Category: headache

Fight Pain in the New Year

You hear it in the media, read it on print, and see it on tv, the phrase “New Year, New You” will be coined anew for everything from clothing looks, to fitness, to career choices. There is something incredibly hopeful about the phrase, and it can be really inspiring for those needing that extra push …

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A Pandemic Filled with Accidents: The Rise in Distracted Driving

Watch out! Distracted driving is the most prevalent causes of car accidents and subsequent injuries and deaths in the United States. Since the beginning of cell phone usage, cases of car accidents caused by distracted driving have been on the rise, increasing even more as smartphones and texting capabilities became more widely available. While having …

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Crash Report: The Mechanisms of Injury

Crashing is something that everyone (except crash-test dummies) is trying to avoid for obvious reasons- crashes are expensive, people can get hurt, and the potential for long term injury and psychological harm is present especially for major crashes. As with many things, the best way to avoid injury is to try to avoid crashing, and …

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Collisions: More Than Just a Metaphorical Headache

  While car crashes can be a legal, financial, or insurance headache, the fact that even mild car crashes can result in head injuries does not receive enough attention. Head injuries are one of the most feared wounds as we go through life as they can majorly impact the quality of life of victims even …

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Why People Love Chiropractic Care

Have you ever wondered why so many people go to the chiropractor? Do they only go because they have an injury to their neck, back, or shoulders? Besides alleviating pain, chiropractic care is also an important step in wellness that can improve your overall quality of life. There are many reasons why people love receiving …

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Types of Headaches

Headaches can be defined as pain “in any region of the head.” However, the cause, duration, and intensity of the pain can vary depending on the type of headache.  Many of us have suffered from some form of uncomfortable, throbbing headache pain. There are a variety of different types of headaches that can cause this …

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How Your Pillow and Mattress Can Affect Your Alignment

  Have you ever woken up from a night of sleep with a stiff neck and back pain? Did you wonder why you went to sleep feeling perfectly fine but now have this unexplained pain that seems to have come out of nowhere? Morning aches and pains can be frustrating and confusing, especially if you …

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What To Look For in a Chiropractor

Choosing the right chiropractor isn’t an easy decision.  Where do you begin? When choosing a chiropractor, you should be taking into consideration the same kinds of factors you did when choosing your primary care provider and deserves the same kind of scrutiny.  After all, your chiropractor is part of the team of people working with …

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Auto Accident Injuries: Concussions

Automobile accidents, even at low speeds, can result in many different injuries to the body, and one of the most common and potentially most serious is a head injury. Your brain is a fragile organ that sits within your skull protected by cerebrospinal fluid.  This fluid acts as a cushion for the brain in case …

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The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia has long been considered a mysterious disorder, confused with other disorders, and many people suffering from Fibromyalgia face a constant stream of disbelievers who think psychosomatic, all in their head. Fibromyalgia is in fact, in the head but not imagined; it’s a problem in the brain.  It’s a very real disorder that occurs in …

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