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Vertigo 101: What’s PPPD and How to Resolve It

I’ve seen vertigo in many forms as a Huxley based vertigo chiropractor. Vertigo is a symptom that brings a false sense of spinning or movement. Some people experience it only for a few minutes or even just seconds. However, some go through a more debilitating and persistent form of vertigo called PPPD. What is it? [...]

2019-08-26T05:29:12+00:00August 25th, 2019|Vertigo|

New Migraine Theory: Oxidative Stress May Trigger Migraines

Migraines afflict about 1 billion people worldwide. They cost the United States $36 billion in productivity, including $113 million in lost days of work. Migraines consist of a severely incapacitating set of neurological symptoms including: Dizziness or vertigo Acute throbbing head pain that may affect one or both sides of the head Tingling or numbness [...]

2019-05-09T13:31:33+00:00May 5th, 2019|Migraines/Headaches|

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. [...]

2019-04-09T05:47:35+00:00February 3rd, 2019|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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:51:09+00:00December 16th, 2018|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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:54:30+00:00December 2nd, 2018|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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:56:47+00:00November 18th, 2018|TMJ / Jaw Pain|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:29:42+00:00November 4th, 2018|Concussion / Post-Concussion Syndrome|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:30:05+00:00October 21st, 2018|Low back pain / Sciatica|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:30:23+00:00October 7th, 2018|Neck Pain|

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 [...]

2019-04-09T05:30:54+00:00September 16th, 2018|Vertigo|