A new studyreviewed the post-concussion symptoms in patients who had been diagnosed with a concussion and found that, of the 285 patients involved in the study, only 27% recovered fully and 67% of those who recovered did so in the first year. However, the remaining percentage did not recover at all.
Because of triptans’ limited effectiveness and the unpleasant side effects they cause, many people are turning to alternative treatments for natural migraine relief. Hydration, Electrolytes, Feverfew, Peppermint, Functional Medicine, Craniocervical Chiropractic, Neurofeedback, and Neuromuscular Dentistry can be effective solutions for your migraines…and may not be mentioned by your doctor.
Many factors can affect posture, including tight muscles, weak muscles, abnormal foot or knee function (ascending postural imbalance), scar tissue or adhesions, scoliosis, eye imbalances, and head and neck imbalances (descending postural imbalance).
If you’re looking for smart holiday gifts that stand out in a crowd, here’s a short list of some unique gift ideas.
2018 has been a record year in Pasadena - with increasing collaboration and knowledge-sharing with local health professionals from various disciplines and specialties. 2019 promises to even bigger. We love and work with so many more professionals than we could possibly list here, however we want to highlight a few groups who are changing health culture in Pasadena, and beyond.
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We have now served over 2500 people throughout greater Los Angeles transform from pain to thriving since 2008. We continue to see “miracles” in chronic headaches, migraines, chronic pain, TMJ pain, dizziness, and post-concussion symptoms, among others.
As shown in the video above, NUCCA Care may decrease blood pressure significantly - as much as taking 2 blood pressure medications!
So how do you know if your neck is playing a role in your hypertension?
Watch the story of race car driver Tony Schumacher’s horrific crash in Memphis on Oct. 7, 2000 and his amazing return to racing through the expert help of a NUCCA trained chiropractor.
Vital has named their 17 Top Pasadena Health Professionals to watch in 2018 - check out these amazing men and women and what they've accomplished in 2017.
Take a look back at 2017 with 17 of Vital's favorite health and wellness books.
As Thanksgiving approaches, Vital Head & Spine wants to make sure that you are staying brain-healthy and holiday-happy for the big (and busy!) day. Read more for some tips on how to survive turkey day!
So now you know the basics about the Craniocervical Junction, but how can an injury to the neck affect you? How do you know that you've sustained an injury in the first place?
What is the craniocervical junction and how does it affect a brain injury? Read more to learn about this crucial part of the body that many forget about.
Have you ever heard of Whiplash Associated Disorder? Did you know that many of the symptoms are identical to Post-Concussion Syndrome? It's possible that your young athlete could actually be affected by BOTH. Read more to learn about the differences and similarities between these two injuries.
There are lots of false facts about concussions floating around the world of youth sports. Read more to BUST the most common concussion myths.
With new California state guidelines regarding concussion care, it's never been more important to understand the damage that can be caused by concussions. Read more to learn the truth about concussions and what you should be doing to treat them.
So you've had a potential concussion... now's the time to pick your team of healthcare professionals that will aid in your recovery.
So you might have a concussion... what now? Read about concussion symptoms and treatment and what steps you should take to best ensure a full recovery.
The reported number of concussions has doubled to almost 4 million in only 10 years! We're setting the "Gold Standard" in fighting the shocking side effects.