Headache and Car Crashes

If you suffer from headache after a car crash, you're not alone. Dr. Robert Ramsey sees this type of problem very often in our Gresham, OR office. Your chiropractor can be very helpful for headache symptoms after a crash. Let's see what causes headache and why chiropractic works.

There are many different types of headache. Headache that's triggered by an auto injury, though, typically begins as tension or strain in the muscles of the neck. In a crash, the neck muscles can be damaged, which causes swelling and pain. These types of headache can be felt in different places, including the back of the head or even the temple.

Another frequent cause of headache after a crash that we see in our Gresham, OR office is cervicogenic headache, or headaches that start in injured ligaments of the neck. Ligament injury is quite common after a crash, and it's important to get care for this type of problem to prevent the creation of scar tissue.

Chiropractic care is an effective way to treat headaches, including those brought about by car crashes. Dr. Robert Ramsey can help reduce the inflammation and tension in your neck, which will help alleviate the headache pain.

If you've been hurt in a car crash and you're suffering from headache, Dr. Robert Ramsey is here to help. Dr. Robert Ramsey will first determine what's causing your pain and then work to restore your body to its natural functioning. Call us today at (503) 667-6744 if you have questions or would like to make an appointment.

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