Headache

Headache sufferers find fast, effective, lasting relief without drugs.

If you live in and are suffering from tension, migraine, cluster or cervical headaches, YOU CAN FIND RELIEF!

Ninety-five percent of headaches are primary headaches, such as tension, migraine, or cluster headaches. These types of headaches are not caused by disease but FROM TENSION.

"The greatest majority of primary headaches are associated with muscle tension in the neck," says Dr. George B. McClelland, Chairman of the American Chiropractic Association's (ACA) Board of Governors. "Today, Americans engage in more sedentary activities than they used to, and more hours are spent in one fixed position or posture. This can increase joint irritation and muscle tension in the neck, upper back and scalp, causing your head to ache!

GREAT NEWS!

For many, that relief is only a phone call away.
Robinson Chiropractic focuses on the treatment of headache pain regardless of its cause.

Why Choose Chiropractic for Headache Relief?

According to the International Chiropractic Association, the primary focus of chiropractic is the detection, reduction and correction of spinal misalignments and nervous system dysfunction. Doctors of chiropractic attempt to get to the root cause of a health problem, rather than just treat the symptoms. Chiropractic seeks to maximize the natural strengths of the body and its capacity to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery.

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About Us


DR. JAMES C. ROBINSON

Dr. James C. Robinson served on the Board of Directors for the Florida Chiropractic Association as well as the Northeast Florida Chiropractic Society. He has post-graduate training in soft tissue injuries, Impairment Rating and the law using the American Medical Association Guides, scoliosis screening and treatment procedures.

Experience Counts :
Over 20 years experience as Doctor of Chiropractic
Post Graduate Advanced Training in Clinical Management of Whiplash & Spinal Trauma
Contributing Author & Lecturer for doctors & diagnosis/treatment of accident injuries
Served on the Board of Directors of Florida Chiropractic Assoc. & Northeast Florida Chiropractic Society for approx. 10 years

Member :
Florida Chiropractic Association
Northeast Florida Chiropractic Society

As Treating Physician:
Objective case evaluation
Advice and testimony on behalf of my patient's injuries
Clinical documentation expertise
Ordering medically necessary advanced diagnostic testing
Multi-disciplinary patient management, integrated pain management, neurological, orthopedic, and surgical


 


DR. CAROLYN CLELAND-REID

Dr. Carolyn Cleland-Reid is a member of the Christian Chiropractic Association and the Northeast Florida Chiropractic Society. She is a very talented doctor of chiropractic who rounds out our team.

 


Causes Of Headache

There are two types of headaches:

Primary Headaches include tension, migraine, cervicogenic, and cluster headaches and are not caused by other underlying medical conditions. More than 90% of headaches are primary.

Secondary Headaches result from other medical conditions, such as infection or increased pressure in the skull due to a tumor. These account for fewer than 10% of all headaches.

Descriptions of the Primary Headache Types:

1. Tension Headaches: are the most common, affecting more than 75% of all headache sufferers. As many as 90% of adults have had tension headaches.

Tension headaches usually involve a steady ache, rather than a throbbing one, are described as a feeling of pressure or tightening, may last minutes to days, affect both sides of the head, and and do not worsen with routine physical activity. It may also be accompanied by hypersensitivity to light and noise. Some people get tension (and migraine) headaches because of stressful events. Tension headaches may also be chronic, occurring frequently or daily.

Rebound Headache: Rebound headache may occur among people with tension headaches, as well as in those with migraines. It can be the result of taking prescription or nonprescription pain relievers daily or almost every day, contrary to directions on the package label. If prescription or nonprescription pain relievers are overused, headaches may 'rebound' as the last dose wears off--leading you to take more and more pills. This is a great reason to call your chiropractor. Break that cycle!

2. Cervicogenic Headaches:

Cervicogenic Headaches come from disorders of the neck. They are often brought on by neck movement and/or sustained awkward head positioning (such as painting the ceiling or washing the floor). There may also be stiffness in the neck or shoulder and arm pain accompanying the headaches.

3. Migraine Headaches:

Migraine Headaches are less common than tension headaches, but still afflict 25 to 30 million people in the United States As many as 6% of all men, and up to 18% of all women experience a migraine headache at some time.

