Link Between Contact Sports and Parkinson’s Pt2

In a previous article, we looked into the link between injuries to the head and upper spine and conditions such as Parkinson’s disease. Now let’s get a better understanding of how upper cervical chiropractic care is bringing hope to patients suffering from Parkinson’s. Drs. Brown and Chung had results reported in the Journal of Upper [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:18+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Depression, Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Parkinson's disease|Comments Off on Link Between Contact Sports and Parkinson’s Pt2

Link Between Contact Sports and Parkinson’s Pt1

What do former boxing champ Muhammad Ali, the NBA’s Brian Grant, and Hall of Fame NFL star Forrest Gregg all have in common? There are actually two things: They play(ed) contact sports. They received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s is a neurological condition that is both chronic and degenerative. Symptoms manifest differently from patient [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:18+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Depression, Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Parkinson's disease|Comments Off on Link Between Contact Sports and Parkinson’s Pt1

Vertigo, Tinnitus and Hearing Loss Part 2

Meniere’s Disease Now that we know more about Meniere's Disease and its symptoms (Vertigo, Tinnitus, and hearing loss) from our previous blog, it's important to look at how a person can find permanent relief from their suffering. To do that, we'll look at a study on the effect of upper cervical specific chiropractic by Dr. Michael [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:18+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on Vertigo, Tinnitus and Hearing Loss Part 2

Vertigo, Tinnitus and Hearing Loss Part 1

Meniere's Disease If you suffer from spontaneous bouts of Vertigo, and you also deal with random periods of hearing loss, as well as hearing ringing and feeling fullness or pressure in your ear, then you may suffer from Meniere's Disease. Of course, of all of the symptoms of this disease of the inner ear, the [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:19+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on Vertigo, Tinnitus and Hearing Loss Part 1

Types of Vertigo in Apple Valley Minnesota

Complications from Vertigo If you suffer from Vertigo, you know it can complicate your entire life. You need to find a way to get through the day while it seems your world is spinning, and most of the time you need to do that without letting people around you know about your internal battles. Hopefully, [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:22+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on Types of Vertigo in Apple Valley Minnesota

Understanding Vertigo and it Causes

Vertigo is one of those conditions you can't ignore. It may only last for a few moments or it might be recurring condition. So, what is it? It is the sensation that a room is spinning even when there is no movement. This happens due to a dysfunction in the Vestibular system, which is part [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:27+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on Understanding Vertigo and it Causes

Vertigo, Migraine Headaches, and Car Crashes

A 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 [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:32+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Vertigo, Whiplash|Comments Off on Vertigo, Migraine Headaches, and Car Crashes

What you Need to Know about Concussions

If you recently experienced a sudden abrasion to the head, such as a car accident or a sports injury, there is a chance you suffered a concussion, and that is not something you should ignore.   So, what is a concussion? It is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) that alters how your brain functions. [...]

Vertigo Emergency Room Visits Cost 4 Billion per Year

Dizziness Is Expensive According to researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, vertigo emergency room visits cost 4 billion per year (about 4 percent of total emergency department costs), the study was published in the July issue of Academic Emergency Medicine.   The researchers found there were 3.9 million U.S. emergency department visits for dizziness or [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:51+00:00 November 4th, 2013|Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on Vertigo Emergency Room Visits Cost 4 Billion per Year

Drug-Free Relief of Post-traumatic Headaches in Apple Valley, Minnesota

25% Still Have Headaches 4 Years Later   Post-traumatic Headaches (PTH) occur in 90% of patients following a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI), also known as a concussion.     Over time the percentage of patients who suffer with these types of headaches decreases, however almost 25% have persistent headaches four years later.   Many [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:56+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Chronic pain, Concussion, Cranio-cervical syndrome, Depression, Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Headaches, Insomnia, Migraine headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Sleep problems, Tension headaches, Vertigo|Comments Off on Drug-Free Relief of Post-traumatic Headaches in Apple Valley, Minnesota