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 ...

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...

WGME 13 Report - PCN Concussion Treatment Specialists

January 27, 2020

Portland Chiropractic Neurology was recently featured by WGME 13 in an investigation about concussions, entitled "No two concussions are the same: What they are and the healing process." Check out the article and watch the video to learn more about concussions, how no two concussions are the same and how Portland Chiropractic Neurology specializes in...

Migraines: Why do my eyes hurt?

August 7, 2017

Eye pain is a common symptom associated with Migraines. Migraines are due to central neurological changes within the brain that suffer from abnormal discharge of cells associsated with vascular changes within the walls of blood vessels. This causes constriction and dilation to occur, which is the cause of the throbbing pain experienced during a migraine....

Maintenance for your Brain: Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to reach limitless potential

May 18, 2017

At our clinic, we often utilize mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to aid in the treatment of brain injury, concussion, movement disorders, autoimmune disorders, neuropathy, neurological degenerative conditions and so forth. We are able to help our patients achieve incredible results where other treatments have failed. What I'm particularly interested in is how...

When we experience a concussion our nerve axons (connections) are stretched!

February 16, 2017

If you connected all of our neurons, they would stretch around the earth four times. That's 100 billion neurons that make up our brain, all connected to create a framework that allows for incredible function, allowing us to love, create, think, imagine, dream, move, plan, focus, speak and the list goes on. However, our brains are so miraculous, not based...

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Brain Wellness

May 7, 2016

A patient recently said to me, "that Oxygen chamber is better than a cup of coffee." Brain wellness, why don't we discuss this topic more? We're so obsessed with nutrition and exercise that we forget about a fundamental requirement for the brain, Oxygen. Unfortunately, many of us do not get enough Oxygen required by the brain to work at our full potential....

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Neurological conditions and Brain Injury

April 5, 2016

It is widely understood that oxygen is important in our body's innate healing mechanisms. What isn't understood is that even though we are breathing, oxygen is not perfusing areas of the body sufficient for optimal function and healing. Our brain, specifically the autonomic nervous system, regulates where blood flow will be increased or decreased in...

Neuroplasticity Exercises to Restore Brain Health

April 5, 2016

What is Neuroplasticity? It refers to the ability of the brain to adapt, reorganizing to create new neural pathways so that we can CHANGE our brain function as needed. Why is it needed? Many of us go through life changing head injuries, major life events that alter us in some way, illness, accidents, postural changes and every day stress that can effect the...

Feeling disoriented? Is it vertigo, dizziness, light-headedness, post-concussion syndrome, syncope, vestibular migraine, lack of sleep or my diet?

February 20, 2016

Feeling off, or disoriented is a common thread seen within many individuals, and most certainly within the patient population treated at our office. The question is, what could be the cause? What makes a person feel like they are not centered, or balanced in their environment. The answer is simple, but the reason behind it may be complex.  If your gaze is...
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