Dr. John Cheney is the owner and chiropractor at Source Chiropractic and Wellness in Draper, Utah. He has earned not one but two postgraduate trainings in upper cervical chiropractic. He received the Magna Cum Laude honor when he graduated from Life Chiropractic College West. In the same year, he finished his first postgraduate training program in Knee Chest Upper Cervical Specific (KCUCS) through the coaching project of Dr. Shawn Dill, a specialist in the upper cervical chiropractic field. Three years later, he also accomplished his second postgraduate (KCUCS) course through the Tic Institute and expert Dr. BJ Kale. Dr. Cheney has done several chiropractic outreach programs in El Salvador and Nicaragua. He adjusted about hundreds of people who were looking for relief through chiropractic care. At present, Dr. Cheney serves the people of Draper and surrounding areas through upper cervical chiropractic.

Technique/s: Upper Cervical Care, Knee Chest Upper Cervical Specific

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Vertigo and Dizziness Glossary: Every Important Term Defined

Coping with symptoms like vertigo and dizziness can come with many ups and downs. It also becomes extra challenging when you can’t distinguish between the two. Recognizing this problem, we created a list of every essential term related to vertigo and dizziness. It includes familiar words such as peripheral vertigo, central vertigo, and otoconia. We also listed rarely talked about terms like orthostatic hypotension and endolymphatic hydrops.  Balance system  The balance system consists of several components: the vestibular organs (found in the inner ears), the eyes, and the sensors on the muscles and skin. Each part of the balance system [...]

By |December 19th, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vertigo and Dizziness Glossary: Every Important Term Defined

A Guide to Effectively Preventing Vacation Migraine

When you're on a vacation trip to let go of life stresses, the last thing you would want is a migraine attack. Every upper cervical chiropractor for migraines has probably heard their patients express this fear. It is because plane rides and travel are known migraine triggers. It's not just the motion sickness from boats and planes that can trigger this debilitating pain, but stress from the trip can also bring on the attack.    What is a Vacation Migraine? As the name suggests, a vacation migraine is a type of migraine that attacks during a vacation. It is pretty [...]

By |October 17th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Guide to Effectively Preventing Vacation Migraine

Understanding Dizziness in Kids and How to Help

Pediatric dizziness is real, and it is one of the leading concerns of parents and guardians. A national survey reveals that about 3.5 million kids aged 3 to 17 years experience dizziness. This is why it came as no surprise that thousands to millions of parents and guardians actively seek natural remedies for dizziness. But why does dizziness occur in children? Is pediatric dizziness the same as the type of dizziness that adults experience? We want to help you understand dizziness in kids and the best options to help them.    What Causes Pediatric Dizziness? Dizziness or feeling lightheaded is [...]

Neck Pain and Other Symptoms That Appear After a Concussion

Dealing with concussions can be quite tricky. That’s because this type of brain injury rarely leaves unmistakable evidence that imaging scans can pick up. Often, people remain clueless until they observe symptoms like a throbbing headache, vomiting, nausea, and neck pain after a concussion. Not sure if you have a concussion or post-concussion syndrome? Learn more about the varying symptoms of a traumatic brain injury in our discussion.     What Happens When You Have a Concussion? During an accident like a car collision, overextension of the neck, or a head-to-head contact in a sports competition, the brain rapidly moves back [...]

By |June 20th, 2021|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Neck Pain and Other Symptoms That Appear After a Concussion

Vertigo and Acrophobia: Their Difference

People sometimes interchange vertigo and acrophobia. However, these two are not the same. To help explain the differences better, here’s what an upper cervical chiropractic care practitioner has to say:    “Vertigo Is a False Sensation of Spinning.” Vertigo is a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning even when you are standing completely still. While vertigo does not have one exact cause, it can root from other causes. Most of the time, vertigo is brought about by a problem in the inner ear. In some cases, vertigo can be so severe that it affects the everyday life of [...]

Your Ultimate Migraine Guide

Processing all the information you found about migraines might be enough to cause a round of migraine and neck pain. This guide covers salient details that should help you understand what it is, what the triggers are, and what you can do to achieve relief.   What is a migraine? A migraine is not just your ordinary headache. Although this condition happens quite often to many people that it has achieved ordinary status, there are still a few things that make this distinct from a headache. Migraines make people feel the following: Queasy and the need to vomit Irritation to [...]

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How Do You Fix Vertigo with BPPV?

BPPV, short for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, accounts for most of the recorded vertigo cases. Patients who have BPPV often experience intense vertigo episodes when changing the head's orientation or position. This means that even the smallest movements, such as rolling on the side of the bed, can cause a brief but very uncomfortable spinning sensation.  To help you understand the condition and find effective vertigo relief, let’s check out what BPPV stands for: Benign – Your condition isn’t deadly or harmful.  Paroxysmal – This refers to sudden and brief spasms or attacks.  Positional – Unlike other vertigo types, BPPV [...]

Neck Pain Due to Whiplash Isn’t Surprising

One of the most frequently asked questions about whiplash is whether it brings on neck pain. Does whiplash cause neck pain? The answer is pretty obvious—YES, it can cause neck pain. It shouldn’t come as a surprise. After all, whiplash is a neck injury that stems from a forceful, rapid back-and-forth jerking of the neck. Possible Causes of Whiplash Whiplash often happens to people who had a major vehicular accident. However, it can also result from any events that cause the neck muscles to extend beyond the limit of range of motion. Several unfortunate incidents can cause whiplash injury such [...]

By |October 18th, 2020|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Neck Pain Due to Whiplash Isn’t Surprising

Symptoms of Late Stage Meniere’s Disease

  Meniere’s disease is a condition that causes vertigo, ringing in the ears, and hearing loss. The problem originates from the inner ear, and not the brain like what was previously thought. The medical community is still not entirely sure how this disease begins. However, there are many theories over the last several years.    Possible Root Causes of Meniere’s Disease According to theories, these are some of the likely causes of Meniere’s disease:  Circulation problems Viral infections Autoimmune reactions Allergies Migraines Possible genetic link These are all considered as possible causes. On the other hand, two leading theories try [...]

Taking Care of Your Migraines: What Works Best

Migraines cause extreme pounding and a throbbing headache. They regularly affect only one side of the head, accompanied by sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and vomiting. Migraine pain can last for a few hours or even a few days. Migraineurs often describe the pain as debilitating. Some people experience migraines with aura. An aura is a type of warning signal that appears about an hour before the actual migraine attack. It can come in the form of blind spots, flashing lights, or tingling sensation on one side of the face or in the leg or arm. 4 Stages of [...]

By |June 21st, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Taking Care of Your Migraines: What Works Best
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