October 16

A Hybrid Approach is Critical to Successful Long-term Headache Pain Relief

Find Advanced Headache and Migraine Treatments at HCCAt the Headache Center of Chicago (HCC) we treat root causes for pain — not just symptomatic pain. We know that in order to achieve long-term pain relief from conditions such as chronic headaches and migraines, head and neck pain, orofacial pain, chronic muscle tension, and TMJ you must correct the problems causing the pain. Simply masking the pain with drugs is not enough.

July 30

Cold Laser Treatment: Uses, Benefits, and Effects

Q and A with Dr. Tom Brzostowski of the Headache Center of Chicago.Chronic daily headaches and debilitating migraines, as well as a host of other pain conditions ranging from face pain to chronic muscular tension are things we treat here at the Headache Center of Chicago. One of the physical medicine modalities we use, usually in conjunction with other modalities, is low-level cold laser application.

July 28

Q & A: Let’s Straight Talk About the Migraine Headache Problem

Q and A with Dr. Tom Brzostowski of the Headache Center of Chicago.Millions of people in the U.S. suffer with chronic daily headaches and debilitating migraines. It is sad but true to say that every single day in America there are countless thousands of individuals calling off work, avoiding social functions, not spending quality time with their families, popping pills, and sitting in dark rooms in a state of depression — quietly and desperately coping with excruciating pain. It is an epidemic of hopelessness and tragedy, and one is forced to wonder if there is any way for those who suffer chronically from headache and migraine to live normal lives again.

July 22

Benefits of Electrical Stimulation in Headache and Migraine Treatment

Chronic head and neck tension, medications, and alternatives to pain relief at Headache Center of Chicago.Electrical stimulation is one of a variety of non-invasive treatment protocols we frequently use here at the Headache Center of Chicago. Careful application of alpha wave technology, which relies on microcurrent electrical stimulation, has been shown to be particularly useful in the treatment of chronic headache and migraine conditions. Additionally, head and neck pain due to chronic muscular tension and even TMJ problems can be treated with electrical stimulation. Electrical stimulation is often performed in conjunction with other beneficial physical medicine modalities.

July 21

Ultrasound Treatment for Headache & Migraine Conditions

Chronic head and neck tension, medications, and alternatives to pain relief at Headache Center of Chicago.Using an ultrasound device offers many benefits to chronic pain sufferers. Here at the Headache Center of Chicago we use therapeutic ultrasound to treat patients who experience chronic headaches, painful migraines, debilitating head and neck muscle tension, and other conditions.

May 20

HCC Uses Rehabilitation Orthotic Devices to get you PAIN FREE

Headache Center of Chicago uses rehabilitation orthotic devices in comprehensive migraine and headache treatment.At the Headache Center of Chicago we use a unique kind of rehabilitation orthotic device as part of our comprehensive treatment protocols for headaches, migraines, chronic head and neck tension, and face pain. The benefits cannot be understated! Use of this device can lead to normal function of the Stomatognathic System (mouth, head and neck, jaws, and all surrounding structures) in the patient. If your dentomandibular forces are properly balanced, it can result in significant or complete elimination of chronic pain.

May 8

Headache Center of Chicago Offers Chronic Head and Neck Tension Relief

Chronic head and neck tension, medications, and alternatives to pain relief at Headache Center of Chicago.The Neuromuscular Dentists at Headache Center of Chicago (HCC) see many patients suffering from complex pain conditions, to include: frequent headaches, chronic migraines, TMJ, tinnitus and face pain. While HCC offers therapeutic treatments for all of these painful conditions, many people suffering with chronic muscular tension of the head and neck can ALSO be helped though the latest advancements in neuromuscular dentistry.

April 7

Tinnitus, Earaches, and Auditory Anomalies: Linked to TMJ?

Medication Overuse Headaches are a common problem.If you suffer from chronic or painful ear ailments and you have not been able to obtain long-term relief through medication use, it’s very possible that your symptoms are related to problems with your TMJs, or Temporomandibular Joints. The TMJs connect your jaw bone to your skull, and there are numerous surrounding structures (i.e., muscles, nerve bundles, etc.) that can be negatively impacted where TMJ problems exist. In fact, conditions such as ear pain, bruxism, and tinnitus have all been linked to problems with the TMJs.