The Basics of Basilar Migraines in Apple Valley MN

One type of migraine headache is called the basilar migraine. They are caused by a disruption in the brainstem. Before an actual migraine comes on, the person will have an aura. This may include dizziness, seeing double, and having problems with coordination. It occurs between 10 and 45 minutes before the head pain begins. Vertigo [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:21+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches|Comments Off on The Basics of Basilar Migraines in Apple Valley MN

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?

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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:23+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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:17:17+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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:17:18+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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:17:18+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?

Concussion: The Sprained Ankle of Brain Injury

The common belief around Concussions is that they are a temporary event that will heal quickly. Concussions are a common occurrence in many sports and recreational activities that affect 1.6-3.8 million people in the United States.1 Concussions can happen quickly and often go undetected with little or no symptoms, until they manifest as larger problems [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:11+00:00 September 28th, 2015|Chronic pain, Concussion, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Vertigo|Comments Off on Concussion: The Sprained Ankle of Brain Injury

Concussions, Chronic Headaches and Vertigo

Concussions and Other MTBI An MTBI or Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, which includes concussions, can happen to anyone, but so many people aren't aware when they suffer from one. That's because so many people think this type of MTBI only occurs if a person is knocked unconscious, but that is not always the case. When [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:12+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Chronic pain, Concussion, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Post concussion syndrome, Vertigo|Comments Off on Concussions, Chronic Headaches and Vertigo

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Upper Cervical

When a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury is not Mild All it takes for someone to experience a concussion, which is a type of is mild traumatic brain injury is for them to bump their head, be struck on the head, or for their head to be jolted from one side to the other. Any such [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:12+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Concussion, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Upper Cervical