Dr. Shawn Hall is the president and owner of Precision Spine Specialists in Brentwood, Tennessee. His practice has been providing chiropractic care to the Tennessee community since 2009. He attained his bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in 2000. A few years after, he accomplished his doctorate in chiropractic from Life University. An expert in the NUCCA technique, he also mentored and trained in the Orthospinology and the Grostic Procedure. He was one of the board of directors for the Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology and the Grostic Procedure Society. Furthermore, Dr. Hall has received training from the pioneer of the Atlas Orthogonal technique, Dr. Roy W. Sweat. He used to be an instructor in Atlas Orthogonal seminars at Life University.

Technique/s: NUCCA technique, Orthospinology, Grostic Procedure

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Neck Headache is Real and Here’s How it Feels

Have you ever heard of cervicogenic headache, also known as a neck headache or neck migraine? If you frequently struggle with migraine attacks, chances are, you might have come across neck headaches while reading about remedies like upper cervical care. According to reports, about 24 percent of headaches are cervicogenic. It can result from health problems like osteoarthritis or sometimes a neck misalignment.  If you suspect having a cervicogenic headache or if you’re curious about how it transpires, our discussion below can help you. First, let’s take a deep dive into how a neck headache feels and what you can [...]

By |August 8th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Neck Headache is Real and Here’s How it Feels

BMI and Other Neck Pain Risk Factors

Neck pain has become a regular part of the life of many individuals. It often comes hand in hand with symptoms like headaches. Unfortunately, frequent neck pain and headache can disrupt your routine and affect your overall wellbeing. Have you ever wondered what causes it in the first place? Why is it a widespread problem today? Some explain that smartphones and the growing popularity of sedentary work and lifestyle are the main reasons behind this trend. However, other studies also note that certain factors can trigger or contribute to neck pain. Some examples of which include body mass index, previous [...]

By |June 13th, 2021|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BMI and Other Neck Pain Risk Factors

Nystagmus As a Symptom of Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is one of the most chronic inner ear disorders, yet it remains largely misunderstood. As a result, answering questions like how long does Ménière’s disease last can be quite a tricky thing to do. Also, many wonder how an inner ear problem causes nystagmus, an uncontrollable movement of the eyes. Is it a common symptom among every patient with Meniere’s? What happens when you experience nystagmus, and how do you find relief? Let’s try to dig deep and trace the connections between Meniere’s disease, nystagmus.    An Overview on Nystagmus Essentially, nystagmus is a symptom that causes involuntary [...]

Chronic TMJ Pain Remedies That Work

Did you know that the temporomandibular joint controls your jaw movement? The name is a mouthful, but if you consider all the cool things your jaw can do because of this joint – open, close, glide forward, slide backward, move side to side – then it is worth it. The temporomandibular joint is incredible when everything works as expected. However, some conditions can trigger what is known as a TMJ disorder. This article covers some of the things you can do to achieve TMJ pain relief.   What is TMJD? A TMJ disorder elicits pain in the jaw area. The [...]

By |February 14th, 2021|Categories: TMJ / Jaw Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Chronic TMJ Pain Remedies That Work

How to Manage Migraines While in Quarantine

Stay at home.  This is what government officials and health experts declared during the first week of December 2020.  In L.A. County, a three-week ban on all public and private gatherings began, forcing people to stay put in their homes until December 20 of this year. The COVID-19 scare is to blame for this quarantine that was imposed on the largest county in the United States.  Anxiety levels are rising as people from all walks of life have their lives shackled and stunted.  The uncertainties in the economy, the recent controversies surrounding the Presidential Elections, and the setbacks in business [...]

By |December 13th, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Manage Migraines While in Quarantine

Prevent Neck Pain By Understanding Your Daily Habits

If you understand how complex and unique the neck is, you will appreciate its construction. It is an exciting combination of mobility, function, and strength. The neck is also known as the cervical spine. The neck serves as a highly flexible link between the head and the rest of the body. The upper cervical spine's primary purpose is to balance and support the head while allowing its various movements. The neck has a complicated structure, made up of seven cervical vertebrae connected by a collection of joints, spinal ligaments, muscles, nerves, discs, and blood vessels. The central nervous system (CNS) [...]

By |October 11th, 2020|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Prevent Neck Pain By Understanding Your Daily Habits

Vertigo and 9 Other Meniere’s Disease Symptoms

Meniere’s disease is also known as idiopathic endolymphatic hydrops. It is an illness that affects the inner ear. It disrupts your ability to hear and maintain your body’s balance. Its various symptoms vary from one person to another. While it is a chronic episodic condition, in some cases, lifestyle changes can be beneficial in reducing the severity of this disease. Through the years, upper cervical chiropractic care has proven to be active and safe for this health problem. We will discuss more on this particular type of care option later. First, let’s have a look at some signs that tell [...]

By |August 9th, 2020|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vertigo and 9 Other Meniere’s Disease Symptoms

Bruxism: One of the Leading Causes of TMJ Disorder

TMJ means temporomandibular joint. This particular joint allows a person to chew, speak, yawn, and move his or her jaw whenever the need arises.  Various connective tissues are surrounding the TMJ. There are tendons, muscles, ligaments, and nerves that keep the bones moving properly. If a problem occurs in the TMJ, it can result in a clicking sound every time the person chews or speaks. TMD means temporomandibular joint disorder.  TMD is prominent in causing pain and related symptoms to the head, neck, face, and jaw. Generally speaking, this disorder gives a person some problems with talking and eating. It [...]

By |June 14th, 2020|Categories: TMJ / Jaw Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Bruxism: One of the Leading Causes of TMJ Disorder

Hormones and Migraines: Their Undeniable Link

Migraines can ruin anyone’s typical day. People with migraines suffer a throbbing and intense pain, which can last for hours and in some cases, even days. It can cripple anybody’s family and social life while making work a real challenge to hurdle. Any of the following can trigger migraines: Bright or flashing lights Certain food and drink Not getting enough sleep Stress Unusual or strong scents Changes in hormone levels Facts About Migraines In general, a migraine attack often occurs for the first time during the teenage years or the early 20s. Migraines barely ever start late in life. Almost [...]

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hormones and Migraines: Their Undeniable Link

What Causes Neck Pain at the Base of the Skull? Read the Answer

Do you often experience neck pain at the base of your skull? If so, you are not alone, and there are many different factors that can contribute to your pain. We are going to look at seven of the most common triggers for neck pain at the base of the skull. Then we will provide you with information on a natural therapy that can help relieve many causes of this type of neck pain.  #1 Cervical Disc Problems  Seven vertebrae make up the neck. In between each bone is a disc of spongy material that keeps the vertebrae from rubbing [...]

By |February 9th, 2020|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on What Causes Neck Pain at the Base of the Skull? Read the Answer
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