Miguel P. Flores, D.C., is one of the chief chiropractors at N8 Upper Cervical Chiropractic. His practice, which he co-owns with his brother, Gabriel P. Flores, D.C., is the first and only chiropractic office in the Philippines that offers NUCCA and Toggle Recoil procedures. It has two locations—one in Makati City, and another in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila
He attained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic. He wanted to become a doctor since he was young but decided to pursue chiropractic after he suffered from a sports injury in high school and recovered thanks to it.
His mission is to encourage change in the way families in his city view health and healing and implement the newfound health philosophies of chiropractic care into their lives.
Jack Sorenson, one of Arizona's top youngest swimmers, suffers from vertigo. When he was 11, Jack would gasp for air in the middle of the pool while trying not to drown. He did not understand what was going on back then. What he knew was that his vision was spinning even when he was just standing still. That was just one of his many encounters with vertigo. The quest to find vertigo relief is more challenging for Jack and other swimmers living with vertigo as they spend most of their time in deep pool waters. If you also love swimming [...]
Can a pinched nerve in the neck cause dizziness? This is just among the many questions many patients ask during their first consultation. After all, dizziness is quite a common symptom. Sometimes, it denotes a cardiovascular problem like hypertension or stroke. On the one hand, it may be a sign of a vestibular or balance organ malfunction or abnormal blood sugar levels. Because it can result from various health concerns, some patients wonder if it can get triggered by a pinched nerve in the neck. Let’s take a deeper dive into this topic below. How a Pinched Nerve Can [...]
Have you ever experienced having back pain and a migraine episode on the same day? At first, you might think that you're just having a bad day. Alternatively, you might even blame those overtime hours you spent at work. "So this is what reaping the fruits of my labor means,” you jest. But, as it turns out, migraine attacks have a solid link to lower back pain. Every upper cervical chiropractor for migraines (including those who practice NUCCA chiropractic) has seen countless individuals with migraines and back pains simultaneously. Let’s investigate how lower back pain can lead to the onset [...]
Trigeminal neuralgia isn’t a common phrase that you would hear from anyone. And yet, it’s one of the leading causes of discomfort among older people. So, what is trigeminal neuralgia? How intense can trigeminal neural pain get? More importantly, can a trigeminal neuralgia chiropractor help? Let’s explore a bit more about the leading cause of facial pain below. Understanding Trigeminal Neuralgia Have you ever wondered how your face can feel the touch of a loved one or how your mouth can move up and down when speaking or chewing food? The answer lies in the trigeminal nerve, a group [...]
Fibromyalgia and migraines are neurological conditions. The pain that both ailments cause can impact the brain and the nerves throughout the body. This fact can be staggering and difficult to process by those afflicted and their families. On the upside, there are various options available to relieve their pains. In this article, we will focus on the likely reasons that lead to fibromyalgia flare-ups. We have also included a few options you can pursue to alleviate the pain. A Quick Review Medical experts are still looking into the real reason that leads to a fibromyalgia diagnosis. One thing for [...]
Living and working in a bustling metropolis can be overwhelming. With so many things happening at the same time, it is understandable when someone starts feeling some tightening around the head and neck areas. After all, stiff neck and headache are very common complaints by people under too much stress. The good thing is that upper cervical care is a great option that is readily available to someone dealing with these pains. This blog post will help you find out how chiropractic care can help people looking for holistic approaches to managing a stiff neck and headache. Types of [...]
Do you experience intense dizziness that makes you feel like the world is violently spinning around you? Do you hear a strange ringing sound? Perhaps you also have a hard time hearing lately? If you have any of these so-called Menière’s symptoms, it may be time to get some tests. You could be at the early stages of a disease that affects your inner ear. If this ailment sounds new or unfamiliar, please continue reading to know more. 1. It’s a 3-in-1 Ailment: Vertigo, Tinnitus, and Hearing Loss Menière’s Disease was once considered a rare condition. The recent rise in [...]
Back pain frequently happens to anyone today. While the pain it causes is generally tolerable, it can disrupt people’s daily lives when chronic. In fact, back pain is the number one reason why many employees miss work. As many as 80% of Americans get back pain at some point in their lives. All age groups may have it, but it is more dominant among 35 to 55 years old. Another thing to know about back pain is that it is one of the leading reasons people visit a doctor. Fortunately, it is rarely a serious condition. Yet, you can’t just [...]
The Meaning of NUCCA NUCCA is an acronym for the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association. For many decades, NUCCA has researched extensively to correct the imbalances of the neck. Thus, it does its best to resolve various painful symptoms like poor posture, neck stiffness, and many health issues associated with the spine and neck. Backed by ongoing studies and development, chiropractors who practice the NUCCA chiropractic technique specifically adjust the bones for each patient’s needs. NUCCA’s Objective NUCCA chiropractic care is a collection of procedures that focus on realigning the upper neck and the head. Also, it involves precise and [...]
Almost everyone has experienced a headache or migraine at one time or another. However, some people find themselves having regular headaches or a migraine here or there. Chronic daily headaches plague some patients. These are headaches that appear 15 times out of 30 days a month. These headaches are continuous, and they are among the most crippling headaches. They can be so debilitating that they leave numerous people ready to try anything to find a reprieve from their chronic pain. Most people don’t know where to find effective and long-lasting relief from their migraines or headaches. By the end of [...]