Tension Headaches

Tension headaches cause pressure or tightness on both sides of the head. The intensity is usually mild to moderate. Some desriptions include “pressure”, “tight cap”, “dull”, or “band-like”. There is no aggravation of the headache by normal physical activity. Headache may be infrequent episodic, frequent episodic (1-14 days/months), or chronic (more than 15 days of headache per month).

If your headache is frequent episodic or chronic (more than 15 days per months) and all you have been treated with is medications we have good news for you. There are excellent drug-free alternatives available to manage your headaches. Call the Integrated Pain and Spine Center to learn how we can help with your headaches.

Options for Treatment include: