Spinal manipulation and headaches of cervical origin.

  title={Spinal manipulation and headaches of cervical origin.},
  author={Howard T Vernon},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  volume={12 6},
  • Howard T Vernon
  • Published 1989 in
    Journal of manipulative and physiological…
The role of the cervical spine in headache remains controversial. Often confused as tension or common migraine headache, headaches arising from the neck pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Practitioners of spinal manipulation have reported very satisfactory results, although the only published randomized controlled trial did not demonstrate that manipulation was significantly helpful. This article reviews the published clinical studies of manipulation in the treatment of tension and… CONTINUE READING