Still feeling the “Concussion”?? A frequently under-diagnosed hidden injury
Hidden neck damage after concussion

Post Concussion Syndrome, Much More Than Just a Lingering Headache When most people think about a concussion they think of the damage that is done to the brain. MRIs, Cat Scans, x-rays and neurological exams are generally focused on the skull and brain. But persistent symptoms related to a concussion may have more to do with upper neck problems, than the brain and skull. Concussion is classified as a mild traumatic injury to the brain. According to mayoclinic.com, usual symptoms that accompany a concussion are headache, amnesia and confusion. But many other symptoms may follow, sometimes not for days or … Continue reading “Still feeling the “Concussion”?? A frequently under-diagnosed hidden injury”

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Natural Relief for Migraines and Seizures in Anchorage
Migraines and seizures

Migraines and Seizures When the upper neck is misaligned it affects the way the brain is working. These brain changes can mimic a variety of different conditions. Recently the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research had a very interesting case study that discussed the impact of an upper neck misalignment on the brain. After seeing a series of medical doctors, cardiologists and neurologists a 75-year-old woman finally found a neurologist who was familiar with Atlas orthogonal. The neurologist determined that she had an upper cervical misalignment which he thought was causing an exacerbation of symptoms related to an old concussion. … Continue reading “Natural Relief for Migraines and Seizures in Anchorage”

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Anchorage Upper Cervical Chiropractors Help Brainstem Dysfunction
Anchorage upper cervical chiropractors

What is the Brainstem? You may have heard of the brain stem, but do you know what it’s in charge of? What its basic function is? The purpose it serves for your body? Brainstem dysfunction has been linked to migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis, postconcussion syndrome and many other chronic conditions. So you can see how important it is that the brainstem is functioning optimally. The brain stem acts as a bridge between the lower most part of your brain (cerebrum) and your spinal cord; it carries messages through your nerves to your brain and messages from your brain through your … Continue reading “Anchorage Upper Cervical Chiropractors Help Brainstem Dysfunction”

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Anchorage Chiropractors Help Whiplash Injuries
Whiplash

Whiplash Symptoms May Be Slight at First An injury to the neck caused by a sudden movement of the head, backward, forward, or sideways, is commonly referred to as “whiplash.” While the term “whiplash” is most frequently used to describe auto accident injuries (in which a person is rear-ended, hit head-on, or hit from the side), whiplash can also frequently occur during ski accidents, bike accidents, falls, blows to the head, and other head/neck traumas. THE MYTH: “If I don’t have any symptoms right away, I’m O.K.”. THE TRUTH… After many auto and sport-related traumas, symptoms can be so slight … Continue reading “Anchorage Chiropractors Help Whiplash Injuries”

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