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Understanding the Link between TMJ and Vertigo

There are many factors that can contribute to the overall quality of our lives, and one of the most overlooked aspects is our physical health. More specifically, the health and function of our temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can have a significant impact on our everyday lives. In this article, we will explore the connection between TMJ and vertigo, a condition that can cause dizziness and balance issues.

What Is the Difference Between a Neurologist and a Functional Neurologist?

It would help if you had a specialist who understands how the brain works to treat issues affecting the brain. The most popular specialists are neurologists. This is thanks to many movies and books featuring these fantastic humans. However, they only specialize in the physical nature of the brain. Alternatively, functional neurologists focus on how the brain and body work together.

3 Things You Need to Know About TMJ Pain and How a Chiropractor Can Help

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is the joint that connects the jaw or mandible to the skull. It functions as a hinge that opens and closes the mouth. It also slides, moving the jaw downward and forward, allowing an individual to talk, chew, yawn, and more.

Chiropractic Solutions for Pelvic Pain and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Chiropractic care may help manage pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction. Chiropractors use various techniques to manipulate the spine and other joints to improve function and relieve pain. Some chiropractors may also use soft tissue techniques to help relax and release tension in the pelvic muscles.

What Are the First Signs of Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by widespread pain throughout the body. The pain originates from a problem in the nervous system and how it processes pain signals. Besides musculoskeletal pain, the patient also experiences mood, memory, sleep, and fatigue difficulties. 

Cervical Spine And TMJ

The temporal mandibular joint is perhaps the most complicated joint in the human body. Muscles and ligaments attach the mandible to the temporal bones. Both sides must be synchronously balanced with the joint to function properly. While much of the focus is on the mandible and the occlusion of the teeth, we have found that the key to stabilization is dealing with the cranium itself.

Cranial Therapy for Treating Headaches

If you suffer from constant headaches, you know that headaches can be so painful. So painful sometimes that most people experiencing them cannot sit still and will often pace up and down the room during an episode.

What Is the Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT)?

Over a century ago, the founders of chiropractic treatment came up with an idea. It is that chiropractic care can sustain good health naturally, without surgery or medication. These days, chiropractic treatment stands second in the list of the largest approved health practices. 

How Chiropractic Care Helps with Vertigo

Vertigo is a very common issue that is estimated to affect around 40% of adults in the United States at some point during their lifetime. Vertigo is a symptom of a condition, rather than an actual condition itself. The symptoms can vary significantly, and for some people, can be extremely debilitating, affecting their ability to work and their quality of life. Fortunately, chiropractic care is one of the most effective ways of relieving these symptoms and helping patients to reclaim their life.

How Chiropractic Care Helps With Post-Concussion Syndrome

Every year millions of people die or go to the hospital due to serious or traumatic brain injury. Many of them experience a concussion. Many of these injuries related to falls, vehicular accidents, workplace accidents, and even sports. Unfortunately, many that do not result in serious injury or death go undetected or unreported.

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