Dr. Jennifer Sheppard is the chief chiropractor at Precision Chiropractic in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is a board-certified NUCCA doctor who has been changing the lives of many pain-stricken Oklahomans since 1993.

She finished her chiropractic doctorate at Parker Chiropractic College. Growing up, Dr. Sheppard learned the importance of chiropractic care because both her grandparents and parents frequently sought chiropractors' assistance to improve their health.

She continues her post-graduate studies to keep herself updated with the current technologies used in diagnostic imaging and chiropractic method enhancements.

Technique/s: NUCCA technique

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Blogs by Dr. Sheppard

Semont Maneuver for Vertigo: Does It Work?

Getting diagnosed with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo isn’t exactly a pleasant experience. Imagine dealing with spinning sensations every time you make sudden changes to your head’s position or angle. It’s horrible, disorienting, and sometimes dangerous. This is why many patients go to great lengths to find a vertigo relief option that works.  For example, some try natural remedies for vertigo, like the Semont Maneuver. Others, on the one hand, opt for upper cervical chiropractic. If you’re unsure how these remedies can help with your vertigo, our quick discussion below might offer you some helpful insights.   Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: [...]

Worse TMJ Flare-ups Reported During the Global Health Crisis

Did you know that more patients have got in touch with doctors, upper cervical chiropractors, and other healthcare professionals for TMJ and ear pain during the pandemic? But how are these two things related? How can the pandemic cause pain and discomfort to non-infected individuals? More importantly, what remedies can people use, and how helpful are these options in providing lasting relief? Let’s investigate in our discussion below.    What Does TMJ Feel Like? TMJ or temporomandibular joint disorders affect about 10 million Americans. As the name suggests, it affects the TMJ or the joints attaching your jawbone to the [...]

By |August 15th, 2021|Categories: TMJ / Jaw Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Worse TMJ Flare-ups Reported During the Global Health Crisis

Is My Busy Job the Reason Behind My Neck Pain?

Working for more than eight hours a day has become the new normal for many employees in the country. Statistics say that 85.8 percent of men and 65.5 percent of women in America spend more than 40 hours per week on their work tasks. Sadly, health experts strongly associate these alarming statistics with the growing number of patients seeking NUCCA chiropractic care for upper neck pain. But, how does your busy work become one of your leading sources of pain? Is there a way to continue working long hours without developing neck pain?    When a Job Begins To Take [...]

By |July 18th, 2021|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is My Busy Job the Reason Behind My Neck Pain?

5 Signs A Headache Needs Immediate Attention

When you think of headaches and migraines, you rarely associate them with something serious. That’s because, more often than not, the throbbing, pulsating, or aching pain disappears after a couple or several hours. Unknown to many, sometimes a headache, migraine and stiff neck spell disaster for some people. That’s because such symptoms can be a sign of a severe problem like concussion, dehydration, and stroke.  So, how do you determine if you need immediate medical attention? What specific signals do you need to look out for?  #1. You Experience Extreme and Sudden Pain Roughly 30,000 patients suffer from ruptured brain [...]

By |June 20th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Signs A Headache Needs Immediate Attention

IBS and Other Conditions Linked to Fibromyalgia

Living with fibromyalgia can come with a lot of challenges. That’s because aside from painful muscles and increased sensitivity to touch, most people with this pain disorder also report many other symptoms. Many of the patients who seek the assistance of an upper cervical chiropractor for fibromyalgia relief also have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), anxiety disorder, migraines, depression, and obesity. Learn more about these different health problems and how they link to fibromyalgia.    Irritable Bowel Syndrome Did you know that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 70 percent of patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia? Essentially, when you have IBS, you experience [...]

By |May 16th, 2021|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on IBS and Other Conditions Linked to Fibromyalgia

Can Carrying A Heavy Backpack Cause Lower Back Pain?

Backpacks are the best option if you have many things to carry with you, such as your phone, wallet, extra pair of clothes, toiletries, and other personal effects. It also works quite well, regardless of the age group you belong to. But what happens if it gets too heavy? Can it trigger or aggravate a lower back pain problem? If yes, what can you do to cope with the pain? Also, is it better to take ibuprofen for back pain, or should you opt for natural remedies instead?  Let’s get to know all the answers to these queries in our [...]

Mal de Debarquement and Other Vertigo-Causing Diseases

Ever wondered what causes problems like central vertigo and peripheral vertigo? Around 40 percent of the entire adult population in the USA experiences vertigo episodes at one point in time. So, chances are, you’re one of the millions of folks who want to know more about vertigo and its potential causes.  There’s a long list of possible explanations or underlying health conditions that may cause you to experience a vertigo episode. In our discussion below, we’ll get to discuss some of them, including Mal de Debarquement (MDD). Additionally, we’ll tackle a natural remedy that can help you manage your vertigo [...]

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mal de Debarquement and Other Vertigo-Causing Diseases

Is There a Relationship Between Neck Pain and TMD?

Have you been suffering from temporomandibular joint disorders for quite a while? If yes, then you may be wondering about the possible TMJ causes. What could be causing your TMJ pain? Why does it hurt a lot? More importantly, how can you ease your pain and find long-term relief? In this blog post, we’ll focus on understanding the connection between neck pain and TMD. We’ll also tackle how you can get rid of your symptoms so you can live comfortably.  Before we get to the discussion’s main points, let’s investigate more about the temporomandibular joint and the risk factors and [...]

By |February 21st, 2021|Categories: TMJ / Jaw Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is There a Relationship Between Neck Pain and TMD?

Drill Down to What’s True & What’s Not About Neck Pain

One of the most prevalent body aches is neck pain. Our neck plays a critical role by supporting the brainstem. It also helps make sure the head maintains mobility. Upper cervical chiropractors shared that the neck is incredibly prone to injuries. Finding the right, lasting relief is crucial. Although a lot of info is available online, not all of them might be accurate.    Misconceptions About Neck pain Here are some of the incorrect concepts about neck pain: Only manual laborers get neck pain. It might be true that people who perform backbreaking work are more prone to getting neck [...]

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drill Down to What’s True & What’s Not About Neck Pain

Digging at the Roots of Migraines

Migraine is now a household word that describes how a person suffers from excruciating head pain. Worse, it could come as a painful combination of migraine and neck pain that is nothing short of intolerable. This painful twin condition is medically referred to as a neurological and vascular condition.  Some respond to their pain by using conventional means such as taking pain medications. However, people who take other forms of medicine may have to limit the intake of painkillers to avoid any contraindications. Some people opt to undergo invasive surgery to eliminate bone spurs or tumor growth inside the head [...]

By |December 20th, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Digging at the Roots of Migraines
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