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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:30+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

Natural Relief of Football Related Concussions in Apple Valley, Minnesota

The Hot Topic in Football   Many news organizations are reporting on the hot topic in football right now, concussions. Lawsuits, questions of safety and a call for new research from many organizations is daily being reported.   The Toledo Blade is reporting that Ohio State University’s Dr. Russell Lonser is setting off on one [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:31+00:00 August 26th, 2013|Concussion, Headaches, Migraine headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Vertigo|Comments Off on Natural Relief of Football Related Concussions in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Contact Sports Athletes with Migraines Part 2 of 2

Last time we began to examine the different types of migraines that athletes may suffer from and what to do about them. Today we take a closer look at 2 other types of migraines and discuss a solution that is providing hope for athletes with migraines around the world.   Trauma Triggered Migraine Trauma triggered [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:31+00:00 August 19th, 2013|Concussion, Migraine headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on Contact Sports Athletes with Migraines Part 2 of 2

The Contact Sports Athlete and Migraines Part 1 of 2

Professional Athletes and Migraines The Cleveland Browns star running back Trent Richardson was recently in the news because of migraine headaches.  Richardson is just another of many athletes who regularly experience migraine headaches.  Former Minnesota Viking Percy Harvin, Dwayne Wade, Serena Williams, and many others are known to have chronic migraines as well.   Richardson [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:31+00:00 August 14th, 2013|Concussion, Migraine headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on The Contact Sports Athlete and Migraines Part 1 of 2

Natural Approach for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Apple Valley, MN

Repetitive Soccer Ball Heading May Be Leading to Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries   Fox and CBS news are reporting that repetitive heading of a soccer ball may be leading to brain injury. In the past decade, concern has been raised surrounding concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries sustained by football players and military personnel, as [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:32+00:00 August 12th, 2013|Concussion, Dizziness, Headaches, Insomnia, Migraine headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Sleep problems, Vertigo|Comments Off on Natural Approach for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Apple Valley, MN

New Study Confirms Brain Changes after Concussion Following the First Episode

There Are No Mild Brain Injuries   Further evidence of brain changes after concussion and that the term “mild” should never be used in connection with brain injury were found in a study published in the March 2013 issue of the Journal Radiology.   In the study, NYU medical school researchers measured changes in global [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:33+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Concussion, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on New Study Confirms Brain Changes after Concussion Following the First Episode

The Brain’s Reaction to an Upper Neck Misalignment in Post-Concussion Syndrome

Chronic Post Concussion Syndrome   On March 12, 2012 the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research had a very interesting case study that discussed the impact of an upper neck misalignment on the brain.   After seeing a series of medical doctors, cardiologists and neurologists a 75-year-old woman finally found a neurologist who was familiar [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:33+00:00 July 24th, 2013|Migraine headaches, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on The Brain’s Reaction to an Upper Neck Misalignment in Post-Concussion Syndrome

Young Athletes Who Have Suffered Multiple Concussions Need Significantly Longer Recovery

Multiple Concussions Means More Recovery CBS news is reporting that young athletes who have suffered multiple concussions need significantly longer recovery periods than first-time sufferers, according to a new study in the Journal Pediatrics.  About 3.8 million athletes suffer a concussion each year.   "There may be a subgroup of kids, particularly those who play [...]

2017-09-19T00:20:34+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Concussion, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Vertigo|Comments Off on Young Athletes Who Have Suffered Multiple Concussions Need Significantly Longer Recovery

New Research shows that Concussions are leading to Brain Changes

On November 21, 2012 , brain imaging shows changes in the brains of people with post-concussion syndrome (PCS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.   PCS affects approximately 20 percent to 30 percent of people who suffer mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) otherwise known as a concussion -- defined by [...]

2017-09-19T00:21:12+00:00 June 26th, 2013|Concussion, Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome|Comments Off on New Research shows that Concussions are leading to Brain Changes

Concussions may lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

In February 2012, doctors from the Department of rehabilitative medicine at the University of Washington reported on a study of 239 people who have suffered mild traumatic brain injuries , also known as concussions. After 6 months, 17% of them had developed the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Rates of PTSD in civilian [...]

2017-09-19T00:21:13+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Concussion, Headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Post traumatic stress disorder|Comments Off on Concussions may lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder