Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

Why Does Fibromyalgia Occur in Rheamatoid Arthritis – a Neurological Perspective

When working with a large number of patients with chronic pain and illness, you begin to notice patterns in relationship to certain illnesses. One of the more common trends I see today is the association between having an inflammatory illness like rheumatoid arthritis along with widespread body pain like fibromyalgia. Rhumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia share some commonalities […]

Dysautonomia and PCS

Dysautonomia – A possible cause of post-concussion syndrome

With concussion being a dominant topic in sports medicine, we have seen a large spike in research dollars being spent to study the effects of brain injury. Despite our increased knowledge, when someone has concussion symptoms for longer than 30 days, there still isn’t great consensus as to why these people develop persistent symptoms and what […]

Migraines and Concussions

Why Concussions Hit Migraine Patients Harder

  The vast majority of people who suffer concussive injuries will recover without any chronic symptoms. However, about 15% of people who suffer concussions will go on to have post-concussion syndrome, where they will experience headaches, dizziness, and cognitive problems beyond 30 days after an injury. These symptoms can be debilitating, and some people can experience […]