In a lot of headaches a significant component is some form of spinal dysfunction, but even true migraine patterns may be helped in some cases. This may be particularly true as we get older.
It is important to try and avoid dependence on regular pain-killers or even more unusual 'headache' drugs if at all possible.
A lot of talk over the last 10 years or so as to whether 'Botox' injections can help with chronic neck pain and with tension headache patterns arising from such neck pain ... the idea being that a) there is a muscular contraction cause or at least component leading to both problems and b) if you inactivate the muscle through the botox then c) pain should ease!
This report indicates probably not?
To me this does illustrate the issue that with anything other than simple, recent problems, things are always more complicated and in practice many areas need to be worked on at the same time to break into established patterns of pain and dysfunction.
And rather than being dependent on drugs to control migraines, it would be worth being systematic about exercise, as the following report indicates …