Headaches Specialist

Spinal Health Care of Orlando

Marie Cayo, D.C.

Chiropractor located in Orlando, FL

If frequent headaches slow you down and interrupt your productivity, see Marie Cayo, DC, at Spinal Health Care of Orlando. The Orlando, Florida, clinic specializes in chiropractic techniques that resolve your headache and migraine pain. Call the office to learn more or use the online scheduler to book an appointment when it’s convenient for you.

Headaches Q & A

What are the symptoms of headaches?

Some of the key characteristics of headaches include:

  • Aching in your head
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Throbbing pain in your head
  • Irritability

Most headaches last between 30 minutes, but others, like migraines, may last up to three days or more. If you suffer from repeated headaches, see Dr. Cayo at Spinal Health Care of Orlando for help.

What causes headaches?

There are numerous causes of headaches. A few of them are:

  • Stress
  • Posture
  • Eye strain
  • Accident or trauma
  • Food sensitivities
  • Allergies
  • Certain smells or fumes
  • Muscle tension
  • Inadequate sleep
  • Dehydration
  • Hormonal fluctuations

Other factors that may lead to headaches are too much alcohol consumption, medical conditions, and genetics.

How does chiropractic care help with headaches?

Before treating your headache, Dr. Cayo and the Spinal Health Care of Orlando team conduct some diagnostic testing to determine the root cause of your headaches. Your treatment depends on the cause of the headaches and may include any of these therapies:

  • Manual manipulation
  • The Activator method
  • Postural correction
  • Massage therapy
  • Hot or cold therapy
  • Stretches and exercises
  • Nutritional and exercise counseling
  • Electrical stimulation

The team understands that headache pain can really impact the quality of your life. Headache chiropractic services at Spinal Health Care of Orlando are tailored to relieve your pain without surgery, invasive procedures, or drugs. Instead of medications or drugs, Dr. Cayo adjusts your spine and corrects your misalignment.

How can I prevent headaches?

The team at Spinal Health Care of Orlando are passionate about education and help you understand the factors that can trigger a headache. One thing Dr. Cayo frequently recommends is keeping a headache journal or diary.

Note the events surrounding the onset of your headache so you can identify what may be causing them.

To help you reduce the number and intensity of your headaches, try:

  • Increasing your water intake
  • Reducing stress with mindfulness techniques
  • Minimizing anxiety and stress with exercise
  • Tracking food intake and minimizing trigger foods

It’s important to note that if your headache is sudden and severe and causes you to vomit or lose your sight, you should seek immediate medical assistance.

To learn more about how to prevent and relieve frequent headaches, call Spinal Health Care of Orlando or book online.