When a Migraine is More than just a Migraine

There are many different types of migraine headaches. It is important information to know because 25% of women and 8% of men get a migraine sometime during their life. This is an extremely painful disorder. Not everyone gets a headache with a migraine. That is one very common symptom, but there are other symptoms that may be more prominent. What…

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Understanding How Headaches in Plymouth MN

Headaches are referred to as either primary or secondary. If a person has a secondary headache, it means that there may be another cause for it, like a problem in the neck. Let’s examine the two a little closer. What is a primary headache? They make up ninety percent of all headaches. Generally, people ages twenty to forty start having them. The most common primary headaches…

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Tinnitus Sufferers Find Genuine Help in Plymouth, Minnesota

Almost everyone has experienced tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) at one time or another, probably due to a very loud noise. Thankfully, this goes away after a short period of time. However, for some people, they have to deal with this on a daily basis. In fact, the American Tinnitus Association says that one in every five people have…

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Getting to the Underlying Cause of Tinnitus in Plymouth, Minnesota

What Tinnitus Is It sounds like something is clicking, beeping, chirping, or buzzing. The only concern is that nothing is actually there creating the sound. Tinnitus is a common problem. About 20% of people will experience tinnitus, and that risk only increases as you get older. The Cause of Tinnitus Tinnitus isn’t actually a disease so much as it is…

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Is NUCCA Right for Me?

How do I know if I’m a candidate for NUCCA? Many people hear about NUCCA Care and are wondering if they can be helped by this extraordinary type of care. The first step is a consultation where your history, especially any history of head or neck trauma will be discussed. Next, an examination will be performed. If after an examination…

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What Is the Difference between General Chiropractic Manipulation and specific NUCCA care?

NUCCA vs. Regular Chiropractic Manipulation So a common question that people ask is what is the difference between NUCCA and general chiropractic manipulation? The NUCCA Correction is very precise and very gentle without any of the popping, cracking, or twisting of the spine involved with general chiropractic manipulation.  NUCCA spinal care is focused on providing a patient with fast relief, maximum recovery…

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Is NUCCA Chiropractic Safe? And 4 Other Common Questions

NUCCA Chiropractic Many people are confused about chiropractors in general.  Maybe you are unsure about why you would see a NUCCA (upper cervical) chiropractor and what exactly an upper cervical chiropractor does. Today were going to look at 5 of the most common misconceptions people have about upper cervical chiropractors. Is NUCCA Chiropractic Safe? Some people may be under the…

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How Are Migraines and Seizures Related to Neck Injuries?

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 and discussed how migraines and seizures related…

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Can Arthritis in Your Neck Be Prevented? |Plymouth NUCCA Chiropractor

Whiplash Leads to Accelerated Breakdown of the Spine Accidents and injuries will tear loose the connective tissue (Muscles, ligaments and tendons) that holds the spine in place.  This will create a weakness, which will allow the spine to breakdown and lock into a stressed position.  The longer the spine is misaligned the more wearing down of the spinal joints, discs, muscles,…

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How do You Get Rid of Migraines without Medicine?

Get Rid of Migraines without Medicine It’s remarkable to consider how many different types of pain relievers there are for headaches. Not just the corner drug stores but also supermarkets, convenience stores, and gas stations keep an abundant supply. Aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen, is consumed daily in America by the truckloads. Have you ever thought about how we approach a…

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