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.
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Yes, coping with any stress in life can often result in neck pain. Stress can appear as a physical injury. It would include trauma and accidents sustained while playing in a sporting event. Stress and pressure can also be due to emotional distress that you may be experiencing anytime. Let’s dig deeper and investigate how stress can affect your neck. Also, let’s find out if there are any ways you can relieve this kind of pain. Common Signs of Stress Panic attacks Trembling hands or lips Sweating and sweaty hands and feet Grinding teeth Nightmares Fatigue Neck pain, back [...]
Headaches cause more than just pain in the head or upper neck area. The discomfort and suffering come from the structures and tissues adjacent to the skull or the brain. It happens because the brain, on its own, does not have nerves to feel pain. The periosteum is a thin layer of tissue that surrounds the skull's sinus, bones, ears, eyes, and muscles. This particular tissue may become irritated or inflamed, which leads to a headache. The same is true for the thin membranes that cover the brain, as well as the veins, nerves, arteries, and the spinal cord. The [...]
Migraine is one of the most common ailments afflicting people today. With about 39 million people coping with migraines in America alone, does that mean that this condition is wholly understood now? Not really. In fact, there is a shocking amount that is still unknown regarding what causes migraines or how to care for them. Some of the things we do understand are migraine triggers and risk factors. Therefore, we will discuss these triggers and risk factors. We will also direct you toward a natural therapy that has helped some migraineurs in case studies. Migraine Triggers: Three of the Main [...]
Back pain and neck pain are two of the most common reasons why people visit a chiropractor for the first time. While these are two very reliable signs that your body is in need of a chiropractic visit, there are other things you may not know to look for that can indicate the need for care. Here's a helpful guide to help you understand the scope of issues that a chiropractor may address to help your body recover. 1. The wear pattern on the soles of your shoes is uneven An excellent way to see if you may be compensating [...]
Vertigo is one of the most common symptoms a person can experience. Because there are so many vertigo diseases that are responsible for this symptom, doctors often struggle to pinpoint what is at the root of a patient’s symptom. As a result, about half of vertigo patients will never learn the underlying cause. Does that mean you are doomed to deal with vertigo for the rest of your life? What we are going to do today is discuss some home remedies that can help with vertigo. Then we will introduce you to a natural therapy that has helped hundreds of [...]
Headaches are a common condition that just about everyone will have to contend with at one time or another. But what if you are struggling with a chronic headache condition or you even just get a few headaches per month? We are going to take a look at some of the most common headache conditions and give you some quick tips for dealing with them. In conclusion, we will look at a natural way to combat many different headache types that can potentially have the same underlying cause. Tension Headaches On the list of the most common headache types, this [...]