropractor will look at the root cause of the pain, and can help diagnose the main issue. After diagnosis a chiropractor can manipulate the joints in the neck and spine to help release any pinched nerves or correct misalignments, alleviating pain. Often times multiple visits are required as well as continued exercises and therapy that a chiropractor can help provide to the patient. Chiropractic care is personalized to the individual and drug-free, allowing patients to reduce or relieve their symptoms and have better overall health.

A chiropractor in Salem like Dr. Owen will look at the root cause of the pain, and can help diagnose the main issue. After diagnosis a chiropractor can manipulate the joints in the neck and spine to help release any pinched nerves or correct misalignments, alleviating pain. Often times multiple visits are required as well as continued exercises and therapy that a chiropractor can help provide to the patient. Chiropractic care is personalized to the individual and drug free, allowing patients to reduce or relieve their symptoms and have better overall health.

 

 

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