Posts by Jenn Bottoms

PEMF Therapy for Migraines

Did you know that more than 38 million people suffer from migraines in the U.S. today? That is a staggering statistic. Two to three million of those people are chronic migraine sufferers, meaning that they have more than fifteen headaches a month over a three month period. With so many occurrences of migraines and increased…

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Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder

Do the colder temperatures and shorter days leave you feeling less than 100%? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the changing of the seasons and affects an estimated five percent of the U.S. population each year.  Sometimes referred to as the “winter blues”, this type of depression…

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Common balance disorders and treatment through Chiropractic Neurology

Balance disorders are among the most common reasons that older patients seek medical treatment. However, balance disorders are not just a problem in old age, statistics show that more than one in 20 children and adolescents also suffers from balance disorders. In patients of all ages, balance disorders can be due to an underlying condition…

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Does Misophonia Affect the Ability to Learn?

Chances are, you know someone who finds a variety of sounds including chewing, slurping or eating, the clicking of a pen and many more, extremely annoying. Scientifically known as misophonia, there is no known cause for the condition, however, as more and more research is being done, it has become clear that for those who…

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A Functional Approach to Movement Disorders

Nearly everyone has experienced a twitch in their eyelid or muscle spasm in an extremity at some time or another. Most of these movements are completely normal and are often due to overuse of muscles, fatigue or dehydration. But for some, involuntary muscle spasms or other movements indicate a deeper problem. In fact, medically classified…

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Effective Prevention and Treatment for Soft Tissue Injuries

Damage to muscles, tendons and ligaments through the body are commonly referred to as soft tissue injuries and usually occur from a sprain, strain or overuse of a particular part of the body. One of the most common types of injuries, and the most common type of sports-related injuries, soft tissue injuries affect thousands of…

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For Brain Health, Eat Your Greens!

You have probably been hearing since childhood, “Eat your greens!” Long touted for healthy heart benefits, leafy greens are getting noticed for a new reason. As it turns out, this age-old advice is truly great as leafy greens benefit our brains in addition to our bodies, keeping us young, helping with memory and even possibly…

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Relaxation Tips to Help Alleviate Chronic Pain

More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain in the U.S. today. With a greater need that ever before for treatments that are safe, effective and do not rely on drugs, pain management is a hot topic nearly everywhere you go. As we discussed in the previous post, chronic pain can have several causes,…

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Chronic Pain Begins with the Brain

For many people who suffer from chronic back pain, traditional treatments leave them unsatisfied and even worse, still in pain. Physical therapy, injections, drugs and even surgeries offer temporary relief at best, and often more pain and debilitation. However, as more and more patients are searching for effective treatments for chronic pain, and more is…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries: A Look Inside

Every year traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) result in concussions, disability and even death. In addition, TBIs are connected to memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. What really happens inside our brains when one of these injuries is sustained. Research and studies from scientists and physicians are helping us to see inside the brain to better…

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