Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - miracle treatment?

August 6, 2020

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is turning heads as new research reveals incredible possibilities for healing. Not only for injured muscles, joints and wounds, but exceptional progress has been made in the research of neurocognitive conditions and the use of hyperbaric oxygen. We are seeing tremendous results in patients who have experienced traumatic brain...

Podcast on : Concussion Management

June 30, 2020

Listen to a recent podcast on breakthroughs in concussion management: Interview with the founder and clinic director of Portland Chiropractic Neurology, Dr. Aaron MacArthur as he discusses how we've been able to help so many concussion patients ...

Primary vs. Secondary Headaches

June 30, 2020

Primary headaches are those that do not have a known cause, which we refer to as idiopathic.  These are the tension headaches, migraines, cluster headaches and the occipital neuralgias of the world.  Secondary headaches are when there are more severe neurological implications and can be caused by tumor, aneurysm, CSF blockage, infection,...

Early Intervention of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is important in reducing long-term effects of neuronal stress or damage sustained during mild traumatic brain injury, otherwise known as concussion.

June 13, 2020

After a concussion we are getting less oxygen to our brain because we cannot deliver as much blood flow to our brain as usual. Concussive Injury also leads to a period of decreased cerebral blood flow, rendering the brain ill-equipped to meet the energy demands required for restoring homeostasis. This so-called "energy crisis" creates a potential window of...

How does your neck or back pain affect the brain?

June 10, 2020

The results are quite profound Receptors (signaling structures) within your joints and muscles that comprise every region of your spine, shoulder, elbow, hip, knee et cetera are primary activators of your brain.  Through various sensory pathways (Dorsal Column Medial Lemniscus, Spinothalamic, spinocerebellar tracts) we send information to our brain...

Depression/Anxiety: Brain Imbalance

June 9, 2020

Depression and anxiety are common threads among our culture these days. Our current medical model of treatment consists of pharmaceuticals to balance neurotransmitter levels. Yet, they often create other, more harmful symptoms than depression or anxiety. I guess the question I would ask, is it worth it? Much of neurology is now considering inflammatory...

Why is Portland Chiropractic Neurology Different: An emerging paradigm in healthcare

June 8, 2020

We are a large team that has a wide array of knowledge within chiropractic, neurology, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, nutrition, physical therapy, and rehabilitation. This allows us to provide better care for our patients as we work as a team to understand the proper diagnosis and treatment for your particular complaint. We are one of the few practices in New...

Chiropractic Neurology: A multi-modal approach

June 5, 2020

When we look at the human body, we are not looking at only one system, but of multiple systems that work in cooperation to create normal function.  In turn, one of the most common mistakes in healthcare is to compartmentalize conditions, looking at them segmentally, instead of analyzing all the potential causes.  Chiropractic Neurology utilizes...

Chiropractic in Pregnancy: The Webster Technique

June 5, 2020

Chiropractic in Pregnancy: The Webster Technique Nothing causes a life change quite like a pregnancy.  Making sure the physical needs of the baby will be met with all of the newborn supplies, clothing and furniture.  Rearranging schedules to be sure the baby is cared for at all times.  Baby-proofing the house to keep the newest addition safe...

Center of Pressure: What this means to posture, joint and spinal pain

June 4, 2020

If I drew a line right down the center of you, it should land in between your ankles. If I looked at you from the side, I should be able to draw a line from your ear and connect it straight down to your shoulder, then hip and finally your ankle. This is perfect center of pressure.  Now, if you think about this from an engineering perspective, it allows...
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