Dr. Forest is the director and owner of Forest Upper Cervical Chiropractic Centers with two offices — one in Fremont, and another in Alameda, both in California. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1979. He followed the footsteps of his father, a professional chiropractor. His two other brothers are also chiropractors. He first founded the office in Fremont in 1984 and later acquired the office in Alameda from his older brother. Since 1990, he has been managing the operations of both locations. Besides running the two offices, Dr. Forest is also an adjunct faculty member at Life Chiropractic College West since 2013. He focuses in Blair technique.

Technique/s: Blair technique

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Can Neck Pain Lead to Body Pain and Other Problems?

Neck pain often gets taken for granted, mainly because it can quickly disappear. Sometimes, all it takes is a soothing massage to ease the tension in the muscles or calm the nerves. However, some cases of neck pain linger, causing discomfort for several days. The pain can also progress each day, making you wonder, can neck pain cause headaches, back pain, or other health problems? If yes, what can you do to address it? Can a professional like a massage therapist or cervical chiropractor help? What happens if you don’t care for a painful neck? Let’s answer all of these [...]

By |July 25th, 2021|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Can Neck Pain Lead to Body Pain and Other Problems?

Visual Auras and Neck Pain During a Migraine Attack

Throbbing headaches, nausea, vomiting, and lethargy are just some of the leading complaints of people receiving Blair chiropractic care for migraine relief. However, did you know that other health problems plague migraineurs? One example of which is visual auras. According to the American Migraine Foundation, about 25 to 30 percent of migraineurs experience visual auras.  Other patients report that they often experience migraine and neck pain at the same time. Studies explain that this is a common trend. In fact, according to a 2014 study, neck pain among people with primary headaches such as migraines has an annual prevalence rate [...]

By |May 23rd, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Visual Auras and Neck Pain During a Migraine Attack

The Important Things You Must Know About Central Vertigo

Coping with vertigo is not an easy thing. Someone hit with an episode deals with the balance issues and has to ascertain if things are real or imaginary. Whether you have common peripheral vertigo or the more severe type of central vertigo, the experience is something you would want to resolve sooner than later. This article includes essential factors for both kinds of vertigo and what you can do to achieve relief. Whether you go for prescription medications or natural options like upper cervical chiropractic care is all up to you. What is vital is for you to discover the [...]

By |March 28th, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Important Things You Must Know About Central Vertigo

Is Fibromyalgia A Serious Condition?

Fibromyalgia is not something to be dismissed. This condition needs to be taken seriously. It is one of the most common but undiagnosed disorders that affect a person’s muscles and bones. It is also currently incurable. Protect yourself and avoid fibromyalgia triggers. What Is Fibromyalgia? One crucial characteristic of fibromyalgia is the presence of overwhelming pain felt throughout the body. Discomfort is not localized. A person who has fibromyalgia is likely to complain of fatigue. The pain can be so pervasive to affect a person’s sleep. Inadequate rest can trigger a host of other issues like moodiness and forgetfulness. If [...]

By |January 24th, 2021|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is Fibromyalgia A Serious Condition?

Migraine: Finding Relief for Head Pain as Old as Time

When people look for migraine relief, they do not realize they are now part of a long chain of human beings who struggle with intense head pain. Migraine is not a new condition nor a recently discovered health concern. It has plagued humanity for millennia. As far back as 1200 B.C., ancient Egyptian writings already mentioned cases of severely painful headaches. By 400 B.C., Hippocrates, regarded by academics as the Father of History, already chronicled reports of flashing lights and visual problems encountered by people who were able to have a migraine attack.  In 1870, Thomas Jefferson wrote this in [...]

By |November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Migraine: Finding Relief for Head Pain as Old as Time
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