Dr. Geoff Besso DC, DCCJP is the founder and owner of Besso Clinic of Chiropractic in Stow, Ohio. He is a proud member of the Upper Cervical Council of the International Chiropractic Association (ICA) and the Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology. He finished his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Besso is accredited in the Orthospinology Procedure, making him one of the very few Ohio state doctors specializing in gentle upper cervical chiropractic method. Dr. Besso received a Diplomate in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures (DCCJP). Less than 20 chiropractors in the whole world have earned this accreditation from the International Chiropractic Association. His life mission is to help his patients live their lives to the fullest through specific chiropractic care. He practices Upper Cervical Care and Orthospinology.

Technique/s: Orthospinology, Upper Cervical Care

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5 Tips for Finding Natural Fibromyalgia Relief

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition, but it also has a whole host of other symptoms that can make it even more debilitating. For example, patients may struggle with cognitive symptoms, depression and anxiety, difficulty sleeping, fatigue, and more. Medications are hit and miss in their usefulness, and they may also cause a number of unwanted side effects that only add to the problem. With that in mind, we’ve compiled these tips for seeking natural fibromyalgia relief. #1 Eat a Healthy Diet When you are already in pain all the time, you don’t need to add inflammation. That makes an [...]

By |December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Tips for Finding Natural Fibromyalgia Relief

The Three Categories of Non-Drug Migraine Treatments

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, there are three primary categories of non-drug treatments for migraine patients. We’re going to discuss these three different types of care, and then we will take a closer look at a therapy that has provided significant improvements for migraine patients in a number of case studies. Lifestyle Changes that Can Affect Migraines The first thing we are going to address is a form of self-care. Changing habits can be one way to curb migraines. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you want to give this approach a try. Keep a [...]

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Three Categories of Non-Drug Migraine Treatments

Meniere’s Disease – Help Is Available for This Disabling Condition

Meniere’s disease is a syndrome causing episodes of spinning vertigo (where you feel as if you or the things around you are spinning), hearing loss, and tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Meniere’s disease is very unpredictable. In between attacks, you will most likely have a period of symptom-free relief. Meniere’s impacts people of all ages but especially those of middle age or older. In order to diagnose Meniere’s, a doctor does a careful patient history and physical exam. Some tests are essential for confirmation. Many wonder how Meniere’s disease got its name. In 1861, Prosper Meniere, a French doctor, realized [...]

By |June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Meniere’s Disease – Help Is Available for This Disabling Condition

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Whether you have recently been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome or have a loved one who is battling with it, the more you know about this health condition, the better. While researchers are still to learn more about chronic fatigue syndrome, there is also a lot of information that just isn’t common knowledge yet. We’re going to address 9 things that most people don’t know about chronic fatigue syndrome. The last of these 9 is a natural form of care that is bringing hope of improved quality of life to those who suffer from this chronic health condition. #1 It [...]

By |March 4th, 2018|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Top 10 Triggers for Chronic Headaches

Do you suffer from headaches on a seemingly constant basis? If you have 15 or more headache days per month, then you are dealing with a chronic headache condition. One way to reduce the frequency of headaches is to know what triggers an episode. However, it is even more important to find the underlying cause of the headaches and eliminate it. Therefore, after we discuss our list of the 10 most common headache triggers, we will also look at a natural form of care that many headache suffers are getting excited about. #1 Weather Unfortunately, this isn’t a trigger you [...]

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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 the feeling of spinning or whirling, and can come with nausea, vomiting, and loss of balance.  People who suffer with vertigo turn to many approaches in order to find relief.  In many instances, treatment aimed to reduce the symptoms instead of the underlying cause.  As more is being understood about vertigo-inducing conditions, promising research about upper cervical chiropractic care is becoming more readily available. Before we discuss the research, it's important to understand some mechanisms behind conditions that cause vertigo attacks. [...]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Research Shows Undeniable Connection Between Vertigo and Head or Neck Injury

3 Common Misconceptions About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that has been shrouded in mystery, making it tough for the 5 million+ Americans who are coping with it to find relief. We’re about to debunk 3 common fibromyalgia myths to clear up some of the confusion surrounding this chronic health condition. Myth #1: Only Adult Females Have Fibromyalgia This myth springs from the fact that about 80% of diagnosed fibromyalgia patients are women. However, children and men can also be afflicted with this condition. Some researchers believe that men and children are underdiagnosed due to this misconception existing even in the medical field. [...]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 3 Common Misconceptions About Fibromyalgia

Fact: Headaches Are a Common Effect of Concussions

Headaches are prevalent in the world with nearly half of people around the world dealing with tension headaches, migraines headaches, or some other type of headache condition. While some headaches may seem to come out of nowhere, others have a very obvious starting point. For example, for many, a concussion occurs before the onset of headaches. What are some common causes of concussions and how does such an injury lead to headaches? What Causes Concussions that Lead to Headaches? The range of events that may lead to concussions are many and varied. For example, many concussions due to sports accidents. [...]

By |May 7th, 2017|Categories: Concussion/MTBI/Post-Concussion Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fact: Headaches Are a Common Effect of Concussions

3 Common Misconceptions About Vertigo You Should Not Believe

Vertigo is a common health problem that involves the false sensation of movement. Perhaps that is the most common misconception since many only equate vertigo with the sensation of spinning. While that is a common manifestation of the symptom, any false sensation of movement is vertigo including that feeling like you are still rocking up and down after getting back to dry land following a long boat trip. Here are 3 frequent misunderstandings involving vertigo. Myth #1: Vertigo Is a Fear of Heights A fear of heights is acrophobia. Many are confused about this because of a Hitchcock film called [...]

By |March 5th, 2017|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 3 Common Misconceptions About Vertigo You Should Not Believe

A Central Nervous System Approach to Fibromyalgia Care

Fibromyalgia used to be a musculoskeletal condition. However, it is being recognized more and more as a central nervous system condition. In particular, pain processing takes place differently than it does for some without fibromyalgia. As a result, researchers are reexamining the way doctors should care for the pain of fibromyalgia. The Problem with Common Chronic Pain Treatment One of the main concerns researchers have when it comes to this chronic pain condition is the overuse of opioids for pain. These powerful drugs affect the central nervous system in ways that could actually contribute to further fibromyalgia issues. There is [...]

By |January 1st, 2017|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Central Nervous System Approach to Fibromyalgia Care
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