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Tension vs. Migraine: What’s the Difference?

Posted on 07-28-2016

Most likely, everyone reading this article has had a headache at one time or another. The American Headache Society reports that nearly 40% of the population suffers from episodic headaches each yea...

Are Headaches and Dizziness a “Dangerous Combination?"

Posted on 07-27-2016

Last month, we discussed some startling new research that found that lightheadedness upon standing up (orthostatic hypotension) may be more serious than previously thought. This month, we’ll l...

The Neck and Headache Connection

Posted on 07-26-2016

Patients with headaches also commonly complain of neck pain.  This relationship is the rule, not the exception and therefore, treatment for headaches must include treatment of the neck to achie...

Neck and Arm Pain – The Herniated Disk?

Posted on 07-25-2016

Patients that present with neck pain along with arm numbness, pain, and/or weakness, often ask, “…what’s causing this pain down my arm?”  The condition is often caused ...

Neck Pain, Headache, and the Jaw Joint

Posted on 07-21-2016

Neck pain and headaches can be very disabling and can significantly alter a person’s normal pattern of living. Simple things like reading the newspaper, cooking, driving a car, and/or looking...

Neck Pain Exercise Options

Posted on 07-19-2016

Exercise for the neck is very important since weak muscles are related to many painful conditions of the neck and, can contribute to fatigue, irritability, headache, sleep loss, and more.  When...

Neck Pain – Non-Surgical Treatment Options

Posted on 07-18-2016

There are many treatment options for those suffering from neck pain.  There is conventional medical care where the family doctor will usually prescribe a muscle relaxant, anti-inflammatory, and...

Is It Really Neck Pain?

Posted on 07-14-2016

A 48-year-old male had left-sided neck pain with intermittent left arm tingling, numbness, and aching for 2.5 months. The pain was described as a deep nagging ache on the left side of the neck with ...

Neck Pain and Pinched Nerves

Posted on 07-13-2016

“I woke up yesterday morning with severe neck pain that radiates down my right arm to my hand and I can barely move my neck without producing the shooting arm pain.” Or, “…f...

Neck Pain and Chiropractic Treatment Part 2

Posted on 07-12-2016

Neck pain is a very common complaint for which patients seek chiropractic care, though there are several possible causes… Two common causes of neck pain are poor posture (such as a forward...

Neck Pain and Chiropractic Treatment

Posted on 07-11-2016

A 42 year old, female patient presented with neck pain that had been present for 2 months.  The pain  came on gradually and without a specific cause.  Her vocation is answering the phon...

What Is This Pain in My Neck?

Posted on 07-07-2016

“When I woke up this morning, I couldn’t move my neck!  Every time I try to move it, I feel sharp pain on the left side of the neck shooting down into the shoulder blade.  It j...

How Can I Get Rid of This Neck Pain?

Posted on 07-06-2016

“I’ve had this pain in my neck for a long time and it just won’t go away! It’s getting to a point where I have to do something and I’m not sure which route to go. Some ...

What is "Good Head Posture?"

Posted on 07-05-2016

Have you ever noticed how many people have terrible posture?  One of the most common faulty postures is called “forward head carriage” or “anterior based occiput.” ...

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