Blogs by Dr. Brian Pokorski
Tired of Chronic Neck Pain? Try the 5-30 Technique
Have you went to doctors on several occasions because of severe neck pain? Have you grown dependent on neck pain medications for relief and think that you should start exploring natural options? During your research, have you ever come across the 5-30 technique for chronic Upper Cervical pain relief? If you ever feel hopeless and alone because of neck pain, you can take comfort in knowing that millions of people experience the same issue. In fact, neck pain is one of the most popular reasons why many people worldwide go to the doctor. If you’re one of those people who [...]
Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Migraine Relief: Does It Work?
Do migraines often ruin your day-to-day plans? Do you always feel overwhelmed by common migraine symptoms like tunnel vision, pulsating unilateral headaches, sound sensitivity, nausea, and vertigo episodes? Have you been going on several trips to the local pharmacy and asking around for more potent pain medications that can provide you with long-term migraine pain relief? Being someone plagued by frequent bouts of migraines can be quite disheartening. Last-minute plan cancelations, feelings of disappointment, anger, agony, and depression, and major routine disruptions gradually become a normal part of your life when you live with this disabling neurological disorder. But thankfully, [...]
VR Motion Sickness: What It Is and How to Cope
Virtual reality (VR) has been popular over the years. This technology is used for cinemas, video games, and amusement park rides. The VR technology innovation paves the way for more creative execution, which can bring more fun to those who love these things. However, it's not for everyone, not for the faint of stomach… or those prone to motion sickness. Some patients who seek upper cervical care also report incidents of motion sickness while using VR technology. Some of these include: Cold sweats Dizziness Fatigue Headache Nausea and vomiting Queasiness If you experience motion sickness when using virtual reality, you [...]
Heavy Bags and Other Causes of Neck Pain
Neck pain can affect your mobility and make you struggle to fulfill your agenda for the day. However, you may not realize how limiting neck pain can be once you experience a simple head turn is not as simple after all. Many upper cervical care patients report neck pain issues, causing significant discomfort. If you've been dealing with more persistent neck pain that has slowly worsened, it's time to pay more attention to your symptoms. If you did not experience any form of trauma, injury, or trauma, your chronic neck pain might be due to your daily habits. While occasional [...]
Do Migraines Without Headaches Exist?
When people hear about migraines, they immediately picture someone experiencing intense throbbing or pulsating headaches. That's why, many people are left puzzled or astounded when they encounter someone with a silent migraine. Doctors and other healthcare professionals refer to silent migraines in different ways. Other names for this condition include acephalgic migraines and migraine aura without headache. Now, it may seem confusing because "migraine" and "without headache" are just words that don't make sense in one sentence. Well, that is what we're here for. This article will help you understand this condition better and the best ways to address and [...]
Can Vertigo Improve on Its Own?
Countless patients seeking promising vertigo remedies wonder what might happen to them if they don't do anything to resolve their symptoms. Will their spinning sensations stop bugging them, or will the episodes persist for days or weeks and cause significant disruptions? Truth be told, there isn't a simple way to answer this query. That's because vertigo is not a disease or disorder. Instead, it's only a symptom that manifests because of specific health problems. Relieving Vertigo Attacks Can Be Tricky Over the years, doctors and researchers have identified several potential causes or triggers of a vertigo episode. Some of [...]
6 Must-Know Truths About TMJ Disorders
Have you ever heard the term TMJ but had no idea what it meant? We’re here to help! Several of our upper cervical chiropractors specialize in addressing TMJ disorders, which affect millions of people worldwide. Here are several things that you need to know related to TMJ disorders: #1. TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint. The term TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint. The TMJ is the hinge joint connecting the lower jaw to the skull. It's also known as a synovial joint, which means that it has a disc and two bones moving against each other when it moves. [...]