How to Manage Your Migraines: Part 2

Simulation of storm in head depicting migraine

The most successful migraine management strategies are often a combination of lifestyle modifications, medication and complementary therapies such as Osteopathy.

How to Manage Your Migraines: Part 1

cartoon image of migraines

Migraine symptoms typically present as a one-sided headache lasting between 4-72 hours, accompanied by a throbbing or pulsating sensation. They’re quite commonly associated with nausea, vomiting, aura/vision disturbances, and increased sensitivity to light sound and smell. So now that we know what happens when we get one, let’s learn a little more about the symptoms and how osteopathy can help!

Jaw Pain Is No Laughing Matter!

Animation of jaw pain

The Jaw is a bi-arthrodial hinge joint located below your temples on either side of your head. This joint can become dysfunctional due to overuse such as excessive chewing, teeth grinding, blunt trauma or overstretching such as that in dental procedures.

Understanding Concussion

animation of head injury causing concussion

A higher emphasis is being placed on concussion injuries, and for good reason. Although the long-term side effects of concussion are yet to be fully understood, traumatic injuries to the brain over short period of time can increase the likelihood of serious implications including neurological impairment and brain bleeding. The world is largely focusing on policies and gold standards towards the management, treatment and prevention of concussions and second impact syndrome (a secondary trauma to the head following a concussion).