March 2021

Read How Whiplash Could be the Constant Cause of your Dizziness. - Article is brought to you by All Star Health - A Pain Management Clinic in Tempe and Gilbert Arizona

Whiplash and Dizziness

Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) is a term used to describe the myriad of symptoms that can occur following the sudden acceleration and deceleration of the head and neck. One of these symptoms is dizziness. How does the whiplash process lead to an impaired sense of balance, and are some individuals at greater risk than others? It’s important to understand that our sense of balance is the result of input from the...

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Treating Low Back-Related Leg Pain

Low back-related leg pain (LBRLP) is a common condition that drives patients into primary care clinics, including chiropractic offices, but these cases are often complex, and determining the underlying cause can be clinically challenging. Let’s take a look at the current treatment strategies for LBRLP. To begin with, the patient’s doctor will need to determine if the leg pain is radicular or referred in nature as this will help indicate which...

Sciatica Pain - Pain Treatment Available at All Star Health Spine and Joint Care

Low Back Pain and Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is a nerve that begins in the lower back and travels through the buttock and into the leg and then into the foot. It is the longest and widest nerve in the human body. The sciatic nerve is made up of five lumbosacral nerve roots, L4, L5, S1, S2, and S3. When a nerve is inflamed, irritated, compressed, or ischemic, etc., it generates symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling, hypersensitivity,...

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Vitamin C Truths and Myths

Ever since Dr. Linus Pauling wrote about vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and its ability to fight the common cold, controversy has persisted about the value of vitamin C, how much is needed, and how to get it into the body. Let’s discuss some truths and myths about vitamin C… MYTH: Blast a cold with vitamin C. It can fight it off! Though a lot of people ramp up their vitamin C intake...

Headaches Treatment

Screening for Both Concussion and Whiplash

Whiplash injuries are often associated with car accidents and concussions are typically connected with sports collisions, but there’s a growing body of research suggesting that patients should be screened for both conditions following either type of incident. In one study, researchers measured the forces applied on the brain both as it impacted the headrest during a rear-end collision and when struck from the rear while wearing a football helmet. They found...