High-School Sports and Post-Concussion Syndrome

A staggering number of people suffer from sports-related injuries, including post-concussion syndrome, during a year’s time. In fact, those numbers fall anywhere from 1.6 to 3.8 million! This becomes more concerning when one realizes that many of these injuries occur with high school students. While the initial injury causes concern, what follows can be just [...]

2016-12-23T18:01:35+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Concussion|Comments Off on High-School Sports and Post-Concussion Syndrome

How Upper Cervical Chiropractic Helps Patients with Concussions

It may surprise a person to learn that the brain is highly dependent on the correct alignment of the top two bones of the neck in order to function properly. A misalignment of either the C1 or C2 vertebra can lead to a variety of problems within the body. The reason for a misalignment in [...]

2016-11-21T23:12:57+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Concussion|Comments Off on How Upper Cervical Chiropractic Helps Patients with Concussions

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 [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:16+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Concussion|Comments Off on What Symptoms Are Caused by Post-Concussion Syndrome?

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 [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:17+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?

Something to Know Before Agreeing to Neck Surgery

Before you agree to an elective surgery, you should always consider your options. Neck surgery, in particular, can be dangerous. However, if you have been diagnosed with thyroid problems, osteoarthritis, or narrowing blood vessels, you may not see another option. First, let’s consider some of the risks of neck surgery. Then we will look at [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:17+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Chronic pain, Concussion, Post concussion syndrome, Posture|Comments Off on Something to Know Before Agreeing to Neck Surgery

How Are Migraines and Concussions Similar?

You might be hearing a lot lately about concussions in the news or while watching sports. It seems to be that the majority of people believe concussions to be a temporary injury that heals up rather quickly. They are quite common among those that play recreational and professional sports. Almost 4 million people are affected [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:18+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Concussion, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches|Comments Off on How Are Migraines and Concussions Similar?

The Natural Approach to Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

Childhood TBI Did you know that the leading cause of death and disability among children and adolescents in the US is traumatic brain injury. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed those two age groups as being at the greatest risk of receiving a traumatic brain injury. People within those two groups account for [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:19+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Concussion, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on The Natural Approach to Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

The Danger of Soccer in the Development of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

How Soccer changes your Brain According to an article in Fox, repetitive heading of the soccer ball can lead to brain injuries. In the last decade there has been more concern surrounding concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries sustained by football players and military personnel. Though more and more studies indicate those injuries, which can [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:19+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Concussion, Dizziness, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Uncategorized, Whiplash|Comments Off on The Danger of Soccer in the Development of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Concussions – What’s the Matter?

New technology looks into the Brain for answers Concussions pose a major challenge to health care providers due their intricate nature. Concussions are also known as Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) which happens when the brain moves inside the skull typically caused by some sort of trauma. Symptoms may be obvious such as nausea, fatigue, and [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:19+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Chronic pain, Concussion, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on Concussions – What’s the Matter?