The technique that we use here at HealthWorks Family Chiropractic is Orthospinology. The Orthospinology chiropractic technique is a specialty within chiropractic that focuses on the upper cervical region.
What Causes The Atlas To Come Out Of Alignment?
The neck and head are vulnerable and prone to injury from even jolts, accidents, or poor posture. It is easy for the vertebra in the upper cervical spine to become misaligned, and this can have a domino effect that causes a wide variety of issues that impact your health and well-being. Misalignments in the atlas bone can cause chronic pain, stress, and tension in the head and neck.
What Are The Symptoms Of A Misaligned Atlas?
If this area is out of alignment, it creates all kinds of issues all the way up and down your spine from a tight neck, headache, shoulder pain, low back issues, and even a short leg.
A misaligned atlas may also cause:
To learn what to expect with an atlas adjustment, click here.
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