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How Upper Cervical Chiropractic Helps with Migraines and Headaches?

According to the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association or NUCCA, chiropractic techniques are highly effective in relieving migraine pains and all kinds of pains that results from the misalignment of the spinal cord. Re-aligning the spine can be a great treatment in such cases. The Treatment Plan The exponents of chiropractic technique roots from the […]

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How Upper Cervical Care Helps With Post-Concussion Syndrome

According to research, results show that many individuals are not taking concussions serious as they should be. More than half a million children are taking to the hospital emergency units on the treatment of traumatic brain injuries. However, so many school children suffer from concussion as a result of participating in organized sports such as […]

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5 Common Signs of a TMJ Disorder

Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is what connects your lower jaw to the skull.  There are many reasons why a person can experience pain or discomfort in the TMJ, and the pain can be experienced in the joint itself or in the many muscles in the area that control the movements of the face and jaw. […]

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A Common Cause of Jaw Pain and How to Find Relief

Jaw pain is a common condition. Estimates state that as many as 10 million people may be affected in the US alone. While some may refer to their jaw pain as TMJ, that acronym stands for temporomandibular joint and just refers to the joint where the lower jaw meets the skull. Therefore, the condition is […]

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TMJ Disorders Are Becoming a Target of Chiropractic Care

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders have been targeted by the chiropractic field for a number of years now. For example, a study involving 9 patients yielded beneficial results using an activator adjustment tool as a part of chiropractic care. This tool is used by general chiropractors to provide a gentler adjustment to sensitive parts of the […]

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Jaw Pain—Related to Injuries that Induce TMD

Jaw pain is a common problem and for many it is compounded with the other symptoms of temporomandibular jaw disorder (TMD). Those symptoms can include pain that radiates to the ear and neck, loss of range of jaw movement, a clicking or grinding sound when opening and closing the mouth, and other symptoms. What causes […]

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5 Signs of a TMJ Disorder and 5 Self-Treatments

The NIH reported that over 10 million people in the US probably deal with TMJ pain. It is tough to know the exact number since many view the condition as minor and do not seek treatment. For some, a few home treatment methods may be enough to get past this temporary condition. For others, TMJ […]

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Is Your Posture Contributing To Your Headaches?

How many times did you hear, “Sit up straight!” as a child? It turns out your parents were right. Proper posture is an important component in headache prevention. The average human head weighs between 9 and 11 pounds. (1) When we slouch, there is a tendency for the head to drift forward. For every inch […]

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Chronic Headaches – Is There Any Relief that Works?

Making a living or just surviving day to day can really be a challenge for someone with chronic headaches. You have no way to know when they will hit or how long they will last. When you are suffering from one, you cannot think straight enough to know what the best treatment option would be. […]

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No Such Thing as a Simple Concussion

It is estimated that nearly 70 percent of young athletes with a possible concussion continue to play when they should be removed from playing, according to a federal report released in September of 2015. According to Dr. Grant Baldwin of the Center for Disease Control, traumatic brain injuries affect almost 2.5 million Americans annually.  Currently, […]

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