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.

Technique/s: NUCCA technique

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A Pinched Nerve and Other Health Risks of Sitting All Day

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 [...]

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8 Things Every Migraineur Needs to Know

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 [...]

Differentiating Trigeminal Neuralgia from 6 Similar Disorders

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 [...]

Vertigo and its Effects on Swimmers

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 [...]

Pinched Nerve in the Neck and Dizziness: Is There a Link?

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 [...]

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Can Lower Back Pain Trigger Migraine Episodes?

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 [...]

By |July 25th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Can Lower Back Pain Trigger Migraine Episodes?

How Intense Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Is

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 [...]

Top 6 Reasons Behind Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups

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 [...]

By |March 14th, 2021|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Top 6 Reasons Behind Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups

A Holistic Approach to Tension Headaches

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 [...]

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3 Must-Know Facts About Menière’s Disease

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 [...]

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