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

Rare Migraine Types and Their Symptoms

Migraines are neurological in nature and develop due to the increased brain excitability in some of its areas. The results are pounding or throbbing headaches. But in some cases, there is no head pain. Instead, just the presence of several migraine symptoms such as: Dizziness or vertigo Pain on one or both sides of the head An aura – a visual disturbance that serves as a warning before an attack happens Nausea and vomiting Blurry vision Sensitivity to certain smells, light, and sound The Migraine Research Foundation reported that about 39 million Americans suffer from migraines, including men (6%), children [...]

By |January 19th, 2020|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rare Migraine Types and Their Symptoms

5 Things that Make Adjusting to Fibromyalgia Easier

Adjusting to fibromyalgia is not easy. Besides the pain, fatigue, and stigma associated with this condition, there are many other symptoms and effects that make adjusting to fibromyalgia a significant life change. Here are five tips to help make the adjustment a little easier for you.  #1 Learn to Manage Your Stress  Once you have fibromyalgia under control, the symptoms should come and go. You will eventually learn your own triggers and avoid them more and more to increase the time between flare-ups. However, one trigger that almost all fibromyalgia patients have in common is stress. Stress is unavoidable in [...]

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Things that Make Adjusting to Fibromyalgia Easier

What Is Vertigo? Uncovering the Myths

Balance Awareness Week is here, so it is time to tackle some important issues that relate to this topic. We’re going to start out by getting down to the basics. The first question we need to answer is, what is vertigo?  Once we have done that, we can discuss some of the misconceptions that people have regarding vertigo. This will allow us to dig deeper into what causes this condition and how to find natural help. Let’s get started!  What Is Vertigo?  Vertigo is a false sensation of movement. It can manifest as a spinning sensation, but that isn’t the [...]

Explaining the Similar Symptoms Between Migraines and Stroke

Hemiplegic migraines can cause confusing and scary symptoms for a person. The symptoms of these migraines are like stroke in many ways. In fact, the world hemiplegic itself means experiencing paralysis on one side of the body. What are some of the other symptoms of a hemiplegic migraine? Are there other similarities between migraines and stroke? Will migraines cause a stroke to occur? Can you find natural help for your migraines? We will address the answers to these questions in our article.  The Symptoms of Hemiplegic Migraines  While some of the symptoms of hemiplegic migraines are the same as other [...]

By |July 21st, 2019|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Explaining the Similar Symptoms Between Migraines and Stroke

How to Cope with Fibromyalgia – The Basics You Need to Know

Fibromyalgia is a condition that is characterized by widespread pain. However, unlike many other pain conditions, inflammation is not the primary cause. Fibromyalgia pain has to do with the way that that the body processes pain, thereby making it more of a neurological condition than a musculoskeletal one. And that also explains why the fibromyalgia symptoms checklist is so long and varied. Here are some of the things that you need to know if you or a loved one is dealing with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia Patients Experience Specific Tender Points Most people think of the widespread pain caused by fibromyalgia. After [...]

By |May 19th, 2019|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Cope with Fibromyalgia – The Basics You Need to Know

Tips and Tricks for Vertigo Self-Care and Natural Relief

If you suffer from recurring bouts of vertigo, you are likely looking for natural ways to get some relief. We are going to share with you some tips and tricks that can allow you to reduce the frequency and severity of your vertigo at home. Then we will share with you an exciting natural therapy that is offering hope to those who feel trapped in a cycle of recurring vertigo episodes. Tip 1 – Stop Smoking You have a hundred reasons to stop smoking (or not start). Now you can add vertigo to the list. One thing that comes up [...]

By |February 17th, 2019|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Tips and Tricks for Vertigo Self-Care and Natural Relief

Are Migraines Dangerous?

Migraines can be a debilitating condition that steals days at a time from a person’s life. However, are they dangerous or are they just annoying? While a bad migraine will keep you in bed for a few days, one won't kill you. But we’re going to look at some migraine complications that reveal the need for finding proper care. Then we will consider a natural way to get out from under the burden of the condition. Dangerous Migraine Complications As we go through this list of possible migraine complications, you may have never experienced any of them before. Keep in [...]

By |November 18th, 2018|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Are Migraines Dangerous?

Etiology of Vertigo and How to Cope

At times the room may seem to be spinning. Sometimes you feel like you are in motion. These spells are signs of vertigo and can strike with little or no warning. Millions each year experience vertigo and as a person ages, it becomes more common. Individuals who suffer from these dizzying bouts may feel hopeless in their pursuit of relief. How can you cope? What is behind this common ailment? We will consider a few main causes of vertigo and then take a closer look at a method that is giving many a renewed sense of hope. Conditions Commonly Known [...]

Everything You Wanted to Know About Weather-Triggered Migraines

One of the most common and difficult to avoid triggers for migraine patients is the weather. What types of weather conditions can trigger a migraine? Do researchers understand why this occurs? What can you do to avoid a migraine if the weather is your predominant trigger? We’re going to help you learn about weather-related migraines and provide hope that natural relief is possible. What Weather Conditions Trigger Migraines? There are seven primary weather triggers for migraines according to the International Headache Society. These are: Temperature Changes – Be on guard if your weather seems like it’s about to change seasons [...]

By |May 20th, 2018|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Everything You Wanted to Know About Weather-Triggered Migraines

Many Faces of Vertigo Share Common Solution

Vertigo is not a condition in and of itself.  It is a symptom that comes along with various conditions.  Vertigo can feel as if the world is spinning around you, or that you are spinning around when you're actually still.  The term vertigo can describe any false sensation of movement, including tilting or swaying.  People often use the term vertigo to describe dizziness or even a fear of heights. Vertigo symptoms can be sudden and severe.  People describe their symptoms in a variety of terms: Spinning Motion sickness Ringing in the ears Difficulty focusing the eyes Losing balance Temporary hearing [...]

By |February 18th, 2018|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Many Faces of Vertigo Share Common Solution
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