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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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Relationship between chiropractic and hearing loss

Hi. Doctor Ray Drury with you, from the Upper Cervical Spine Center. Today we want to talk about the relationship between chiropractic and hearing loss, often referred to as eustachian tube dysfunction. What we have found is, that a lot of times when people come to us with hearing loss, they look at the ear, and they see there's really nothing wrong with the ear.

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic treatment for menopause symptoms

Hi. I'm Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center and today I want to talk to you a little bit about menopause. Menopause is a naturally occurring process, usually hits women in their 40s and 50s and there's no cure for it. But, but why is it some people have a little easier time than other people? Let's get to that. 

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Chiropractic treatment for disc bulge or herniation

Hi, Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center. What happens in the case of a disc bulge.  This could be a disc bulge in the neck, it could be a disc bulge in the back. What happens is, is if you look at the inner side of the disc, right, here's a vertebra, and then between each vertebra, there's this little cartilage pad that is referred to as the disc

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic treatment for kids

Hi. Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center. A lot of times we have new patients that come into the office and they see there's always a lot of kids here. Families come in to get checked, they bring their kids, and so new patients are sometimes asking me, "Dr. Drury, why are there so many kids here?

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What kind of conditions Upper Cervical Chiropractor Doctors treat?

Hi. Dr. Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center. I often get asked, "What kind of conditions, what kind of ailments do Upper Cervical Chiropractors treat?" Well, that's a good question. Actually, we don't treat any ailments.  We don't treat conditions, because what we want to do is correct the underlying cause of the health problem, not necessarily treat the condition itself.

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Scoliosis and Chiropractic treatment in Charlotte

Hi. Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center. Today, I want to talk to you about scoliosis. You're probably familiar with the term scoliosis. It's basically a curvature from side to side through the spine.

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What is headaches and migraine headaches

Hi, I'm Dr. Drury with The Upper Cervical Spine Center. Today I want to talk to you about something that we see in our office daily, and that's headaches and migraine headaches. If you have headaches, you have migraines, I'm sure it's preventing you from being able to be the person that you want to be. It's probably interfering with your work schedule, with your home life, with being a good husband or wife, or even a good mother or father.

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Chiari malformation, Symptoms and causes

I'm Dr. Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center, and what I'd like to talk to you about today is something that we've had people literally travel to our office from all over the world, and that's for a condition that's become a lot more aware lately with the advanced imaging, and that's called a Chiari malformation.

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Welcome Dr. Ray Drury to Charlotte Today

Female Host - If you live in chronic pain, you know how terrible it can be, and if you feel like you've tried just about everything to make it go away, sit up and pay attention to our next guest. Male Host - Welcome Dr. Ray Drury with Upper Cervical Spine Center to the show. Hello, sir, and how are you doing today?

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