Throbbing, sharp, stabbing, pounding, nagging, burning, severe, vice-like, excruciating ... these are all descriptions of pain anywhere in the region of head and neck. Anyone suffering from headache on a regular or semi-regular basis knows how exhausting and disabling this condition can be.
A combination of acupuncture and acupressure may be just the thing you are looking for to give you relief.
Damian Carey, our Doctor of Chinese Medicine, has decades of experience treating patients with headache.
Tension Headache and Chronic Headache: Level One - Evidence of Positive Effect This level of evidence demonstrates consistent, statistically significant, positive effect
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