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What is Occipital Neuralgia and can Upper Cervical Chiropractic help?

Occipital neuralgia is a distinct type of headache characterised by piercing, throbbing, or electric-shock-like chronic pain in the upper neck, back of the head, and behind the ears, usually on one side of the head ...

Why are my neck muscles tight?

As upper cervical chiropractors we deal with a small area which can have a huge impact on the whole body. Patients present with a multitude of different symptoms in multiple areas, however something we are ...

The connection between the jaw and the upper neck you never knew about!

Many people suffer from jaw problems. Most of the symptoms will be focussed around the joints where the jaw meets the skull, the TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint). Symptoms may include pain in or around the joint, ...

Post-concussion syndrome – Can Upper Cervical Chiropractic help?

When discussing post-concussion syndrome we first need to understand what concussion is. Concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. Effects are usually temporary and can include headaches and problems ...

Brain Fog – 3 things you didn’t know!

Brain fog is a term used by individuals to describe how they feel when their thinking is sluggish, fuzzy, and not sharp. It is the uncomfortable feeling of being spaced out. It can make it ...

Cervicogenic Headaches and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Cervicogenic headache is a chronic headache that arises from the atlanto-occipital and upper cervical joints and is often misdiagnosed. They are a type of secondary headache felt across one side of the head, along with ...

3 Rare Types of Migraine! Signs and Symptoms!

In the previous blog we discussed some of the most common types of migraine we have seen in the office and how it affects people before they seek out our care. In this blog we ...

The 3 Most Common Types of Migraine Headaches! Signs and Symptoms Unpacked!

There are many different types of migraines which all affect people in different ways. The most common factor is that they can be debilitating and have a significant impact on people's lives. Listed below are ...

Ear function and the Upper Cervical Spine

The ear can be divided into three parts: the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear. The inner ear is the innermost part of the ear, and houses the vestibulocochlear organs. It has two main ...

PPPD and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness ( PPPD) is a condition the symptoms of which usually consist of dizziness and unsteadiness provoked by non physical factors. For some individuals, PPPD can cause chronic dizziness following a bout of ...