Dr. Gottlieb is the owner of Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Sacramento in Fair Oaks, California. He is a licensed chiropractor in the state of California with more than 30 years of experience in the profession. Four years after graduating from UCLA in 1985, he accomplished his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. He founded his first chiropractic practice, Gottlieb Chiropractic and Health Services Inc, in 1991. He earned his certification with the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) in 1993. Dr. Gottlieb was a former staff writer for Sacramento’s Health and Fitness magazine and was one of the founding members of the Quantum Spinal Mechanics (QSM3), the most progressive Upper Cervical technique to this day. He has served residents of Northern California by helping them restore and preserve their health through Upper Cervical Chiropractic.

Technique/s: NUCCA and QSM3 procedures

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Blogs by Dr. Gottlieb

1 in 4 Americans Have Back Pain; Here’s a Potential Solution

If you're one of those who experience back pain, don't fret. It's one of the most common complaints in the doctor's office. Unfortunately, various factors can contribute to back pain, such as genetics, age, weight, and lifestyle choices. The good news is that you can also do several things to ease your back pain and get relief, apart from reaching for your go-to ibuprofen for back pain.  Here are some remedies for back pain that can help you cope. Stretching and Exercise One of the best things you can do to help reduce back pains is to keep your back [...]

Eye Exercises for Vertigo Relief: How They Work

Anyone who visits a chiropractor for vertigo knows that the body perceives movements and maintains balance through the close interaction of several body parts. These include the ears, eyes, and the receptors attached to your neck joints and muscles. So, naturally, ensuring the optimal condition of these body parts can make a significant difference in your journey towards achieving lasting vertigo relief. So, you might find it helpful to look into promising tips like doing simple eye exercises.  Chances are, you have already come across eye exercises for vertigo relief. A chiropractor for vertigo or other healthcare professional might have [...]

Back Pain Medications and Your Alternative Option for Relief

If you frequently experience lower back pain, you might be pretty familiar with analgesics. In fact, you might be taking ibuprofen for lower back pain. But how exactly do these work? Is it your only option for lower back pain relief? Did you know that there are two main types of analgesics? Let’s help you get to know about your go-to back pain remedy by understanding how it works and what other option you can try as an alternative source of relief.   Understanding Back Pain Medicine For most people, analgesics or pain relievers are their first line of defense [...]

Melatonin Supplements and Other Remedies for Vertigo Relief

Finding a sustainable option for vertigo relief is among the number one goals of people diagnosed with vestibular disorders and other conditions that cause spinning sensations. Thankfully, several medical breakthroughs help patients figure out how to stop vertigo in its tracks. A few examples of the proven ways to prevent vertigo attacks include taking melatonin, trying the Epley Maneuver, and seeking upper cervical chiropractic. Learn more about these common ways to achieve lasting freedom from vertigo episodes below.  1. Taking melatonin supplements In 2021, the International Journal of Otolaryngology published a study on the effects of melatonin intake in patients [...]

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What to Do If You Have Upper Back Pain and Headaches

Upper back pain and headaches can significantly disrupt your everyday life. They can potentially limit what you can do, especially if they come together. It seems unlikely for backaches to occur with severe bouts of headaches. However, in truth, hundreds of patients report they have the two symptoms, influencing them to seek help from their primary doctors, therapists and upper cervical care doctors.  Find out what you need to do when dealing with upper back pain and headaches as we take a closer look at what connects them.   What causes upper back pain and headaches to occur together? Back [...]

Managing Vestibular Migraine by Making Simple Diet Changes

When people think of the factors that affect their vertigo episodes, they seldom consider what they eat. Little did they know diet plays a critical role in maintaining good health and reducing the severity of various vertigo diseases such as vestibular migraines. Getting proper nourishment helps speed up the recovery of damaged body parts like an irritated brainstem (a common cause of vestibular migraines).  If you already started receiving care from a chiropractor for vertigo or other health professionals, we highly recommend switching to a healthier diet. Check out some helpful diet tips for patients with vestibular migraines below:  #1. [...]

By |September 5th, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Managing Vestibular Migraine by Making Simple Diet Changes

How Sitting on Your Wallet Can Cause Sciatica

Are you constantly experiencing lower back pain? Do you ever wonder why you need to take ibuprofen for lower back pain? Did you know that sitting on your wallet can cause back pain? If you are experiencing back pain radiating through your lower back, buttocks, and leg area, you might have a sciatica condition. The sciatic nerve, composed of smaller nerves, extends from the lower back down to both legs, making it the single largest nerve in the body. This nerve is responsible for delivering messages and signals from the brain to the parts it connects to and vice-versa. The [...]

Are You Familiar with These 8 Vertigo Facts?

Being spun around if you are dancing can feel exhilarating. Not so much when you are still. Vertigo happens quite often and can affect a lot of people. Relief choices abound, from medications to chiropractors. If you have been considering the latter and entertaining questions like “Is vertigo relief possible if I meet with an upper cervical chiropractic near me?” then this article might help you arrive at an answer. Before vertigo hits you, it is best to know a few things that can help make the entire ordeal less traumatizing. There is a lot of vital information online. However, [...]

Know If You Have Sciatica with Only 5 Questions

Sciatica is one of the most common causes of pain as it affects around 10 to 40 percent of the global population. It’s also one of the main reasons why people come to an upper cervical chiropractor.  Many sciatica patients often describe it as a tingling or numbing leg pain that usually starts from the lower back or hips then radiates towards the legs. Depending on your condition’s intensity and frequency, you can either have an acute or chronic type. If the symptoms usually go away after a few weeks, you have the acute type. On one hand, if your [...]

What Helps Vertigo and Dizziness Go Away?

Both vertigo and dizziness may sound almost the same to other people. How can you accurately describe vertigo to your doctor or friends? Is it just a sense of extreme dizziness you’re feeling or something even more? Sure, they both have similarities. Also, they have clear differences, which may not be apparent to most people. Does it matter even if you know the difference at all? Yes, it matters, because it can help you obtain the proper care if you have any of the two. In this article, we will show you the differences between each condition. We will also [...]

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