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About Dr. Griffin

Precision Chiropractic West
2501 Westown Pkwy. Suite 1202 1/2,
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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What If You Could Foretell When Your Next Migraine Would Occur?

One of the most difficult things about dealing with migraines is never knowing when the next one will strike and leave you out of commission for a day (or several, depending on how bad the episode is). But what if there was a way to predict when the next migraine would strike. Sure, you’d still [...]

2017-08-04T05:28:00+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on What If You Could Foretell When Your Next Migraine Would Occur?

Why Many Fibromyalgia Patients Deal with TMJ and Shoulder Pain

A columnist for Fibromyalgia News Today recently took to social media to see if any other fibromyalgia sufferers were dealing with joint pain. The result was that she discovered many were suffering from conditions such as frozen shoulder, TMJ dysfunction, and bursitis of the hip, shoulder, and elbow. What is the connection between fibromyalgia, these [...]

2017-03-24T00:46:47+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Why Many Fibromyalgia Patients Deal with TMJ and Shoulder Pain

Is It a Migraine or a Sinus Headache?—Finding Reliable Care

According to an article on the Harvard Health Blog, 86% of patients who think they are dealing with sinus headaches are actually migraine sufferers. That is a pretty astonishing figure considering how many people are constantly blaming headaches on their sinuses. It means the estimate that 38 million Americans suffer from migraines may actually be [...]

2017-06-16T13:28:02+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Is It a Migraine or a Sinus Headache?—Finding Reliable Care

Cost-Effective Care for Positional Vertigo

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) makes up the majority of vertigo cases. Vertigo affects up to 40% of those middle-age or older. Well over 80% of patients either miss work days or suffer other interruptions of daily activities due to this condition. The financial burden on the US alone is somewhere in the range of [...]

2017-06-08T06:37:18+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on Cost-Effective Care for Positional Vertigo

Fibromyalgia Pain—What to Do When Medications Fail to Provide Relief

One of the primary medications prescribed for adult fibromyalgia patients in the US is Lyrica. However, a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled trial revealed that the drug had little to no effect on pain levels in adolescents. When it comes to medications that are prescribed to help fibromyalgia patients deal with pain, this shows the frustrating process [...]

2016-10-17T20:25:22+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Pain—What to Do When Medications Fail to Provide Relief