For some people, migraines have become an accepted way of life. They feel that their migraines are just a part of living and something to be dealt with. Wouldn’t it be nice to find out that migraines may become a thing of the past? We will talk about that very thing. Migraines affect about 12% [...]
Neck pain is one of the most common reasons for a visit to the doctor. A sore, aching neck might make it difficult to do daily tasks, like driving, computer work, reading, and more. One complaint that is oftentimes associated with neck pain, especially pain that has been ongoing for a longer period of time, [...]
Your TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, involves the joints on either side of your head that connect the lower jaw (the mandible) to the skull. It is a somewhat complex joint in that it must be able to hinge open and shut, as well as slide from side to side in order for us to use [...]
Because the sensations of dizziness and vertigo can be hard to put into words, many people use the words "dizziness" and "vertigo" interchangeably. Additionally, people with the same underlying disorder might give very different descriptions of how they are feeling. Someone might report feeling light-headed, faint, unsteady, or off-balance. Vertigo itself is not a diagnosis. [...]
When your head hurts, it can be hard to tell a migraine from one of the many other headache types. The most common type of headache is a tension headache, which causes a mild to severe pain along the temples, forehead, and back of the neck. Other headache types, such as cluster headaches or sinus [...]
TMJ is the abbreviation for the temporomandibular joint. This is the joint connecting the skull with the jaw and is an area that is rich in nerves and blood vessels. Because of the complexity of this area of the body, if the position of the jaw and muscles surrounding it are altered, it can actually [...]
You’ve probably heard a lot in the news this past year about concussions, especially in connection with professional athletes. What may surprise you, though, is how much more common concussions are than one might think, and how few are actually related to sports injuries. Let’s take a look at this common problem, often referred to [...]
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