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Headache and Migrain pain relief with

Active Release Technique

How Active Release Technique can help with Headache and Migraine pain

Headaches and migraines are common and distressing disorders. Although, not life threatening it is a condition that can destroy the quality of your life. Many people struggle with chronic headaches and migraines due to their busy lifestyles.


What are the main causes of headaches and migraine pain? 

If you have ever experienced a migraine, you can surely tell how painful it can be. Chronic headaches and migraines can cause nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to smells, sounds and light. The cause of headaches differ among patients and possibly can be muscle related. Head muscles and the nerves from the neck to head can cause pain after going into a spasm. 


Other causes of headaches and migraines are: 

• Underlying central nerve condition 

• Stress 

• Food sensitivities 

• Dehydration

• Environment factors 

• Abnormalities in the brain or vascular system

• Genetic factors 

•irregularities of brain or nerve pathways. 


Unfortunately, symptoms can last for days, weeks or months. If you are experiencing regular or irregular migraines for several days or weeks, it is important to seek reliable treatment. While medications can be effective and reduce the symptoms, only short-term relief can be achieved. 



One of the best and the most recommended treatment alternatives for chronic headaches and migraines is the active release technique. Based on research, ART (active release technique) can be a safe and an effective treatment choice for migraines and headaches. Also, the effects of active release technique last longer. 

How active release technique can help with headaches and migraine pain

Treatment of headache disorders using ART works very well for everyone. Active release technique is a soft-tissue management system designed to treat each body's muscle and joints. The doctor uses the techniques to re-balance the head muscles using a hands-on-approach. Active release techniques can access, diagnose and help to manage headaches. It can also help to reduce the intensity and occurrence of headaches and migraines. In addition, we offer a specialized care plan based on an individual’s case for the management of migraines and other headache disorders. 

Why choose active release technique for headaches and migraines?

Active release techniques for migraines and headaches are very effective. ART can also be used to treat other chronic muscle pains including back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, elbow pain and injuries linked to sports or car accidents. Compared to other pain treatment methods, ART is safe, effective and does not involve surgery. It is a treatment option that targets the causes of pain rather than the symptoms. When you visit Performance Care Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, our doctors will use the symptoms and your medical history to choose the best treatment procedure for your case. Active release technique helps to reduce the pain within and short period and we also provide a personalized care plan for management of migraines and headaches. 

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