Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres 2017-10-14T20:10:11+00:00

Symptoms & Conditions | Upper Cervical Care

Upper Cervical Care is an effective, alternative treatment to drugs and surgery for a wide variety of symptoms. Below is just a partial list of some of the most common, but if you do not see your health problem on this list do not assume we cannot help you. If you have a central nervous system, then it needs to be unrestricted for your body to function correctly.

Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres

It is important to diagnose the cause of vertigo, or dizziness, as quickly as possible because it can be caused by some very serious conditions. To rule out serious conditions such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, hemorrhage, or tumor diagnosis should include clinical history, physical and neurological examination.

The symptom dizziness is the second most common complaint heard in doctors’ offices (after lower back pain). Dizziness has many causes other than inner ear dysfunction. To investigate how vertigo is caused, let’s look at how balance is controlled.

1. Your Eyes – Your body has a visual “righting reflex” which orients your body to the horizon. Your brain is constantly assessing (via visual information) what it needs to do to orient itself horizontal to the horizon.

2. Your Ears – Your ears contain tiny vestibular (or balance) organs. They function through the use of fluid. Think about a two-liter bottle that is only half full of water. When you turn this upside down (with the cap on, of course!) the fluid doesn’t remain at the bottom of the bottle… it falls to the top responding to gravity’s pull. This is the same mechanism at work in your ears.

3. Your Nerves – Aside from the nerve’s job of properly transmitting information for the eyes and ears, it also makes up the brain stem. The brain stem is by far the most important balance mechanism because it controls and coordinates all of the position information your body produces.

Every muscle, joint and ligament in your body is equipped with “position sensors”. The brain stem then coordinates the information with all the other muscles, joints and ligaments and tells your muscles what to do… all in a fraction of a second!

7 Shocking Myths About Vertigo Unveiled

If you suffer from vertigo, you may be doing as much research as possible online to determine your course of action. The Internet is a great tool when it comes to research, but it is [...]

4 Maneuvers and a Chiropractic Subspecialty for Vertigo Relief

Vertigo is one of the most common conditions affecting people today. What is it? Is there a way to find natural relief? We are going to consider 4 different maneuvers that are used for canalith [...]

7 Eye-Opening Facts About Vertigo

For anyone who is experiencing vertigo on a regular basis, it is important to learn all that you can about it. This can help to quell concerns and may also lead to finding a viable [...]

Research Shows Undeniable Connection Between Vertigo and Head or Neck Injury

Vertigo is a false sensation of movement that can be totally incapacitating for people who experience it.  It is often described as the feeling of spinning or whirling, and can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, [...]

Who Gets Meniere’s Disease?

Meniere’s disease is a rare vestibular condition. Researchers try to break down those who have it by demographics to see if this can help explain why it occurs. Let’s look at some statistics regarding Meniere’s [...]

This treatment is restoring the health and function of thousands of people who were told nothing could be done. It is also preventing countless conditions for people who get under this care before they get into crisis.

Do you need a specialized Upper Cervical Care Doctor?

Click Here to find a Doctor near you

Do you need more evidence?

Just check out what the media is saying about Upper Cervical Care.

Montel Williams and Chiropractic

Montel Williams

NBC’s The Doctors


CBS News/Migraine Relief