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Is It A Migraine?

If you are experiencing recurrent episodes of throbbing head pain, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and blurred vision, chances are you are having a migraine headache. If this is your first episode with these symptoms this could be a medical emergency and must be evaluated immediately. However, since you are reading this on-line, chances are you have already been …

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What is the difference between a chiropractic and medical neurologist?

Chiropractic neurologists are trained in the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions with an emphasis on neurological rehabilitation.  As chiropractors, we prefer to use natural and conservative methods to support the body’s ability to heal, and treatment strategies that can restore and optimize function in health and disease.  If patients require specific medications or surgical interventions, we refer them to …

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Hand Injuries: When is it time to see a Doctor?

I see a lot of rock climbers with hand injuries in my practice.  This isn’t very surprising since these are the most common injuries in the sport.  What does concern me is that many climbers have old hand injuries that have been neglected or unrecognized.  The most obvious signs are finger deformity, a history of persistent swelling, and limited range …

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Back in the Bay Full-Time!

Back in the Bay Full-Time! I have spent the last year commuting from San Francisco to Santa Monica, splitting my time between the Azzolino Chiropractic Neurology Group in SF and the Santa Monica Wellness Group in LA. I undertook the crazy commute for the opportunity to experience working in a large multi-disciplinary practice as the group’s lead chiropractic neurologist. I’ve …

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Spine Decompression

Avoid Back Surgery with Spine Decompression A Non-Surgical, Drug-Free procedure designed for: HERNIATED & DEGENERATIVE DISCS / SCIATICA / PRE & POST SURGERY SpineMed Decompression The latest and most advanced decompression system. It is extremely effective in treating herniated disc, disc degeneration, and spinal stenosis. Conditions Benefiting Spine Decompression: • Disc Buldge • Disc Herniation • Discitis • Radiculopathy • …

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Headaches and Migraines

The Problem Throbbing and pounding sensation of a splitting migraine is an all too often accepted condition for millions of people each day. Even one day with a migraine can feel like too much, and millions of Americans experience them monthly or even weekly. Migraines are more than a distraction; they affect one’s job, family life and ability to live …

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Philosophy, Science and Art

The Philosophy As a profession, the primary belief is in natural and conservative methods of health care. Doctors of chiropractic have a deep respect for the human body’s ability to heal itself without the use of surgery or medication. We devote careful attention to the biomechanics, structure and function of the spine, its effects on the musculoskeletal and neurological systems, and …

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