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Your Ongoing Neck Pain, Headaches could be caused by Whiplash

The Slightest Whiplash Pain When a person experiences a neck injury, the effects of that injury may not be felt for days, weeks, months, or even years. A person doesn't have to feel the pain of whiplash in order for it to have occurred, just as a homeowner doesn't have to see the mold in [...]

2020-07-24T07:51:00+00:00September 21st, 2015|Chronic headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Your Ongoing Neck Pain, Headaches could be caused by Whiplash

Multiple Sclerosis and Blood Flow

Multiple Sclerosis and the Myelin Sheath People diagnosed with Multiple-Sclerosis certainly have a lot of questions about how their diagnoses. Well, we hope to answer many of those questions in this blog. First, let's talk about Multiple-Sclerosis itself and why it happens. Why does my body react this way to Multiple-Sclerosis? Your immune system is [...]

2019-10-17T00:38:13+00:00August 10th, 2015|Multiple sclerosis, NUCCA, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Multiple Sclerosis and Blood Flow

Natural Ways to Help Children Overcome Migraines

The Dangers of Medicating Your Child's Migraines If your child suffers from migraines, then you definitely want to do something to help them overcome the pain. This neurological problem will most often lead to headaches, but that is only one possible symptom. They may also suffer from nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, sensitivity to light, sensitivity [...]

2020-07-24T07:40:03+00:00June 8th, 2015|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Natural Ways to Help Children Overcome Migraines

Reducing Inflammation to Reduce Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is rapidly emerging to be one of the most debilitating neurological diseases amongst young adults. It is prevalent in the northern temperate zones and affects women twice as much as it does men. It is known that at least 250,000 Americans are affected by MS.1 MS is a disease that affects the [...]

2020-07-24T07:33:29+00:00May 25th, 2015|Multiple sclerosis, NUCCA|Comments Off on Reducing Inflammation to Reduce Multiple Sclerosis

Vestibular Migraine Treatment

Young businesswoman has splitting headache pain migraine Vestibular Migraine What is a vestibular migraine? Like other types of migraines, this is a neurological condition that causes moderate to severe head pain, often just on one side of the head. You may experience nausea due to the pain as well as sound and light [...]

2020-07-24T07:26:06+00:00April 13th, 2015|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Vestibular Migraine Treatment

Risks of Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches

Young woman with huge head ache More Americans suffer from migraine headaches than diabetes and asthma combined. This debilitating neurological disease is characterized by a throbbing or pulsating headache pain which can range from severe to moderate in intensity, along with other neurological symptoms. Anyone who has had a migraine will tell you [...]

2020-07-24T07:23:48+00:00April 6th, 2015|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Risks of Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches

Brain freezes may provide insight into migraine headaches

A researcher at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina says ice-cream headaches can give us valuable insight into other forms of headaches, particularly migraines. Neuroscientist Dwayne Godwin explains that a brain freeze occurs  when cold food or drink spend too much time cooling the area at the back of the palette where [...]

2020-07-24T07:02:48+00:00February 16th, 2015|Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on Brain freezes may provide insight into migraine headaches

How Do You Get Rid of Migraines?

What Can I Do to Get Rid of My Migraine Headaches? Have you been asking this question? How long have you suffered? In the Journal of the American Medical Association it was once stated “Headaches are not headaches at all but really a pain in the neck.” Seletz E. Whiplash Injuries. JAMA, 1958; 168(13): 1750-1755 [...]

2020-07-24T06:50:11+00:00February 9th, 2015|Chronic headaches, Migraine headaches, NUCCA|Comments Off on How Do You Get Rid of Migraines?

The NUCCA Difference – Understanding Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Your Spine and Atlas Subluxation Have you ever wondered why a NUCCA specialist's technique is gentle? Do you ever go to your next appointment wondering when, if ever, they will twist your neck or crack your spine? You're not alone. Most people who believe in good health through Chiropractic have these questions. Let's take a [...]

2020-07-24T06:11:34+00:00October 13th, 2014|Back Pain, Neck Pain, NUCCA|Comments Off on The NUCCA Difference – Understanding Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Upper Cervical Chiropractic: Much More Than Just Bad Backs

Chiropractic Has Never Been about Bad Backs In 1895 Daniel David Palmer came on the health care scene as, medicine was leaving an era of proclaimed cure-alls to pursue more scientific investigation into the treatment of disease. According to the Palmer Chiropractic College’s website: “D.D. Palmer reasoned that the body had an ample supply of [...]

2020-07-24T04:20:37+00:00March 24th, 2014|NUCCA|Comments Off on Upper Cervical Chiropractic: Much More Than Just Bad Backs

Parkinson’s Disease, Contact Sports and NUCCA Part 2 of 2

Previously on this blog we had talked about the connection between problems in the upper neck, brain changes, contact sports and Parkinson's Disease.  Today we take a closer look into the procedure that is giving so many people with Parkinson's disease new hope. In the March 2011 Edition of the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research Dr. [...]

2020-07-24T02:48:58+00:00May 22nd, 2013|NUCCA, Parkinson's disease|Comments Off on Parkinson’s Disease, Contact Sports and NUCCA Part 2 of 2

Multiple sclerosis and a whack to the head: what’s the connection?

Many people that been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis have a history of head or neck trauma prior to the onset of their symptoms. Why is that? The research may provide the answer.  Research exists that shows the correlation between upper neck injuries, head traumas and the onset of neurological disorders like Multiple Sclerosis. Former WCA researcher of [...]

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