Cervicogenic Headache: Episode 10

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Cervicogenic Headache: Episode 10

  • Cervicogenic headache mostly, lightly touch on migraine and tension type headaches as well
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Todays episode we will be going over cervicogenic headache, which is a kind of headache related to movement in the neck. We will also be covering my mom’s favorite chip the Cape Code Aged Cheddar and Sour Cream. Cervicogenic headache is most commonly associated with what’s called a rams horn presentation. So almost think about a horn, looking like a rams, starting at the back of the base of your skull and wrapping around to the back of your eye. At times this gets missed diagnosed as migraines. Yep, or tension headaches. Often times there is additional pain down into your shoulders, that is very common with this. And one of the best ways to kind of diagnose this from something different from a tension headache or migraine. Would be if you have pain with moving your head. So bringing your chin to your chest or looking straight up. Those are good wells to kind of tell if this is cervicogenic headache and it something we can treat pretty quickly most of the times. With examination, we’ll find a lot of tenderness in the sub-occipital muscles as well as in the upper cervical area of the of the neck. We also tend to make the headache happen while we are doing our palpation. Yeah, and a lot of this can be postural. Any kind of hypertonicity, or tension in the neck muscle. If it feels good to rub the back of your neck. If you have tightness in your neck or closer to your skull.

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