Select Page


Because headaches are so common, some people think that a headache is just a normal part of life! This is not true and we can help; Most likely change your life!

A headache is a sign that somethings wrong. Misalignment of spinal bones, stress, toxic fumes, certain foods, preservatives, hormones and alcohol are common culprits. Imbalance and unequal Qi’, addressed through acupuncture are often found to be present. A very common cause of a migraine is a “rebound headache” from headache medication. Interesting huh?

Headaches are not the result of an aspirin shortage in your body! Drugs only cover up the symptoms and do not address the cause of headache pain. A frequent and overlooked cause of headaches is the misalignment of spinal bones in the neck and upper back and or an imbalance in the Qi’ in the body (which is what Acupuncture treats).

When bones of the spine lose their normal position or motion, sensitive nerves and blood vessels to the head can be affected. When spinal nerves and related tissues are stretches or irritated, they can produce migraine headaches. Other potential cause include both hormone and chemical imbalances in the body that acupuncture or specific nutrition or herbs may treat.

If a thorough examination reveals reduced range of motion, loss of normal spinal curves, mechanical restrictions, chiropractic care should be considered to treat the headaches. If Qi’ imbalances are found which relate to the innate “energy” of the body then acupuncture should be considered.

How can Acupuncture be an Effective Treatment for Migraines?


“After having a headache/migraines for 2 1/2 to 3 years I walked into Advanced Sports and Family Chiropractic and Acupuncture looking for help. Because of my headaches I was taking a lot of OTC remedies and then a lot of OTC remedies for my stomach problems. It would also be good for you to know that I am not a big believer in our medical system and I refuse to allow any doctor to do intrusive tests so that they can guess what might be wrong and then they can prescribe numerous drugs to see if they might help.

Dr. Woodle did an x-ray (nonintrusive) and found several things that needed attention. I had been in a car wreck when I was a junior in high school and was never given treatment on my upper neck. I am now 64 years old and my neck really needs attention. I also had a jaw injury for high school that he worked on. My stomach issues were so bad that I was taking a lot of antacids a day and not really getting much relief. I did not know that antacids blocked your system from absorbing iron. My hemoglobin level was an 8.2 when 12-15 is recommended. I was taking 4 to 6 over the counter migraine tablets a day and most days adding in 50mg of prescription based meds on top of that. Needless to say that was the major reason for my stomach issues.

After 4 to 5 months with Dr. Woodle, Bartels, Fanders, and Amy – also having Acupuncture treatments I no longer have a stomach issue and I only take one EM a day and actually skip some days. I feel like a totally new person and give Dr. Woodle and his office all the credit. I would never hesitate to recommend them to my family and friends and look forward to continued results and improvements.”

Thank you for everything you have done for me. ~ Mary Fran

Schedule an Appointment – We are here to help you!

Overland Park, KS Clinic

6701 W. 121st Street  |  Suite 200
Overland Park, KS 66209

Olathe, KS Clinic

10454 S. Ridgeview Rd.
Olathe, KS 66061

Prairie Village, KS Clinic

4121 W. 83rd St. |  Suite 147
Prairie Village, KS 66208

Lee's Summit, MO Clinic

338 Southwest Main St.
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Belton/Raymore, MO Clinic

17027 Bel-Ray Blvd.
Belton, MO 64012

Blue Springs, MO Clinic

622 SW US 40 Hwy
Blue Springs, MO 64014

Request Appointment

Be a Wellness Warrior!

Stay informed with ASFCA wellness news, upcoming events & patient appreciation specials.

Be a Wellness Warrior - Stay Informed

Top Rated Clinics

ASFCA on Facebook

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

We must all ask ourselves, what are we doing for others?
Today, we honor the incredible legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
#martinlutherkingjr #MLKDay
... See MoreSee Less

We must all ask ourselves, what are we doing for others? 
Today, we honor the incredible legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. 
#martinlutherkingjr #MLKDay


The Kansas City Chiefs take down the Pittsburgh Steelers!
... See MoreSee Less


Man, we love this team‼️
... See MoreSee Less

Man, we love this team‼️

Happy Birthday Dr Drew Woodle! ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Birthday Dr Drew Woodle!

Comment on Facebook

Happy birthday to you!

Happy Birthday!!

Happy bday! See you Monday!!

Load more