Mild traumatic brain injuries are also known as concussions. It’s projected that these harms have an incidence of 3.8 million each year from the United States. Despite this high incidence, moderate traumatic brain injuries and concussions are among the least known accidents confronting the sports healthcare and the neuroscience communities now.
Recently we have had a barrage of new patients suffering with post-concussion syndrome, many from the long beach California area. A high percentage of these patients are searching for answers. They have been dismayed by their results following conventional medicine protocol which for the most part is rest, pain killers, anti-inflammatory medications, and some are also taking depression medications
How To Fix A ConcussionHow to Fix a concussion with Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic. This may be a bold statement, however, when it comes down to it, healing from a concussion or any other condition requires the body to do it. WE often explain to patients that no matter what your condition, disease or syndrome […]
OverviewPost-concussion syndrome is a intricate disease in which various symptoms — such as headaches and nausea — continue for months and sometimes months following the injury that resulted in the concussion. In addition, it can happen with intense vibration and motion of the body or head. You do not need to drop consciousness to acquire a […]
Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) and The Upper Cervical Spine | Head Injuries Cause Neck InjuriesThere is a lot of talks lately about post concussion syndrome. After the NFL lawsuit and Jim McMahon’s recovery, post concussion syndrome made national headlines. Post concussion syndrome has reached an epidemic in the world of contact sports. The rise in […]
The prolonged effects of concussions can easily be explained by an Upper Cervical subluxation. During impact, the upper portion of the Cervical spine misaligns putting pressure on the brainstem. This pressure affects the Nervous System and limits the athlete’s ability to heal and recover quickly and properly. In addition to nervous system impairment, concussions usually […]
Is there more to it than just the concussion? When I think of post-concussion syndrome the first thing that flashes through my mind are sports injuries. Football players, hockey players, and downhill ski racers are just a few of the athletes frequently suffering from this condition. Medically speaking, patients who have concussions are told that […]