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Vertigo: The Role of the Inner Ear

What is vertigo? It is the feeling that things around a person or the person themselves are spinning. It is different than disequilibrium, a loss of balance that usually happens to older ones. It is also not a fear of heights, as many may believe. Why does this spinning sensation happen? We first need to [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:21+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on Vertigo: The Role of the Inner Ear

Only 26% of Back Surgeries Are Successful!

A study was conducted involving 1,450 patients in the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation database. These patients had been diagnosed with disc herniation, disc degeneration, or radiculopathy, which is a nerve condition that causes weakness and tingling in the limbs. 50% of the patients studied had surgery, while the other 50% did not. They all [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:21+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Back Pain, Chronic pain|Comments Off on Only 26% of Back Surgeries Are Successful!

Easing the Pain of Cluster Headaches in Apple Valley, MN

Cluster headaches are described as the worst pain that a human can endure. They come on suddenly, with no warning whatsoever, and often leave in the same manner causing the sufferer to be extremely exhausted. Symptoms that accompany cluster headaches are: Excruciating pain on one side of the head, usually around the eye, but may [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:21+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Headaches|Comments Off on Easing the Pain of Cluster Headaches in Apple Valley, MN

The Effects of Traumatic Head Injuries Among Children

It may be surprising to think about children suffering traumatic head injuries. Unfortunately, it does happen. We are going to take a look at two such case studies of Dr. Erin Elster and how the injuries affected the children. Then, we will see how upper cervical care helped them. Just Out Playing In Dr. Elster’s [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:21+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Children|Comments Off on The Effects of Traumatic Head Injuries Among Children

Can Medicine Actually Make Headaches Worse?

Around the world, 46% of people have an active problem with headaches. In the USA, this makes up 10% of people. Headaches are seen more often in women than men. They can be debilitating to those that suffer from them. Treatment options vary. Some medical doctors may recommend something as simple as changes in eating [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Headaches|Comments Off on Can Medicine Actually Make Headaches Worse?

What Symptoms Are Caused by Post-Concussion Syndrome?

Many people equate a concussion with being knocked unconscious and hitting one’s head, but this is actually a common misconception.  In fact, a person doesn’t have to have hit their head at all to sustained a concussion - it can be caused by other actions such as being violently shaken. As such, patients can be unaware that they [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:22+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Concussion|Comments Off on What Symptoms Are Caused by Post-Concussion Syndrome?

Dizzying Facts Behind Meniere’s Disease in Apple Valley MN

Most people will have, at some point in their lives, experienced vertigo in one form or another. The dizzying feeling and sensation that the room is spinning beneath your feet is hardly one you would want to last for any length of time. The sensation can be brought about by a fall or by hitting [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:22+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on Dizzying Facts Behind Meniere’s Disease in Apple Valley MN

Dealing with Chronic Shoulder Pain

Unfortunately, most chronic shoulder pain occurs when someone has been injured and does not know it. The pain doesn’t start until the condition has progressed, perhaps even years after the initial injury. At other times, this situation occurs because of a repetitive motion or general overuse. Why may your shoulder be in pain? Here are [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:22+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Dealing with Chronic Shoulder Pain

Is a Concussion Behind Those Lingering Headaches?

Annually, millions of concussions from sports-related injury are reported in the US. Specifically, there are between 1.6 to close to 4 million of these concussions each year. While certain contact sports may be what comes to mind first, studies show that cheerleading is the number one sport with the most injuries for women's sports, and [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:22+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Concussion, Dizziness, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Vertigo, Whiplash|Comments Off on Is a Concussion Behind Those Lingering Headaches?