Do You Suffer From Vertigo and Dizziness?
You know the old saying, “Your neck bone's connected to your head bone, your hip bone's connected to your leg bone, your leg bone's connected to your foot bone.”
The same is true with “Your jawbone's connected to your skull bones and neck bones”. If the jawbones are misaligned, more than likely you may be experiencing some sort of pain far away from the jawbones.
Think of your car if it is misaligned, the car has problems. The same is true with your skeletal system. If you look at photos A and B, you can see where this patient's jaws are misaligned causing scoliosis (lateral curvature of the spine) and bowing of her legs.
Photo A shows the misalignment of her jaws and upper cervical spine. Photo B shows her upper and lower jaws are elevated to the left.
This patient came in for a consultation regarding her vertigo and dizziness. She gave up driving because her vertigo would start when she would turn her head to change lanes while driving. Also, she had just finished her second round of braces.
Other symptoms included pain on the left side of her jaw and neck, clicking and popping noises on her temporo-mandibular joints (TMJ), upper and lower back pain and tingling and numbness in her hands.
A comprehensive bite work-up was done, and it revealed that her upper and lower jaws were elevated to the left and twisted in opposite directions. She was treated with the Advanced Lightwire Functional (ALF) Appliances. Photo C shows the design of her upper and lower ALF appliances.
Photo D shows the straightening of her spine and legs just two months into the ALF treatment. Her vertigo and dizziness completely disappeared and she resumed driving full time.