Dr. Justin Hejny is the owner of Hejny Chiropractic in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota. He is a board-certified chiropractor in Atlas Orthogonal Technique. He finished his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire. Dr. Hejny took a Biology major and minor in Pre-Professional Sciences. After four years of studying and training, he graduated Cum Laude as a Doctor of Chiropractic at Palmer Chiropractic College. His mother had a whiplash injury from a car accident and improved her symptoms after receiving specific Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic care. Her recovery made him decide to pursue specific chiropractic care. Dr. Hejny earned extensive post-doctoral studies of the upper cervical spine. He was taught by Dr. Roy Sweat, founder of the Atlas Orthogonal Technique.

Technique/s: Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic

Blogs by Dr. Hejny, D.C., B.C.A.O.

Age and Other Risk Factors for Vertigo Attacks

Vertigo attack is a widespread health concern. It affects millions of Americans, both young and old. If you’re among the people who frequently have vertigo episodes, take our advice and know as much as you can about your symptoms. How does vertigo transpire, and what triggers an attack? Can options like going to a chiropractor for vertigo help you resolve your symptoms?  Read our full discussion below. We hope to shed light on vertigo and its various risk factors. This way, you can learn how to manage your symptoms better and find a suitable remedy to use.   #1. Age Undoubtedly, [...]

Sciatica in Women: Why It Happens and What to Do

Have you ever experienced feeling intense numbness or pain after sitting for a few minutes? Chances are, you have sciatica, a common back pain problem that causes unilateral pain or tingling on the hips up to the tips of the toes. Harvard Health reported that about 40 percent of people develop sciatica at one point in life. It’s also among the leading complaints of women, especially those in their childbearing age. If you’re part of the statistics and wonder how to get rid of sciatica, our discussion below might help you.  We will tackle essential details on sciatica in women [...]

Migraines and Pregnancy: Top 8 Solutions You Can Seek

Migraines and pregnancy often come hand in hand due to the hormonal fluctuation in pregnant women's bodies. Unfortunately, frequent migraine attacks during your term can severely impact your daily routine and even cause frustration, irritation, and stress. Thankfully, besides doctor-approved pain relief medications like acetaminophen, you now have other options for pain relief. If you’re among the thousands of pregnant women who experience migraines, the eight natural remedies we listed below, such as aromatherapy and exercising, may provide you with much-needed relief.  #1. Getting Enough Sleep  Many pregnant women struggle to get good quality sleep at night, especially during the [...]

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Migraines and Pregnancy: Top 8 Solutions You Can Seek

The Real Deal About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever encountered Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)? If you have, you might be wondering what it is and how different it is from simple fatigue. Some say that this is even one of the neck’s C1 and C2 vertebrae misalignment symptoms. Understanding what this condition is will help you deal with it better.    What Are the Different Kinds of Fatigue? Let us delve into each of the three levels: fatigue, chronic fatigue, and chronic fatigue syndrome.  1. Fatigue When you deplete your body’s energy bank at the end of a rather busy day, you probably feel worn out. [...]

By |February 21st, 2021|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Real Deal About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Veer Away from Vertigo with Upper Cervical Spine Care

Millions of people struggle with dizziness, many of whom have a severe form that makes them feel that the world is spinning uncontrollably. What they have is a called vertigo, a sudden feeling of being swayed or tilted. It is like being in an endless merry-go-round.  People who suffer from vertigo once thought that what they had was a hopeless case. They withdraw from going outdoors. They are afraid of getting into an accident due to loss of balance. In their world, everything is in a perpetual circular motion. It is like riding a twirling roller coaster that never stops. [...]

By |December 20th, 2020|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Veer Away from Vertigo with Upper Cervical Spine Care

Who Is at Risk for Sciatica?

Sciatica refers to the radiating pain that affects the sciatic nerve. In case you didn’t know, it is the long nerve that runs from the low back through the hips, butt, and down each leg. It can hurt the front, outside, and back of either leg. Low back pain is one of its hallmark symptoms. The pain caused by sciatic can be severe in some cases but often subsides within a few weeks without any medical procedure. In general, it affects only one side of the leg but may occasionally cause trouble on both sides. Some sciatica patients experience weakness [...]

What Is The Main Cause of Cluster Headaches?

Cluster headaches belong to the category of primary headaches. In other words, the most relentless form of headache type. People who experience this may feel nausea. They also have an aura similar to those that come with migraines. At the start of a cluster headache, intense pain usually appears within 5 to 10 minutes and may linger as long as 3 hours. Cluster headaches got their name because of the way they operate: in groups or clusters. They usually occur during the same time of the day or night for a few days or weeks at a time. These painful [...]

By |August 16th, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What Is The Main Cause of Cluster Headaches?

How Can I Get Deep Sleep With Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a medical condition recognized for extensive pain throughout the body and stiffness in the joints and muscles. Also, chronic fatigue and sleep problems are frequently present. The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases states that as many as 90% of fibromyalgia patients are middle-aged women. However, this condition afflicts people of both genders and all ages. Fibromyalgia causes a vicious cycle when it comes to sleep disturbance and pain. The pain you experience makes sleeping more difficult. As a result, not getting enough sleep can contribute to making the pain worse. It’s a scary [...]

By |June 21st, 2020|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Can I Get Deep Sleep With Fibromyalgia?

What is Visual Vertigo? All You Need to Know

Visual vertigo is vertigo that sets in or worsens in situations involving intense visual stimulation or excessive visible conflict. In other words, motion-sensitivity. The leading reason this occurs is due to a sensory conflict or mismatch between the vestibular system, the visual, and the musculoskeletal system.  In theory, there exists a discrepancy between what the person expects and the external information he or she receives. As a result, there is an overdependence on the vision to sustain balance and symptoms linger.  There are several causes of visual vertigo and motion sensitivity symptoms: Head injury Labyrinthitis  Migraine related vertigo Meniere’s Disease [...]

Exercise for Lower Back Pain: Tips Before You Start

Low back pain is common but often nothing serious. You may feel like resting until the pain subsides, but staying active is actually good for your back. A study showed that exercise is effective in preventing and treating low back pain. It helps by keeping you from gaining weight and improving your strength and flexibility. If you belong to the 80% of adults with low back pain, there are several stretches and back exercises you can perform to help relieve your low back pain. You can try hamstring stretches, partial crunches, and aerobic exercises.  But before starting on any exercise for [...]

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