Has anyone tried seeing a chiropractor for their migraines and did it help? I've had one for over two weeks now and meds aren't helping at all.

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Conner.D
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I personally find chiropractic medicine right up there with homeopathy and other forms of junk science. You couldn’t pay me to go to one.

sensual.senator88
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Eastern medicine is junk?

Conner.D
Answered 9 months ago

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Conner.D
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Also, the founder of homeopathy was German—I hardly consider that “eastern.”

sensual.senator88
Answered 9 months ago    reply

No what I said eastern what a lot of home remedies are based on. Yes I know of dr palmer as I am inly an hour from the school bearing his name. Why does everything have to be a bitch fest. It was a question to clarify nothing more.

Conner.D
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Next time you want clarification, try not to be so vague. Just a suggestion.

sensual.senator88
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I asked if you neant eastern medicine, not vague! You could hsve said no


A_Sunni
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I have! I saw a chiropractor religiously every month for 2 years. got my migraines down to 6 in a year. I had to stop due to insurance, unemployment and then new work schedule for 8 months. During that 8 months I had 4-6 migraines a month. I stated back last month and have not had a single migraine.

A_Sunni
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I see a spine specialist chiropractor. I have rods and screws in my spine so I don’t let just anyone mess with me. My dr can adjust me and stop a migraine


wheatley_f
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Never helped me. I had my neck go down hill with forceful chiropractors. I see osteopathic doctor for adjustments though but it doesn't help with my migraines. Physical therapy has helped strengthen my neck though.


Gober
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Never helped ne


pointlessboutin
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Loved my chiropractors, cannot afford to go anymore but if I could I would absolutely continue to see one at least three times a week.


sparklingbeer
Answered 9 months ago    reply

The chiropractor can usually get rid of my migraine if I go while I have one. If not completely, he takes the edge off. Never worked on preventing them though


shanelleperturbed
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I spent 3600$ in a year and didn’t help one bit.


M_Fallon
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I had more luck with massage than Cbiropractor.


Lila_Huff61
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I work for a chiropractor and we treat people every day for chronic migraines

shimmeringwildfowl
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Didn't know you were working for a chiropractor, lila! That's great!

Lila_Huff61
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Yes ma'am been there a little over a year and got Suzy a job there too. I think about you constantly with your headaches and really wish you would come in. He does homeopathic work too and has done so much for so many with migraines.

shimmeringwildfowl
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Do you accept United Healthcare HMO? I'd love to go to a chiropractor!

Lila_Huff61
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Yes ma'am we file United

Lila_Huff61
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Even if we didn't we would work something out with ya

shimmeringwildfowl
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I need his info then! I could use him for my back and neck too!

Lila_Huff61
Answered 9 months ago

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shimmeringwildfowl
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Great!


Dodie_Baucom90
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I was in a car accident a few years ago and got physical therapy along with regular adjustments, and as a happy byproduct of that I had my longest period of no migraines I’ve ever had. Unfortunately it was thousands of dollars in care and I couldn’t keep it up! But it was nice while it lasted.


dearman_89
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I've been seeing one for an out a month. Only one migraine since then.


lena_65
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I prefer to see an osteopath, it helps a lot


bakkenvengeful
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Oestopath has helped me.


SanabriaBronwyn94
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I also work for a chiropractor. I went before I started working there as well. It has helped a ton! The right one makes all the dofference.


SDietz
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Saw one for a month - didn't notice any real difference.


JanelPadron53
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I feel I've seen improvement with the chiropractor visits. I have "text neck", which you get from looking down at your phone all the time. I think that has contributed to the migraines.


horrifiedcarly
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I once had a very good chiropractor and it helped. I was good as a prevention. Unfortunately I switched to a different one who put me in traction after doing x-rays. My neck was killing me during the traction. Then he told me I have arthritis in the neck. Never went back to him. He should have done the xray, then read it. He should never have put me in traction before an xray.


Bertie.recondite
Answered 9 months ago    reply

U should try acupuncture , its worked wonders for my headaches.


caroyln_92
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I have an amazing chiropractor. Firstly, he's smart enough to use the massage machine on me first, to relax my muscles before he even attempts to adjust me. My previous one didn't do that and I always left the office in pain. With this one, I always feel great after. As soon as I get my insurance straightened out, I'm going back.


denaeq
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Been seeing one for years. I can’t say it’s helped with my migraines but it’s helped with my neck stiffness


s_gaston
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Works for some, but not for me.


synthia.atwood
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Makes it worse for me PT helped more


p.kisha72
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Yes! Helps a lot!


Reginia.H
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I went for 6 months. No long lasting relief. Short term it reduced the pain similar to a massage. But not worth the risks.


threatened.Atherton
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Yes and it decreased my headache frequency from 1-2 per week to 1 per month. The xrays he took clearly showed the issue in my spine that caused the headaches.


c.robbin
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Nope it didn’t help


vereen.v
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Sometimes it helps. It depends if the migraine is coming from my neck and shoulders.


Glenniemuddled
Answered 9 months ago    reply

I had some vertebrae out of wack high up and went to the chiropractor. I ended up being headache free for 5 weeks! I haven't been back recently, but I know that it can help.


isleya
Answered 9 months ago    reply

When I was in college, my migraines were so bad. One of my professors got me to go to her chiropractor. It really helped me for a long time. I had a couple years with no insurance and the headaches got real bad again. Until I became chronic/daily about 5 years ago, it helped keep the severity of my migraines down. I still go once a month, but not sure how helpful it is now. But in the past, if I had a really bad one, I could go in for an adjustment and it would help make the headache go away. Another good thing is that if I pinch a nerve, he can realign me and I immediately feel better. If I went to a doctor, they would just give a muscle relaxer until the body fixed itself (could take 6 weeks!). I also had carpel tunnel so bad that I could not keep a grip on things. I had him work on my shoulder, elbow and wrist alignment and it helped get rid of it. I was looking at surgery.


B_Redman99
Answered 9 months ago    reply

Yes. It changed my life as far as my back problems go problems I didn't even know I had), but did nothing for my migraines.


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