Does manual therapy help headaches?

“I get headaches and just have to put up with them until they pass”. Headaches can range from a nuisance to agonising and debilitating so anything to help the relief of a headache is a welcome sight. Does manual therapy help headaches?

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  • Falsiroli Maistrello, Luca, et al. “Effectiveness of trigger point manual treatment on the frequency, intensity, and duration of attacks in primary headaches: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.” Frontiers in neurology 9 (2018): 254.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).