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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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 [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Top 10 Triggers for Chronic Headaches

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

Seeking Natural Relief of Migraines Is about Getting to the Source

Migraines are a common problem in the US. If you think you suffer alone, guess again. There are approximately 36 million migraine sufferers in the US alone. Let’s take a closer look at this neurological condition that afflicts so many. Facts About Migraines Around 10% of Americans have experienced a migraine. More people experience the condition than the total number of people diagnosed with asthma and diabetes. Approximately 1 in 4 US households has a migraine sufferer. As many as 90% of those who suffer from the disorder are female. US workers lose approximately 113 million days of work annually [...]

By |November 6th, 2016|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Seeking Natural Relief of Migraines Is about Getting to the Source
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