Tension Headache

Man at his desk holding his glasses and face due to a tension headache.

Tension Headaches: Avoiding and Relieving the Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are many different types of headaches plaguing millions of people daily, but the most common headache is known as the “tension headache.”  While these headaches can be caused by tension and stress, the name originally referred to the belief that muscles in the head were tense and tight, causing pain.  This theory isn’t accurate,…

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Lady sitting at desk holding head in her hands because she has a tension headache or migraine

Chiropractic Care for Tension Headaches and Migraines

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Headaches are such a common problem that they account for the largest majority of over the counter pain medication sales.  What if there was a way to reduce your headache’s intensity and frequency naturally, without all the potentially harmful side effects?  Chiropractic care can help. Headache Overview A common headache, such as a tension headache…

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Business woman at desk holding neck and upper back from pain and fatigue

Chiropractic Neck Adjustments

By Dr. Jason Crist / July 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Chiropractic Neck Adjustments Chiropractic neck adjustments, also known as cervical manipulations, are used to treat patients who suffer from headaches. Crist Chiropractic in Franklin, TN offers safe neck adjustments to treat pain associated with tension headaches and migraines. They are safe and effective, performed within the normal turning range of the head. Recent studies link…

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Headaches and Neck Pain

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 12, 2012 / 0 Comments

It is not uncommon to have a headache and neck pain at the same time. If you’ve been experiencing neck pain along with your headaches, there’s a good chance the two are related. Most headaches don’t actually stem from pain in your brain tissue or skull — these tissues don’t have nerve fibers that allow you to…

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