Dr. Robert F. Gucciardo D.C is the owner and founder of the Gucciardo Specific Chiropractic and Natural Health Center in Howard Beach, New York City. He is a practicing upper cervical care doctor committed to freeing people from pain and suffering. Dr. Gucciardo trained at the Life College of Chiropractic and graduated in the top five percent of his class. Over the years, he went to several chiropractic mission trips to Moldova, Kishinev, Romania, and Honduras, where he helped his patients. Additionally, he has established a stellar reputation as a go-to doctor for techniques like the Specific Chiropractic and Knee-Chest Chiropractic. Patients and fellow chiropractors laud Dr. Gucciardo for his dedication to helping people with ADD, autism, ADHD, and sensory perception problems.

Technique/s: Specific Chiropractic, Knee-Chest Technique

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Can Water-based Activities Provide Vertigo Relief?

It's difficult to lose balance every now and then, especially if you constantly attend to several tasks like taking care of kids or going back and forth to work. Moreover, dizziness or vertigo attacks can increase your risk for accidents. This means the sooner you can find a suitable source of vertigo relief, the better chances you have at living with little to no interruptions to your daily life. One example of a remedy you can check out is a water-based activity or aquatic therapy. Notably, many people diagnosed with vestibular conditions take advantage of swimming and hydrotherapy to cope [...]

Are Migraine Attacks Different for Male Patients?

You might have heard of migraines and how they can impact a person’s life, but did you know that their overall effects may differ depending on your gender? Although the symptoms in males and females are similar, studies note that a few key distinctions should be considered when addressing and managing migraines in men. In this post, we'll cover some of those differences to help you better understand how although men may seem bigger and tougher on the surface, they still have the same upper cervical structure that needs just as much attention. We’ll also share the best migraine relief [...]

By |December 18th, 2022|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Are Migraine Attacks Different for Male Patients?

Taking Whiplash For Granted Is A Mistake; Here’s Why

If you're the type who takes pain and minor injuries lightly, this article is for you. While it's great to have an optimistic mindset, taking extra precautions is always necessary to maintain optimal health. Prevention and early detection can make a lot of difference in any illness or condition. In the case of injuries, ensuring you get all the necessary tests to rule out possible concerns can save you from serious complications. For example, physical traumas and injuries such as whiplash can lead to atlas subluxation, which can lead to nervous system dysfunction and other symptoms. Atlas subluxation is a [...]

By |November 6th, 2022|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Taking Whiplash For Granted Is A Mistake; Here’s Why

Can Vitamin Deficiency Trigger Worse Fibromyalgia Flare-ups?

The exact cause of FM remains largely unknown, even if the condition affects millions of people worldwide. Thankfully, studies have been providing helpful insights on some of the usual fibromyalgia risk factors, allowing patients and their loved ones to find better ways to cope with or manage the excruciating symptoms. One example of this is vitamin deficiency. Many patients seeking upper cervical care wonder if their diet choices influence the key characteristics of their fibromyalgia flare-ups. So, we considered looking into this fibromyalgia risk factor and discussing essential things patients should know.   Fibromyalgia and Vitamin Deficiency: What are the [...]

Can Vitamin D Deficiency Aggravate BPPV Symptoms?

Latest reports say that up to 35 percent of American adults are Vitamin D deficient. Notably, the country's vitamin deficiency problem stems from many factors, such as lack of sun exposure, poor diet choices, and malabsorption issues; and it has been causing various problems, including increased susceptibility to chronic conditions like Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. A 2021 case study has examined the connection between BPPV and vitamin D deficiency. The research included 40 participants – all diagnosed with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. During the initial phase of the experiment, the researchers measured the vitamin D levels of the study participants. [...]

Fact: Men Suffer From Migraines Too

Migraine headaches are one of the most common types of pain in the United States. It is caused by multiple pain triggers present in the brain, including inflammation and chemicals that cause blood vessels to contract abnormally (dilation). This situation can also lead to other symptoms such as vomiting and sensitivity to light. Migraine affects approximately 40 million American adults. As a condition, it does not discriminate based on gender; it hits both men and women. In his article, however, we will focus on the impacts of migraines in men and the most potentially effective way to manage them.   [...]

Head and Upper Cervical Exercises for Neck Pain Relief

We all deal with neck pain at some point in our lives. Maybe it’s from looking down at your phone too much, or maybe from a whiplash injury from a car crash; whatever the cause, neck pain is always uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to alleviate it. One of the easiest, most no-frills, and totally affordable ways is exercise!   Things to Know About Neck Pain You might be surprised to learn that neck pain is extremely common. In fact, according to the American Chiropractic Association, more than 80 percent of Americans will experience a [...]

By |July 17th, 2022|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Head and Upper Cervical Exercises for Neck Pain Relief

Fibromyalgia Dictionary: Key Terms Patients Must Know

Fibromyalgia is a complicated chronic illness that affects the body, mind, and spirit. It can affect people differently depending on certain risk factors and exposure to fibromyalgia triggers. Thankfully, nowadays, the healthcare community has managed to learn many things about this debilitating condition.  For example, studies have started understanding fibromyalgia's strong link to conditions such as central sensitization. Researchers have also discovered that patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia have maladaptive pain processing.  The question is, how much do you know about fibromyalgia? Are you familiar with the common terms associated with this condition? Do you know the meaning of central sensitization [...]

By |June 19th, 2022|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Dictionary: Key Terms Patients Must Know

Yoga for Vertigo Relief: A Beginner’s Guide

Have your vertigo episodes become more and more frequent as of late? If that’s the case, you might find it helpful to try yoga – one of the popular techniques many patients seek to achieve vertigo relief. This practice and other remedies like upper cervical chiropractic can help you manage and even reduce your vertigo attacks drug-free. Let’s get to know this exercise a little better and how it can help you with your vertigo problems.   What is Yoga? Yoga is a spiritual discipline focused on bringing one’s mind and body in harmony for a more balanced and healthy [...]

Hormonal Changes Make Migraines Worse for Women

Thousands of women have their fair share of migraine-related stories. This is mainly because migraine attacks affect women more than men. Studies explain that this trend has something to do with hormonal fluctuations. As it turns out, estrogen, a sex hormone predominantly found in women, plays a pivotal role in the onset of migraine attacks. Notably, some patients who seek a chiropractor for migraines experience varying migraine intensities throughout their menstrual cycle. Others also note worse symptoms as they reach menopause.  Let’s help you understand the effects of hormonal changes and other identified triggers on your symptoms. Hopefully, this can [...]

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