Dr. Terry Crowder is the founder and upper cervical chiropractor at Crowder Specific Chiropractic in McKinney, Texas. He is a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic University.
He opened his own practice in the fall of 1991 after working as an associate at the McKinney Chiropractic Center for 20 years. Dr. Crowder has been serving the Texas community for more than ten years through Upper Cervical Care.
Dr. Crowder has been on multiple Upper Cervical mission trips to different countries, including Bulgaria and Guatemala. The chiropractor has spent six years studying and perfecting the Upper Cervical method.
Hemiplegic migraines are rare and belong to the extreme types of migraines. Before we fully explain their characteristics, let us first go over what migraines are in general. In the latter part of this blog, we will also discuss the other types of migraines that anyone can deal with and a natural method to get rid of migraines successfully. Migraines are a neurological disease that occurs when the brain becomes over-excitable in specific areas. It leads to a pounding or throbbing headache. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes, the headache does not appear in migraines. Instead, patients deal [...]
What is Straight Neck Syndrome? Neck injury at the base of the skull can cause straight neck syndrome. The atlas and axis vertebrae surround and protect the brainstem. Injuries or trauma to the neck cause spinal misalignments and lead to an imbalance in posture due to irritation to the brainstem. Here are some factors that may cause misalignment: Whiplash Sports injuries Car accidents Slipping, sliding, and falling incidents A blow to the head or neck Straight neck syndrome or loss of neck curve is a widespread condition nowadays. A standard neck posture shows a reversed C-shaped curve of the neck, [...]
Vertigo is such a common symptom that you may feel you know everything about it. Perhaps you have already scoured the Internet for everything there is to know. We’re going to dig deep to try and provide you with a few facts you may not know. Even if you end up being familiar with a few of them, be sure to read to the end of the article to learn about a unique way that some patients have found help for their vertigo episodes. You Probably Won’t Find Out What Is Causing Your Vertigo We hate to provide you with [...]
Migraines are a neurological condition that affects tens of millions of people across America and many more millions globally. However, despite how prevalent migraines have become, treatment options are still minimal. One of the things that doctors recommend is keeping a migraine journal so that you can learn your triggers and avoid them. Whether you are writing on paper or using one of the many migraine apps, you may discover that you have some of the more common migraine triggers. We are going to take a look at some of these and see what you can do to try and [...]
You wake up in the morning with the worst crick in the neck of your life. It is stiff, sore, even painful. You try to turn your head to see if it will loosen up a little, but even your range of motion is restricted. What does it mean? How did it happen? Is there any way to get rid of a neck crick naturally, or do you just have to take pain pills when you wake up feeling this way? We will address the answers to these crucial questions in our article and help you to find genuine relief. [...]
With 39 million Americans suffering from migraines, there is no other neurological disorder that even comes close. At the same time, we still have a lot to learn about this potentially chronic health condition. We’re going to point you in the right direction to help you find natural relief from migraines. But first, we need to address the fact that there are up to four migraine phases depending on the type of migraines you get. Let’s take a closer look at these phrases. Migraine Prodrome: The First Phase Sometimes referred to as the premonitory phase, migraine prodrome consists of symptoms [...]
Vertigo is the terrible and unsettling sensation of having your environment whirl around you. It could also be a feeling that you are spinning out of control even though you’re not moving. If you’ve ever ridden a spinning amusement park ride, you can understand firsthand what it feels like. However, for true sufferers, this feeling can happen for seemingly no reason, all of a sudden, at any time. It’s important to understand that vertigo is not its own diagnosis. Rather, it is a symptom that occurs with many conditions. It’s essential to understand where it’s coming from in order to [...]
Neck pain is a common problem that seems to be growing worse in our modern world that is so tech-oriented. How can you take care of neck pain without reaching for that bottle of NSAIDs (which can have many side effects if you use them long-term)? We’re going to provide you with some self-care tips to help you reduce and relieve neck pain at home. Then we will present a natural therapy that has helped many people to break free from neck pain for good. #1 Sleep the Right Way This is particularly important if you find that you wake [...]
When your headache is particularly severe, you may wonder if you’re dealing with a migraine. There are several ways to differentiate a headache from a migraine, but a good place to start is to learn about the symptoms of the latter. Below is a list of the 8 most common symptoms of migraines. Following this list will be some natural, recommended treatment options. #1 – Pulsing or Throbbing Headache (85%) This is the most prevalent symptom amongst migraineurs, occurring in about 85% of migraine episodes. This is perhaps the most defining difference between a migraine and a headache. Another interesting [...]
Vertigo is among the most common health problems that frequently affects adults. In the United States, 40 percent of people experience vertigo at least one time during their lifetime. Women are just slightly more susceptible than men. Vertigo often happens due to a problem with the vestibular system, the part of the body that controls your balance. This system includes structures of the inner ear, the vestibular nerve, brainstem, and cerebellum (part of the brain that is responsible for sensory perception, motor control, and coordination). The vestibular system regulates where the body is in its environment, including posture and balance. [...]