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Dizziness – Round and round

What is Dizziness?  Dizziness is a misunderstood medical term. Every individual derives their own meaning from it. Dizziness basically describes a set of feelings and sensations which include being unbalanced, lightheaded, and woozy.

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Cerebral Palsy – An umbrella term

Upon breaking down this term we see two words; cerebral and palsy. Cerebral means a condition concerned with the brain while palsy means impairment of motor function. Cerebral palsy is not a disorder or disease itself in fact it is an umbrella term used for multiple disorders in the human body.

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Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

Before we discuss the Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction it is necessary to understand the basic anatomy of the joint. The jaw or mandible is connected with the temporal bones of the skull through this joint. This synovial articulation is located on both sides of the skull and is dependent on each other.

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic and Meniere's Disease

What is Meniere’s Disease? Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that can occur at any age but typically begins between young and middle-aged adults. Meniere’s disease affects only one ear and is considered a chronic condition that may lead to vertigo and hearing loss.

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic and Fibromyalgia Treatment

Fibromyalgia, a condition that affects the bones and muscles of the body, affects 4 million Americans and is thought to affect the way the brain processes pain signals. Because of the pain signals being influenced by fibromyalgia, the painful sensations become intensified.

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic Treatment for Tinnitus

Tinnitus is not a condition, but a common symptom of an underlying condition that affects 1 in 5 people. Tinnitus creates a false noise within the ear that comes from no external source. This false noise can sound like a ringing, whooshing, whistling, buzzing, humming, chirping, roaring, hissing, or even shrieking.

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Upper Cervical spine and ear function

Ear pain, also known as earache, can occur in either one ear or both sides of the ear and may happen suddenly or develop slowly over time. No matter the case, a lot of ear pain can be caused by a problem associated with the upper cervical spine. 

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Can Cervical Spine Problems Cause Ear Pain?

The cervical spine plays a very important role by protecting the brain stem and being the “leader” of the rest of the spine; this means if the upper cervical spine is out of place, the rest of the spine will follow its path and begin creating more misalignments in other areas of the spine.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia and Face Pain

As chiropractic doctors, we understand the pain of our patients they go through. Even a mild strain, no matter where it is located, causes a lot of discomfort. Some conditions are accompanied by excruciating pain, which usually seems quite intolerable.

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic for Vestibular disorder 

The vestibular system consists of the brain and parts of the inner ear that help in controlling eye movements and balance. If the system is damaged because of a vestibular disorder, injury, aging or disease, it can result in the following symptoms...

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