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The Top 8 Causes of Back Pain

According to researchers, more than 80% of people are going to struggle with back pain at some point. Coping with back pain sends people to try everything from therapeutic massage to over-the-counter pain relievers. We’re going to look at 8 things that lead to back pain, some of which are easily avoided. Then we will [...]

2018-04-03T05:51:42+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Back Pain|Comments Off on The Top 8 Causes of Back Pain

5 Types of Peripheral Vertigo and How to Identify Them

Peripheral vertigo is the more common of the two types of vertigo disease categories. The other, central vertigo, refers to episodes that spring from sources in the central nervous system. Peripheral vertigo is focused on the vestibular system including the inner ear and vestibular nerve that sends information between the ear and the brain regarding [...]

2018-02-05T08:26:31+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on 5 Types of Peripheral Vertigo and How to Identify Them

Headaches: The Difference Between Primary and Secondary

Headaches are defined as pain in any part of the head and may be felt on one or both sides of the head, may be isolated in one location, radiate from one area, or feel like a vise is gripping your head. It may feel like a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation, or a dull [...]

2017-12-26T05:35:26+00:00 December 24th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Headaches: The Difference Between Primary and Secondary

Fibromyalgia – How It Is Linked to Blood Pressure & Quality of Life

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common pain conditions in existence today. However, the pain is not the only factor that leads to reduced quality of life for sufferers. What are some of the other symptoms of fibromyalgia? How are blood pressure problems linked to the condition? Is there a natural way to find relief [...]

2017-11-29T05:37:21+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia – How It Is Linked to Blood Pressure & Quality of Life

3 Back Pain Myths Debunked

Because back pain is such a common occurrence, the Internet is filled with information that you can access at the click of a button or touch of a screen. Unfortunately, some of it just isn’t true. We’re going to look at three of the biggest misconceptions about back pain. Myth #1 – Back Pain Runs [...]

2017-08-25T04:48:51+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on 3 Back Pain Myths Debunked

What Is Central Vertigo and How to Correct It

Vertigo is the feeling that the room is spinning or moving when no actual movement is taking place. It can also feel like motion sickness. The difference between central and peripheral vertigo is that central vertigo finds its cause in the central nervous system – usually the brainstem. Peripheral vertigo is related to the ear [...]

2017-07-26T15:13:27+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on What Is Central Vertigo and How to Correct It

Pro Ball Players Get Headaches Too, Especially After a Concussion

Headaches are a common occurrence following a concussion. For some, a headache occurs immediately following the injury. For others, headaches can be an indicator of post-concussion syndrome and continue on for weeks or months after the initial injury. For NY Yankees outfielder Jacob Ellsbury, headaches that are still occurring following a May 24th concussion have [...]

2017-07-13T14:04:03+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Pro Ball Players Get Headaches Too, Especially After a Concussion

Taking Fibromyalgia One Day at a Time

Coping with fibromyalgia is all about developing a pace of life that allows you to accomplish as much as possible without overdoing it and sentencing yourself to a painful week in bed. Let’s look at a few ways you can develop your own schedule within the limits of fibromyalgia. We’ll also consider a natural means [...]

2017-06-12T14:34:33+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Taking Fibromyalgia One Day at a Time

Natural Resolution to Low Back Pain Via Adjustments and Exercise

Back pain is one of the most common ailments globally, but did you know that there is a gentle and natural way to get relief? We’re going to look at 3 exercises that can strengthen your lower back as well as a subspecialty of chiropractic that provides adjustments without the popping or twisting. Read on [...]

2017-04-26T18:38:01+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Back Pain|Comments Off on Natural Resolution to Low Back Pain Via Adjustments and Exercise

The Link Between Blood Flow and Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is a rare vestibular condition (about 0.2% of people have it) that results in vertigo, hearing loss, and tinnitus. One theory on the cause of Meniere’s disease that has been postulated by Italian researchers is Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI). This involves a reduction in blood flow to the head. A 2009 study [...]

2017-06-07T07:28:56+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Comments Off on The Link Between Blood Flow and Meniere’s Disease