Entries by Dr. Jonathan Chung

Inflammation: Friend or Foe

Last week I gave a talk to a group about the role of your immune system in pain and inflammation. It’s easy to forget that the immune system that is responsible for fighting germs and illness is the same immune system that produces the inflammation that heals sprained joints or causes arthritic joint pain. It’s […]

Vestibular Migraine – When the Brain Causes Dizziness

Vestibular migraine (VM) is a condition in which dizziness and vertigo can occur from central brain changes that occur similar to migraine headaches. Although VM has #migraine in its name, it can happen with or without the feeling of a migraine headache. Some patients have just #vestibular symptoms like #vertigo. Others will have both #headache and vertigo along with other neurological manifestations. […]

Understanding and Treating Persistent Motion Sickness

Patients with persistent motion sickness represent a subset of patients commonly associated with dizziness and imbalance. While many patients with motion sickness have it in relationship with a condition like migraine, vestibular migraine, or BPPV, there are many patients who just struggle with it on it’s own without a complaint of dizziness. Motion sickness isn’t […]

A Brief Tour of Your Immune System

For the past 10 years, I’ve spent my free time and creative energy learning and teaching about neuroscience and the human nervous system. It’s why our office has evolved to integrate neuroplasticity in our clinical practice. However, there was a time where I was a major in Microbiology/Molecular Biology, and I was enamored with the […]