How Birmingham, MI Residents Are Finding Headache Relief

Chronic headaches can strike at anytime and anyplace. Living from day to day in fear of when the next attack may occur is common for those who suffer from this condition. A variety of health care options are available making it hard to know what is best. Some questions that are commonly asked by those [...]

Is a New Migraine Medicine the Answer?

It may be hard to believe, but 38 million of those living in the USA experience migraines. These are not just bad headaches but are a neurological disorder known for: Debilitating head pain Nausea and vomiting Vertigo Sensitivity to light, sound, and odor In June of 2015, a new drug was introduced to the market [...]

A Case Study on Post-Concussion Syndrome and Where to Find Help

A 75-year-old woman sought the care of an upper cervical chiropractor after suffering for ten years with the following symptoms: Unsteady gait Extreme tiredness Irregular blood pressure Seizures due to posture changes and activity Laziness in her left eye Migraines Her seizures caused her to feel a hot sensation in her upper chest and brought [...]

A Deeper Look at Post – Concussion Syndrome

A diagnosis of post-concussion syndrome (PCS) comes about after a person has experienced a severe blow to the head. Even if some of these head traumas are considered mild, as they are in about 85% of cases, enough symptoms can lead to a diagnosis of PCS. However, it may surprise one to learn that this [...]

Understanding and Alleviating Migraine and Headache Pain

Migraines and headaches are similar in that they both cause a person pain in the region of the head. Migraines usually have a headache as a symptom. There are two types of headaches—primary and secondary. Here’s a brief breakdown of what causes these to occur: Primary headaches are due to lack of blood and oxygen [...]

A Small Misalignment in the Neck Can Lead to Migraine Headaches

There are a number of conditions that can cause a person to experience a migraine. Allergies, environmental factors, and even weather conditions can bring on a migraine in some people. Another major reason for migraines is due to an injury sustained to the upper neck or a blow to the head. Some common ways this [...]

The Aftereffects of Whiplash

A person may leave a car accident with little or no symptoms of whiplash or other damage. However, it is important to understand why and how whiplash happens. It is also vital to know what can occur if whiplash goes untreated. The term whiplash has to do with the way the neck and head move [...]

Examining the Options for Neck Pain

Neck pain is not easy to cope with. A diagnosis of severe osteoarthritis, thyroid issues, or narrowing of the blood vessels can lead to possible neck surgery. The neck is one of the most fragile parts of the body, more so than the knee or shoulder. That means that neck surgery comes with higher risks [...]

Why Recovering from Whiplash Requires Assistance

Whiplash happens due to damage that was done to the muscles and tendons causing the neck to be strained. This does not only happen when one is in a major car accident. The fact is that it can occur at speeds as low as five miles per hour. A person can go that fast on [...]