What is a neck adjustment? A neck adjustment (cervical manipulation) is a precise procedure meant to relieve neck muscle tension, treat headaches, and align your upper spine. Neck adjustments, and chiropractic adjustments in general, may be great alternatives to surgery and pharmaceuticals for certain patients looking for a less invasive approach. The science behind neck […]
We describe 12 types of migraines, plus 4 types of severe headaches that some may erroneously describe as migraine headaches. This article can help you tell what kind of migraine you have, or if you have a migraine in the first place. What is a migraine? A migraine is a neurological condition that can cause […]
Orthospinology is a subspecialty of chiropractic healthcare targeted to the upper cervical spine. Fixing misalignments in your upper spine can address a surprising number of health problems. Seizures, chronic migraine, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure — orthospinology has lead to improvement in the quality of life for people suffering from many different conditions. […]
Chronic back pain, neck pain, and neurological conditions are not a normal part of aging. Often, the pangs of “old age” are really old injuries that never truly recovered. A conventional approach to medicine is to treat individual symptoms as if they exist in a vacuum. Pharmaceuticals and harsh, unnatural treatments for disease are often […]
You may be waking up with headaches in the morning because of various health conditions, such as sleep problems, poor posture, or even a tumor. In this article, we help you understand the common causes of morning headaches. Morning headaches affect 1 in 13 people, according to an article published in The Archives of Internal […]
Lumbago is a general term for low back pain. In fact, the two terms were once used interchangeably. However, “lumbago” is an outdated term, and nowadays, doctors try to only use more specific terms when talking about back pain. On any given day, it is estimated 12% of people experience lumbago/low back pain. Fortunately, back […]
Back pain is discomfort and pain caused by injury or illness between the shoulders and the hips. Back pain is not a disease, but a symptom of various medical conditions, such as osteoporosis, sciatica, and general muscle strain. 65 million adults report a recent bout of acute (short-term) back pain, and 16 million suffer from […]
Ophthalmodynia periodica, also known as ice pick headache, is a type of sudden onset headache with severe head pain that affects millions of people every year. Ice pick headaches can be confused with other headaches, so it is important to learn the differences. Although 40% of ice pick headaches patients also suffer from migraines, they […]
What is a concussion? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. This can occur after head trauma and can result in brain damage or an altered mental state. Post-concussion syndrome is a disorder affecting multiple systems in your body. It can last months and result in symptoms such as dizziness or headache. Post-concussion syndrome […]
Concussion recovery is the process of healing after a head injury. Most symptoms of concussion go away within 7-10 days. Most people recover from a concussion in about a month, but there are factors that can speed it up or slow it down. For instance, one way to improve concussion symptoms is chiropractic care. One […]
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