When headache is due to muscle tension, neck stiffness, or muscle imbalance around the head and neck, Physical Therapy can be highly effective in alleviating the symptoms. Posture and core strength are very important in good muscle balance in the neck and head. On your first visit, a detailed review of your history and symptoms will be completed with you, to determine the cause of the headaches. Specific tests of posture, head orientation and position, neck joint stability and flexibility, and strength will be completed. Gentle manual therapy may be offered to alleviate your headache. Exercises are prescribed according to the test results. Julie works with local neurologists who specialize in headache, and can refer you when necessary for additional medical work up or treatment.