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Understanding Head Pain

Migraine and severe headache pain are the leading causes of disability across the United States. With many specific treatments becoming more costly, it is hard to find good treatments for families with median or below average income.

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What is Head Pain and How Responds to UCC Treatment

Head pain can affect a person’s way of life and although it is common, it does not make it less serious. Head pain can be a sign of something more severe – which is why it is important to understand the different types of head pain, where head pain comes from, what head pain can do to the mind and the body over time, and how it can be treated. 

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Post Concussion Syndrome - The real reasons

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center, and fall is right here upon us. We're rolling into a heavy football season and soccer, and so we have a lot of kids, even adults, that come into us after they've had some sort of blow to the head, or possibly a concussion

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What does a herniated disc in the neck feel like?

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with The Upper Cervical Spine Center, and I often get asked, "What does a herniated disc in the neck feel like?" Well, most of the time there would be some discomfort in the neck

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Upper Cervical Care for TMJ

  • Posted in Pain, TMJ on Sep 02, 2019
Upper Cervical Care for TMJ

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with The Upper Cervical Spine Center, and today, I want to talk to you a little bit about TMJ, Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. A lot of people have discomfort in the jaw with opening the mouth, and they have popping or grinding. I had it for many, many years, and every time I would eat, I would pop, and then sometimes there would be a sharp, stabbing pain in the jaw.

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Upper Cervical care for Sleep Problems

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center. I've noticed that most of my patients that come in, although they come in for a wide range of conditions, I always ask them about how they sleep. I would say at least 50% of my patients admit that they do not sleep well. They don't wake up rested in the mornings, and that's a serious problem. I mean, that's and epidemic.

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Top of Head Headache Relief

Headache on head top, or a tension-type headache (TTH), is a pain usually described as a tight band fitting around your head or the feeling of a weight placed the crown of your head. This type of headache is the most common type of headache that is located on the top of the head.

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Can Upper Cervical Help my Child with Cerebral Palsy Syndrome?

Cerebral palsy syndrome is a nonprogressive disorder characterized by involuntary movements or impaired posture that result from damage dealt to an immature, developing brain often before birth.

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic for Digestive Disorders

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with The Upper Cervical Spine Center, and I was surprised to see a recent study that came out which showed that 74% of Americans have some sort of digestive problem including digestive discomfort, reflux, heartburn, diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel, colitis, diverticulitis, and Crohn's disease.

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What is an cervical chiropractor

What is an cervical chiropractor, and why would I ever need to find one or why would I ever need to see one? A cervical chiropractor is someone who focuses most of their attention on the upper part of the neck. Why would anyone focus most of their attention on one part of the spine when you can focus on the whole spine?

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