Head Disorders

Get Rid of Headaches with Chiropractic Treatment

Posted in Head Disorders
Date: May 21, 2021
Headaches cannot be ignored. They cloud your judgment and prevent you from enjoying yourself, even during a happy moment, such as your birthday party. You take a painkiller and it goes away, but only for some time. Some headaches will come back repeatedly, and you need to understand why they ...
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What is a Common Head Pain?

Date: Apr 18, 2021
Common head pain is also known as a tension headache and is the most common type of primary headache that affects over one-third of men and over one-half of women. To put this into perspective, up to 80% of the adults in the United States alone experience common head pain ...
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Are you experiencing difficulty chewing or opening the jaw?

Posted in Head Disorders
Date: Oct 29, 2020
TMJ dysfunction, also known as TMD is a ubiquitous condition affecting nearly 10 million Americans. (1) Often times before it develops into full TMJ dysfunction there are precursors or clues that start to show prior to full-blown chronic TMJ dysfunction occurs. The most common precursor to TMJ is jaw muscle tightness which causes decreased ability ...
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Clicking and Popping of the Jaw

Posted in Head Disorders
Date: Sep 14, 2020
Thousands of Americans suffer from crepitus (clocking or popping) of the jaw. For some, it's an annoyance. For others, it's accompanied by excruciating pain.  It is estimated that 10 million Americans suffer from TMD also known as TMJ. (1) The clicking and popping of the jaw is nothing more than a biomechanical malalignment that has ...
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Upper Cervical Treatment for Post-Concussion Syndrome

Date: Jun 12, 2020
We have written extensively about what we feel is the missing link in the post-concussion syndrome discussion and recovery. Any trauma that is severe enough to cause shearing damage to the brain simultaneously damages the soft tissue at the skull neck junction (craniocervical junction).  Because the craniocervical junction(CCJ)  is a "choke point" for neurology, cerebrospinal fluid ...
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Ear Pain Can Be Masked by Neck Pain

Date: Apr 22, 2020
It has been our experience in our Wasco-based upper cervical health care office that ear pain and neck pain can be intimately connected.  Sometimes patients have neck pain and ear pain and determining which is the root cause can be difficult. With that said in an upper cervical office, the goal always is to remove ...
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