Dr. Patrick M. Lin is the co-owner and lead NUCCA doctor at Symmetry Health Chiropractic Center in Cedar Park, Texas. He is an affiliate of the Texas Chiropractic Association and International Chiropractic Association.
He completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. Dr. Lin was captivated with the chiropractic philosophy during a visit to a local chiropractor. Later on, he decided to pursue his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic. He attended seminars and completed certifications to become a NUCCA doctor. Dr. Lin served as the NUCCA President while still at Palmer College.
After finding out that the entire Texas state only has nine full-fledged NUCCA chiropractors, Dr. Lin and his wife decided to move to Cedar Park. He aims to help residents through NUCCA chiropractic care and various wellness programs.
The popping noise coming from the fireplace on a winter night sounds so cozy. But what if the sound comes from inside your ear? Patients with TMJ disorders often mention a clicking or popping noise in the jaw or ear when they talk about their ordeals. We'll talk more about it in this blog post and some natural TMJ relief methods that may help alleviate the discomfort of TMJ disorders. Is Ear Popping Common When You Have a TMJ Disorder? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most complex joints in the body. Composed of a series of discs, [...]
Sciatica affects up to 40 percent of adults in the USA. And unfortunately, a large number of these individuals are working from home, which often requires long hours of sitting down. Upper cervical chiropractic doctors have noted that many WFH professionals have worse sciatica symptoms due to their work. Remote workers report increased painful sensations and frequent flareups, primarily because of the sedentary lifestyle and poor quality work equipment. If you’re struggling with the same issue, our guide below would be extra helpful for you. It covers topics such as how to sit to reduce your pain, the best sciatica [...]
Migraine is a neurological condition that may leave anyone both physically and mentally drained. It often gets mistaken for a headache as it’s notorious for bringing about pulsating pain on one side of the head. Some people may also feel pain in the neck behind the ear on either side of the head. About 13% of Americans deal with painful migraine attacks. In short, there are millions of migraineurs in the states who are left with no choice but to cope with severe pain in the neck behind the ear, headaches, and other associated symptoms of migraines. A more recent [...]
Ménière's disease is an inner ear condition caused by fluid build-up. This disorder might sound like it is something that you can shake off. Don't. Its effects can persist and debilitate, so getting proper treatment is vital. Also, there are numerous Ménière's disease triggers. Knowing what those are may prove helpful in carving out a plan to avoid them. Key Facts In the 1800s, people thought that Ménière’s disease was probably a brain condition because of the headaches and dizzy spells that go with it. A French doctor named Prosper Meniere theorized that the root cause lies in the inner [...]
TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint. Sounds serious. It is probably because this joint links the skull to the jaw. The temporomandibular joint comes in a pair, so there is one in front of each ear. The TMJ plays a critical role in making normal activities like chatting and chewing a reality. Whether at home or work, getting immediate TMJ relief can help alleviate pain. Overview The temporomandibular joints are one of the busiest joints in our body. Even if you do not have a speaking job and you are all alone in the office, it is highly possible [...]
People who suffer from lower back pain and knee pain will have to admit and stand corrected if they insist that pain relief is only possible through medications. While there are cases that need prescription medicine, some people can find relief by simply fixing the way they stand. Here’s why: Root Causes of Back Pain Finding the right relief for lower back pain and knee pain must start with knowing all the possible reasons why such back pain and knee pain exists. Some of the most common causes include: Strain in the muscles Sprain in ligaments Spondylolisthesis (a condition [...]
Vertigo is one of the most common symptoms a person can experience, and yet there is a lot that people are unaware of when it comes to this false sensation of movement. If you or a loved one is battling vertigo, here are some of the things you need to know. The Ears Play a Major Role in Balance and Spatial Orientation The vestibular system is one of the main contributors when the brain is collecting information about balance. There are tiny crystals floating in the fluid inside the inner ear canals that help your body to determine where it [...]
While many people refer to jaw problems as TMJ, TMD is a more appropriate abbreviation since it refers to disorders of the jaw, whereas TMJ means temporomandibular joint and is in reference to the jaw itself. What are the symptoms of TMD? What can cause these disorders to arise? How can you find natural care for TMD? We will answer these questions and more in our article. Common TMD Symptoms Depending on the underlying cause of TMD is, there are a number of different symptoms that can occur. However, there are some symptoms that occur more frequently than others. Here [...]
Positional vertigo is short for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. This is the most common cause of false sense of spinning. So how come we don't hear about it more often? When most people say vertigo, they're actually talking about positional vertigo. They leave off the word positional because this is the most common form. What we're going to do today is consider some of the things that help to identify positional vertigo, and that can lead us to find natural help for this very common symptom. At the conclusion of our article, we'll discuss a natural remedy for it that [...]
According to the US Pain Foundation, there is an extensive list of options when it comes to seeking care for pain causing conditions such as migraines. We’re going to take a look at some of the traditional treatment options for migraines. Then we will take a closer look at why many migraineurs are choosing natural opportunities to find relief. Traditional Migraine Treatment Options You have a lot of choices when it comes to migraine care. The main thing you will probably notice about these treatments, however, is that they are more likely to target symptoms than the underlying issue causing [...]