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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Fibromyalgia and Cardio Health: Is There a Connection?

A recent study published in the BMJ Journals shares that fibromyalgia patients have an increased risk of coronary heart disease. This discovery alone shows how bad the problem can get and why patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia needs to take things seriously and tap into helpful solutions such as fibromyalgia chiropractic care. Let’s help you understand the connection between the two and how you can potentially manage them with the help of neck bone adjustments.  But before that, let’s walk you through some of the common questions patients ask when they visit a fibromyalgia chiropractic doctor in their town or city. [...]

By |May 15th, 2022|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Cardio Health: Is There a Connection?

Top 4 Reasons Why Smoking Hurts Your Back

An achy back is one of the most common complaints of adults in the US. Notably, its causes or triggers can range from sleeping in the wrong position to problems to having a cervical subluxation. Most people who experience this symptom use ibuprofen for back pain to get immediate relief. Interestingly, others try to cope by correcting poor habits like smoking. Have you ever wondered why smoking hurts the back? How can tobacco products such as cigarettes aggravate the pain experienced by people with mild to severe backaches? Learn more about this back pain risk factor below.    The Link [...]

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Relieve Vertigo Attacks?

Apple cider vinegar is among the most common items found in blog articles that tackle sources of vertigo relief. Many swear by its effectiveness and share tips on how to consume it to prevent worsening vertigo attacks. But the question is, does it really work? What do scientific studies say about apple cider vinegar and its medical benefits? More importantly, what alternative vertigo remedies can patients use to cope? Let’s help you find a suitable solution to your dizzying spells and spinning sensations in our guide.    Apple Cider Vinegar for Vertigo: What Studies Say Apple cider vinegar has gained [...]

What’s a Natural Remedy for TMJ Tinnitus?

Different reasons cause TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, and at the same time, it can lead to other health-related issues. TMJ disorder usually has accompanying symptoms resulting in pain and discomfort to people. One of them is TMJ tinnitus.   What is a TMJ Disorder? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder occurs in the temporomandibular joint, connecting the jaw and skull. When this joint becomes injured or damaged, it can lead to a TMJ disorder with painful symptoms. Therefore, you will need to properly recognize the symptoms you experience to help you find a remedy that works.   How TMJ Disorder [...]

By |February 20th, 2022|Categories: TMJ / Jaw Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What’s a Natural Remedy for TMJ Tinnitus?

Ear, Jaw, and Neck Pain and Other Whiplash Symptoms

Waking up with ear, jaw, and neck pain can be quite an unpleasant experience. Unfortunately, if you recently suffered from a whiplash injury, you will likely have these three symptoms for at least a few days. If you’re out of luck, you might also experience additional effects of a whiplash injury ranging from headaches to sleep disturbances. So, what can you do to cope and promote quick healing and recovery? Discover everything there is to know about whiplash injury care in our discussion below.    What is a Whiplash Injury? Whiplash injury affects millions of Americans each year. It’s also [...]

By |January 16th, 2022|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Ear, Jaw, and Neck Pain and Other Whiplash Symptoms

Birth Control and Migraines: An Unlikely Combination?

Statistics reveal that about 65 percent of women in the 15 to 49 age group use some form of contraception. From this number, 12 percent use birth control pills like Aviane and Entrostep. Unfortunately, most of these women struggle with constant bouts of migraine headaches – a common side effect of taking medications or supplements that contain estrogen. While some go to a professional like a chiropractor for migraines to experience relief, a large fraction wonders if they should do away with their go-to pills and switch to other birth control alternatives.  If this scenario rings a bell, our discussion [...]

By |December 19th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Birth Control and Migraines: An Unlikely Combination?

Fibromyalgia and Polymyalgia: Do They Share Similar Symptoms?

Many patients confuse fibromyalgia for polymyalgia and vice versa. And while this seems like a simple problem, it can easily create complications because people can end up trying the wrong remedies. Some might even have a hard time managing their polymyalgia or fibromyalgia triggers and preventing flare-ups. Because of this, we decided to share a few things about the two conditions and how patients like you can cope with their symptoms.  A Closer Look at Polymyalgia and Fibromyalgia Similarities The CDC reported that about 2 percent of the US adults or roughly 4 million have fibromyalgia. Meanwhile, according to the [...]

By |November 21st, 2021|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Polymyalgia: Do They Share Similar Symptoms?

How to Tell if Your Back Pain Stems from Arthritis

Waking up to excruciating upper and middle back pain is a nightmare for anyone who needs to head out for work or do labor-intensive chores. But, unfortunately, this is not uncommon for many Americans these days. Some back pain cases happen because of the constant wear and tear of the body, while others develop due to health conditions like arthritis.   So, the question now is, how can you determine the cause of your back pain? How do you know if it happens because of arthritis? Feel free to read through our discussion to learn more about upper and middle back [...]

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
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