DR. JOHN’S BLOG

Chiropractic Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia in Colorado Springs

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Aug 12, 2019
Chiropractic Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia in Colorado Springs

Trigeminal neuralgia is a term used to describe the condition of intense burning nerve pain along the distribution of the 5th cranial nerve.

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How to Fix Text Neck in Colorado Springs

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Jul 08, 2019
How to Fix Text Neck in Colorado Springs

One of the most underrated elements of physical health and performance is the appreciation for how the human body is oriented in gravity. We live, work, and play in an upright posture.

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How to Find A Good Upper Cervical Chiropractor in Colorado Springs

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Jun 25, 2019
How to Find A Good Upper Cervical Chiropractor in Colorado Springs

Chiropractic care comes in many forms and fashion. From a provider’s perspective, this allows a wide range of practice styles to suit your skills, interests, community needs, etc.

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Natural Relief for Pinched Nerves in Colorado Springs

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Jun 13, 2019
Natural Relief for Pinched Nerves in Colorado Springs

Pinched nerves in neck are not only painful but may cause functional limitations in the use of the shoulders, arms, and hands. In order to understand how to find lasting relief from the aggravating symptoms of a pinched nerve in the neck, it’s important to understand what the potential causes may be. Identifying the specific cause of your pinched nerve is essential for appropriate treatment.

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What is Cervical Myelopathy and How Does it Respond to Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care?

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: May 21, 2019
What is Cervical Myelopathy and How Does it Respond to Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care?

We live in the era of big data and “biohacking” where recovering health and staying well is often considered a luxury instead of an attainable goal for the Average Joe. It doesn’t take long to be flooded with online information regarding the latest guru’s formula of new gadgets or ancient secrets that bring about miraculous results in the blink of an eye.

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Natural Relief for Cervicogenic Vertigo in Colorado Springs

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Apr 23, 2019
Natural Relief for Cervicogenic Vertigo in Colorado Springs

Vertigo is an extremely challenging and potentially debilitating condition that affects millions of Americans. While some experience intermittent and acute episodes of vertigo, others suffer with chronic spells of vertigo that are frequent and tremendously uncomfortable.

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What is Tinnitus and How Does it Respond to Upper Cervical Chiropractic?

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Apr 15, 2019
What is Tinnitus and How Does it Respond to Upper Cervical Chiropractic?

If you’ve ever experienced the aggravating high-pitched ringing in your ears, you know how tinnitus can negatively impact your quality of life.

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Natural Relief for One-Sided Headaches in Colorado Springs

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Apr 02, 2019
Natural Relief for One-Sided Headaches in Colorado Springs

Countless individuals in Colorado Springs suffer with unilateral or one-sided headaches on a routine basis. While there are many different classifications for headaches, understanding the potential risk factors and treatment options is essential for lasting relief.

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Is the ringing in your ears coming from your neck?

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Mar 11, 2019
Is the ringing in your ears coming from your neck?

If ringing in your ears is driving you crazy, you’re experiencing tinnitus symptoms. Often tinnitus (pronounced tin-night-us) affects one or both ears and precedes hearing loss.

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Sinus Pressure Symptoms and Atlas Displacement Complex

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Feb 24, 2019
Sinus Pressure Symptoms and Atlas Displacement Complex

Many individuals, both adults and children, suffer with sinus pressure symptoms. These symptoms may be acute or chronic in nature and include painful pressure in the face around or behind the eyes, and often are accompanied by headaches.

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Natural Relief for Fibromyalgia Sufferers in Colorado Springs

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Feb 04, 2019
Natural Relief for Fibromyalgia Sufferers in Colorado Springs

Fibromyalgia is a complex physiological condition that is characterized by chronic widespread pain throughout the body. It is a poorly understood condition in both its cause and finding an effective fibromyalgia treatment is frustrating for many people.

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Natural Solution for Neck Grinding and Clicking

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Jan 14, 2019
Natural Solution for Neck Grinding and Clicking

Find natural relief from neck grinding, clicking, and pain through the comprehensive NeuroStructural Chiropractic approach. Using advanced testing, Colorado Springs chiropractor Dr. John Stenberg applies a structural approach to solving problems associated with Atlas Displacement, also known as upper cervical subluxation. When the upper neck becomes misaligned, the mechanics of the neck become compromised. As a result, patients will often experience clicks, pops, and grinding sensations when they move the head and neck. While certainly uncomfortable and aggravating, this phenomenon – known as crepitus – may be the first and only sign of Atlas Displacement Complex. (5-minute read including OR watch video summary)

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Ménière’s Disease Cause and Chiropractic Treatment

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Jan 05, 2019
Ménière's Disease Cause and Chiropractic Treatment

Ménière’s Disease is a complex syndrome with a poorly understood progression. Typical presentation of Ménière’s Disease includes inner ear problems, vertigo, and progressive hearing loss. Behind these symptoms is often a neurological irritation of the central nervous system resulting in the cascade of debilitating symptoms. The neck region of the spine is commonly injured in whiplash situations including motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, slips and falls, and blows to the head. Research has shown a strong connection between a cervical spine injury and the onset and/or progression of Ménière’s Disease, and that recovery from it’s debilitating symptoms can be achieved with targeted chiropractic care.

