A Migraine is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent moderate to severe headaches often in association with a number of autonomic nervous system symptoms. Typically the headache is unilateral, which means it affects only one half of the head. It is pulsating in nature and can last from 2 to 72 hours. Associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light, or increased sensitivity [...]
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At Surgical Alternative our use of cranial structural bodywork has proven to be an effective treatment for many painful conditions. We love to share client stories that may help others that suffer from a similar painful condition and here is one of those examples. A client came in suffering from severe neck and shoulder pain. [...]
Our specialized techniques have helped to unleash an athlete's potential. We have worked on many athletes in the past, but usually after they have finished competing. By then their bodies had begun to breakdown and they began to feel the aches and pains from all the years of trauma they put on their bodies while [...]
Top Treated Conditions- Over the past years, we have seen many different injuries treated at Surgical Alternative, but many of them have been returning ailments. We have taken a few minutes to create the top treated injuries by Surgical Alternative. If you have any further questions, please CONTACT US TODAY for your evaluation and treatment.Surgical [...]
At Surgical Alternative our main goal is to rehabilitate your pain. People come see us for many different reasons. A lot of times, we're the last option because they’ve done all the traditional western medicine they know to do. When their condition first started they stretched, they iced and took it easy for a little [...]
Fibromyalgia is one of the most difficult conditions to diagnose, and treatment for the pain associated with the disorder can be even more complicated to manage. Neuromuscular disorders like fibromyalgia (What is fibromyalgia?) can manifest itself in a number of different ways, encompassing a vast array of symptoms that require personal attention and a modified [...]
Over the past month or so, we’ve touched on the importance of the steroidal hormone, vitamin D. We discussed the epigenetic role vitamin D plays in regulating potentially thousands of genes, catalyzing chemical reactions important in preventing certain cancers, maintaining healthy neurological function, and building healthy bones. We also talked how about how vitamin D [...]
Over the past few weeks we've discussed the importance of vitamin D in our diets and the epigenetic role the hormone plays in expressing a multitude of traits (D1). We also defined what vitamin D is and how much we need in order for our bodies to function properly (D2). To further our discussion, we [...]
In our previous blog we began a discussion about vitamin D and the wide ranging impact the steroidal hormone has on regulating a multitude of physiological functions necessary for human health. This week we will continue the conversation by describing what vitamin D is and what the recommended healthy levels of vitamin D are per [...]
In April of 2003, scientist speaking on behalf of the Human Genome Project announced they had reached their goal. The collaborative efforts of scientist from across the globe had successfully mapped the entire human genome, the DNA sequences that make up Homo sapiens. The research findings gave rise to a whole new set of fascinating [...]