Mirror Visual Feedback

Over the past 20 years research has illustrated incredible reductions in chronic pain and the return of functions to limbs and joints through the use of mirror visual feedback (MVF). The treatment works on the foundations that constant streams of sensory input represent a learned pattern of our own bodies and how we perceive them. When a structureContinue reading “Mirror Visual Feedback”

What is a Chiropractic Neurologist?

I wanted to take a moment and describe the goal of our practice and how the discipline of chiropractic neurology fits into the health care spectrum. Beyond the doctoral degree, a chiropractor can specialize in a variety of health subsets by the completion of a diplomat program and subsequent board certification. My diplomat’s governing bodyContinue reading “What is a Chiropractic Neurologist?”

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), simply put, is an electrical stimulus applied to the exterior of a patient’s skull. This therapy was first used almost 2000 years ago when someone with a bad headache placed an electric ray on their head. Since then, the techniques and instrumentation have evolved and now in the present dayContinue reading “Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation”

Unwanted Carotid Sinus Reflex

A young female patient presented with lightheadedness, dizziness, and near-syncope during exercises of varying extensional activity. These symptoms have been presents for years and she has previously exhausted many forms of medical investigation; internists, cardiologists, stress-testing, cortisol levels, and even neurotransmitter blood testing. Even after these interventions a blood pressure related issue was resulting inContinue reading “Unwanted Carotid Sinus Reflex”