Car Crashes and Vertigo Managed by Chiropractors
Vertigo and dizziness are common after a car crash, and can result from injury to the vestibular system of the ears. This system has a series of fluid filled tunnels in the inner-ear. A whiplash injury or car crash can cause injury to this system. A common injury is called Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV). [...]Read more
How Chiropractic Care Is Reducing Panic Attacks
Can regular chiropractic care reduce panic disorder? Recent research from Brown University suggests that there is a way. Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Program looked at how Panic Disorder changed over time relative to a stressful life event. They expected that panic symptoms would spike close to the time of the event, but this was not the [...]Read more
Radicular Nerve Pain
When nerves get irritated or pinched, those nerves can radiate pain. The pain can be felt far from the source of pain. A nerve can be pinched as it exits the spine, and the pain can be felt down the arm and into the hand. This process is called Radicular Nerve Pain. A good St [...]Read more
Low Back Pain Relief With Chiropactic
Chiropractic care provides help to reduce muscle spasms and reduce pain. How does this work? Great question. At Innova Pain Clinic, we love explaining how chiropractic manual medicine is able to help reduce chronic low back pain. It is difficult to explain in a blog entry, but I will give you the highlights. If you [...]Read more
No self-diagnosing your whiplash!!
It took many years and several scientific studies to prove to the public that whiplash injuries are real at low-speeds– speeds as low as 10mph. Where medicine seems to be lacking now, is in the ability to teach the public the importance of proper evaluation by a trained professional. Too often, persons involved in car [...]Read more
Chronic low back pain is a real disease
In our western model of medicine where disease ‘ABC’ needs pill ‘XYZ’, it is hard to understand that there is not a pill to treat chronic pain. I frequently have patients ask what they can do for the pain. Some times the answer is ‘nothing but enter a coma.” However, we live in the real [...]Read more
Chronic Pain as a Function of Memory??
New research involving brain mapping and functional imaging of the brain is shedding new light on how the brain deals with chronic pain. The research also shows that the principles and applications of chiropractic theories can positively affect chronic pain. For many years, chronic pain was believed to be bound in the sensory nerves. We [...]Read more
Chronic Pain & Depression
Pain serves an important function in our lives. When you suffer an acute injury, pain warns you to stop the activity that is causing the injury and tells you to take care of the affected body part. Chiropractic care can help reduce acute pain. Chronic pain persists for weeks, months, or even years. Some people, [...]Read more