Dr. Blake Haan

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Most Common Cause of Vertigo

The most common vestibular disorder is BPPV, or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, affecting over 150,000 people every year.  BPPV causes intense vertigo episodes, particularly due to changes in head position. While the name of the condition is rather long winded, understanding what each word means can help illuminate the nature of this common vertigo disorder. [...]

By |2019-02-04T07:20:30+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Vertigo|Comments Off on Most Common Cause of Vertigo

Haan Family Chiropractic Treats Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy was the condition involved in a case study conducted by Dr. William Amalu. The study studied a 5-year-old boy who had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, chronic ear infections, legal blindness, and was experiencing as many as 30 seizures a day. He was reliant upon a wheelchair and could not communicate and interact [...]

By |2019-01-04T01:47:39+00:00December 16th, 2018|Cerebral Palsy|Comments Off on Haan Family Chiropractic Treats Cerebral Palsy

Haan Family Chiropractic Tackles Tourette’s Syndrome

Tourette’s syndrome is known for being an inherited condition. However, this belief does not take into consideration the top two reasons that show genetics is not at play in all cases: Approximately 15% of people with Tourette’s have no genetic links. There is a wide range of variation in character, course, and severity of this [...]

By |2018-12-03T22:40:44+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Tourette’s Syndrome|Comments Off on Haan Family Chiropractic Tackles Tourette’s Syndrome

A Natural Treatment Option for TMJ Issues

TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint, a complex joint that includes the jaw bone, the articular disc, and the temporal bone. TMJ syndrome includes a few characteristics such as clicking in the jaw, muscle strain headaches, and painful chewing. Here are a few of the most common reasons TMJ pain happens: Degenerative joint disease: This [...]

By |2018-11-15T11:02:47+00:00November 18th, 2018|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on A Natural Treatment Option for TMJ Issues

Causes and Frequency of Concussions in the US

You may have noticed concussions being discussed more frequently on the news recently, particularly when related to professional athletes. What may be a surprise you is how common concussions actually are among non-athletes and that they are not always connected to a sports injury. In this article, we will take a closer look at what [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:23:04+00:00November 4th, 2018|Concussion / Post-Concussion Syndrome|Comments Off on Causes and Frequency of Concussions in the US

Bringing Sciatica Relief with Proper Spinal Alignment

Sciatica can cause excruciating pain up the spine and along the legs due to pressure on the largest nerve in the body. The pain radiates from where the nerve resides in the lower back and through each leg. Five nerve roots connect this nerve to the spine, and if any of them are irritated or [...]

By |2018-10-18T01:59:32+00:00October 21st, 2018|Low back pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Bringing Sciatica Relief with Proper Spinal Alignment

Preventing Neck Pain Caused by Technology Use

Neck pain that originates from the heavy use of handheld devices and laptop screens is at an all time high. These useful tools have slowly become a pain in the neck due to the forward angle most individuals strain their posture into while using them. This affects the shoulders and spine as well, resulting in [...]

By |2018-10-08T04:13:28+00:00October 7th, 2018|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Preventing Neck Pain Caused by Technology Use

Common Meniere’s Disease Treatments

For those suffering from Meniere’s disease, the recommended treatments are many, and diagnosis often involves an ear, nose and throat specialist for a firm conclusion. The symptoms and their accompanying discomfort of this rare disease range from vertigo, temporary hearing loss, tinnitus and a full feeling in the affected ear, providing the sufferer plenty of [...]

By |2018-09-19T10:50:41+00:00September 16th, 2018|Vertigo|Comments Off on Common Meniere’s Disease Treatments

Chronic Fatigue: Can Anything Help?

It seems as if chronic fatigue is becoming more and more common. You may suffer from it yourself or you may know a friend, colleague, or family member who suffers from it. Chronic fatigue is a very complex disease to diagnose. It is even more difficult to find a way to care for it. It [...]

By |2018-09-06T03:49:52+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Chronic Fatigue: Can Anything Help?

Migraines: Are They the Reason for Dizziness?

If you have endured a head or neck trauma, you may have migraines accompanied with vertigo or dizziness afterward. Why does this occur? A clue comes from research done using an upright MRI. Additionally, we can find a way to care for migraines naturally when we understand what is going on. A Case Study Helps [...]

By |2018-08-22T01:50:33+00:00August 19th, 2018|Migraines/Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines: Are They the Reason for Dizziness?