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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Do Pinched Nerves in the Neck Require Surgery?

You're probably looking for relief if you suffer from a pinched nerve in the neck. Sometimes pinched nerves in the neck affect your overall function and make it challenging to get through the day. In some severe cases, surgery may be recommended to help reduce its symptoms. For example, if a herniated disc is the cause of your pinched nerves, surgery usually has about an 80 to 90 percent success rate. Some people, though, would first consider other nonsurgical and non-invasive options that can relieve and help them cope with pinched nerve symptoms. This may include upper cervical chiropractic adjustments, [...]

Are Essential Oils for Vertigo Worth Trying?

If you have been looking for a natural relief for spinning sensations, you have likely come across products such as essential oils for vertigo. But, just like many others who suffer from frequent bouts of vertigo, you have your fair share of doubts about how this natural relief option might help you with your predicament. So, we thought of gathering every bit of information we can pull from medical journals and other trusted resources to help you determine if it might be an excellent option to pursue after all.    Top 9 Essential Oils for Vertigo and What Studies Say [...]

Upper Cervical Chiropractic: A Natural Way to Deal With Different Types of Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common causes of pain. They are too common that 45 million Americans deal with them every year, with over 8 million visiting their doctors. Even patients who seek Upper Cervical Chiropractic bring up concerns about headaches that interfere with their daily lives. The pain caused by headaches can be chronic or happen at least 15 days a month. That’s practically half the month, while some may appear irregularly. Did you know that there are many different kinds of headaches? According to the International Headache Society, there are about 150 different types of headaches. These [...]

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Pinched Nerve Locations: Where Can They Occur?

If you’ve heard of pinched nerves, you likely have an idea how they can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort. Unfortunately, it’s a pain that can be difficult to ignore. Sometimes you have to stop your activities as the ache becomes unbearable. Upper Cervical Care is one pain relief option for patients with pinched nerves to manage their condition. Recently, English actress, author, and columnist Joan Collins appeared on news sites when she was airlifted to the hospital because of pinched nerves. Her representatives described her pain as brutal and excruciating. Luckily, according to reports, the 89-year-old icon [...]

Managing Vertigo Made As Easy As ABC

Having vertigo can be very unsettling. Many people experience vertigo, and this condition interferes with their lives so it is imperative to find a vertigo relief plan that is simple and manageable to lessen not just the discomfort it causes but also its effects on your overall life and wellbeing.  Thankfully, there are only three things you need to remember when planning your vertigo care plan. And we will tackle all of them in our discussion.   Vertigo and Its Potential Root Cause Technically, vertigo is not a disease. It's actually a symptom that causes dizziness and a feeling of [...]

How to Clear Up Migraines and Headaches Naturally

Migraines and tension headaches are so common that most people dismiss their symptoms and assume that their condition will improve in no time. Many individuals also pay very little attention to their triggers or know the difference between migraine and tension headache. So, we thought of discussing headaches and migraines and the leading natural remedy that patients use. Please read on to learn as much as you can about the throbbing or tightening sensation in your head.   Categories of Headache Unknown to many people, headaches come in different forms, and each of them causes varying symptoms. To get acquainted [...]

Trapped Nerves and Why They Cause Pain

The pain caused by trapped nerves can be quite challenging to ignore. It can also cause extreme discomfort that might affect how you spend your entire day. As a result, it’s not surprising why thousands of people have many questions about a trapped nerve. Some of these queries include "can a chiropractor fix a pinched nerve?” and "why are trapped nerves painful?”.    Understanding Trapped Nerves and Their Root Causes We strongly recommend reading through our discussion below if you have similar questions about trapped nerves. Hopefully, it can provide you with valuable insights to help you achieve a pain-free [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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