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

Bumper Cars Can Lead To Whiplash; Here’s Why

Whiplash is a common after-effect for people involved in a rear-end collision. Whiplash is a common neck injury caused by a sudden, forceful head movement that affects the neck muscles, discs, tendons, and nerves. Some whiplash patients seek upper cervical care for lasting relief and overall management of their condition. If you've ever been in a minor car accident or even just jerked your head back and forth quickly, there's a high chance you will develop whiplash. Car accidents most often cause this neck injury, but it can also come from activities like bungee jumping, roller coaster rides, and—you guessed [...]

Vertigo Goggles: The Future of Vertigo Diagnosis

The latest technological advancements have paved the way for better diagnosing debilitating symptoms like vertigo. In the past, medical professionals only relied on narrowing down the most likely trigger of an attack to help patients achieve vertigo relief. But, nowadays, several healthcare practitioners also take advantage of infrared vertigo goggles to understand cases better. This simple diagnostic tool allows them to check abnormal eye movements, an accompanying symptom of mild to severe vertigo episodes.   Infrared Vertigo Googles and How They Work Because vertigo attacks are widespread and can indicate various health concerns, doctors and other healthcare professionals exhaust multiple [...]

The Headache Type You Have Based on the Pain Location

Perhaps you feel dull aches in your forehead or nape that gets more intense when you’re stressing over work or any personal problem. What does this headache mean? In this article, we will try to help you distinguish the kind of headache you have based on its pain location. Continue reading to know the common types of headaches and how Upper Cervical Chiropractic can help you manage whatever kind of headache you have.    Headaches in General Headaches are a usual problem for many people, but they can be challenging to diagnose. Thus, the International Headache Society has classified headaches [...]

By |July 3rd, 2022|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Headache Type You Have Based on the Pain Location

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
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