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Muscle Spasms or Trigger Points, Which Is It?

Whether you are experiencing muscle spasms or more local trigger points doesn’t really matter, both of them are a pain.  The reason why it is important to know about these muscular conditions is that they may be mistaken for other issues and other symptoms may mimic these. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, […]

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What Does Pain in Part of Your Body Mean?

When it comes to your body, pain is an important warning signal that something is going on.  As we assist people with all sorts of different types of pain in our office from headaches, to fibromyalgia, migraines, upper back pain, neck pain, chronic lower back pain – you name it – we have seen some […]

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Migraine Symptoms: Common Types and Variations

If you’re suffering with the symptoms of common migraine for any length of time, then you know how debilitating they can be. There are several types of migraine symptoms, not everyone experiences these types of headaches in the same fashion. That is to say, because of how migraines come on and present, there are different […]

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Piriformis Syndrome: A Sneaky Condition

When it comes to lower back pain, there are a lot of conditions that can mimic one another. This is very much the case with piriformis syndrome. This condition has many of the same presentations as sciatica symptoms. This is actually logical as it is a condition affecting the sciatic nerve. We will be discussing […]

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Sinus Headache Symptoms: Differentiating a Migraine or Tension Headache

When it comes to determining whether your headaches are due to sinus-related reasons or other causes, it can be difficult to determine the origin. However, there are some tell-tale signs of sinus headache symptoms. This doesn’t mean that these types of headaches don’t share some common symptoms with others, like tension headaches or migraines. By […]

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Tension Headaches and Tension Headache Symptoms

One of the most common types of headaches are the ones we’ll be discussing in this article.  Tension headaches, as they’re called, affect some roughly 3% of the population.  Additionally, it is estimated that this tension-type headache as it is called from the International Headache Society, accounts for 90% of all headaches.  So, as you […]

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Migraine Headache Triggers

What are some of the reasons that migraines arise?  How frequently do you suffer with your migraine symptoms?  Are migraines the result of the foods we eat, things in the environment or genetics?  These are all questions that we’ll address in this article relating to migraine triggers.  Is migraine headache prevention possible knowing these factors? […]

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Ocular Migraine: Description, Symptoms and Treatment

This term is used to describe a specific type of migraine.  Where most migraine symptoms usually have some sort of headache related pain, the ocular migraine does not.  This is why it is given its own name and must be differentially diagnosed from other types of headaches and migraine in particular.  One of the more […]

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Migraine Aura: Warning Signs and Symptoms

The term ‘aura’ means a sensation of air or breeze, classically.  This sensation is most noted for the way that it precedes the onset of a migraine or epileptic seizure.  There are often warning signs in life when things are about to happen.  This is just as true, if not more so, with regard to […]

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