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In-Office Treatment For Cervicogenic Headaches

Headaches found to be coming from the cervical spine respond very well with conservative treatment. A multifaceted approach using a combination of manipulation, myofascial release, stretching, and strengthening exercises will provide the best results. Breathing patterns must also be addressed because it has an impact on everything we do in our daily life.

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Correct Your Breathing to Reduce Pain

Breathing is a very primal movement which happens subconsciously.  However it can have an affect on how we move and how we stabilize.  It also plays a role in regulating our body’s Ph (acidic and alkaline) levels.  For neck and back pain sufferers this should be a fundamental movement that is corrected before any other exercises are taken on.
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Breathing Rehab 101

Generally speaking, when we breathe in our abdomen should expand as our diaphragm moves downward. Here is a level 1 exercise that is often prescribed to those that have a faulty respiratory pattern.
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