Headaches and Migraines Posted on April 2, 2016 Headaches and Migraines are pervasive and an increasing condition in our culture. Headaches and migraines have many causes. The most common issue is that there is almost always a spinal misalignment in the upper neck. In fact, in our clinic, we have observed that approximately 90% of people that have headaches and Migraines have misalignments in their upper neck. Many of these people don’t even have neck pain or stiffness. Headaches and Migraines are very simple to understand. The first thing that happens is a vertebral misalignment in the upper neck. The misalignment causes nerve pressure on the nerves that control blood supply to the brain, muscles and tissues in the skull. When the blood flow is reduced there is less oxygen getting to those tissues…most importantly the brain. When the brain gets less oxygen than it needs it sends out an emergency signal to the blood vessels to dilate (open) to let WAY more blood into the head. As a result, the massively increased blood flow increases pressure dramatically inducing the headaches and migraines pain. Headaches and migraines are a significant problem in our increasingly stressful environment. The chiropractors in our Burlington clinic are specially trained to ensure a person gets rapid, long-lasting relief from headaches and migraines as we use a technique called spinal reconstruction to remodel the neck to ensure maximum stability and long-lasting correction. Quite simply, we get better results than any other office in the region for people that suffer from headaches and migraines. We are your Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville, Dundas, Grimsby headache experts!