Headaches

Cambridge Headache Clinic

Our cambridge headache clinics are located in Central Cambridge and Waterbeach. Our has osteopath uses manual therapy and prescriptive exercise to reduce severity and treat a headache that is mechanical / Musculoskeletal in origin. These sorts of headaches are accompanied with neck pain / jaw pain or a previous history of neck pain / jaw pain.

Is Treatment Effective?

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment can reduce future pain episodes and related disability in adults with headache (Cerritelli et al. 2017) by treating the some tissues (muscles and joints) around the neck and shoulders. It is quite likely that the osteopath will prescribe exercises to reduce the severity of the headache.

Types of Headaches Treated by Osteopaths

Cambridge Headache Clinic

See our guides to Tension Type Headache, Cervicogenic Headache and Migraine

GP Referral

You may also need to be referred to your GP for further investigation or prescribed medication of the headaches.

Why Should you come for an appointment at Cam Osteopathy for your Headache?

Treatment is conservative, uninvasive and delivered in the least painful manner where possible. Our clinics offer a professional, relaxed and therapetuic enviroment to come for an appointment. We develop a tailored and bespoke treatment plan to treat and manage your headache. This can involve a multi-disciplinary team at our central cambridge clinic with 65 healthcare professionals.

Cam Osteopathy

For more Information or to book an appointment with an Osteopath. Then click on the home page or book an appointment

Alternatively Email us at bookings@camosteopathy.co.uk or call us on 07982 432732

We even offer a FREE 15 minute assessment to see if treatment is safe and suitable for you.

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Reference List

Cerritelli F, Lacorte E, Ruffini N, Vanacore N (2017). Osteopathy for primary headache patients: a systematic review. J Pain Res. Mar 14;10:601-611

Fricton J, Velly A, Ouyang W, Look JO. (2009). Does exercise therapy improve headache? a systematic review with meta-analysis. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2009 Dec;13(6):413-9.