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

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?

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 [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:20+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 [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:20+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

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Concussions

Understanding CTE Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a degenerative global brain dysfunction syndrome, but the unfortunate part is it can only be diagnosed after a person has died. The slightly good news is that only those people who have suffered from multiple concussions or other types of head injuries suffer from CTE. Of course, that means [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:21+00:00 August 10th, 2015|Concussion, Post concussion syndrome, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Concussions

That Injury and Your Concussion

You and that Concussion   If you were recently in a car accident or sustained a sports related injury, there is a chance you suffered from whiplash. That occurs when the muscles in your neck are extended beyond their normal range of motion.   Now, even if you weren't knocked unconscious, there is a chance [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:22+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Concussion, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on That Injury and Your Concussion

A Word on Whiplash Trigger Points

A Whiplash Study Recently, a study was done of 100 patients who either suffered from whiplash-associated disorders, Fibromyalgia, non-traumatic chronic cervical syndrome, or endogenous depression. 85.1% of those who suffered from whiplash showed sensitivity in their semispinalis capitis muscle, which is in the upper part of the back of the neck. Interestingly enough, that muscle [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:23+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on A Word on Whiplash Trigger Points

What’s in a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Understanding Concussions Saying someone experienced a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is a long way of saying they suffered from a concussion. Though, whether or not a person experiences a concussion or not can vary from person to person depending on how hard they were hit, where they were hit, and other factors.   One [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:29+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Concussion, Dizziness, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on What’s in a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?