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Headache Pain Relief

Headache Pain Relief, Scranton, PA Almost everyone will experience headache pain at one or more points in their lives. They can range from mild to severe pain, with some experiencing throbbing pain along with nausea. You may be suffering from tension headaches, migraines, or cervicogenic headaches. Many patients are unable to find long-term treatment and relief from their headaches and continue to rely on medications that treat the symptoms.

Chiropractic care, that involves combining spinal manipulation, massage, and active and passive exercises, has been a proven practice in managing, treating, and preventing headache. We at Vito Chiropractic, have helped thousands of patients find long-term relief from their headaches by leveraging the power of this natural alternative. With over 25 years of experience in practicing our specialization in the Greater Scranton area, we take pride in making a positive impact on the lives of tens of thousands of people.

Managing Headache Pain Relief with Chiropractic Care

We will assess and diagnose your headache before creating a headache pain relief treatment and management solution. Our 25 years of practice is backed by many studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of chiropractic care, including manual therapy, in providing relief from tension and cervicogenic headaches. There are further studies that show the benefits of our practice in decreasing the frequency and intensity of migraines.

We recommend considering chiropractic care for headaches:

  • If you often have headaches
  • If your headache pattern keeps changing
  • If you take pain relievers
  • If the pain keeps getting worse

We use a wide range of therapies to provide headache pain relief and long-term headache management to our patients. This includes:

  • Manual therapy
  • Modalities such as acupuncture, electrical stimulation, ultrasound
  • Soft tissue therapy
  • Education and guidance
  • Lifestyle changes

Types of Headaches

We provide headache pain relief and management for different types of headaches.

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are quite common and are caused by muscle tension that is further triggered by tension in the shoulders, neck, and head. The use of the following therapies and techniques has been effective in managing this type of headache:

  • Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Stress management
  • Low-load craniocervical mobilization
  • Stretching

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches often involve pain on a single side. The pain can begin at the back of the head before moving to the front. It can also have simultaneous arm or shoulder pain. We have found tremendous success with spinal manipulation in treating and managing this type of headache. The other techniques include joint mobilization and deep neck flexion exercises.


There are certain chiropractic therapies that have been effective in managing migraines. We often use the following therapies and techniques to help patients who have relied excessively on medications for years:

  • Neuromuscular Massage: This massage therapy is focused on specific trigger points on the neck, back, head, and shoulder, improving blood flow, relaxing the muscles, and relieving stress.
  • Multidisciplinary Care Intervention: This technique combines various therapies and methods including physical exercises, stress management, and relaxation techniques to manage the frequency, severity, and duration of the pain.

At Vito Chiropractic Center, we cover all the key phases of treatment to help you find headache pain relief. These phases include relief care, corrective care, and maintenance care. If you need more information about our practice and how we can help you, call us at 570-341-7062. You may also write to us using this Online Form and we will get back to you at the earliest.
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