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. [...]

Upper Cervical, Whiplash, and Vertigo

  When vertigo symptoms persist, it is important to thoroughly evaluate the neck. Following any head or neck trauma there will be a tearing loose of the connective tissue that holds the spine in place. This will lead to a weakness that will allow the spine to breakdown and lock into a stressed position. This [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:34+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Dizziness, Vertigo, Whiplash|Comments Off on Upper Cervical, Whiplash, and Vertigo

NUCCA and Vertigo: Is This the Right Approach for You?

Vertigo Just about everything we do and any medical treatment we receive comes with the possibility of some negative side effects. Just walking out the front door in the morning comes with a certain amount of risk, but in most cases we all get by just fine. When it comes to NUCCA, an [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:36+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Dizziness, Vertigo|Comments Off on NUCCA and Vertigo: Is This the Right Approach for You?

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

The Importance of a Neck Exam after a Concussion

Post Concussion Syndrome: More Than Just a Lingering Headache   When most people think about a concussion they think of the damage that is done to the brain. MRIs, Cat Scans, x-rays and neurological exams are generally focused on the skull and brain. But persistent symptoms related to a concussion may have more to do [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:55+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Concussion, Cranio-cervical syndrome, Dizziness, Headaches, Insomnia, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Sleep problems, Vertigo|Comments Off on The Importance of a Neck Exam after a Concussion

Post-concussion Syndrome in Children: Natural relief found in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Growing Concern over Post-concussion Syndrome in Children Many doctors and coaches are beginning to realize that concussions can be much more traumatic than originally believed.  And research has shown us that young athletes who have suffered multiple concussions need significantly longer recovery times.   Lingering symptoms following a concussion are frequently caused by changes in [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:56+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Children, Concussion, Dizziness, Headaches, Insomnia, Migraine headaches, Mild traumatic brain injury, Post concussion syndrome, Sleep problems, Vertigo|Comments Off on Post-concussion Syndrome in Children: Natural relief found in Apple Valley, Minnesota

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

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 [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:56+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

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 [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:56+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