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Archive | October, 2014

Neck Pain, Anxiety

Do Concussions Cause Chronic Headaches and Vertigo

Concussions and Other Head Traumas For years NUCCA doctors have been asking patients if they have a history of head and neck injuries including, car accidents, falls, times where they have been knocked unconscious, had a concussion or stitches to their head. Why? When accidents and injuries tear loose the connective tissue that holds the […]

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Newborn and Baby Acid Reflux

One of the most difficult things a new mother can go through is to see her new baby in pain. Acid reflux in babies is a common problem that causes pain and other symptoms. The most common symptoms include excessive vomiting, cough, gagging, choking or refusing to eat, crying when eating and heartburn, gas or abdominal […]

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic and Sciatica

Sciatica is a disorder which causes a set of symptoms including pain in the derrière or leg that becomes worse when sitting, standing or squatting. It can cause a burning or tingling “pins and needles” sensation in the leg, weakness, numbness, difficulty of motion in the foot or leg. The sciatic nerve runs from the […]

Upper Cervical and That Tingling Feeling – Part 2

Last week, we looked at four underlying conditions that may be the cause of that numbness or tingling in your fingers or hands. Below we listed four more conditions that may cause that tingling or numbness in your hands or fingers. But don’t assume that just because you don’t experience that numbness or tingling that […]

What Causes Muscle Knots in the Neck?

Muscle Knots in the Neck  You know that sharp pain you get in your neck sometimes when you turn your head too fast, or following an intense, weight training session? How about those stress headaches that end up causing the muscles in your neck to tighten up, making your shoulders feel hunched? Talk about irritating! […]

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Upper Cervical and That Tingling Feeling – Part 1

Do you experience numbness or tingling in your hands or fingers? If you do, it is a sign of an underlying problem. You might feel more pain throughout your body or you might not, but either way it shouldn’t be left unchecked. The absence of pain doesn’t mean the absence of a problem. Here are […]

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Vertigo, Migraine Headaches, and Car Crashes

A recent case study from the Blair upper cervical chiropractic group reveals additional evidence linking head and neck trauma to migraine headaches and vertigo. This case study is another example of what the upright MRI research is revealing. Here’s a quote from Dr. Lenarz’s case report: A 54 year-old female patient entered the office with […]

The importance of the neck exam following concussion

5 Ways to Improve the Health of Your Neck

Neck Health  For an ailment that’s as common as neck pain (affecting around 70% of Americans), there are several ways to improve the health of your neck naturally including the following 5 recommendations. Good Posture We’ve all heard this one and it involves avoiding slouching whether you’re walking or sitting in a chair. Also, avoid […]

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Shoulder Pain and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Shoulder Pain  Shoulder pain is a terrible thing to have to live with. People never realize how much their shoulders play a role in everyday living until it starts to hurt. Shoulder pain can be caused by many things but the most common causes are overuse or doing activities that are not usually done. Some […]