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Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery Los Angeles

Sub-occipital Muscle Tone and How Its Relates to Traumatic Brain Injury Los Angeles - Upper Cervical Chiropractic Los Angeles An article was recently published by Fakhran S et al(1) that studied the relationship of the sub-occipital muscle(back of neck)  tone and severity of symptoms experienced in post traumatic brain injury patients.  Interestingly, the research found that there was a correlation between increased tone of the rectus capitus posterior minor (Figure. 1) muscle and increase CONTINUE READING [...]

Post Concussion Syndrome, Traumatic Neck Injury? Los Angeles Post Concussion Syndrome

Post Concussion Syndrome, Traumatic Neck Injury? Los Angeles Post Concussion Syndrome   There is a lot of talk lately about Post Concussion syndrome.  After the NFL lawsuit and Jim McMahon’s recovery, Post concussion syndrome has made national headlines. Post concussion has always been prevalent.  However the rise in extreme sports and fallout from those that suffer, has brought the issue front and center.   Like many syndromes, Post-Concussion was little understood and much to CONTINUE READING [...]

Blair Upper Cervical Care and Post Concussion Syndrome

Is there more to it than just the concussion? When I think of post-concussion syndrome the first thing that flashes through my mind are sports injuries.  Football players, hockey players, and downhill ski racers are just a few of the athletes frequently suffering from this condition. Medically speaking, patients who have concussions are told that the brain is injured due to rebounding off of the skull.  The quick acceleration and deceleration from hitting the head on the field, the ice, CONTINUE READING [...]