Why should you choose Upper Cervical Care over any other chiropractic treatment? With Upper Cervical Chiropractic, the goal is to figure out the relationship between the neck and the rest of the body. The central nervous system, as well as brain stem function, are influenced by the neck. As a result of upper cervical manipulation, your entire body is affected by correcting your upper spine, allowing your central nervous system to communicate properly with all your organ systems.
Upper Cervical Care is more important than any other chiropractic treatment since it deals with the nervous system. According to the Upper Cervical approach, the neck is the gateway to the rest of your body. The relationship is believed to affect every aspect of human function, including the regulation of hormones, the fluidity of movement, and even providing the ability to breathe, see, and hear.
Upper Cervical Care is simply superior to traditional chiropractic care for several reasons: most people think of traditional chiropractic care when they think of back pain, neck pain, and muscle aches. In Upper Cervical, you will focus on establishing the relationship between your neck and the rest of your body. We treat you and your symptoms as a whole.
A variety of clinical observations and research has led to the development of this process over the past five decades. In Upper Cervical Chiropractic, the focus is on the biomechanics of the upper cervical spine (neck) and the relationship between that spine and the central nervous system and the brain stem. By managing this relationship appropriately, the body can be restored to its optimal health and maximize spinal performance.
The two chiropractors from Michigan, Drs. Ralph R. Gregory and John Grostic, Sr., together developed an accurate way of correcting upper cervical misalignment by rebalancing the body in 1941. As a result of this procedure, pain and discomfort were effectively reduced as well as improvements made to overall well-being.
After the death of Dr. Grostic in 1966, the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) was formed as an organization to conduct educational seminars following Dr. Grostic’s example. The National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research Association (NUCCRA), later called the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (UCRF), was also established to further research on the “restoration principle*” as it related to corrections in the upper neck region and their effect on health. Dr. Gregory continued to develop the NUCCA chiropractic technique until his death in 1990, and he incorporated critical changes that are still being applied by Upper Cervical Chiropractic practices to this day.
The number of Upper Cervical practitioners in the world is growly daily, and it is becoming increasingly obvious that the accuracy of an Upper Cervical correction is an increasingly important part of optimal physiological function and a unique and vital part of modern health care.