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Archive | September, 2014

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Allergies and Upper Cervical chiropractic

Asthma  Asthma is an extremely common breathing ailment that plagues the world. Do you suffer from bouts of breathing difficulties? Do you find yourself having to carry an inhaler with you every where that you go in order to feel safe? If you are searching for a drug-free alternative to help your asthma, then you […]

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Can Scoliosis Start with a Fall Down the Stairs?

When a 2-year-old little girl falls down the stairs what is the typical response? The parents would pick her up and check on her see if there are any notable injuries. If they were concerned about her in any way the parents would take that little girl to the emergency room and get her checked […]

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Birth Trauma and GERD

Do Babies Need Upper Cervical chiropractic care?  It depends…are they misaligned? Not all children are misaligned. In our experience approximately 50% of the kids that are evaluated are misaligned. In babies it is an even lower percentage. But when the spine is misaligned as a result of birth trauma it can have significant effects. Colic […]

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Whiplash and Dizziness

How Does Whiplash Effect the Ears? Two million people are exposed to whiplash injury (related to an auto accident) in the U.S. every year. When the head is suddenly jerked back and forth or side-to-side beyond its normal limits, ligaments supporting the neck vertebrae can be sprained (over-stretched) or torn, forcing vertebrae out of their […]

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Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Neck Injuries

Pervasive Developmental Disorder  A recent article in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health reported on a three-year old boy diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) who underwent upper cervical chiropractic care over the course of 5 months. Following the introduction of upper cervical chiropractic care and lifestyle changes, this child experienced an improvement […]

NUCCA and Migraines

Migraines, Seizures, and Walking Problems Could They Be Related?

Migraines and Seizures  When the upper neck is misaligned it affects the way the brain is working. These brain changes can mimic a variety of different conditions. Recently the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research had a very interesting case study that discussed the impact of an upper neck misalignment on the brain. After seeing […]

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Tingling and Other Signs of a Herniated Disc

When you take your thumb, lightly press it against one of your fingers, and rub it, do you feel a tingling sensation? Or do you experience a tingling sensation anywhere else in your body? If you do, might you have a herniated disc, also called a slipped disc. Here are other symptoms of a Herniated […]

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How can Argo star Ben Affleck be helped by NUCCA?

Many Celebrities and Athletes Struggle with Migraines “Ben Affleck Out of Poker Championship due to Migraine” was the headline in the New York Post back in July of 2010. The star of oscar award winning Argo has struggled with migraines for years frequently showing up in the media. We see many athletes, artists, and celebrities […]

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Exhaustion, Headaches

How to Know If You Are Suffering from Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia?  Do you suffer from Fibromyalgia? Are you not sure? Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that leads to body wide pain and tenderness in the joints. It affect10% of all people within the United States, and it most commonly affects women from the ages of 20 – 50. Here’s a list of symptoms […]