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Can Chiropractic Change Abnormal Spinal Curves?

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Dec 28, 2018
Can Chiropractic Change Abnormal Spinal Curves?

Many architectural marvels include structural forms with columns and arches.

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Hormones, Fertility, and Chiropractic

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Dec 19, 2018
Hormones, Fertility, and Chiropractic

Many of the vital functions of the body are influenced by the endocrine system, which consists of the glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream.

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What the Health?!

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Dec 12, 2018
What the Health?!

We live in the era of big data and “biohacking” where recovering health and staying well is often considered a luxury instead of an attainable goal for the Average Joe. It doesn’t take long to be flooded with online information regarding the latest guru’s formula of new gadgets or ancient secrets that bring about miraculous results in the blink of an eye.

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Natural Relief from Meniere’s Disease - The Structural Approach

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Nov 02, 2018
Natural Relief from Meniere's Disease - The Structural Approach

One of the things that I have found in consulting with patients who are suffering with Meniere’s disease is a lack of understanding about all of the different variables that affect their condition.

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Structural Management of Multiple Sclerosis

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Oct 23, 2018
Structural Management of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is a complex neurodegenerative disease involving disruption of signals between the brain and body. There is a range of diverse MS symptoms that can be progressive in nature including pain, numbness/tingling, fatigue, balance issues, and more. While Doctors still do not understand what causes MS, it is thought to include both a genetic predisposition and environmental factors.

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Natural Relief from Hemifacial Spasm

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Oct 16, 2018
Natural Relief from Hemifacial Spasm

If you’ve ever experienced muscular spasm, then you can appreciate how painful and irritating uncontrolled muscle twitching can be. Hemifacial spasm is a rare condition that affects 11 out of 100,000 with few natural treatment options. Understanding the mechanism behind hemifacial muscle spasm is essential for achieving maximal improvement and for evaluating treatment options.

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How to Make Better Nutrition Choices

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Sep 16, 2018
How to Make Better Nutrition Choices

Pathways Connect Colorado Springs July Mastermind - Nutrition Recap

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Neck Pain FAQ: Ligaments - The Often Overlooked Cause

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Jun 05, 2018
Neck Pain FAQ: Ligaments - The Often Overlooked Cause

I meet people all of the time who are experiencing various secondary conditions, and they want to know if I can help them. One of the more common conditions people experience is neck pain. Understanding the source of your upper neck pain or discomfort is essential for achieving maximal recovery and relief.

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Natural Relief for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: May 24, 2018
Natural Relief for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

What is Eustachian Tube Dysfunction? Eustachian Tube Dysfunction is a common problem affecting the structures of the inner ear (Eustachian tubes) of both children and adults. Common secondary conditions (a.k.a. symptoms) of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction include earaches, dizziness, fullness in the ear, tinnitus (ringing in the ear), and more. Conditions such as vertigo, Meniere’s, and endolymphatic hydrops include signs and symptoms of ETD.

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STRESS Mitigation - Handle The Effects of Stress Part 2 of 2

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: May 03, 2018
STRESS Mitigation - Handle The Effects of Stress Part 2 of 2

In the first part of this two-part series, we discussed the distinct types of stresses and the effect that each has on the body. If you have not read that part, click here to review it before continuing (3 minute read).

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STRESS Mitigation - Handle The Effects of Stress Part 1 of 2

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Apr 24, 2018
STRESS Mitigation - Handle The Effects of Stress Part 1 of 2

April is Stress Awareness Month, and in today’s day and age everyone is juggling a myriad of stresses. What if stress is not the problem? To understand WHY stress is such a topic of discussion in healthcare today, we must first understand:

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Dr. Stenberg Writes on the Immune System and Fibromyalgia

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Apr 09, 2018
Dr. Stenberg Writes on the Immune System and Fibromyalgia

The complex field of neuroimmunology is exploring the synergistic relationship of the immune and nervous systems of the body. Through signaling molecules, neurotransmitters, and various other mechanisms it is clear that bidirectional communication happens between these systems to maintain homeostasis (a balanced state of physiological function) in the body.

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What is Your Neck Muscle Spasm Telling You?

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Mar 11, 2018
What is Your Neck Muscle Spasm Telling You?

The neck muscles perform several very important functions and when in spasm may be signaling you to address an underlying condition. There are several layers of neck muscles that extend from just below the surface of the skin to deeply surrounding the spinal bones, and an uncontrolled contraction of these muscles (neck muscle spasm) can cause extreme pain, limited range of motion, and other related symptoms or secondary conditions. Generally speaking, the neck muscles perform three main functions:

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FIBROMYALGIA Relief: A Structural Perspective

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Mar 07, 2018
FIBROMYALGIA Relief: A Structural Perspective

Fibromyalgia sufferers live with constant, unrelenting pains in the tissues of their bodies. Nearly 5 million Americans suffer from this condition that is characterized by chronic, widespread pain. There is hope for individuals suffering with fibromyalgia who have not explored the structural factors that may be contributing to their debilitating symptoms.

