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Upper Cervical Spine Center

High blood pressure and chiropractic treatment in Charlotte

Hi. I'm Dr. Ray Drury with The Upper Cervical Spine Center. Over the last 25 years, many of our patients have come to our office for a wide variety of symptoms, but not always for high blood pressure. They are very surprised when they find out that their blood pressure has come down significantly, even though they came in for other symptoms.

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Ringing in the Ear (Tinnitus) and What to do About it

Tinnitus is a ringing in the ear, or a buzzing, and is a common issue that affects about 1 in 5 people. Note that tinnitus can be both ear ringing and clogged feeling in the ear. Tinnitus is not a condition, but rather a symptom of an underlying condition. To understand what these underlying conditions are and the ear ringing meaning, we need to pay attention to what causes severe ear ringing and how to stop it.

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A natural alternative to Advil for neck pain

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center, and the most often used treatment for neck pain, back pain, musculoskeletal pain in the United States is actually Advil or Ibuprofen. And so, I want to talk to you today a little bit about an alternative to Advil for neck pain, back pain, muscular/skeletal aches, and pains.

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Vertigo problems treated in Charlotte

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center and we have patients come to us literally from all over the world with a variety of inner ear disorders such as vertigo problems. Now, what are vertigo problems? Well, vertigo problems are a whirling or a dizzy sensation, lack of balance that stems from something going on in the inner ear. Now, most of the time they go and they look at the ear and they don't see anything wrong with the ear.

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Meniere's Disease Treatment

Meniere's is kind of a mystery to the medical profession because they look at the ear, which is where the symptoms are, right? And they don't see a problem in the ear, so they have a really hard time trying to figure it out, well why do we have all these inner ear problems?

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Fibromyalgia symptoms and treatment in Charlotte.

Fibromyalgia symptoms are caused by a chronic pain disorder affecting 4 million Americans ages 18 and older. Although it is more common for Americans with fibromyalgia to be diagnosed at ages 35 to 45 years old, most of them have had fibromyalgia symptoms starting much earlier in life.

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Epilepsy, seizure disorders and its relationship to the spine, specifically the neck and chiropractic

Hi. I'm Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center. Today, I want to discuss epilepsy, seizure disorders, and their relationship to the spine, specifically the neck, and chiropractic. I'm an upper cervical chiropractor and we've been able to help lots of patients with a wide range of seizure disorders. Now, there are four primaries, so called, seizure titles or types of seizures. The most familiar is the grand mal seizure where people have spastic electrical shocking sensations through their whole body

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Chiropractic answer the birthing process trauma

There's been medical research that has shown that 70% of natural, vaginal delivered children have a misalignment at the top of the neck. How could that be? The birthing process itself is traumatic, and so a lot of our children are having trauma from the birthing process itself, and I'll tell you, in my 25 years,

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Allergies and breathing issues solved by Chiropractic

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury, with the Upper Cervical Spine Center, and more recently we've had a lot of patients coming in with breathing issues. Asthmas, bronchitis, emphysema, and I want you to know that if you have a breathing issue that there's a very good likelihood that it could be coming from something going on within you, not necessarily something without you.

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Chiropractic treatment for neck spasm

Hi, Dr. Ray Drury here with the Upper Cervical Spine Center, and I want to talk to you about neck spasms or back spasms. Where do muscle spasms come from? What causes a muscle to spasm? First of all, a spasm is, is when a muscle contract continuously and doesn't want to let go. Now, what would cause that? Well, a muscle spasms to protect itself. It's literally a protective mechanism to try to protect the muscle from tearing.

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