What is Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care?

Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care is a very gentle and powerful form of chiropractic care that focuses on the top two bones of the neck, the Atlas and Axis vertebrae. The lowest part of the brain, known as the Brainstem, travels through these two bones. With over 450 million nerve fibers in the Brainstem sending information to over 35 trillions cells in the human body, it is critical that there isn't any pressure or compression on the 'body's fuse box'.  Any dysfunction in this sensitive area is known as an Atlas Subluxation Complex. Here are two chiropractic techniques utilized at Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Rochester.

NUCCA stands for the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association. This highly scientific  organization was created in 1966, and there are approximately 250 NUCCA chiropractors worldwideThese practitioners use state-of-the-art equipment and analysis to locate and eliminate the Atlas Subluxation Complex. Rigorous training ensures that patients under care receive an extremely accurate, very gentle and non-invasive neurological assessment and correction, so healing occurs quickly and effectively. The adjustment is a slow and sustained pressure underneath the ear of the patient.

Please check out the NUCCA website at www.NUCCA.org for more information!

Toggle Recoil is another very gentle Upper Cervical Chiropractic Technique. Dr. B.J. Palmer, the founder of all Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care, announced his incredible research about Toggle Recoil in 1930! A table with a very shallow dropping mechanism on the headpiece allows an extremely gentle and quick adjustment to eliminate the Atlas Subluxation Complex and for you to express life fully

There is no popping, twisting or cracking in a NUCCA or Toggle Recoil Adjustment. After a complete examination, we use X-ray measurements and nerve system testing to determine which technique would work best for you

Getting your life back is closer than you think; call 585-474-3739 today to schedule a no charge consultation to see if you'd be right for care.


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