Headaches can make your days, weeks, and even months very unpleasant. It is not uncommon for individuals to use a sick day to “sleep” it off, and moreover even work related positions or stressors can cause an increase in headaches. Headaches can be a symptom of a variety of dysfunctions around the head and neck. Physical therapy’s goal is to assess joint mobility, muscle integrity, and nerve involvement to determine source of headache. Treatment is then determined based on the findings and includes a variety of methods such as manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education, and exercises. In this video, I take you through a few basic strategies to limit your headaches. If your symptoms do not improve, see your physical therapist today!