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4 Easy Tricks ToRelieveAHeadache 1. Regular exercise.
3. Balanced diet. Eating regular meals, avoiding foods that trigger headaches, and staying hydrated will also help reduce the pain and frequency of your headaches.
StaffSpotlight 2. Adequate sleep. Getting enough sleep on a regular basis is part of the migraine hygiene you should practice to keep your headaches at ease. Migraine patients are at a slightly increasedriskofstroke, and lack of exercise is a risk factor for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. Vigorous, regular exercise can help reduce these risks.
4. Work on improving your posture.
Hold your shoulders back and your head level, parallel to the ground, instead of hunching forward. This technique helps improve headaches most frequent during work.
Mike Tejano, PT, DPT Clinical Director & Physical Therapist
Mike did his undergraduate work at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he studied psychology and exercise and sports science. During this time, he discovered his passion for helping others through physical therapy, while working as a physical therapy aide. He followed this passion, receiving his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences, graduating with honors. During his studies, Mike completed clinical rotations at Saddleback Memorial Hospital Inpatient/Outpatient Rehabilitation and Hoag Memorial Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation. During these experiences, he worked closely with diverse populations including geriatrics, high-level athletes, and patients with serious medical conditions in the intensive care unit. He enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions including sports injuries, post-stroke rehabilitation, and balance disorders. With his free time, Mike enjoys being active and exploring the outdoors with his wife. His hobbies include water skiing, trail running, strength training, and soccer. He also enjoys furthering his knowledge and keeping up with the latest research and developments in the field of physical therapy. He takes great pride in educating his patients and developing personalized treatment plans to get his patients back to doing the things they love.
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