May 22, 2020

Physical Therapy For Migraines

By Ema Herrera

Did you know that there is a series of physical therapy for migraines that you can try to apply from the comfort of your own home couch? To be someone who lives with migraine sucks.

Normally, you would simply have some aspirins and take a rest. In other cases, you might be too well-accustomed to the pain that it practically becomes your best friend.

Migraine is a headache that is permanent. It means that while it comes and go, it doesn’t necessarily you are free of it.

The pain is typically moderate to severe, with the affected site takes place in either half of the head. The pain may have triggers, for example: weather, food, and fatigue, although this may not be the same for every person.

If any of the triggers are encountered, the headache may not occur until 24 hours later, with some people experiencing it as soon as they are triggered.

Dealing with migraine, you might have grown overly dependent on medications. In some cases, individuals who observe that even the combination of drugs and sleep cannot help may consider undergoing migraine surgery.

While these are plausible options, drugs may have adverse effects on your body while surgery is too invasive.

As such, physical therapy for migraines is a more affordable, more convenient, and easier alternative to dealing with the pain. Try the following suggestions and see if they bring about improvement.

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Eat Help Physical Therapy For Migraines

Okay, so, maybe eating doesn’t count as a therapy, per se. But there is some truth when you hear someone saying that good health begins with good food. And, quite literally, when you eat literally, your body adjusts and it may improve your migraine.

Those who are prone to low blood sugar may expect migraine when they skip meals. Ideally, you should eat every five hours. Carry healthy snacks to still be able to keep up with daily intake requirement without gaining weight.

Physical therapy + acupuncture + biofeedback + massage.

Acupuncture is an ancient physical therapy with Asian origin that uses needles to pierce through the blocking of energy pathways.

Biofeedback is a method of teaching the body using electronic devices to control things you think happens involuntarily, such as heart rate and muscle tension.


Again, this is not a therapy per se, as it involves, well, sleeping. But lack of sleep and too much of it are capable of inducing migraine.


Migraine is triggered by stress so relaxation is logically capable of alleviating or even preventing the disorder. A wide range of relaxation types is available for your choosing; pick one that fits your preferences.

Other types of physical therapy for migraines are even more physical as they involve your body in a more direct way.


Don’t choose exercise regimen that is to straining for your body and do it in regular basis.

Quit smoking.

Smoking leads to inflammation which leads to migraines.

Body weight.

Gaining weight leads to buildup of fat, which leads to inflammation, which leads to migraines.

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