Dr. Ian Bulow is the director of Revive Upper Cervical Chiropractic in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. He was in the top five of his class when he graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He was also the valedictorian when he completed his postgraduate study on upper cervical care. The Council on Upper Cervical Care conferred the Diplomate in Chiropractic Craniocervical Junction Procedures (DCCJP) to Dr. Bulow after passing the board certification. His advanced board certifications and top honors are testaments of his passion for improving his patients' quality of life. As a speaker and educator, he shares this commitment with his colleagues and chiropractic students.

Technique/s: Toggle Recoil approach, Blair Upper Cervical, and NUCCA Chiropractic

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Blogs by Dr. Bulow

Embracing Your Fibromyalgia Diagnosis: Best Tips to Cope

Fibromyalgia is a persistent condition that causes widespread pain and fatigue. It affects roughly 4 million people in the United States alone and accounts for a significant fraction of the cases that seek upper cervical care. Thankfully, fibromyalgia has a bright side: you can find ways to live with it! In this article, we'll discuss ways to reduce your fibromyalgia flare-ups so that you can enjoy life better and feel less restricted by your condition.   Living with Fibromyalgia: What's It Like? Fibromyalgia affects millions of people. Studies trace its origins to central sensitization – a condition where the nervous [...]

How to Combat Back Pain from a Pinched Nerve

Getting a pinched nerve can be devastating to your health and wellness, and it is not just the excruciating pain you will have to endure. The pain will affect other areas of your life, like work and leisure activities, which can result in lost time you can’t get back. Depending on the severity of the pain, you may also need to take time off to rest and recover. While simple remedies can help momentarily relieve the pain, they are not long-term solutions. This blog will discuss how you can combat back pain due to a pinched nerve and live a [...]

How to Cope with Stress-related Vertigo

Stress is a part of life, so the body has a built-in mechanism to help you cope. When exposed to a stressful situation, adrenaline and cortisol instantly get released into the bloodstream. They work hand in hand to sharpen the senses and help the body pull through challenging situations. Unfortunately, these stress hormones can sometimes bring out unpleasant experiences such as vertigo attacks, leaving people stuck in a vicious cycle. The worse part is when the spinning sensations won’t stop because of misalignments in the cervical spine. Find out how you can work around this situation with helpful remedies like [...]

Fibromyalgia Glossary: Understanding Essential Terms

Dealing with unpopular health problems such as fibromyalgia can be puzzling and worrisome. So here, we put together a fibromyalgia glossary to help you understand terms and phrases linked to fibromyalgia. You may want to bookmark this blog and make it your go-to reference in coping and managing your symptoms better. This can also be helpful to those who are considering or currently undergoing fibromyalgia chiropractic care. Find out the meaning behind fibromyalgia-terms such as allodynia, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibro fog, and more below. Allodynia An uncommon symptom caused by nerve-related conditions but often seen in fibromyalgia patients. They feel [...]

By |February 27th, 2022|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Glossary: Understanding Essential Terms

What Helps Pinched Nerve Tingling?

What is a pinched nerve? What happens when there’s a pinched nerve in your neck? Can a chiropractor fix a pinched nerve? Before we get to the answers, read on and see if you can relate to any of these situations…  Have you experienced waking up one morning, and all of a sudden, you felt a tingling sensation in your fingers or hands that could pass a 4 out of 5 in terms of pain intensity? You then dismissed it as “just a pulled muscle” because you slept the night before with your neck turned to one side. As your [...]

Avoiding Migraine and Neck Pain During Fall Season

Fall is one of the best seasons of the year, thanks to Oktoberfest, Turkey Trots, Thanksgiving feast dinners, Fall carnivals, pump carving contests, and Halloween. Of course, there’s also that relaxing and heartwarming smell of pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin pies everywhere you go. Indeed, it’s great to be out and about, visiting families and friends—that’s if you don’t struggle with migraine and neck pain.  If you’re among the thousands of people who have migraines and an achy neck during fall, you might be wondering about the root cause of your flareups. Is it something that you can resolve with [...]

By |October 10th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Avoiding Migraine and Neck Pain During Fall Season

Subjective Vertigo vs Objective Vertigo: The Difference

Vertigo is well-known for its spinning or whirling sensation. However, healthcare experts do not consider vertigo as a medical condition. For them, it is merely a symptom of an underlying, more severe illness. Regardless of the labels, finding relief from vertigo is vital. Good thing there are many vertigo home remedies that people can try.   Classifications There are different ways to classify vertigo, and we will cover them in this section. In case you didn’t know, vertigo can be classified based on the person’s perception of who or what is spinning. 1. The perceived source of the whirling sensation [...]

Can Fibromyalgia Cause You to Gain Weight?

Staying in shape and peak health is essential for everyone, especially during this pandemic. Many individuals have made losing weight a priority. They follow strict diet and workout plans, hoping to shed off excess weight and reach their set fitness goals.  However, those with certain conditions that impact their weight might feel a bit frustrated. Fibromyalgia patients, for example, might find themselves gaining unaccounted weight because of their condition. In this article, we’ll talk about the reasons why that happens after discussing essential details about fibromyalgia. We will also list down different methods that could help you deal with the [...]

By |June 27th, 2021|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Can Fibromyalgia Cause You to Gain Weight?

Is There A Link Between the Neck and Migraines?

Have you noticed that when the pain starts in your neck migraine attacks usually follow? If yes, then go ahead and check out this article. Find out if there is indeed a link between the neck and migraines.    The Neck's Role in Our Body The cervical spine also called the neck, is a slender section that connects the head to the body. We often do not pay a lot of attention to our neck. But, consider for a moment and imagine the repercussions of any untoward issues in this area. The significance of its impact is so great that [...]

By |March 14th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is There A Link Between the Neck and Migraines?
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