In order to help you identify the type of head pain you're experiencing, here's a few tips for identifying and treating them based on my own experiences. Remember, every patient can be different and ultimately the treatments you choose should be made in consultation with the doctors on your care team.
I was diagnosed with craniocervical instability in 2011, long before hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos was ever a word in my vocabulary. My journey started with chronic joint pain, migraines, and a bizarre tailbone pain that has never been fully explained. Today I want to share my story and how Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic and Physical Therapy have been instrumental in giving me back my life.
The Holidays are coming and with them comes a whole lot of changes and feelings when you live with Chronic Pain. I'd like to share some tips and include some items that may help to make the season easier to manage this year.
If you've ever experienced back pain before, you know how much it hurts. Often the problem is muscular, but occasionally the problem is directly related to the spine. Join us on World Spine Day to learn about the different types of spinal conditions and how to decrease your risk of developing one.
Maura was diagnosed with Chiari I in 2007 at age 6 via a traditional horizontal MRI. “I had a decompression shortly after diagnosis and had significant relief for 8 months. After that symptoms returned but slightly differently, so I had a full decompression. Turns out it was craniocervical instability that caused the symptoms to return after the first decompression so the second decompression was ineffective.”