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Children’s Sports Injuries In Redwood City, CA

Sports-Related Injuries Experiencing an injury during a sports game is nearly inevitable, which is the number one reason why it’s crucial that you take precautions in regards to the possibility of injuries. Admittedly, not all sports target the same body parts. Knowing this...

Whiplash Has Lasting Effects when Treatment Is Marginalized

Whiplash, Neck Pain, Neck Ache, Back Pain, Back Ache, Headache, Headaches, Migraine, Migraines, accident, car accident, Neck Injury
Whiplash injuries should not be ignored due to the fact that they can eventually result in chronic physical damage and even psychological pain. You can’t just “sleep off” a whiplash injury, or “tough it out.” Complications grow worse when a whiplash injury is not cared for...

Children and Neck Injuries

Kid, Head Injury, Neck Injury
Two Case Studies on Neck Injuries In this blog we’ll look at a couple of case studies of children who suffered traumatic brain injuries or mild spinal cord injuries published by upper cervical chiropractor Dr. Erin Elster. The first case study she reported is of an eight...

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Neck Injuries

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A Growing Problem  A recent case study by Dr. Borkhuis indicates the tremendous results of a 3-year-old girl suffering with autism related symptoms, including acid reflux, vomiting and seizures. A Thirty five month old girl presented into Dr. Borkhuis’s office with the...

Neck Injuries and Dizziness: What Is the Connection?

Neck injuries and dizziness
Neck Injuries and Dizziness Vertigo, Dizziness, Disequilibrium and many other types of conditions can be directly related to old head and neck injuries that have never been properly addressed and the underlying damage to the upper neck has led to dysfunction in the ears, the...

Can Neck Injuries Lead to High Blood Pressure?

Can neck injuries lead to high blood pressure?
University of Chicago Medical Center study links NUCCA care with reduction of blood pressure Researchers at the Hypertension Center at the University of Chicago Medical Center are reporting stunning reductions in the blood pressure of patients afflicted with hypertension...

Is Your Neck Causing Your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Could a neck injury be causing your carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) When the body is put through the stress of repetitious movement, a number of unhealthy changes take place over time, including suffering from health issues that can include carpal tunnel syndrome, an ever growing concern. So many of us spend our days...

What Can You Do about an Old Whiplash Injury?

Chronic Whiplash Injury Two million people are exposed to whiplash injury (related to an auto accident) in the U.S. every year. When the head is suddenly jerked back and forth or side-to-side beyond its normal limits, ligaments supporting the neck vertebrae can be sprained...

How to Improve Posture and Prevent Neck Injuries When Sitting

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Posture Poor posture can hamper the ability of the lungs to expand and is the primary risk factor in a number of injuries. After a while, poor posture begins to feel normal and proceeds to regress even further from good posture, this is a vicious cycle that leads to muscle...