Gabriel P. Flores, D.C. is the co-owner and one of the head chiropractors at N8 Upper Cervical Chiropractic, a 2-brother owned practice with two locations—one in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, and another in Makati City, Metro Manila.

Gabriel Flores completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic. He and his brother, Miguel P. Flores, D.C, are the only two qualified chiropractors in the Philippines to practice NUCCA and Toggle Recoil procedures.

He is passionate about teaching people how to live well and be well through upper cervical chiropractic. He believes that every human body is unique, and it is designed to thrive, flourish, and be unrestricted.

Technique/s: Toggle Recoil technique

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A Close Look at 4 Possible Causes of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a chronic pain condition that causes extreme, sporadic, sudden burning, or shock-like facial pain. The term "trigeminal" refers to the trigeminal nerve, which supplies sensation to the face and mucous membranes of the mouth and nose.  TN most commonly involves the second division of this nerve, known as the maxillary division. TN can occur at any age but most often occurs in people over 50. It can be frustrating, especially since its symptoms usually show up when people ought to enjoy their well-deserved golden years. As luck would have it, patients now have more trigeminal neuralgia [...]

Vertigo and Its Connection with Different Body Systems

Unknown to many people, vertigo attacks happen because of several dysfunctions in the body. That's why most cases of vertigo attacks require a multi-disciplinary approach. For example, you might need to check with an upper cervical doctor if you need an atlas bone adjustment. On top of that, you should consider narrowing down the root cause of your vertigo—which can range from vestibular disorders to life-threatening central nervous system problems.  How much information do you know about your episodes? That is the question. If you're like most patients who are oblivious to the connections of their vertigo attacks to the [...]

How to Unpinch a Nerve and Stop the Pain

When you have a pinched nerve and wonder about the cause of the pain, your first guess will most likely be different from the actual reason. A pulled muscle, injury-related pain, arthritis, or even torn cartilage are just some conditions that you may associate your pain with. But if you think you have a pinched nerve, it could be coming from or connected to your upper spine. So, you should not wait any longer at the onset of pain and arrange a consultation with a licensed upper cervical chiropractic doctor right away.   First of all, what is a pinched [...]

Migraine Glossary: Defining Everything Migraine-Related

Learning about a health problem such as migraine can redefine how you cope and manage your symptoms. That’s why we thought of creating a migraine glossary that will help you understand essential words or phrases used in describing migraines. Find out the meaning behind migraine-related terms like silent migraine, cervical subluxation, and aura below.   Abdominal migraine Abdominal migraine is a rare type of migraine episode that primarily affects kids. Instead of causing pulsating or throbbing pain in the head, this condition causes stomachaches. It can also trigger additional digestive concerns like vomiting, pallor, and loss of appetite.   Analgesic Most [...]

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Why Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Worsens at Bedtime

Trigeminal neuralgia might not be a medical term you frequently hear from doctors, but it’s definitely a condition you should know about. This neurological condition affects thousands of people worldwide. It’s a debilitating and frustrating condition that causes searing facial pain when you move your face, mouth, or jaw. Sometimes, it also triggers severe depression and anxiety as the painful episodes develop with just slight movements of the facial muscles.  Many patients desperately seek the help of a trigeminal neuralgia chiropractor, neurologist, and other professionals to experience a normal life. Others also call for help as they struggle to cope [...]

Imbalance and Dizziness in the Elderly: Reasons and Prevention Tips

As people age, a handful of symptoms may start to unleash. Symptoms like dizziness in the elderly become more common. Dizziness and imbalance are serious issues for seniors who live independently or with other family members. In fact, falling down causes more injury-related hospital visits than any other accident type does within this demographic group.    Understanding Dizziness and its Roots Dizziness is a condition that can mean different sensations depending on the person. Often, cases of dizziness in the elderly are worse compared to other age groups. Fainting, nausea, and unsteadiness are the most common features of dizzy spells. [...]

By |August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Imbalance and Dizziness in the Elderly: Reasons and Prevention Tips

Pinched Nerve and Chest Pain – Are They Connected?

Whenever one thinks of chest pain, we automatically associate it with cardiovascular problems and panic attacks. However, unknown to many, chest pains can also stem from nerve pinching. This happens when one or two of the spinal bones shift and press on nerve tissues. That’s why it’s not surprising that many patients seek a chiropractic atlas adjustment to address chest pain. Not sure how these two problems relate to each other? Let’s discuss further.    The Spinal Anatomy To understand how chest pain and pinched nerve relate to one another, you need to familiarize yourself with the spinal anatomy. Essentially, [...]

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Stiff Neck, Different Migraine Types & the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has definitely altered various aspects of life, including how people go to work. For example, a significant fraction of the country’s workforce has to complete their tasks remotely instead of doing it in the office. However, while this approach aims to curb the spread of the disease, many argue that it’s causing new health problems, including migraine stiff neck. But, how does the pandemic aggravate or trigger migraines and neck pain? What’s the connection between these different things? More importantly, is there a way to experience relief?    Migraine Stiff Neck Explained Many aren’t aware that migraines [...]

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What Is the Best Painkiller for Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia hurts like no other. No matter how slight your movement is, your face hurts. It is not surprising that many people look for the ultimate painkillers to ease the pain. If you are looking for natural options, upper cervical chiropractors believe that an atlas bone adjustment can help address the pain.   What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia? If you have trigeminal neuralgia, you know that this is a progressive condition that affects your trigeminal nerve. It is the one responsible for transmitting facial stimuli to your brain. The trigeminal nerve is also responsible for breaking food into smaller pieces [...]

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Can a Chiropractor Help With Vertigo and Dizziness?

When you were young, you weren’t slightly bothered when you felt dizzy after playing long hours under the sun or spinning too much in the playground. Back then, you found it exhilarating and fun. However, as a full-grown adult, experiencing the same sensation doesn’t sound appealing at all. Unfortunately, a lot of people experience dizziness and vertigo. And most of them are looking for an all-natural way to solve their problem. With that in mind, let’s answer one of the most commonly asked questions by patients, “can a chiropractor help with vertigo or dizziness?”. To do that, let’s take a [...]

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