Dr. Lucas Watterson is the owner and one of the NUCCA chiropractors in Mountain State Wellness in Morgantown, West Virginia. He is licensed to practice NUCCA techniques to help alleviate the symptoms of his patients.
He took up BS Biology back in college at the University of Pennsylvania, then later attended Palmer College, where he earned the highest distinctions for his Doctorate in Chiropractic. He works hand in hand with his wife, Dr. Amy Watterson, in helping their patients achieve a healthy and comfortable life.
Dr. Lucas is best--known for his interest in the human body’s design and structure and how following an excellent healthcare model can decrease and prevent chronic health problems and symptoms.
Severe headache and neck pain often go hand-in-hand. When you are facing an attack, it usually helps if you know of a few quick-relief options. This article will discuss remedies that include applying ice packs on the neck to relieve the pain. The Neck Takes Centerstage The neck is a small, well-structured section that serves as a bridge between the head and the body. It has seven vertebrae with disc inserts. The discs help the neck achieve mobility. They also serve as cushions that absorb the brunt of any impact. Even with its slender form, a properly aligned neck [...]
Headaches can affect anybody regardless of gender, race, or age. You can even say no one is immune from this condition. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that 50% of adults worldwide would experience at least one headache in any specified year. Why do people get headaches? Here are some of the general factors that can cause it: Stress – it can be emotional, meaning it might involve anxiety or depression Physical – due to injury, head or neck trauma Medical conditions –due to high blood pressure or migraines Some people experience headaches whenever they get exposed to the sun's [...]
Migraine is one of the most common conditions being faced by people today. Fortunately, there are tons of options out there for care. If you are looking for natural therapy for migraines or you want to be able to provide some self-care at home, we’re going to give you a few options and some of the reasons they seem to help. We’ll begin by discussing the benefits of exercise for migraine sufferers. Then we will consider a few additional lifestyle changes that may bring benefits. Finally, we will reveal a natural alternative that has helped a number of migraineurs in [...]
Meniere’s disease is a chronic disorder of the inner ear (vestibular). French doctor Prosper Meniere first theorized that episodes of vertigo, hearing loss, and tinnitus originated from an issue in the inner ear rather than from the brain. After his idea spread and became widely accepted in the medical field, a comprehensive definition of Meniere’s disease emerged. It became a type of endolymphatic hydrops creating a recurring set of symptoms due to an abnormally large amount of fluid in the ears. The liquid that gathers in the inner ear is endolymph. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many [...]
It’s the start of the new year, and everyone is setting goals, many of them being health-related. If you want to reduce or even eliminate back pain in 2019, here are some tips to help you attain your objective. Resolution 1 – Get Better Sleep Sleep habits can have a big effect on the health of your spine. If you want to ease back pain, it makes sense to take a look how well your sleep. For example, if you already sleep on your back, you are enjoying the best position for your spine. However, if your lower back is [...]
When you think about migraines, the first thing you probably imagine is the worst headache of your life. But headaches are just one part of what a migraine is, and while they may be the most common symptom, a migraine doesn’t necessarily have a headache phase every time. What are some of the other symptoms of migraines? Can a migraine cause neck pain? The answer may surprise you. A Study that Shows the Link Between Migraines and Neck Pain There was an interesting study that took place in Italy which highlights a clear connection between the neck and migraines. 207 [...]
Vertigo is a false sensation of movement, often felt as a spinning sensation. It can lead to nausea and vomiting. A sudden bout could even cause a dangerous fall. If you are living with this condition and are begining to feel discouraged due to its chronic nature, do not give into despair. Today, we are going to discuss a potential underlying factor when it comes to vertigo, particularly vertigo that is due to vestibular migraines. Then we will take a closer look at a way that hundreds of case study patients have been able to find complete resolution and get [...]
Sciatica is leg pain that comes from the sciatic nerve. This nerve is the largest in the body and runs from the lower back down the back of each leg. Sciatica describes pain that affects this nerve and can be felt anywhere from the lower back down through the buttocks and into the leg. Usually, it affects only one leg, but not always. Sciatica is not a medical diagnosis but rather a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Some things that may bring about sciatica are: Lumbar herniated disc Spondylolisthesis Spinal stenosis Degenerative disc disease The Symptoms of Sciatica Sciatica [...]
Lower back pain affects more than 50 percent of people over the age of 60. It is very common and is the number one reason for visits to healthcare providers. It also affects one's finances as it takes its toll in terms of payments to doctors, disability payments, and days missed from work. The good news is that a trend is developing toward a decrease in back pain. This gives hope that people are becoming more aware of what causes back pain and are working to prevent it from occurring. Taking a Deeper Look at the Structure of the Back [...]
While many suffer from acute back pain issues, few find the underlying cause unless the pain becomes chronic. Unfortunately, that means the pain may very well return, and with a vengeance. How can you know what is causing your back pain and how to prevent the problem from becoming a long-term issue? Common Causes of Back Pain Consider the following 3 common causes of backache: Soft Tissue Damage – According to a Consumer Reports survey, about one-third of back pain stems from injuries to the tendons, muscles or ligaments. Whether the injury is a sprain, strain, or spasm, the damage [...]