Dr. Kurt Sherwood is the owner and founder of Restoration Spinal Care in Renton, Washington. He is a board-certified NUCCA doctor and a member of various organizations such as the Washington State Chiropractic Association and the International Chiropractic Association.
He attended Palmer College of Chiropractic back in 1989, and has been helping patients from around Renton ever since. Besides providing chiropractic care, he also teaches the NUCCA technique and volunteers towards publishing projects with the Upper Cervical Research Foundation.
Hailing from a well-known family of chiropractic professionals in Seattle, Dr. Sherwood has the passion and dedication to change the lives of many people suffering from pain.
If you suffer from migraines, your doctor may have prescribed you some of the conventional migraine treatments. Since there are only a few pills approved by the FDA as migraine treatments, you may quickly find whether they provide any benefit for you and if they are worth the side effects in your case. On the other hand, there are many ways to get migraine relief that don’t involve traditional migraine treatment options. We’re going to consider some quick tips that may help you either to relieve a migraine or that can make one more bearable. We will conclude by discussing [...]
Vertigo is the hallucination of motion. It stems from a mismatch between what is occurring in your environment and the signals from your senses. What many people may not know is that vertigo is a symptom, not a condition or disease. There are many reasons why a person might experience an episode of vertigo. It can be due to something a cold or sinus infection, or something serious like a stroke or tumor. Having vertigo is different from feeling dizzy. Dizziness is a vague term that describes all kinds of sensations. Dizziness can stem from dehydration, low blood pressure, motion [...]
If you are one of the 39 million Americans suffering from migraines, you may wonder if there is anything that you can do that doesn’t involve reaching for a pill bottle. The good news is that there are natural ways to get help for migraines. There are even some lifestyle changes you can make to provide yourself with some self-care at home. We will start by discussing these lifestyle adjustments that can reduce the frequency of migraines. Then we will consider a natural therapy that has been helping many patients. Migraine Improvement Through Lifestyle Changes Here are a number of [...]
Vertigo is usually a symptom of either a vestibular condition or a neurological condition. On occasion, it can be a symptom of something serious like a stroke or heart attack, but we are hoping our readers would call 911 if they were experiencing symptoms of an emergency like that. What we will discuss today are several of the less serious causes of vertigo. You shouldn’t stop your search for relief just because the doctor says vertigo won’t kill you. First of all, “getting older” is not going to be on our list. You don’t just get dizzy and start falling [...]
As many as 39 million people suffer from migraines in the US, while the number rises to 1 billion worldwide. Migraines are among the top 20 most disabling medical conditions around the world. They are known for pulsating and throbbing head pain which often worsens when one moves. Migraines usually last anywhere from 4 to 72 hours. Symptoms vary from one person to another. Some people have what is called an aura. This is a warning sign made up of neurological symptoms occurring about an hour before the actual head pain begins. Some people have auras and never have head [...]
Meniere’s disease is a vestibular condition that is characterized by a number of symptoms including vertigo. Depending on how far along the condition is when a person seeks Meniere’s treatment, symptoms may vary. While Meniere’s patients may not necessarily see all three stages, these can indicate progression of the disease. Let’s take a closer look at the three stages of Meniere’s disease and then we will discuss a way that some patients have been able to attain natural relief. Early Stage Meniere’s Disease The first stage or early stage is when the condition causes the most episodes. Flare-ups are unpredictable [...]
Many people who experience chronic headaches and migraines feel like there is no real solution to their problem. So, why not just learn to live with it? The following information may give you a very good reason to try to resolve this situation. Also, to get an easy way to do just that. Chronic headaches are those occurring more than 15 days in a month’s time. As many as 5 percent of the global population experience these headaches. Chronic headaches include medication overuse (or rebound) headaches and migraines. For the sake of this article, we are just going to refer [...]
Meniere’s disease is a rare vestibular condition with about 0.2% of the US population suffering from it. However, it is becoming more common as over 45,000 cases get Meniere’s diagnosis per year. What is Meniere’s disease? How does it start? Is there a natural way to find relief? We will answer these questions and more in our article. What Is Meniere’s Disease? Meniere’s disease is a vestibular disorder. In other words, it is a condition of the inner ear. One common symptom is that the affected ear feels full. This has led doctors to the idea that Meniere’s is due [...]
Summer is a popular time to take a vacation, and the last thing you need while you’re trying to enjoy a break is a migraine. That’s why we’ve compiled these 5 tips for keeping migraines at bay while flying to your sunny summer destination. Don’t drink and fly. Many people like to have an alcoholic beverage to calm their nerves before flying, but the high altitude increases the effects. Thus, you could end up with a migraine caused by not being properly hydrated. Drink water instead. Bring your neck pillow. If you fall asleep with your neck kinked to the [...]
Dizziness is a general term that refers to a feeling of lightheadedness along with several other symptoms. For example, many will put false sensations of movement (vertigo) or a feeling that one is about to fall (disequilibrium) as subtypes of dizziness. However, there are also some very specific causes of dizziness. One such problem is postprandial hypotension. What is Postprandial Hypotension? When a person eats a big meal, the body diverts blood to the digestive tract. When this causes a decrease in blood pressure, the result is postprandial hypotension. This drop in blood pressure can result in the sudden onset [...]