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?

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?

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

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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:14+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Concussion, Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on That Injury and Your Concussion

More research linking migraine headaches, vertigo and car crashes

A recent 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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:15+00:00 March 30th, 2015|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches, Vertigo, Whiplash|Comments Off on More research linking migraine headaches, vertigo and car crashes

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 [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:15+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Post concussion syndrome, Whiplash|Comments Off on A Word on Whiplash Trigger Points

Whiplash and Spine Research

The Spine Research Institute of San Diego For the last 25 years, Dr. Arthur Croft, the founding director of the Spine Research Institute of San Diego, has been conducting whiplash research. The number of books, awards, titles, and accolades that attributed to Dr. Croft for his life work is extensive, and his knowledge is even [...]

2017-09-19T00:18:15+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Whiplash|Comments Off on Whiplash and Spine Research