Muscle tension and joint restriction in the neck and shoulders are a major cause of headaches and migraines. With these restrictions and tightness in the head and scalp area, blood supply is reduced which can then cause pain.
Osteopathic treatment gently eases these restrictions, restoring the blood supply and relieving the pain.
Unless there has been a specific trauma, e.g. from a car accident, fall, or sporting injury, problems in adulthood generally tend to be a result of stresses that have accumulated over the years, until the body's compensatory mechanisms begin to breakdown.
Your muscles and joints effectively go on strike, in protest over the pressure they have been subjected to, often for quite a prolonged period of time.
Your osteopath will complete a thorough case history and examination.
They will then explain in detail: