PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNIQUES HELP WITH MIGRAINE PAINptdoctor
Certain physical therapy techniques used during a headache can help to reduce the pain of the attack. Patients can be taught the best way to utilize modalities such as ice and relaxation. The patient and their family members can be instructed in massage techniques or manual cervical traction. Migraine headaches may occur with a feeling of tension and discomfort in the neck. Stretching exercises can sometimes be useful in helping to reduce the discomfort. Physical therapy is beneficial and may help to prevent headaches from occurring in the first place.
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