Using MRI to Measure CSF Flow in Patients with CCJ Instability
We will learn more about the human neuromusculoskeletal system in the next few decades than we have learned in the last several hundred years. If you need proof of that, just take a look at some truly inspired technology being used in upstate NY by Scott Rosa and Dave… Read More
Neck Headache Causes: Your Neck Muscles Are Jacked into Your Brain?
First, the cine MRI of a CCJ (upper neck) injury patient, above, is just plain cool. It shows how the neck structures move in a way that has never been seen before. It also shows a few significant issues, but today we’ll focus on neck headache causes, specifically the… Read More
Alar Ligament Treatment for CCJ Instability
Alar Ligament Treatment Dr Centeno Lecture at AAOM 2016 Due to our high level of expertise in the field, for many years, our practice has collected a group of patients with upper cervical (CCJ) instability. This awful problem… Read More
7 Headache Causes and Cures Your Doctor Never Told You About
Did your doctor forget to tell you about many common headache causes and cures? What’s the first thing you do to try to relieve an irritating headache? Swig down an extra cup of coffee? Raid the medicine cabinet and pop a couple of ibuprofen? Rub your throbbing… Read More
How to Get Off Migraine Medications: Trudy’s Story
When Trudy first walked into the office I’m not ashamed to say that I was overwhelmed. Not only did she want to know how to get off migraine medications, but also how to get off other meds she was taking for her neck, back, shoulders, and knees. She… Read More
Pain in Side of the Neck and Head? Meet the Superficial Cervical Plexus
Many times pain in side of the neck and head is due to injured joints in the upper neck known as facets. However, sometimes it can also be due to a little known neck nerve that supplies these areas. Given that the nerve goes to some very… Read More
Botox for Headache Reviews: Muscle Damage Side Effects
A huge trend in headache treatment these last few years has been the use of BoTox. However, while this helps symptoms, we’ve observed it’s steadily making some patients much worse. Why? Read more for my take on botox for headache reviews. BoTox is made from a natural toxin… Read More
A Connection Between Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Migraines?
Could there be a connection between Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Migraines? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve in the wrist is physically compressed, either by external forces or by conditions within the body itself, affecting nerve function. The median nerve runs from the cervical spine down into the hand and through… Read More
Botox Headache Treatment Side Effects are Scary!
Millions of chronic headaches sufferers look to the same injection that cures wrinkles to help their headaches – Botox. For many of these headache patients, Botox allows them to reduce their oral medications. However, is there a dark side to these headache shots? What are the long-term botox headache… Read More
The 7 Most Common Headache Causes and Cures…
The headache treatment world is a weird place when it comes to headache causes and cures. On the one side you have neurologists who focus on vascular headaches known as migraine and throw drugs at the problem. On the other side you have musculoskeletal (MSK) practitioners like chiropractors,… Read More