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Tag Archives: neck injury

The importance of the neck exam following concussion

Chronic neck pain

When experiencing chronic neck pain, we are frustrated and wonder just why won’t my neck muscles heal up and stop hurting? Sometimes it would appear that inflammation is the problem, because we’ve been told that inflammation is a bad thing.  But there’s more going on than that. When talking about pain and inflammation, we are […]


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 […]

Autistic boy

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 […]