January 17, 2020

Neck Pain

A lot of individuals are familiar with a “slipped disc” in the low back, but less people know that you can have the same condition in the cervical spine. “Slipped disc” is common terminology, but doesn’t accurately describe the situation. A herniated disc is a structural condition of the spine that involves the weakening and

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December 29, 2019

cervical spine arthritis, Neck Pain

Cervical spine arthritis Many people have heard that cervical spine arthritis occurs as a “normal aging process.” While it’s certainly true that arthritis gets worse over time, not every person develops arthritis in the same way. For example, some individuals develop arthritis in their 40’s-50’s and others have no arthritis at this age. This would

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December 17, 2019

Chiropractic, Head Pain, Neck Pain, Spine

Advances in structural imaging of the spine have provided opportunities for a more accurate diagnosis in a timelier manner for patients. Although many conventional chiropractors do not use structural imaging to evaluate the spinal structures, Blair Upper Cervical Doctors routinely utilize imaging. Without seeing spinal structures on a cervical spine scan, you’re leaving your treatment

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December 2, 2019

Cervical, Chiropractic, Pain

Most people have witness someone crack their neck, and a lot of people crack their own neck for relief. More often than not this type of neck cracking is done in order to loosen up the feeling of a stiff neck, similar to cracking the knuckles of your hands. Is it safe to crack your

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November 15, 2019

Chiropractic, Pain

A lot of people are concerned about the safety of upper cervical adjustment when it comes to the neck. They may have seen aggressive manipulations being performed on YouTube, heard stories of adverse reactions to neck adjustments, or even been told by another healthcare provider that they should not have their neck adjusted. It is

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