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 [...]

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

2017-09-19T00:17:17+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Depression, Disequilibrium, Dizziness, Parkinson's disease|Comments Off on Link Between Contact Sports and Parkinson’s Pt1

Neck Injuries, Parkinson’s Disease and Contact Sports

Parkinson’s Disease and Contact Sports NFL Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg, former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali and former professional basketball player Brian Grant were all in the news recently.  All 3 of these men played in contact sports, where they suffered repeated head and neck traumas and all 3 of these men have been diagnosed with [...]

2017-09-19T00:19:45+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Parkinson's disease|Comments Off on Neck Injuries, Parkinson’s Disease and Contact Sports

Face Pain or Palsy Options: Botox, Brain Surgery or NUCCA

Medical Options There are a collection of conditions known as Cranial Nerve Compressive Syndromes involving face pain or palsy such as Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, Hemifacial spasm and others.  These conditions are among the most devastating of all health conditions both in pain and social impact.   The medical approaches to these conditions are extremely invasive, [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:34+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Bell's palsy, Chronic pain, Face Pain, Hemifacial spasm, Migraine headaches, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Trigeminal neuralgia|Comments Off on Face Pain or Palsy Options: Botox, Brain Surgery or NUCCA