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.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when experiencing neck pain? Overexertion? Stress or anxiety, perhaps? What about nerve compression? Chances are you, nerve compression or pinching never crossed your mind. After all, it’s a rarely discussed health concern. Not many people report nerve pinching because they don’t know what it really is and what symptoms it usually triggers. As a source of information about upper cervical care, we decided to tackle everything there is to know about nerve compression and how it can potentially cause chronic nerve pain and other mishaps. Neck Pain—A Key Indicator of Nerve [...]
Living with vertigo is tough for adults. The sudden attacks are scary and incapacitating to the point where doing everyday tasks is near impossible. Things are even worse for kids with vertigo. Parents are troubled when their child gets sick and can only hope to find the best care for them. Thankfully, there are available natural remedies for vertigo. For the most part, vertigo is not as common in children as it is in adults. However, from time to time, a kid may experience vertigo attacks when they suffer from sinus congestion due to a cold or an ear infection. [...]
The tailbone or the last vertebral bone along the spine hardly gets any attention until it starts feeling painful. It even gets worse when the searing sensation begins to spread on nearby parts of your lower body, such as the thighs, legs, and toes. As it turns out, the pain comes from a pinched nerve in the tailbone or anywhere in the lumbar area. If you struggle every day because of this health problem, you likely have questions such as “Can a chiropractor fix a pinched nerve?”. Are there options for sustainable nerve pain relief? Can nerve pinching cause permanent [...]
Just the thought of dealing with rebound headaches is enough to make anyone grimace. However, if you’re guilty of overusing pain medications to manage your aching or throbbing head, you become more and more prone to experiencing rebound headaches. As a website for upper cervical awareness, we thought of helping you figure out how to minimize (or possibly eliminate) the headache on top of the head that arises from drinking too many pain relievers. Why is My Pain Medication Causing Me Worse Pain? Medications used to cope with a dull headache on top of the head can provide instant [...]
Many jobs today require sitting and working in front of a computer. Working on your computer all day can be tiring. Apart from the usual work stress, you can also be susceptible to physical stress even when you’re only sitting down. Working at a desk for extended periods may lead to neck and back pain as well as nausea. The culprit for this is bad posture, the way you sit at work. Bad posture may cause the neck pain and nausea you experience. Sometimes, people forget the importance of our necks. It is one of the most hardworking parts of [...]
Vertigo is the feeling that everything around you is just spinning rapidly out of control. It is quite discomforting. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most likely factor that causes vertigo. BPPV's dizzying spells can be moderate to severe, and people of all ages can suffer from this. For this reason, many seek ways to get vertigo relief for their BPPV. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo can be quite a mouthful. Knowing what every word means will help you better understand this condition. Benign implies that this is not deadly. Paroxysmal refers to how and when this occurs. It can [...]
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 [...]