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Headache is pain in any part of the head and can feel sharp, dull, or throbbing. An estimated 47% of adults have experienced headaches at least once this past year. Migraine headaches are a subclass of headaches related to electrical and blood pressure activity in the brain and are often associated with vomiting and nausea. Occipital headaches (from whiplash) that occur after car accidents are very common and most often come from injured muscles pulling from the shoulder blades and neck into the back of the head.
Although headaches come from from widely varying sources, at least some portion of the pain a person feels can be generated from the muscles and the joints of the neck and upper back. The experienced hands of a chiropractor or massage therapist can help to alleviate these headaches, completely drug free.