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Migraines: Is Medication the Best Option Available?

Migraines are neurological in origin and are disabling and extremely painful. They are known for: Throbbing and pounding head pain usually in one part of the head Sensitivity to certain smells, loud noises, and bright lights Nausea and vomiting Dizziness or vertigo Visual disturbances Some people may have an aura that comes on as a [...]

By | 2017-12-19T05:53:38+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Migraines: Is Medication the Best Option Available?

An Often Overlooked but Extremely Effective Option for TMJD Relief

The seemingly straightforward motion of opening and closing your mouth is made possible by your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ.  While that act may seem uncomplicated, the jaw is actually one of the most complex joints in your body.  Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders are often referred to simply as TMJ or TMJD.  These are a [...]

By | 2017-11-21T02:50:27+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Often Overlooked but Extremely Effective Option for TMJD Relief

Eliminating Neck Pain by Improving Your Posture in Franklin, TN

Neck pain is a very common ailment. It seems as if everyone has experienced it at one time or another. However, you may not realize that neck pain can be directly related to your posture. In today’s world of electronic devices and jobs that require working on the computer all day, little thought is given [...]

By | 2017-10-23T03:59:55+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eliminating Neck Pain by Improving Your Posture in Franklin, TN

Can Your Vertigo Be a Brain and Spine Problem?

The term vertigo describes the sensation of false movement.  People who experience vertigo attacks can feel as if they are moving or that the environment around them is moving.  Not everyone that experiences a dizzy spell is having a vertigo attack, however.  There are often other symptoms that accompany a vertigo episode, such as: Vertigo [...]

By | 2017-09-26T04:31:09+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can Your Vertigo Be a Brain and Spine Problem?

Sleep Habits to Ease Neck Pain

Waking up with a stiff, painful neck can start your day off on the wrong foot.  It doesn't seem that something as innocent as getting a full night of sleep can set off neck pain that can cause restriction in range of motion.  Not being able to turn your head left and right is not [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:59:53+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sleep Habits to Ease Neck Pain

TMJ Self-Care Options for Natural Relief

Your TMJ, short for temporomandibular joint, is one of the most complex joints in your body.  It acts as a hinge to open and close your mouth, and it can also glide forward and backward and from side to side to chew your food.  Problems with the jaw can be extremely painful.  The pain can [...]

By | 2017-10-02T13:39:44+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TMJ Self-Care Options for Natural Relief

Determining the Difference Between Dizziness and Vertigo

People often use the term dizziness to refer to a number of different conditions, such as vertigo or disequilibrium. It is important to learn what type of dizziness one is experiencing so as to best explain it one’s healthcare provider. We are going to take a closer look at dizziness and vertigo and see what [...]

By | 2017-09-04T22:32:29+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Determining the Difference Between Dizziness and Vertigo

Franklin, TN Residents Are Finding Natural Relief for Migraines

It may be surprising to learn that migraines are not really headaches at all. Rather, migraines are a neurological disorder having a headache as one of its symptoms. The pain of migraines causes one to try to find the fastest, easiest way to make it stop. It is important for a migraine sufferer to find [...]

By | 2017-09-04T15:06:32+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Franklin, TN Residents Are Finding Natural Relief for Migraines

The Underlying Cause of TMJ Dysfunction May Be in the Neck

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. This joint connects the jaw to the head and, therefore, is responsible for any type of jaw movement like talking and chewing. A problem with this joint can lead to pain in the jaw and face, popping and cracking sounds when using the jaw, and a range of other symptoms. [...]

By | 2017-09-04T22:46:26+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Underlying Cause of TMJ Dysfunction May Be in the Neck

Avoiding Common Neck Pain Pitfalls

Neck pain is practically universal. Nearly everyone at some point in life will experience this very common complaint. Neck pain may be occurring more frequently, however, due to lifestyle changes and habits that are adaptable. Here are a few things you can do to reduce strain. Keep screens at eye level. This includes your desktop [...]

By | 2017-09-04T22:02:37+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Avoiding Common Neck Pain Pitfalls