Headaches and migraines in the past have been poorly understood, diagnosed and managed, but now there is a non-invasive, skillful approach to treating them.
Dr. Dean Watson is an Australian Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who has spent the past 30 years of his life treating headaches and migraines. Over the course of this time, he has developed a medication-free method of resolving headaches and migraines known as the Watson Headache ® Approach.
The traditional medical model aims around reducing or managing your symptoms rather than eliminating them, however with the Watson Headache ® Approach is different.
Through years of research, the Watson Headache ® Approach has identified that the top 3 cervical vertebrae of the spine are responsible for over 80% of headaches and migraines.
This occurs because of the area in the brainstem where nerves from your face and head mix with the nerves from your neck become sensitised, meaning that they are constantly firing. Therefore are primed and ready to set off a headache/migraine at all times.
By treating through the neck, we can desensitise these areas and stop headaches in their tracks. On the contrary, when you take a pill, it will temporarily dull the signal, but it won’t stop it, therefore you need to keep taking pills once the effects wear off.
This type of treatment has been shown to be effective for all types of headaches and migraines including, but not limited to:
If you are sick of simply managing your migraines or endlessly taking pills, why not try something else?