Headaches

Updated: January 2021

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)

  • A 2020 CPG was developed from a consensus process on best practices for the chiropractic management of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain. For chronic tension headache, the authors recommended multiple (active, passive, physical and mind-body) treatment approaches. These include: education and advice about the condition, aerobic exercise, spinal manipulation, acupuncture, cold packs or menthol gels, cognitive behavioral therapy, relaxation therapy, biofeedback and mindfulness meditation. FREE FULL TEXT

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A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care for Headaches — an academically rigorous analysis of all the available scientific literature using internationally accepted tools to rate each article according to specific criteria indicating only what we can conclude with supportable, scientific evidence.