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New Treatment Solutions for Headaches, Migraines & TMJ

Consider Your Neck

Physicians and dentists have known for years that the cervical spine can refer pain into the head, jaw & face,causing a multitude of ails from headaches & migraines to vertigo or sinus issues. We have been certified in new advanced treatments that can address these chronic issues, sometimes in as little as just a few visits& teach you how to keep them at bay for life.

New Treatments

This revolutionary new approach was developed in response to a growing body of scientific studies. Our team has been certified by the American Headache Institute, which was founded to provide research, education & resources to physicians seeking new methods of treatment for their patients with head, TMJ pain, facial pain & other types of symptoms stemming from the neck.

In applying four specific areas of practice, many patients are able to maintain self-care to last a lifetime:

Pain Relieving Exercise Program

Posture Correction


Re-education & Training

Centralization Analysis

10 Zones of Centralization Analysis

The cervical spine symptoms are siloed into ten specific zones, starting with the mouth and ending in the suboccipital & upper cervical spine. If your symptoms are stemming from an issue in the neck, we can identify & abolish them zone by zone in a methodical, predictive manner,centered around the cervical spine.

This methodology allows us to watch your face & head symptoms dissipate in a pre-determined & orderly fashion. In observing your centralizing symptoms, we are then able to create a treatment that is both corrective & specific to you.

On your first visit, we perform an in-depth examination using a series of questions that are designed to identify the involvement of the cervical spine. Using subtle movements and various neck positions, our treatment program is capable of bringing about a surprising decrease or abolishment of symptoms in as few as 1-3 visits.

"Treatment involving exercise, manual therapy, educational interventions and patient self-efficacy are more effective than alternative strategies for patients with neck pain."
    - Dr.S.Haldeman, MD, PhD, DC, President Neck Task Force Report

Advantages to Our Approach

  • Patient self-treatment means that our priority is to teach you how to help yourself
  • Documented results with 5 powerful tools to document patient progress
  • Predictable results using Centralization analysis
  • Improved quality of life with reduced pain at work, play, home, and better quality sleep

Neck Indicators

Your neck may to be blame if your head or facial symptoms are:

  • Often just on one side
  • Alternate from side to side
  • Include symptoms in your shoulders or mid-back
  • Include pain,numbness or tingling in your hands or arms
  • If you have had an accident, fall or other trauma

Symptoms the Neck Can Produce

  • Headache
  • Migraines
  • TMJ
  • Oral-Facial Pain
  • Bruxism(night grinding)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tinnitus (ear ringing)
  • Neck pain
  • Mid-Back Pain
  • Shoulder Blade Pain
  • Radiculopathy (hand/arm)
  • Tooth Pain
  • Ear Fullness/Pain
  • Sinus Pressure/Pain
  • Sinusitis
  • Visual Disturbances
  • Lacrimation
  • Eye Dryness
  • Balance & Gait Problems

Here for Your Healing Needs

Our results are from a team approach. It starts with your referring physician or dentist. From there, we are committed to treating and coaching you along at our state-of-the-art clinics in El Segundo and Hermosa Beach, California with private, personal treatment from our expertly-trained therapists.

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