St. Petersburg Headache Treatment
Brandon FL Pain Management for Severe Headaches
According to the latest research, 9% of men and 12% of women in the U.S. experience at least 1-2 headache episodes per month. And, more than 4% of the U.S. population suffers from frequent headaches, defined as headaches that occur at least 180 days a year. Needless to say, various headache types have become a social and economic burden in the United States, as well as other parts of the world.
Scientists have identified over 300 severe headache causes. Various pain-sensitive structures and tissues including the skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles, arteries, periosteal bone covering, and the upper cervical and facial nerves produce headaches when irritated or injured. Fortunately, only a handful of causes are responsible for the majority of headaches.
What are the most common causes of severe headaches?
- Cervicogenic– problems within the neck
- Muscle-tension- neck and upper back muscular spasms
- Post-traumatic– following head/neck trauma, i.e. whiplash
- Drug-induced- from analgesic overuse
Our pain management specialists successfully help thousands of individuals everyday obtain safe, effective, long-term relief from their headaches. This is because most headaches have a spinal, muscular, or habitual component which our doctors have been trained to identify and treat.
Find out more information about our neck and back pain doctors located in Brandon and St. Petersburg and how they can help you with low back pain, neck pain, headaches, and sports injuries. Contact Tampa Bay Spine & Injury today to make an appointment and start on your path to pain-free living.
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