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Category Archives: Neck pain
Manual Therapy for Cervicogenic Headaches
By some estimates, up to 20% of headaches are caused by a disorder of the cervical spine and its components (bone, disk, and soft tissue) usually accompanied by neck pain. It’s very common for patients with a cervicogenic headache to … Continue reading
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Five Things Many People Don’t Know About Whiplash
It’s estimated that more than two million Americans sustain a whiplash injury each year. Despite the prevalence of the condition, the general population doesn’t know much about it. Here are five important things everyone should know about whiplash. 1) Whiplash … Continue reading
Posted in ChicagoSouthSuburbs, Chiropractic, mid back pain, Neck pain, neck stiffness, Spinal Cord, whiplash Tagged adjusment, chiropractor, lansing illinois Leave a comment
Whiplash and Mid-Back Pain – How Can This Happen?
Research regarding whiplash or whiplash associated disorders (WAD) classically focuses on neck pain; however, the data show acute thoracic spine / mid-back (MBP) occurs in 66% of WAD injures with 23% still complaining of MBP at one-year post-injury. It’s easy … Continue reading
Posted in Chiropractic, Headaches, mid back pain, Neck pain, neck stiffness, whiplash Tagged WAD, whiplash Leave a comment
Neck Pain? We can help!
Did you know, in a given month, 31% of people will experience some sort of neck pain? Neck pain is the second most common reason why people see a chiropractor. Chiropractors have specialized training in the assessment and treatment of … Continue reading
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Neck Pain – Chiropractic and the Older Patient
People of all ages suffer from neck pain, and many frequently turn to chiropractors for care because it’s been found to be one of the most effective and efficient forms of treatment available, and it carries minimal side effects! It … Continue reading
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Neck Function and Balance
In the nervous system, there are three primary areas that regulate our balance: the cerebellum (located in the back of the brain), the dorsal columns (located in the back of the spinal cord), and the inner ear (the “vestibular” part … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, Chiropractic, dizziness, Ear, Headaches, Hypertension, Neck pain, vertigo Tagged BPPV, High-blood-pressure, inner ear inflammation, medication side effects, vertigo Leave a comment
Balance and Brain Health
During the course of the history and examination with new patients, it’s quite common to encounter seemingly unrelated complaints that may benefit from chiropractic care. For example, last month we looked at alternative nutritional approaches to treating high cholesterol rather … Continue reading
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What Are Cervicogenic Headaches?
Headaches are a very common problem that can have multiple causes ranging from stress to trauma. To make matters worse, there are MANY different types of headaches. One such type is the “cervicogenic headache” (others include migraines, cluster headaches, etc.). … Continue reading
Posted in Arm Pain, Chicagoland, ChicagoSouthSuburbs, Chiropractic, dizziness, Headaches, Neck pain, neck stiffness, Pain Tagged arm, dizziness, headache, nausea, neck, Pain, shoulder, vomiting Leave a comment
Chiropractic Adjustments vs. Acupuncture vs. NSAIDs
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could assess three common types of treatment for neck and back pain to determine which is the most effective? Here is a look at three studies that compared three popular forms of care for … Continue reading
Can Pregnant Women Receive Chiropractic Care?
Pregnancy is a beautiful experience, and we all want to provide the best environment for both mom and baby. The question of whether or not chiropractic care is safe during pregnancy is frequently raised by the newly-expectant mother as she … Continue reading