The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal
cord, and nerves. The brain is divided into sections
and stores and receives an incredible amount of
information. The nervous system helps coordinate all
systems in your body.
But this information needs a way to get in and out.
Nerves provide a pathway for this information to
travel, and the spinal cord is made up of bundles of
these nerves that extend down from the brain. The
spine, or the series of bony vertebra, both houses
and protects the soft, sensitive nerves of the
The atlas is a single, 2 oz.
doughnut-shaped vertebra at the top of the spine and
in most people surrounds the brain stem. Trillions
of nerve fibers from the brainstem travel through
the small opening in atlas and flow down into the
Because of the smallness of the opening
and because of the atlas’ close proximity to the
brain stem, if the atlas has moved out of position
even a fraction of a degree, very serious
interference of nerve function can result. This is
This is true for an atlas that
has moved out of its proper position. It can
constrict or distort proper brain messages to organs
and limbs all throughout your body. This is because
all but 12 sets, out of millions of nerves, pass
through your brain stem and spinal cord.
If your atlas remains out of
position for years, degeneration of tissue results.
Over time, that could be serious, since in many
pain is the last symptom to occur to indicate
a problem exists.
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Getting to the source
Upper Cervical Doctors are trained to locate the
problem, which is the
source of the pain or discomfort— it may
actually be far from the actual location where the
symptom is occurring— and then we correct it and set
your body up to begin healing.
Of course, the type of supportive care employed by
the doctor depends on the condition being treated,
but you get the main idea. The important thing to
remember is that success occurs by addressing the
problem, not just masking the symptoms.
Because helping the body heal itself involves many
facets, Upper Cervical doctors also provide
lifestyle advice to help prevent illness and injury.
Diet & nutrition, fitness, ergonomics, and other
areas in your life contribute, or diminish, your
overall health. By making the right choices, one can
live a life full of wellness and vitality.
Spinal Correction is the only
process that locates and reduces body imbalance and
nerve dysfunction due to subluxation.
This treatment is restoring the health and function of thousands of people who were told nothing could be done. It is also preventing countless conditions for people who get under this care before they get into crisis.
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Do you need more evidence? Just check out what the media is saying about Upper Cervical Care.
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NBC's "The Doctors"
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CBS News/Migraine Relief
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