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Research Spotlight: Powerful Dietary Supplement Improves Mood, Memory, and More

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Feb 08, 2018
Research Spotlight: Powerful Dietary Supplement Improves Mood, Memory, and More

Age-related memory loss is a growing concern with the increased incidence of disorders like Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, short-term memory loss, and more. New research is shedding light on the powerful effects of a substance found in Indian curry on both memory and mood in older populations. Curcumin is the substance that gives Indian curry its vibrant yellow color and has been used for thousands of years as a staple of far-east Asian dietary. Curcumin is found in the turmeric spice and has shown promising results in tests performed on 40 subjects ages 50-90 with age-related memory loss.

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Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Structural Perspective - 5 min read

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Feb 03, 2018
Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Structural Perspective - 5 min read

Each year nearly 3.8 million concussions occur. While recent events have highlighted the connection between high velocity contact sports like football and concussion, concussion and its sinister cousin “post-concussion syndrome” (PCS) are not reserved only for high-level athletes. Early identification of PCS and its associated symptoms is crucial for comprehensive management and rehabilitation. New research that you need to know about is exploring the relationship between the skull and neck as it relates to his often debilitating condition.

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WHY IS CHANGE SO HARD? Brain Science in Action

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Jan 03, 2018
WHY IS CHANGE SO HARD? Brain Science in Action

As we kick off another new year and resolve that “this time things will be different,” I think we should address the elephant in the room – CHANGE IS HARD! If you’re like most people then you’ve probably gone down this road before only to have your motivation be met with frustration. Whether it’s losing a few pounds by starting a new exercise plan, finally kicking a bad habit, or just becoming more organized with your time, it often takes more than will-power to make changes that last. So why is change so hard? Understanding the scientific explanation may be just what you need to do things differently in 2018. HINT: it’s all in your head (or at least in your brain!)

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Chiropractic Myths Exposed: Part 2

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Dec 12, 2017
Chiropractic Myths Exposed: Part 2

In keeping with the theme of addressing “chiropractic myths” I think it is important to address a common myth relating to family practice – “chiropractic care is dangerous for kids.”

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Common Myths Exposed: Part 1

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Nov 13, 2017
Common Myths Exposed: Part 1

One of my jobs as a NeuroStructural chiropractor is to help folks navigate through all the misinformation out there regarding their health. When it comes to the chiropractic industry, there are many myths that must be dispelled to prevent the delay of necessary care. Over the next several weeks, I will be addressing these myths one by one to separate fact from fiction regarding chiropractic care.

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5 Steps for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Nov 10, 2017
5 Steps for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Get a healthy head-start on 2018 by following these 5 simple steps.

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Hormones 101: Understanding Imbalance

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Oct 14, 2017
Hormones 101: Understanding Imbalance

Hormone issues are extremely common these days and often occur along with a number of other health challenges. Understanding hormone imbalance in the body is an extremely confusing science for the average person – and for no fault of their own. It is such a complicated topic that there is a medical specialty dedicated to the glands that secrete hormones in the body called endocrinology. There are many folks who are experiencing Secondary Conditions (a.k.a. symptoms) related to hormone imbalance even though they have not seen a specialist or received a diagnosis related to their endocrine system. Understanding how to begin to correct a hormone related issue requires some working knowledge.

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Special Report: Meniere’s Disease

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Oct 10, 2017
Special Report: Meniere's Disease

Meniere’s disease is a complex disorder that includes a variety of potentially debilitating symptoms. Vertigo, tinnitus, progressive hearing loss, and a sense of fullness in the ear may occur alone or in combination. The onset of Meniere’s disease is often gradual and progressive, and is often of an unknown cause. The diagnosis of Meniere’s is generally made clinically by assessing for the presence of common symptoms though no clear cause is known. An imbalance in fluid of the inner ear is thought to contribute to the onset of Meniere’s symptoms and conventional treatments focus on symptom management.

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The Heart-Brain Connection

  • By: John Stenberg
  • Date: Sep 01, 2017
The Heart-Brain Connection

Emerging science is beginning to appreciate the connectivity of the human body. What once considered a machine-like organism with a bunch of different pieces is now being viewed as a dynamic solitary unit. This shift in perspective causes us to view the whole as more than the sum of the parts. One relationship that is beginning to be appreciated for this synergy is the heart-brain connection. Understanding and applying this information practically opens the door for improved outcomes with our patients, which is what it’s all about.

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Win The Morning, Win The Day - Tips For Maximizing Your Morning Routine

  • By: Dr. John Stenberg
  • Date: Aug 11, 2017
Win The Morning, Win The Day - Tips For Maximizing Your Morning Routine

Many of the world’s top performers attribute their success to a morning routine or “ritual” that sets the tone for the day. If we are honest, there are very few days that go according to plan. While there are countless things that are out of our control, optimizing those things which are in our control is essential for building momentum toward achieving our goals.

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