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.

Technique/s: NUCCA, Upper Cervical

Blogs by Dr. Watterson - Lucas

Can Chiropractors Help with BPPV or Positional Vertigo?

How do neck adjustments that chiropractors administer provide significant relief to patients diagnosed with BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo)? Let's help you understand why one of the best natural remedies for vertigo—Upper Cervical Chiropractic—is gaining more fans for its potential to restore the body's equilibrium.   Understanding BPPV and Disrupted Equilibrium BPPV is a vestibular condition familiar to thousands of people looking for natural remedies for vertigo. Studies explain that it stems from displaced fragments of the otolith organs, a calcium carbonate structure found in the inner ear. Primarily, the otolith organs detect linear and gravitational acceleration.  When the head [...]

Coffee Always Triggers Migraines and Other Migraine Myths

Migraine myths continue to spread like wildfire, no thanks to the internet. Sadly, they continue to misinform many patients, leaving them trapped in an endless and vicious cycle of pain. If this sounds exactly like your story, you might find our list of migraine myths helpful in seeking lasting relief. Learn more about popular myths like “coffee often leads to migraine episodes” and “atlas subluxation doesn’t contribute to the onset of migraine episodes” as you read on. #1. Coffee always triggers migraines Coffee is among the most widely consumed beverages in the country. It’s also one of the leading sources [...]

By |June 19th, 2022|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Coffee Always Triggers Migraines and Other Migraine Myths

Sleepless Nights and Vertigo: What’s The Connection?

Vertigo and sleep have a lot more in common than people realize. According to studies, getting ample restorative sleep plays a vital role in helping patients cope with spinning sensations. Sadly, even if this is a widely-known fact, many people still fail to tap into quality sleep as one of their natural remedies for vertigo. If you're among these individuals, maybe our short discussion on sleepless nights and their effects on the inner ears and central nervous system can help you understand things better.    Sleep disorders and vertigo attacks  The latest numbers reveal that more than 70 million Americans [...]

Why Do Adults with Celiac Disease Have Worse Migraines?

Living with celiac disease comes with several challenges, ranging from unwanted bathroom trips to an increased risk for mortality. Some celiacs also encounter unexpected health concerns like worse and frequent migraine headaches. In fact, because of this, some celiacs frequently visit the practice of a local chiropractor for migraines. Are you among the thousands of celiacs who share the same struggle?   Celiac Disease and Migraine Headaches: How Are They Related When you think about migraines, you immediately associate it crippling symptoms like intense headaches that affect one side of the head. Well-known migraineurs like Serena Williams and Chloe Kardashian [...]

By |December 19th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Do Adults with Celiac Disease Have Worse Migraines?

Dizziness and Its 4 Debilitating Variants

Did you know that almost half of the patients seeking help from a healthcare professional complain about dizziness? Interestingly, this common symptom can stem from several health concerns, including cardiovascular disease, central nervous system malfunction, and a damaged vestibular system. That’s why patients researching how to stop dizziness naturally or through conventional medical methods struggle to find a procedure to use.  Besides the varying causes of dizziness, this symptom also has four variations, making it even trickier to seek lasting relief. If you’re among the thousands who feel confused, helpless, and miserable due to dizziness, our discussion below might help [...]

Easy Neck Stretches That Can Help Soothe Painful Muscles

Have you ever tried waking up to a painful neck? According to studies, thousands of Americans feel the same way. About 15 percent of the US population experience neck pain that lingers for an entire day. Some people experience worse symptoms due to underlying causes such as atlas subluxation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and degenerative diseases. On the one hand, other people have an achy neck because of long hours spent working at a desk or poor body posture.  Thankfully, simple remedies such as neck stretches offer a glimmer of hope to ailing patients. If you’ve never tried doing neck stretching [...]

By |August 15th, 2021|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Easy Neck Stretches That Can Help Soothe Painful Muscles

Ice That Neck Pain Away

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 [...]

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Why Do I Get Migraines in The Summer?

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 [...]

By |July 26th, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Do I Get Migraines in The Summer?

Self-Care and Natural Therapy for Migraines

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 [...]

By |August 18th, 2019|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Self-Care and Natural Therapy for Migraines

All the Key Details of Meniere’s Disease Explained

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 [...]

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