Author: Dr. Hall

Common Medical Treatments for TMJ Dysfunction Vs. Natural Therapies

TMJ dysfunction is a common problem that involves a number of different jaw symptoms. While many abbreviate jaw symptoms as TMJ, this is actually the abbreviation for the jaw joint itself (temporomandibular joint), and conditions affecting the jaw are better abbreviated TMD (temporomandibular dysfunction/disorder). What are some of the symptoms that can be associated with […]

Forecasting Migraines: A New Way to Help Prevent Them?

Migraines are a neurological condition that seems to be becoming more and more commonplace. The most recognized symptom is head pain that is moderate to severe and usually one-sided. It is often described as throbbing or pounding and may last several hours. Because of the intensity of the head pain, you may be confined to […]

Is Stress Behind Your Neck Pain?

Neck pain is a common problem in western society. Is it stress, our jobs, technology, or something else that is causing the issue? It’s interesting the way people “store” stress when it occurs, especially since men, women, and children all handle stress differently. According to one doctor, this is where people store their stress: Men […]

Is the Epley Maneuver the Ultimate Solution to Your Vertigo?

Vertigo is an extremely common condition, especially as a person ages. About 40% of people over the age of 40 will experience vertigo at some point. The most common vertigo diagnosis is BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo). One way a doctor or physical therapist may be able to help provide relief is through the Epley […]

Natural Ways to Ease TMJ Pain

The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) has become a source of great pain for the approximately 10 million Americans who suffer from TMJ disorders. What are the symptoms of a TMJ disorder? Is there a natural way to get some relief? Let’s consider the answers to these questions. What Are the Symptoms of a TMJ Disorder? A […]

Why Migraine Sufferers Need to Maintain Hope

When a person suffers from migraines on a regular basis, finding relief may start to feel like searching for the holy grail. One may begin to wonder if any real relief even exists. After all, it can be an emotional strain to get one’s hopes up every time a new medication is approved only to […]

Concussion Controversy – The NC Bill Parents Should Know About

Concussions are yet again in the news. This time it specifically involves the parents of children who suffer a concussion during a school sports game. What new proposed legislation in North Carolina is causing the fuss, and why is it such a big deal? Kids and Contact Sports Current law in North Carolina states that […]

3 Myths Regarding Disequilibrium that Affect the Elderly

Disequilibrium is a condition that results in a feeling of unsteadiness and accounts for many falls. It becomes a more common health risk as a person ages. As a result, about 1 in 3 seniors over the age of 65 will experience a fall in 2017. How can you help keep yourself from becoming a […]

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