Entries by Dr. Jonathan Chung

Clues for Cervicogenic Dizziness

  Dizziness attributed to the neck has historically been a sketchy diagnosis. For a long time, many ENTs and neurologists denied that it even existed because there weren’t any tests that can confirm as a diagnosis.⁣ ⁣ It lead to a lot of dizzy patients getting normal inner ear/vestibular testing, and a 🤷🏻‍♂️ diagnosis defaulting […]

Get to Know POTS

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome or POTS is a form of #dysautonomia.⁣ ⁣ It used to be a rare diagnosis that often left many patients (especially women in child bearing years) left with a diagnosis of a psychiatric disorder or hysteria.⁣ ⁣ Thanks to increased awareness of the phenomenon and accessible ways to test for it at […]

The Beautiful Brainstem

The Beautiful Brainstem   The brainstem is arguably the most important area of the brain in terms of keeping us all alive. Most medically educated people know that the Brainstem is tied heavily towards our ability to breathe and maintain heart rate.⁣ ⁣ But the Brainstem does so much more! It’s a bottleneck point for […]

Autoimmune Disease and Chronic Pain

As a chiropractor, I encounter a lot of patients with a variety of pain issues. In school, we learned to recognize a lot of the skeletal changes that can happen in a patient with #rheumatoidarthritis and #ankylosingspondylitis so we had some training with autoimmune disease.⁣ ⁣ However, it wasn’t until my wife was diagnosed with lupus where I really […]

Concussions and Helmets

Concussions and Helmets A lot of time and resources have gone into methods to reduce concussion in sports. There’s a lot of speculative stuff out there, but most of it has yet to be proven in a meaningful way.⁣ ⁣ The biggest myth is that newer generation helmets can protect against concussion in football. The […]

Healing isn’t linear.

  A lot of people have gotten into the stock market in the past year. In many ways, investing and trading can be similar to the healing process.⁣ ⁣ We all wish that our healing and recovery would just go up in a straight line, but unfortunately it doesn’t work like that most of the […]