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.

Technique/s: NUCCA technique

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Headache on Top of Head? What’s Causing it Might Surprise You.

Headaches on Top of Head Headaches occur in many different forms. Including pain on top of head or a feeling like a band is wrapped around the head. Others present with pain behind one of the eyes. Headaches can occur at the temples as well. What causes a headache that affects the very top of the head? Here are some possible causes of headache pain. At the end of our article, we’ll present a natural form of care that has been bringing hope to many headache patients. #1 Tension Headaches Tension-type headaches are typically associated with tension or stress. It [...]

By |June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Migraines / Headaches, Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Headache on Top of Head? What’s Causing it Might Surprise You.

Vertigo Disease Basics for Those with Vestibular Problems

What is vertigo and its symptoms? Is there a difference between vertigo and just being dizzy? What are the causes of vertigo? Is there a way to get natural relief? We will address the answers to these questions and more in our article. As a result, we hope our readers can find significant relief without the side effects of medications, injections, and invasive surgeries. What Is Vertigo Disease? Vertigo is a false sensation of movement. It is often described as the feeling that the room is spinning. While it is a symptom and not a medical condition by itself, we [...]

By |March 4th, 2018|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vertigo Disease Basics for Those with Vestibular Problems

4 Quick Ways to Reduce Migraine Frequency and Severity

Migraines can strike at the least convenient times – not that there is any convenient time for a severe headache, nausea, sensory sensitivity, and the many other symptoms of this debilitating neurological condition. If you suffer from migraines, one of your primary goals likely is to reduce the frequency and severity of attacks. With that in mind, we’re going to present you with four potential ways to reduce how often attacks come about. The last one is bringing hope to many migraine and headache sufferers around the world. #1 Keeping a Migraine Journal and Avoiding Triggers This is the number [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Migraines / Headaches, Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Quick Ways to Reduce Migraine Frequency and Severity

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 related to canalith repositioning. Then we will take a closer look at a subspecialty of chiropractic that is providing real results for patients. What Is Vertigo? Don’t be confused by the movie – vertigo isn’t a fear of heights. It is a false sensation of movement. You may feel like the world is spinning around you. Or you may experience a swaying or rocking feeling as though you just got [...]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Maneuvers and a Chiropractic Subspecialty for Vertigo Relief

Foods: Not in Top 10 for Common Migraine Triggers

If you were worried that you might need to cut out your favorite foods to prevent migraines, we have some good news for you. According to some recent research, foods don’t even hit the top 10 when it comes to migraine triggers. What caused this common misconception, what really triggers a migraine, and how can you find natural relief? Read on to learn more. Why Do People Think Foods Trigger Migraines? Researchers have discovered that certain food cravings are part of a migraine prodrome (symptoms that occur in the hours prior to the onset of a migraine. As a result, [...]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Foods: Not in Top 10 for Common Migraine Triggers

5 Things to Try for Back Pain Before Medication

Despite changing guidelines, doctors still prescribe opioids for about 40% of patients who complain of back pain. If you want to try and get rid of your back ache without popping pills, here are 5 things you can try first. Upper Cervical Chiropractic – You may not think the top bones of your neck as having anything to do with back pain, but the spine is all attached, and effects travel from the top down. We’ll take a closer look at this effective form of chiropractic care in just a moment. Exercise – Some back ache may feel worse at [...]

5 Guidelines When Dealing with Vertigo

Vertigo is an extremely common condition. However, the factors that lead up to it still seem very mysterious. Many find that the onset of vertigo follows head or neck injuries. This gives a clue to the underlying problem. On the other hand, researchers have developed certain guidelines, specifically when it comes to dealing with vertigo brought by benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Here are 5 things to keep in mind. #1: It is Important to differentiate between benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and other forms of vertigo, dizziness, and disequilibrium. If a discernable cause of vertigo is noted, then the underlying issue [...]

Chronic Headache Conditions, Vitamin D Deficiency, and the Neck

Chronic headache conditions abound globally. About half of people will experience a headache at one time or another in life. However, for those with chronic headache issues, the pain becomes a weekly, or perhaps even daily, part of life. Researchers around the world have been searching for answers. University Study in Finland Connects Vitamin D Levels and Headaches A study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland revealed that when participants were divided into groups based on vitamin D levels, those with the greatest vitamin D deficiency were twice as likely to experience chronic headaches as those with the highest [...]

By |March 5th, 2017|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Chronic Headache Conditions, Vitamin D Deficiency, and the Neck

Debunking Myths Surrounding Vertigo

What is Vertigo ? Who gets it? What is the best way to care for it? Because this is such a common condition, everyone seems to have an opinion, and while the Internet is a great research tool, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Here are a few ideas about this condition that are commonly repeated but are not accurate. Vertigo Is the Fear of Heights – Nope. A fear of heights is called acrophobia. This misconception probably goes back to the Hitchcock film entitled Vertigo that is about a man with a fear of heights. Vertigo is [...]

By |January 1st, 2017|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Debunking Myths Surrounding Vertigo

Is There Anything Worse Than a Common Migraine?

Unfortunately, the answer to that is yes. Hemiplegic migraines are a sub-category of migraines that are one of the most severe types of headaches. They are a neurological disturbance that is extremely difficult to cope with. Some people who have migraines experience aura (some sort of visual disturbance) before a migraine happens. Rather than just visual disturbances, those suffering from hemiplegic migraines can have auras that include stroke-like paralysis and extreme muscle weakness that affects one side of the body. These symptoms are known as hemiplegia. The pain and paralysis of hemiplegic migraines can last for up to a month. [...]

By |November 6th, 2016|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is There Anything Worse Than a Common Migraine?
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