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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]