Dr. Jean-Paul Bohemier is one of the founders and chief upper cervical chiropractors at Vibe Health Spine in Calgary, Canada. With over 15 years of chiropractic experience, he is full-body accredited in Active Release Technique TM and is certified in the NUCCA procedure.
In 2006, he graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Three years after that, he received a Diplomate in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures (DCCJP), a post-graduate program administered by the International Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Bohemier is often a speaker at educational forums and company events to convey the importance of the head and neck in people’s overall health. His motivation in educating the public was his personal experience of recovery from extreme headaches through upper cervical chiropractic.
The Fall season is a perfect time to be out and busy with your family and friends. This is all thanks to the extensive line-up of activities that people partake in, such as turkey trots, Halloween parties, pumpkin carving competitions, and annual chili cook-offs. Unfortunately, however, it’s also the same time of the year where many people experience allergy headaches. Some also experience worse migraine attacks due to the changing weather, making them seek the help of a chiropractor for migraines. If you’re no stranger to allergy migraines or headaches during Fall, then our discussion below might shed light on [...]
Whenever we think of bladder problems, we rarely associate them with sciatica. However, in truth, reduced bladder function is among the many symptoms of this painful disorder. Let’s explore how these two relate to each other plus the rest of the sciatica symptoms that patients complain about. Also, let’s unravel the secrets on how to get rid of sciatica. What is Sciatica and Why Does It Hurt? The body features various nerve bundles, including the sciatic nerve, stretching from the top of your hips to the toes. When this nerve bundle gets irritated or compressed, you suffer from sciatica, [...]
Vertigo affects millions of people in the USA, making it one of the most fascinating health concerns to discuss both offline and online. If you or someone close to you deal with vertigo episodes regularly, you might have a ton of questions about how things work. With this in mind, we thought of gathering the top 10 questions that patients mostly ask from their chiropractor for vertigo. Let’s answer them one by one! Question 1: What is vertigo? Vertigo is a type of dizziness. However, instead of making you feel lightheaded, vertigo attacks trick your brain into thinking that everything [...]
Back pains can result from a variety of other health problems. Some resulted from muscle strain after lifting a few items at work. Others got triggered by arthritis or osteoporosis. It can also result from a bulging or herniated disc. Many upper cervical chiropractors have worked with many patients with back pains due to bulging or herniated discs. But what exactly is a herniated disc? What causes it? More importantly, how do you know if a ruptured vertebral disc is the reason behind your back pain? Join us in the discussion below as we explore back pain, its symptoms, its [...]
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic disorder famous for causing widespread pain in the bones and muscles. Also, it causes extreme fatigue and tenderness in specific areas of the body. No accurate medical test can measure fibromyalgia symptoms, and there is no apparent cause of this condition. For this reason, misdiagnosis frequently happens. As a result, it leads to frustration for people who suffer from it. Fibromyalgia Symptoms Fibromyalgia brings an aching feeling all over the body. Here are several other common symptoms aside from achiness: Low pain threshold Muscle pain, burning, twitching, or tightness Severe fatigue Several tender areas on [...]
Here’s a piece of wonderful news for all American migraineurs: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently approved Ubrelvy, a new prescription medication that can treat acute migraine attacks with or without aura in adults. Furthermore, the drug will be available for sale in the United States in the first quarter of 2020. What is a Migraine? Migraine is a neurological disorder that brings about moderate to severe headaches. A throbbing or pulsating pain often afflicts one side of the head. It may come with nausea and vomiting, as well as aura and sensitivity to sounds, lights, and smells. [...]
We have to start right at the basics, with a definition of vertigo. This symptom is a false sensation of movement. For many people, vertigo feels like the room is spinning. However, vertigo can include perceptions of tilting, swaying, or any other type of movement that is not really happening. Also, you may feel as though you are the one who is spinning, tilting, or even falling. It can easily lead to falls and serious injuries. But Wait, Isn’t Vertigo a Fear of Heights? That is a common misconception, and there are a few reasons this idea has come about. [...]
A migraine episode is a debilitating combination of symptoms that can include a severe headache, nausea, heightened sensitivity to light, sound, and smell, vision disturbances, and cognitive changes. A migraine episode is due to changes that occur in the nervous system. Because of these nervous system changes, approximately 25-30% of migraine sufferers will experience an aura before the onset of a headache. A migraine attack will typically progress in four stages, though not everyone will experience all of them: Prodrome Aura Headache Postdrome Those who go through the aura phase often view it as a warning sign of what is [...]
Vertigo is a specific type of dizziness that is experienced as a false sensation of movement. People suffering from vertigo may feel as if they, the environment around them, or both are spinning or whirling. An important thing to understand about vertigo is that it is not a diagnosis. Rather, vertigo is a description of a particular sensation and a symptom of many diseases and health conditions. When you experience an attack, getting a proper diagnosis can help you manage and care for your symptoms. The Top 5 Vertigo-Causing Conditions While there are many reasons why vertigo can develop, [...]
It probably won’t surprise you to discover that migraines are an extremely common health problem. In fact, more than 39 million Americans are migraineurs. However, despite how common they are, there is still an incredible amount of confusion surrounding this neurological condition. Here are seven things that most people don’t know about migraines. #1 85-90% of Migraineurs Get Headaches How could this be a little-known fact? Don’t most people associate migraines with headaches? While that’s true, the shocking part to most people is that the statistic is not 100%. This is because many people believe migraines are just bad headaches. [...]