Migraines may last 4-72 hours and involve the entire head. They can cause throbbing and are aggravated by routine physical activity.

Nausea, sensitivity to light and sound often accompany migraines. An "aura" may occur before head pain begins-- involving a disturbance in vision, and/or an experience of brightly colored or blinking lights in a pattern that moves across the field of vision. About one in five migraine sufferers experiences an aura.

Usually, migraine attacks are occasional, or sometimes as often as once or twice a week, but rarely occur daily.

4. Cluster Headaches:

are pretty rare, affecting about 1% of the population. They are different from migraine and tension headaches. Most cluster headache sufferers are male -- about 85%.

Cluster headaches come in groups or clusters lasting weeks or month. The pain is extremely severe but the attack is brief, lasting no more than a hour or two. The pain centers around one eye, and this eye may be inflamed and watery. There may also be nasal congestion on the affected side of the face.

These "alarm clock" headaches may strike in the middle of the night, and often occur at about the same time each day during the course of a cluster. A history of heavy smoking and drinking is common, and alcohol often triggers attacks.

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Complimentary Consultation

Complimentary Consult Headache Relief Assessment

The first, most important step toward full recovery and prevention of serious long-term health problems is an accurate diagnosis and assessment of your condition with a recommended treatment plan. With this special Internet offer, you receive a Complimentary Consult!

Consultation to include:
  • Health History
  • Accident description, documentation, and assessment
  • Insurance evaluation, fees, and payment options

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Testimonials

* "I came to see Dr. Robinson following an auto accident. I was suffering from terrible pain in my neck. I came in on Saturday in terrible pain, and I couldn’t even move my neck. By Tuesday I was feeling much better and by Friday I felt 100% back to normal. Thank you Dr. Robinson."
Kathy L.


* "When I first came to Robinson Chiropractic, I had been living with headaches for close to 2 years. I got them 4-5 times a week and sometimes they were so severe that I could do nothing but crawl into bed. I was moody, irritable, and sad much of the time and I didn't know what was wrong with me. After I started seeing Robinson Chiropracticr, the headaches began to disappear-and literally within weeks, they were completely gone. I feel like my old, healthy self again!"

Robert M.


* "Before regular chiropractic care under Robinson Chiropractic, I experienced headaches of some degree every day. But I'm happy to report that Robinson Chiropractic is unique treatment program really works! He doesn't just provide temporary relief, he actually locates the underlying cause of your problem, and corrects it, permanently! I no longer take pain medication and am totally headache free!"

​Terry C.


Treatment Options

Chiropractors offer a drug-free, hands-on approach to healthcare that gets you feeling better quickly , safely, and effectively.

How Is a Headache Evaluated?

Early diagnosis and treatment are important in identifying the underlying cause for your headaches. In most cases, an in-depth history and physical examination will help determine this.

Once the cause has been identified, we will develop a specific management plan to help eliminate your pain based on your individual needs.

What Is the Treatment for Headaches?

Chiropractors treat patients with tension-type headaches and as well as headaches caused by problems with the joints and muscles in the neck.

Adjustments of the neck, along with stretching and strengthening exercises, have been demonstrated to be effective in the treatment of headaches. Massage and other forms of soft-tissue treatment can sometimes be helpful.

Scientists are also investigating other therapies, such as acupuncture, to prevent and treat this disorder.

Over-the-counter pain relievers, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen, may be used for an occasional headache, but long-term use can lead to health complications such as gastrointestinal difficulties, liver problems, and kidney failure.


Contact Us

James C. Robinson, DC & Carolyn Cleland-Reid, DC

Address: 2396 North Edgewood Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32254
Local & Toll free: (888) 851-7878

Office Hours

Monday
9:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday
9:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday
9:00am-6:00pm
Thursday
9:00am-6:00pm
Friday
9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday
9:00am-1:00pm
Sunday
Closed

New patients can often be seen on the same day.

We are proud to have served all of the Northside and Westside of Jacksonville for over twenty years, and we're easy to find. Our office is conveniently located on Edgewood Avenue, 1 mile north of the Commonwealth SaveRite shopping center.

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