HEADACHE & MIGRAINE PHYSICAL THERAPIST

The Natural Solution For Headaches & Migraines

Discover the root cause of your headaches and migraines with physical therapy that’s focused on the neck. In Colorado Springs and online.

Get off medication

Understand overlooked triggers

Minimize pain

Searching For A Medication-Free Answer To Migraines?

People who are stuck in the cycle of getting treatment for symptoms often start to feel as if NO ONE has an answer…other than a pill.

It can be lonely, isolating, and frustrating to feel unheard and alone.

Are you experiencing these symptoms?

Many patients who first come to us say:

My providers have told me my migraines are just something I’ll have to live with.”

I’m tired of the side effects of my prescribed medications but cannot function without them at this point.”

No one has been able to identify a root cause, and I feel hopeless.”

I feel so reactive to my symptoms and become a totally different person.”

We believe you deserve to feel in control of your health again — with more symptom-free days and less worry over when the next migraine will hit.

Don’t just manage symptoms. Treat the source!

Whether you have a family history of headaches, or migraines as the result of an old neck or head injury, you don’t need to suffer anymore. Stop feeling like your headaches and migraines are controlling your life. There is an answer to your symptoms.

Physical therapy for the neck at Novera has decreased headache and migraine symptoms for hundreds of people, and it can work for you too. Our headache specialists help you navigate what could be triggering headaches by understanding your medical history and completing a thorough evaluation visit.

Migraine Relief With Novera

The difference with Novera is that we advocate for our clients to be curious about their health. Receive hands-on therapy by a specialized physical therapist to address one of the most overlooked causes of headaches and migraines. Learn self-management planning and build your personalized at-home tool-kit so you can engage in exercises that help you take back control of your headaches.

Our clients know that the skills they learn and the work they put in lead to the successful pain-free days, weeks, and years they experience!

With A Novera Care Plan, You Get:

Restore function to your body, your mind, and your life! Novera physical therapy programs are custom to your needs, always.

A FREE 30-minute discovery session (for local appointments only)

1-hour evaluation identifying your pain and looking for the root cause, often found in the neck, shoulders, and jaw

One-on-one sessions with your physical therapist that focus on treating the root cause of your symptoms

A non-medication approach to healing

Online Headache & Migraine Masterclass (if out of state) Learn More

Access to our network of holistic providers

A personalized home program

Empowerment to wean off headache and migraine medication

Take The First Step To Feeling Better

Schedule your first visit today. Discover the source of your headaches or migraines and reduce (or eliminate!) the need for medication.​

Local Appointment

Treat symptoms at the source with private, hands-on physical therapy sessions. Finally ease painful episodes, and take back control of your health.

Online Courses

Learn the skills to manage headaches and migraines from the comfort of your own home with our premium online course.

Physical Therapy For Headaches & Migraines

Chances are, the symptoms and pain you’re experiencing start in the neck. That’s why the team at Novera Headache Center specialize in Physical Therapy that targets the neck and identifies the underlying causes triggering headache and migraine attacks.

In-person treatment plans include rehabilitative hands-on physical therapy addressing one of the most overlooked causes of headaches and migraines. Virtual plans include lifestyle coaching to eliminate harmful routines and maximize on healthy habits to reduce headaches and migraines.

With in-person care, you also learn exercises, accurately assess lesser-known triggers that could be sabotaging your progress, and safely wean off medications (if currently on them).

After reducing your symptoms in the short-term, the key to long-term success is to follow the prescribed exercise routines at home in between sessions once on a maintenance plan.

Headaches Don’t Have Work Hours

Headache symptoms arise at all hours of the day. Whether you’re up after hours or are awake before the first morning bird looking for answers, we want you to have a way to get answers fast.

Click the link below to tell us a little about what you’re experiencing. Then, give us a time to get in touch with you. We’ll call you at your earliest convenience and answer any questions you may have.

We’re so glad you’re here.

Aren’t Headaches Neurological Disorders?

Are you still searching for an answer as to why you’re struggling with headache and migraine symptoms? Perhaps you’ve been told it’s simply a neurological problem and nothing can be done, so symptom management via medication is largely provided as the only option.

Although the neurological system is involved, labeling headaches or migraines as a neurological disorder can be misleading, as the medical community is unable to identify any known cause.

Connecting your symptoms to this overlooked problem can provide the answer to why you’re experiencing migraines or headaches. This, in turn, leads to hope and empowerment to break free from the fear of your next migraine or reliance on medication to ease symptoms.

Find The Root Cause Of Symptoms

At Novera, we’re tackling the most overlooked and misunderstood neck problems that lead to headaches and migraines.

