Multiple Sclerosis Help Boise, Idaho
Multiple Sclerosis doctors consider multiple sclerosis as a disease of the brain, brain stem and spinal cord that is due to the immune system of the body attacking the nervous system. However, because of its mysterious symptoms, and tedious diagnostic procedures, multiple sclerosis doctors are now linking the disease to upper cervical injuries earlier in the patient’s life, and in many cases 15-20-25 years earlier. Although, multiple sclerosis includes a number of symptoms, some of the most common ones such as neck pain, shoulder pain, headaches, tremors, loss of balance, etc. may be treated by targeting and correcting these upper cervical injuries.
There has been a lot of debate over the actual cause of multiple sclerosis. On one side they say that it is an autoimmune problem and the other side believes it is a blockage of blood and CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) over a long period of time that causes the destruction of neural tissue.
It is also interesting if you study how the body heals it self and how it removes dead tissue this can appear as though it is an autoimmune like process because there are immune cells and antibodies there to clean up the dead tissue, but the big question is this the body just cleaning up the mess as part of the healing process or is it in fact an autoimmune disorder?
What Is An Upper Cervical Injury?
Recent medical and upper cervical chiropractic research is pointing to the actual cause as being a fluid exchange problem between the brain and the body with the upper cervical spine (to say this simply) as the plug in the drain that blocks fluid (blood and CSF) from draining properly from the head. This creates a back pressure and fluid congestion that can cause a lot of strange symptoms commonly seen with multiple sclerosis and over time this can cause neural tissue destruction.
Also fascinating is the most common area of tissue destruction in multiple sclerosis cases is right around the cerebral aqueducts in the center of the brain where this CSF is actually PRODUCED by the body and if it has nowhere to go, I hope it would be completely obvious that this is a BIG problem for your health.
The cervical spinal vertebrae have a very unique anatomy, which makes them susceptible to a predictable pattern of injuries. This includes most commonly, ligamentous injuries where the head and neck meet in the atlas and axis area.
When a cervical trauma takes place, the Upper Cervical doctor will use specialized radiographic procedures designed to determine the exact location of the upper spine injury. Depending on the type of injury there can be damage found at multiple levels. This poses serious risks on the neurological well-being of the patient. The morbidity related to cervical spine injuries may result in a poor quality of life. This is because the neck hosts the major nerves, tissues and vessels that connect the brain with the rest of the body. An injury to these cervical vertebrae may incur severe effects on these surrounding anatomical structures yielding neurological defects. These defects can and do show up as the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. It is not yet known if the multiple sclerosis symptoms people develop are due to a spinal problem that mimics multiple sclerosis or an actual autoimmune disease and to complicate things further it could be possible to have both a spinal injury and an autoimmune disease.
If you have had neck injuries in the past and have not been evaluated by trained and certified Upper Cervical doctor, you should immediately go for an Upper Cervical evaluation to rule in or out this problem in the neck.
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care May Be The Answer!
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care is a specialty within Chiropractic designed to document the nature of the cervical spinal injury and how to precisely correct it and help you maintain this correction.
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care can help you deal with the frustrating symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
The Upper Cervical procedure involves re-aligning the upper cervical vertebrae called atlas and axis. This aims to relieve pressure on the surrounding nerves of the neck allowing blood and CSF to flow in and out of the head correctly.
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Is A New Found Hope To Increase Your Overall Quality of Life!
Dr. Grayson Blom works with a nationwide group of Doctors expertly trained and specializing in the Upper Cervical procedure. Dr. Grayson Blom is also one of the few Doctors in the state of Idaho trained and certified in the Upper Cervical procedure. We are dedicated to helping patients just like you who suffer from multiple sclerosis symptoms, headaches, migraines, neck pain, back pain and other ailments and dis-eases.
Our office is also offering a COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION to determine if you are a candidate for Upper Cervical care, give us a call at (208) 559-0541 for a complimentary consultation.
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Specialist
5975 W. Overland Rd.
Boise, Idaho 83709
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