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.
Congratulations on your new baby! It's probably a lot to take in, so if you're also dealing with postpartum migraine (PM) then this is just one more thing to think about. But don't worry: there are some tricks that can help manage the symptoms of postpartum migraine until you can find the time to address problems in your upper cervical spine. We'll talk about how this works later on, but let's start with what exactly postpartum migraines are all about first. The Link Between Postpartum Migraine, And Your Spine Postpartum migraine, also known as PPM, is a chronic headache [...]
Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic condition causing severe facial pain due to nerve stimulation. Patients who suffer from this condition constantly pursue trigeminal neuralgia pain relief that can last long and is not just a band-aid solution. Some healthcare providers may opt for medication or injections to help manage symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia; there are also natural ways you can explore to help with your pain and discomfort. Some patients found great success with home remedies they can do independently. One is through modifying their diet. Some people suffering from trigeminal neuralgia have found that making dietary changes can benefit [...]
Vertigo is a common disorder that can be brought on by many things, from ear infections to injuries. It causes dizziness and nausea, which can make it difficult to function in daily life. If you experience them for more than three days, you should visit your doctor so they can diagnose what's causing your symptoms and help you find the best vertigo relief for your specific situation. Your doctor may recommend vestibular rehabilitation or visiting a chiropractor to you. Causes of Vertigo As previously mentioned, vertigo can be caused by a lot of different things. That is because it [...]
In this modern day, sitting is not only a part of life, but it has become the way we spend most of our time. However, it can be bad for you as with anything in excess. This article will talk about this seemingly innocent state of rest and how it can negatively affect your health. Doctors Warn Us Against Too Much Sitting for a Reason When done excessively, sitting is bad for your health, and science backs it up. Many of us spend hours in a chair every day—at work and home. As we sit more and more, the [...]
Migraines are seemingly harmless compared to other life-threatening conditions. But, in truth, they leave a noticeable impact because they can influence every aspect of a patient’s life. But unfortunately, even with their crippling effects, many people know very little about migraines. This often leads to challenges in finding options that can provide lasting migraine relief. With this in mind, we gathered eight essential facts on migraine episodes to help you set your expectations and explore potential options such as Upper Cervical Care. 1. Migraine symptoms are unlike any other. Headaches are the first thing that comes to mind when [...]
Do you experience pain down the side of your face that makes you wonder if you have dental problems, nervous system issues, infection, or a neuropathic condition? You’re not alone! Thousands struggle to determine if they should go to a dentist or seek chiropractic care to relieve a symptom of trigeminal neuralgia. We believe the confusion primarily stems from the striking similarities between various dental problems and trigeminal neuralgia. Are you familiar with these conditions? If not, we suggest looking into our quick list of conditions that people usually mistake for trigeminal neuralgia. 1. Toothaches and Other Dental Pains A [...]
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 [...]