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.

Understanding the Mental and Physical Effects of Migraine

Over 30 million Americans experience a migraine at least once a year. While the primary symptoms can cause extreme pain, a migraine attack can also cause debilitating effects on a patient's emotional, mental, and physical health. As your go-to chiropractor for migraines, we decided to tackle the overall impacts of migraine to help you understand what you must do to cope better.   Physical Challenges Migraine pain is a physical symptom that doesn't just cause a headache. It has genuine effects, demonstrated in the form of head, neck, face, or back pains. It can just be on one or both [...]

The Power of Upper Cervical Care: 4 Vertigo Recovery Stories

A chiropractic atlas adjustment is widely known as a source of vertigo relief. But, not many people have a full grasp of how it works and why it provides effective vertigo relief. With that in mind, we thought of focusing our discussion on upper cervical chiropractic care and providing four concrete pieces of evidence to show its effectiveness as a natural and holistic remedy.  Case Study #1 – 52-year-old with Meniere's Improved His Symptoms With The Help of NUCCA Are you familiar with Meniere's disease? According to the latest numbers, only 0.2 percent of the US population have Meniere's – [...]

8 Sciatica Exercises to Avoid and Why They’re Bad For You

Keeping a physically active lifestyle is one of the secrets to eliminating pain in your life. However, this might be the case if you have sciatica. Notably, some exercises can aggravate the symptoms and impact your ability to move around. Others can even increase your risk for worse injuries that might worsen your condition. That’s why it pays to know what sort of movements you should avoid and how they can potentially affect your sciatic nerve. Keep reading to know the top 8 sciatica exercises to avoid. #1. Hurdler stretch Professional athletes in the early days are no stranger to [...]

Plant-based Diet for Migraineurs: Does it Work?

Many people, especially those who experience chronic episodes several times a month, prefer tapping into natural remedies for migraine and neck pain. After all, these options are more sustainable and lessen the chances of developing additional problems such as rebound headaches. Most recently, The Guardian, a UK-based news site, published a story about a man who claims to have eliminated migraines by switching to a plant-based diet. But does it really work? What does migraine research say about it? Let’s take a deeper dive into a plant-based diet and how it might or might not help with migraineurs.   The [...]

Can Fibromyalgia Affect Pregnancy?

Becoming a mother is a dream come true for many women. However, it does come with many challenges, especially if you have pre-existing conditions such as fibromyalgia. Several expecting mothers count on healthcare professionals like a fibromyalgia chiropractic doctor to help them cope and avoid complications before their pregnancy comes to full term.  If you are pregnant and struggle with fibromyalgia symptoms, we strongly recommend going over our discussion below. Hopefully, we can provide you with the necessary information to help you care for your body in preparation for childbirth.   Pregnancy and Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a widespread health concern [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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. [...]

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