We have addressed each of these types of headaches or migraines through our evaluation and treatment process:

Trigger headaches

Occipital neuralgia
Trigeminal neuralgia
Migraine headaches with aura
Migraine headaches without aura
Primary headaches
Secondary headaches
Severe headaches
Tension headaches
Medication overuse headaches

Have you been told the issue is not in your neck, but you’re not so sure?
Schedule a visit today and take back control of your headaches.

Testimonials

Dr Taves is very knowledgeable and the staff is very friendly. I came from Indiana and Bria was so nice to give me ideas on sites to see and places to eat. It has only been 3 weeks but I can start to feel a difference and have a good feeling about that I will keep getting positive results. Thanks Novera 🤗
Samantha Myers
Samantha Myers
2022-09-07
I have only had a few sessions with Kelsey, but so far I am very impressed. She is skilled, kind, an active listener, and so understanding and validating with things that have been brushed off by other doctors. She talks me through everything she does and explains the reasoning behind something in a way that is easy to understand. I am looking forward to more sessions with her and I am finally filled with HOPE again after being in the dark for a while.
Alexandria Portillo
Alexandria Portillo
2022-08-16
I can't tell yet if the exercises and stretches willl help, as my appointment was just today but Dr. Stoerzbach has given me hope for the first time in a decade of daily headaches and migraines. UPDATE : I have been doing the exercises regularly and have been headache free since my appointment with Dr. Stoerzbach. Yup. You read that right HEADACHE FREE. If I wasn't experiencing this.. I wouldn't believe it. If you're on the fence about booking an appointment at Novera.. don't waste another moment of your life.
FrancisBecca Musso
FrancisBecca Musso
2022-07-13
Outstanding experience in all ways. He takes the time to explain what he is doing and why. My headaches have vastly diminishes just half way through my treatment. Great person and job! Nathan
Nathan Lay
Nathan Lay
2022-07-08
Positive results were immediate. 4-month run of nearly constant headaches stopped with Dr. Taves' initial manipulation of the soft tissue around the C-1 vertebrae. Expectedly, some soreness from the soft tissue that hadn't ever been lengthened that way before, but now that soreness is gone, as well as the headaches. Dr. Taves' training isn't a fly-by-night course. He was taught at the Mayo Clinic.
Colin Clark
Colin Clark
2022-05-06
I have experienced headaches and migraines for several years. I have previously tried several different medicines and done a couple rounds of physical therapy. I found the Novera Headache center online, but hesitated to make an appointment because of the distance I would need to travel. I decided to go for a consultation visit and set up sessions. I wish I would have gone sooner. I didn’t know what to expect. Dr. Taves did a great job of explaining why I got headaches and the process he would use for my treatment. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend the Novera headache center to anyone suffering from headache and migraines.
Shawn Roberts
Shawn Roberts
2022-04-23
I never thought I’d be able to get rid of my migraines. I’ve tried all kinds of treatments including Botox. After just three weeks of treatment, my migraines are gone! Such kind staff and very accommodating for moms of littles.
Nina Willert
Nina Willert
2022-04-21
Both Drs. Taves and Stoerzbach have a passion to help, are good listeners and most of all they know how to treat the root cause of migraines instead of looking to medications to only mask the symptoms. We need more clinics like theirs to employ the same approach in helping those with migraines. Bria is also very talented. I am amazed at her ability to listen and empathize. I live in Pennsylvania and she was always ready to change schedules in way that allowed me to have decent flight times in and out of Colorado Springs. Novera has not only made a drastic impact in my life, but also for my family (in having to live with me). I am in my 40's and have had migraines since I was 5 years old. The migraines have been chronic for about the last 15 years. I have seen countless health care professionals including having been to 3 headache specialists in Philadelphia and Chicago. I spend a week in a hospital in Chicago to try to get the migraines under control. I've tried physical therapy, chiropractic, TMJ specialist, ear nose throat specialist, pain management and nearly every prescription medication and injection that could be prescribed for migraines. None have been very helpful. I had migraines on a daily basis before coming to Novera. I was skeptical to try physical therapy again, but out of desperation for any help I could find I gave Novera a try. Having a migraine is now beginning to become a rare experience in only a short number of treatments even after stopping all the preventative medications I was taking.
Timothy Wentz
Timothy Wentz
2022-04-06
Novera has been life changing. Before coming here I was taking ibuprofen about 6 times a week for headaches and pain, along with my migraine medication about 2-4 times a month. I have seen a significant improvement where I no longer take ibuprofen that much and I have seen a major change in the way my migraines have presented themselves. To the point I developed a minor migraine while out hiking and forgot my Ubrelvy, but I ended up not needing to take it as my migraine was very minor and ended quickly. My every day has been improved greatly, and my migraines are much less debilitating. I am not yet done with going to Novera, but with the changes I have seen in a short time I imagine more changes are sure to come. I wish I had come here sooner.
Stephanie Pierce
Stephanie Pierce
2022-03-16

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