A new article in Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy is addressing the connection between neck trauma and Dizziness, Visual Disturbances and sensorimotor control. 

CSF, Migraines, MS and Neuroinflamation

Our brain sits inside of our skull… we all know that. What hangs out between the brain and the bone of the skull is what we are going to dive into today.  Inside the skull is something called Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF), and we are continually learning more and more about the importance of having the CSF flow around our brain be optimal.  

This CSF plays a vital role in the normal function of the body, both for the health of the brain and the body systems as a whole. As the CSF flows around the brain and spinal cord,

 

 


There is a Normal structure of the spine, this typically has a "C" curve in the neck and in the lower part of the back when looking at a person from the side. From the front, the spine is normally straight. 


 Migraines- The Background

Migraine Headaches are all too common. Almost everyone knows someone who suffers from migraines, or suffers from migraines themselves... trying to find relief through through various treatments can be difficult on the way to finding a solution. 


The term “Headache” is something that everyone knows, wether it is from personal experience or someone you know. But not all headaches are the same. Part of working with a wide variety of patients and their needs is being familiar with the different types and what they mean for the person.