Headaches & Migraines Specialist

Rhino Chiropractic & Holistic Wellness Center

John Gehnrich, DC

Chiropractor located in Nassau County, Rockville Centre, NY

Many patients living on Long Island find relief from chronic headaches and migraines with compassionate chiropractic care and adjustments with Dr. John Gehnrich at Rhino Chiropractic & Wellness in Rockville Center, Nassau County, New York. Headaches and migraines are often caused by misalignment and subluxations in the cervical spine. Effective care can help patients get back to normal activities and health without relying on medications.

Headaches & Migraines Q & A

What Causes Headaches and Migraines?

You may experience headaches and migraines for any number of reasons, including:

  • Misalignment in the cervical spine
  • Tension
  • Hormonal fluctuations
  • Dehydration
  • Food sensitivities

While 9 out of 10 people experience headaches occasionally, chronic headaches and migraines can have serious effects on your life.

What is the Difference Between Headaches and Migraines?

There are many types of headaches, and each one has its own pattern of pain, including where the pain occurs, its severity, and whether there are other symptoms. Migraines are one of the most severe types of headaches, causing intense pain, as well as other symptoms, including:

  • Sensitivity to light, sounds, and smells
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Seeing auras
  • Pain located on one side of the head

When Should I Have Chiropractic Care For Headaches and Migraines?

Dr. Gehnrich offers a holistic approach to headaches and migraines which takes your overall health and wellbeing into account when determining the cause of your headaches and the best treatments to relieve your pain.

If you experience headaches or migraines more often than a couple of times a week, or if your pain is disruptive to the rest of your life, please seek treatment with Dr. Gehnrich. He offers holistic treatments that are free from chemicals or medications that may have other detrimental side effects.

In many cases, adjustments to the small vertebrae of the cervical spine can release subluxations responsible for your headaches, migraines, and other associated symptoms. If your headaches are getting in the way of your normal day-to-day activities, make an appointment with Dr. Gehnrich today.

How Does Chiropractic Care with Dr. Gehnrich Relieve Migraines?

Studies show that chiropractic care effectively relieves headache pain and may provide long-term relief for migraine headaches.

Dr. Gehnrich offers comprehensive physical exams to identify the impingements and subluxations that are causing the neural interference stimulating the pain and other symptoms. Effective chiropractic care can correct any misalignments and release nerve impingements which open up the neural pathways for full and correct functionality. Dr. Gehnrich specializes in the Neuro-structural connection, giving him a deep understanding of the connection between the brain and body. Through his experience, he has been able to isolate and effectively treat different types of headached and migraines, including:

1. Cluster Headaches

2. Migraine Headaches

3. Tension Headaches

He also offers treatments to reduce any irritation or inflammation of the surrounding muscles which may contribute to the misalignment and discomfort.

In addition, Dr. Gehnrich offers nutritional and lifestyle coaching to help patients make small changes that improve their overall wellbeing and health, reducing exposure to any external migraine triggers.

Often making small changes and having regular chiropractic care can help to prevent future headaches and migraines, allowing you to live your best life without pain.