In our Los Angeles based Upper Cervical Health care offices we have taken care of hundreds of vertigo cases. There is a direct correlation between neck injury, abnormal joint motion and the balance system in the body. (1) As a result, correcting prior neck injury by precisely introducing motion to the injured joints of the […]
Myelopathy is the medical term for an injury to the spinal cord due to severe compression that may result from trauma, congenital stenosis, and degenerative disease or disc herniation. The spinal cord is a cable that is housed by 24 vertebrae which run from the base of the skull to the hard bone between the […]
This past week our office had the opportunity to help a 31-day old child who was injured during birth by a forceps delivery. While forceps and vacuum extraction are sometimes necessary, follow up care with a trained upper cervical chiropractor should follow to ensure that the upper cervical spine has not been compromised. The pictures […]
Grand mal seizures are a neurological condition that afflicts 3 million people in the United States. Two years ago I was just starting a consultation with an gran mal seizure patient when he suddenly started screaming and writhing, uncontrollably for the better part of three minutes. His mom was in the consultation and calmly did […]
Low back pain, if severe enough, can devastate a person’s life. It robs them from doing activities that most of us take for granted. Imagine having trouble tying your shoes, having trouble putting your pants on and having your once active lifestyle taken from you. Back pain affects nearly 40 million Americans and robs many […]
One year ago my son suffered a severe concussion and traumatic brain injury that took him off of the court which was life- basketball. We watched our quick witted, funny, active 13 year old sink into a world of depression, malaise, fatigue, and the inability to deal with the stressors of life. Car rides were […]
Occipital neuralgia is commonly and erroneously thought to be migraine by many sufferers. Many people who experience pain at the back of the head think they are having headaches or migraines when in reality it may be occipital neuralgia. Occipital neuralgia can be debilitating but there are natural alternatives to medication, including Blair Upper Cervical […]
It is commonly believed that trigeminal neuralgia causes result from a vein strangling the trigeminal nerve where it exits the brain stem. Our Los Angeles Upper Cervical Health Care office has helped dozens of cases of Trigeminal Neuralgia by correcting spinal misalignment between the head and neck.
Mainstream scoliosis treatment involves physical therapy, muscle specific exercises, and when all else falls invasive surgery.