Are you feeling tired or lack energy? well, these are the common symptoms of chronic headaches.

Uncategorized Feb 26, 2021

"I feel tired all the time." "I'm always lacking in energy." These are very common statements for chronic headache and migraine sufferers .

Dr. Beth (osteopath) dives into them.

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Suboccipital headaches/tension headaches

Uncategorized Feb 19, 2021

Do you experience headaches through the front of your head, the sides of your head, and the back of your head? Does it feel like your head is being squeezed so tight that it could burst?

Chances are most of us have experienced a tension headache or a suboccipital headache at some stage in our lives. These headaches are a very common presentation to the clinic so we’re going to give you a bit of information about them and how you can help manage them at home. 

The main causative factor for these headaches and migraines is the top joints in your neck, C0-3. There are a lot of very strong muscles that connect through the neck and shoulders that when in spasm, can interfere with the vertebrae’s movement and cause them to get ‘stuck’. 

Suboccipital and tension headaches can be influenced by a lot of things. The first, and perhaps the most important thing, is posture. When we look down for extended periods of time when looking at phones, laptops, and...

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What are the things that you should do to help decrease your headache or migraine?

Uncategorized Feb 18, 2021

Reminders for during lockdown to help decrease headache and migraine activity

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What can you do to help your tension type headaches?

Uncategorized Feb 18, 2021

Do you experience headaches through the front of your head, the sides of your head and the back of your head? Does it feel like your head is being squeezed so tight that it could burst?

Chances are most of us have experienced a tension headache or a suboccipital headache at some stage in our lives. These headaches are a very common presentation to the clinic so we’re going to give you a bit of information about them and how you can help manage them at home. 

 

The main causative factor for these headaches and migraines is the top joints in your neck, C0-3. There are a lot of very strong muscles that connect through the neck and shoulders that when in spasm, can interfere with the vertebrae’s movement and cause them to get ‘stuck’. 

 

Suboccipital and tension headaches can be influenced by a lot of things. The first, and perhaps the most important thing, is posture. When we look down for extended periods of time when looking at phones,...

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Is vestibular migraine a chronic illness? and What is the best treatment for this?

Uncategorized Feb 16, 2021

We've been getting a lot of inquiries about vestibular migraines recently. So where does the dizziness come from and what do you do to treat it?

Dr. Beth (osteopath) is here to explain .

Call reception on (03) 9486 7543 today to book in with one of our practitioners to see how they can help you with your vestibular migraines.

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What's the difference between a headache and a tension headache?

Uncategorized Feb 12, 2021

Most people will have experienced a tension-type headache and/or a suboccipital headache . So what is it and how can you help it?

Dr. Katie (osteopath) is here to explain .

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How a Pillow affects your neck and could it be related to your Headaches or Migraine?

Uncategorized Feb 09, 2021

Have you been using the wrong pillow or suffering neck pain during or after sleeping?

Dr. Beth will explain all these issues.

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9 physical signs that you could be suffering from stress.

Uncategorized Jan 26, 2021

Most of us know that stress can have a big impact on our mental wellbeing, but did you know that excessive stress can affect our physical body and behaviours too?  Keep reading to find out how it can affect you and what you should do about it. 

 

Do you ever feel like your stress is linked to your pain?  Are you constantly suffering from tight neck and shoulder muscles or headaches?  This article could make a world of difference for you.

 

Stress that's left unchecked can lead to many issues within the body.

 

We all have stress in our lives, it could be from things like work deadlines, bad traffic, or family issues.  When we have stress, whether short or long term, our bodies release certain hormones including adrenaline and cortisol. This is known as our fight or flight response.  A small amount of stress is healthy, it helps to heighten our alertness and focus, and is useful in emergencies, however when this stress is ongoing or...

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Why is there no single test to determine what the cause of headaches and migraine?

Uncategorized Jan 22, 2021

Why is there no one single test for headaches and/or migraines? 🤔

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Why does Female Hormonal imbalances can lead to symptoms such as headaches and migraines?

Uncategorized Jan 19, 2021

Hormonal imbalances can lead to symptoms such as headaches and migraines , mood swings and unwanted weight gain.

What can you do about it?

Dr. Johnathan (osteopath) explains

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