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The Damage that Results from Neck Injuries

The Damage that Results from Neck Injuries

Neck Injury, Neck Pain, Neck InjuriesHow Neck Injuries Happen

It is relatively easy to suffer a neck injury. A person may not even notice it. He could have tripped over a cord, sustained an injury from playing sports, had a fall, or may have even had minor injuries that accumulated over time. However, these minor injuries can lead to major health problems if they are not treated correctly.

Migraine Headaches

One very common result of a neck injury is a migraine headache. These are not just normal headaches but are actually very debilitating. The person dealing with migraines may be incapable of taking part in his or her daily routines. Many do not realize the source of their pain may be a neck injury, and they attempt to treat it with all different kinds of medications. Medications only cover the symptoms of a headache. Sometimes the medicines used are also used to treat a variety of different health problems, one of which is seizures. Although somewhat similar, migraines and seizures are not the same things. Often, medications do not help or offer help only for a short time. It is very important for a person to address the root cause of a migraine. In many cases, this is a neck injury.

Where to Find Help

Upper cervical chiropractors are trained in the field of neck injuries and how these can relate to migraine headaches. If one of the top two vertebrae located in the neck are out of alignment by as little as ¼ of a millimeter, migraines and a host of other health problems can result.

Thinking back, a person may be able to determine where he obtained the injury. However, it may have happened many years ago and have been insignificant at the time. We use specialized techniques to find the misalignment and work to correct it. Many of our patients have reported a decrease in intensity and frequency of migraines. Some have even seen their migraine symptoms go away completely.

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Dr. Armen Manoucherian of Health Edge Family Spinal Care in Glendale, California is a Glendale Chiropractor and Upper Cervical Specialist trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). He has helped many children and adults find natural relief in Glendale, California. His upper cervical clinic also serves the communities of Pasadena, Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Burbank. He is uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems. More information can be found on his website at http://www.healthedgela.com

Understanding Concussions in Glendale, California

Understanding Concussions in Glendale, California

Concussions can come about due to automobile accidents, sports injuries, or being shaken violently. Chances are whiplash has also occurred. Whiplash happens when the muscles of the neck are over-extended. A common misconception is that one must be knocked unconscious in order to have a concussion. This is not always the case. Concussions are traumatic head injuries that can change theContinue Reading

The Danger of Multiple Concussions in Young Athletes

The Danger of Multiple Concussions in Young Athletes

Multiple Concussions Means More Recovery CBS news is reporting that young athletes who have suffered multiple concussions need significantly longer recovery periods than first-time sufferers, according to a new study in the Journal Pediatrics.  About 3.8 million athletes suffer a concussion each year. “There may be a subgroup of kids, particularly those who play contactContinue Reading

Drug Free Vertigo Treatment in Glendale, California

Drug Free Vertigo Treatment in Glendale, California

Is Your Vertigo All in Your Neck? Medical doctors will use over 50 different medications in an attempt to control dizziness or vertigo. But many people are unaware of a common cause of dizziness or vertigo that can be addressed naturally without drugs. Dr. Michael Burcon in Michigan has done excellent work in researching theContinue Reading

Kids, Concussions and Sports: Ways to Prevent Them & Stop Lingering Symptoms

Kids, Concussions and Sports: Ways to Prevent Them & Stop Lingering Symptoms

Ways to Prevent Concussions in Kids A recent USA Today story discussed the concerns parents, coaches and doctors have when it comes to youth sports and concussions. The closer look has come as a backlash to shocking stories from the world of professional athletics. With reports of increased risk of suicides and an Alzheimer’s-like conditionContinue Reading

Natural Relief for Migraine Headaches and High Blood Pressure in Glendale, California

Natural Relief for Migraine Headaches and High Blood Pressure in Glendale, California

How Are Migraines Related to High Blood Pressure? A recent article in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research documented the positive effects of specific, upper cervical chiropractic adjustments on a 25- year-old female with high blood pressure, also known as hypertension and migraines. A 25-year-old female with medically diagnosed hypertension presented to an upperContinue Reading

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