Dr. Casey Weerheim is the chief chiropractor at Upper Cervical of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is a certified Blair Upper Cervical chiropractor who helps patients relieve problems like neck pain, muscle numbness, back pain, and vertigo. For his undergraduate degree, he went to Northwestern College to study Athletic Training, where he worked as an intern for a chiropractic doctor. His internship program piqued his interest, which led him to pursue chiropractic. The Northwest Iowa born and raised doctor received training from the Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he received certification to practice Blair Upper Cervical. Dr. Weeirheim wants to be a source of natural, safe, and effective patient care in Sioux Falls. He aims to change his patients' lives through his skills and the latest technology in upper cervical chiropractic care.

Technique/s: Deep Roots Chiropractic, Blair Upper Cervical Technique

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Blogs by Dr. Weerheim

Whiplash-related Upper Neck Pain: A Quick Guide

Unknown to many people, dealing with upper neck pain can be quite tricky, mainly if it stems from a whiplash injury. While a whiplash injury can improve within a month, its overall effect on your well-being can linger for years. A whiplash injury overextends the neck and increases your risk of developing cervical spine misalignment.  As a result, the bones can impinge on nerve tissues or cause unwanted effects that prolong your pain and discomfort. Learn more about upper neck pain and how to resolve it with the help of simple and natural remedies.    What's a Whiplash Injury? A [...]

By |May 15th, 2022|Categories: Whiplash Injuries|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Whiplash-related Upper Neck Pain: A Quick Guide

What is Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness?

Hundreds to thousands of patients seek atlas bone adjustments each month. And notably, a small fraction calls for help because of persistent postural perceptual dizziness (PPPD). Are you familiar with this condition? Do you know someone who has PPPD? If PPPD sounds utterly foreign to you, you can get acquainted with it through our brief discussion below. Hopefully, after reading this blog post, you will better grasp PPPD and your best options to cope with the symptoms.   PPPD: A Quick Overview PPPD is among the leading causes of non-spinning dizziness in middle-aged people. Most patients who have this condition [...]

Defining and Dealing with Tension and Hypertension Headaches

Perhaps on more than one occasion, you’ve typed “what kind of headache do I have” when you searched on Google. You’re not alone. While headaches are common, only a few know how they are differentiated based on their types and how a misalignment of the cervical bone can trigger their symptoms. Yes, you read it right. Headaches have their own set of types. The most commonly confused and used interchangeably are the tension and hypertension headaches, besides migraine headaches and sinus head pains. Let us understand what makes these headaches distinct from each other by knowing their basic definitions.   [...]

By |January 16th, 2022|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Defining and Dealing with Tension and Hypertension Headaches

Is Neck Strain the Same as Whiplash?

Neck strain and whiplash share many similarities. As a result, many associate them with upper neck pain. Notably, studies suggest that these two health concerns refer to the same thing. They often develop when the neck bones and joints get overstretched because of an accident, physical abuse, and contact sports. Do you currently suffer from this problem? Are you presently looking for a way to cope? Then, let’s investigate further into how neck strain and whiplash injuries work and how you can manage them with the help of natural remedies.   Whiplash or Neck Strain: How the Symptoms Can Affect [...]

By |November 21st, 2021|Categories: Whiplash Injuries|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is Neck Strain the Same as Whiplash?

Why Anxiety and Balance Disorders Often Go Hand in Hand

Anxiety is among the most common emotions of people with balance disorders, especially when they have an episode. Unfortunately, when they feel anxious and stressed out, their symptoms get even worse. They experience increased discomfort and have a harder time coping. Have you ever wondered why this often happens? What’s the connection between anxiety and dizziness? Is it possible to resolve both symptoms with a single healing approach?   Anxiety and Balance Disorders Balance problems like dizziness and chronic vertigo develop because of an inner ear defect. That’s because the ear (specifically the inner portion) takes charge of perceiving balance [...]

By |September 19th, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Anxiety and Balance Disorders Often Go Hand in Hand

Light Sensitivity in Migraine Episodes – How Can You Cope?

Suppose you feel throbbing in your head coupled with severe neck pain. At first, you ignore it, thinking that it’s just an ordinary headache. Sadly, a few days later, it comes back with a vengeance. This time, you experience a new sensation: light sensitivity. It completely throws you off, causing you pain even just from watching TV or staring out in your window. Then, it dawns on you that the problem you experience is a migraine attack with light sensitivity or photophobia. So, you begin reading about relief options for migraineurs, such as upper cervical chiropractic care. Every chiropractor for [...]

By |July 18th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Light Sensitivity in Migraine Episodes – How Can You Cope?

4 Basic But Life-Changing Facts About Whiplash Injury

Did you know that about 3 million people suffer from whiplash injury in the US every year? It’s a common injury that happens to rear-end passengers during a car collision. Contrary to popular belief, you can suffer from whiplash even when you’re not speeding along the highway like the stars of the Fast and Furious franchise. The worst part is that it can cause all kinds of problems. For example, it’s pretty common to hear people say they have whiplash and tinnitus. Some even associate their injury with other symptoms like chronic neck pain, headaches, and lower back pain.  Besides [...]

By |May 2nd, 2021|Categories: Whiplash Injuries|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Basic But Life-Changing Facts About Whiplash Injury

Answered! Your Top 3 Questions About Meniere’s Disease

Have you been entertaining a lot of questions regarding Meniere’s disease? Now is the chance to get some, if not all, of those answered. This article addresses what this disease is, Meniere’s symptoms, and treatment options. Question #1: What is this condition? Meniere’s disease is more than just your simple inner ear condition. It is a complicated situation that might be due to genetics or even by external factors like trauma.  Medical experts believe that this ailment happens due to fluid accrual in the inner ears' delicate labyrinths. These fluids are useful in creating sound waves, which then become electric [...]

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Answered! Your Top 3 Questions About Meniere’s Disease

List of Natural Hacks to Manage Migraines

No thanks to hectic schedules and heavy workloads, migraines have become common in the population. Often, it causes severe disability, affecting a person’s productivity and concentration.  The intensity and frequency of each episode tend to differ from one person to another. Taking prescribed medication for migraines is usually the first course of action to cope with the pain. However, if you’re looking for sustainable migraine relief, our list, which includes going to a chiropractor for migraines and making a few lifestyle changes, may be of great help to you. Learn more about these in the discussion below.    Essential Hacks [...]

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on List of Natural Hacks to Manage Migraines

Whiplash and Vertigo: Why They Can Go Hand in Hand

Some people have been in minor accidents that left them dazed, sore, and stiff from whiplash. A few weeks or months later, they dealt with a sudden loss of balance. Out of the blue, they begin to feel like the world wildly spin around them. Unknown to many, there is a connection between whiplash and vertigo. To better understand how these two conditions relate to each other, let’s first dissect each ailment.   What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a neck injury that results from a forceful front-to-back movement of the head and neck. It feels like having one’s neck pushed [...]

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: Whiplash Injuries|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Whiplash and Vertigo: Why They Can Go Hand in Hand
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