The concept of Upper Cervical chiropractic care remains niche in regards to the chiropractic profession in general. There are many techniques and procedures within the Upper Cervical realm, but what is it exactly? Let’s dive in below.
Upper Cervical refers to the upper neck region of your spine, with “cervical” meaning neck. It consists of C0-C2, otherwise known as the occipito-atlanto-axial region. This part of your neck is very important as many important soft tissue structures pass through it. Slightly above the atlas vertebrae is the brainstem. A misalignment/subluxation of any degree can obstruct the flow of information going to the brain and body. In this neurologically-dense area, there is the vertebral arteries and veins, CSF fluid, and the beginning part of the spinal cord. A perfect analogy would be as if there is a rubber-band around the tip of your finger. A rubber-band obstructs the flow of blood. As soon as the obstruction is removed, blood flow resumes.
What kind of conditions can Upper Cervical care help with?
Marietta Chiropractor, Dr. Milan Modi, has been able to help people suffering with all sorts of conditions. While Upper Cervical chiropractic is not limited to only neck pain, back pain, and/or headaches – it has been proven to improve the functioning state of the Central Nervous System. Therefore, it is beneficial to many people with a plethora of health issues. When the Central Nervous System, brain and spinal cord, is obstruction-free or subluxation-free, information is able to flow effortlessly.
There any not many chiropractors who practice Upper Cervical chiropractic care in the Marietta area. At most, there may be a handful. Dr. Milan Modi has taken multiple courses and seminars in regards to learning Upper Cervical. To learn more, please contact our Marietta Chiropractor at: www.mariettagachiropractor.com/contact-us/.