22 12, 2019

5 Migraine Triggers and the Best Coping Strategy

2021-08-01T07:13:23+00:00December 22nd, 2019|Migraine/ Headache|Comments Off on 5 Migraine Triggers and the Best Coping Strategy

Migraine is a common yet very disabling health condition. About 39 million women, men, and children in the United States have migraines, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Upper cervical chiropractors in Rockford always warn migraine patients about the common triggers of their condition. Migraine triggers are the things that can bring on an attack. [...]

10 11, 2019

What Causes TMJ or TMJD?

2021-08-01T11:32:58+00:00November 10th, 2019|TMJ|Comments Off on What Causes TMJ or TMJD?

As experienced Rockford chiropractors, what people commonly refer to as TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD), isn’t new to us. We’ve dealt with numerous patients dealing with this condition, many of whom have found minimal solutions for it.   The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the jaw joint on both sides of the face. It connects the [...]

13 10, 2019

Understanding and Dealing with Meniere’s Disease

2021-08-01T11:27:47+00:00October 13th, 2019|Vertigo|Comments Off on Understanding and Dealing with Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is a rare vestibular condition that only affects 0.2% of people. In a patient with Meniere’s disease, the inner ear has a build up of excess fluid, leading to symptoms like tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and vertigo.  The vertigo episodes and other symptoms may come on periodically and unexpectedly, making it hard [...]

8 09, 2019

7 Culprits Behind Middle and Upper Back Pain

2021-08-01T11:26:36+00:00September 8th, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on 7 Culprits Behind Middle and Upper Back Pain

Back pain affects more and more people worldwide, which is a source of major concern for us upper cervical chiropractors in Rockford, IL. Chronic back pain can lead to disability. Many reasons can be behind back pain, but how can you get relief? Here are some of the possible causes behind the pain in your [...]

11 08, 2019

Facts About Fibromyalgia

2021-08-01T11:25:19+00:00August 11th, 2019|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Facts About Fibromyalgia

We are Rockford fibromyalgia chiropractic doctors aiming to educate people about this often misunderstood condition. Despite feeling pain in your muscles, fibromyalgia is not a musculoskeletal condition. The medical community often classifies it as a neurological condition as it does not have any inflammation in the joints that would cause pain. Some people think it’s [...]

14 07, 2019

Advice for Employers: How to Help Employees with Migraines

2020-12-22T08:03:37+00:00July 14th, 2019|Migraine/ Headache|Comments Off on Advice for Employers: How to Help Employees with Migraines

If you are an employer and have had an employee who suffered from migraines, you should know by now that migraines are a great factor in their reduced productivity and their absences. As an IL migraine chiropractor based in Rockford, the first piece of advice we would want to give bosses is to understand their [...]

9 06, 2019

Neck Pain Surgery: Possible Risks and a Natural Alternative Option

2021-04-06T14:46:12+00:00June 9th, 2019|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain Surgery: Possible Risks and a Natural Alternative Option

Neck pain can occur anywhere in the neck and into the shoulders and head. It may even spread down the upper back or arms. When you have neck pain, the range of your head movement becomes limited. Neck pain is most common among people over the age of 50, but it can happen to anyone, [...]

15 12, 2018

What’s at the Top of your Christmas List?

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00December 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What’s at the Top of your Christmas List?

"So what do you want for Christmas?” my parents probed while I was on fall break. As a poor college student, there seemed to be many things that could have made that list, but only one was at the forefront of my mind: “A new pair of hamstrings.” While my classes were going well, my [...]

28 08, 2017

Diane was getting sicker…

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00August 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Diane was getting sicker…

It was a busy afternoon in the office. Diane was planning on leaving early to catch a plane from O’Hare, and her stuffy nose from the day before was getting worse. Her telephone answering voice had turned into a rather poor advertisement for the office and you could feel her increasing discomfort. She had [...]

5 08, 2017

What If I Hadn’t….?

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00August 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What If I Hadn’t….?

What if I hadn't become an upper cervical chiropractor in Rockford and stayed in music? What if I had not been able to detect my daughter's subluxation that was quickly killing her with a brain infection? What if I had not been able to restore balance to my wife's spine so that she could [...]

9 01, 2017

Trump Picks Kennedy to Lead Vaccine Commission

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trump Picks Kennedy to Lead Vaccine Commission

President-elect Donald Trump asked Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., to chair a new commission on vaccine safety and scientific integrity, Kennedy said today. Kennedy has been a vociferous proponent of vaccine safety in the past. His appointment could breathe new life into the search for the as yet unknown link between vaccines and autism. Beginning [...]

21 12, 2016

Oh no, not the Flu Season!

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oh no, not the Flu Season!

Is your immune system remaining strong this flu season? The immune system helps the body defend against everyday and acute stressors. Stress, inadequate sleep, poor diet, and general aging can leave the body vulnerable and less equipped to fight off seasonal immune system challenges. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more [...]

8 11, 2016

The Landscape of the Brain

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Landscape of the Brain

When we use NUCCA chiropractic in Rockford to balance the spine and people get better, we often hear “I don’t know what you do but I like it!” As technology continues to develop, we can actually see what is happening when we correct the misaligned spine. Using specialized scanning machines, we can see that the [...]

21 09, 2016

Brain Gauge by Rockford Chiropractor

2019-09-28T21:32:38+00:00September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brain Gauge by Rockford Chiropractor

You may wonder what we are checking when we have patients lie supine or stand with backs against a grid. Fair question! Everything we do at Upper Cervical Care Center-Rockford, is designed to ensure your brain is communicating with your body without interference. Some parts of the brain manage posture, some manage eye function, [...]

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