- 1 What do NUCCA chiropractors do?
- 2 How much does NUCCA cost?
- 3 How long does it take for NUCCA to work?
- 4 What is the difference between NUCCA and Atlas Orthogonal?
- 5 What is the NUCCA technique?
- 6 What is the NUCCA method?
- 7 How effective is NUCCA?
- 8 Does insurance cover NUCCA?
- 9 Can upper cervical adjustments be dangerous?
- 10 What should I expect after Nucca?
- 11 How can I realign my spine at home?
- 12 What is the best chiropractic technique?
- 13 Is Atlas Orthogonal quackery?
- 14 Why does my neck crunch when I roll my head?
- 15 What is Atlas Orthogonal treatment?
What do NUCCA chiropractors do?
NUCCA stands for National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association. It is a unique form of spinal health that utilizes a specific mathematical procedure to correct a small misalignment of the upper neck known as the Atlas Subluxation Complex. Its still coming from an upper neck instability.
How much does NUCCA cost?
The cost is $185 and it includes the first correction, post x-rays, and soft cervical collar. Once your individual treatment plan is determined, future costs will be better understood for your recovery.
How long does it take for NUCCA to work?
Natural healing takes time. Your health history, health challenges as well as stress level will play a major role here. Most times, changes become evident after 7 days of receiving treatment. Sometimes, changes come in the form of decreased symptom.
What is the difference between NUCCA and Atlas Orthogonal?
What is the Difference Between NUCCA and Atlas Orthogonal? The biggest difference between the two techniques is simple: Atlas orthogonists always use an adjusting instrument to ensure spinal alignment. NUCCA specialists, on the other hand, use their hands to realign your spinal cord.
What is the NUCCA technique?
NUCCA stands for National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association and is a specific technique practiced by only a small number of qualified practitioners. It consists of a gentle touch and controlled contact on the first vertebrae in the neck designed to restore balance to the spine.
What is the NUCCA method?
NUCCA focuses on correcting misalignment of the upper cervical spine. Precise and objective x-ray views of the head and neck are used to make mathematical measurements and evaluation of the misalignment. Because the NUCCA technique pinpoints the cause of misalignment, there is less need for repeated corrections.
How effective is NUCCA?
Yes, NUCCA adjustments aim to reduce stress to the body, restoring appropriate communication and support self healing. The average patient sees a greater than 50% reduction in postural distortion within 2-3 days of the initial visit.
Does insurance cover NUCCA?
Does Insurance Cover Chiropractic Visits? Yes, we take PPO’s and Medicare. We are in network with Blue Cross – Blue Shield. Most insurances have some type of coverage available.
Can upper cervical adjustments be dangerous?
Are upper cervical adjustments dangerous? No, upper cervical adjustments are not dangerous. Upper cervical chiropractic comes with very few risks when administered by a credentialed doctor of chiropractic. The most commonly reported side effect of upper cervical adjustments is muscle soreness.
What should I expect after Nucca?
After an adjustment, you may not notice anything at first and will only notice gradual improvements over time. Other people will feel an instant change in symptoms, such as noticeable pain relief and reduced stress. Immediately after, you can expect some discomfort for up to two to four days after your adjustment.
How can I realign my spine at home?
Tilt your whole body with your hands as well. Neck tilts: Grab the top of your head with your right hand. Slowly pull your head to the right, allowing the left side of your neck to stretch for 20 to 25 seconds. Repeat the same motion to the left side with the opposite hand.
What is the best chiropractic technique?
The Gonstead technique, named after its founder, is an adjustment method used to realign the spine. It is known as one of the most precise and effective methods to relieve pain and promote optimal alignment of the spine. It is a manual (hands-on) technique in which a chiropractor adjusts the lower back or pelvis.
Is Atlas Orthogonal quackery?
Sweat invented and engineered a highly advanced instrument that without pain or pressure is able to accurately re-position the atlas vertebra using a percussion wave, which is a vibration. The procedure, Atlas Orthogonal Precision Adjusting Technique, is non- invasive and gentle.
Why does my neck crunch when I roll my head?
Neck cracking and grinding is thought to occur when structures in the cervical spine rub together and make sounds. One suggested cause of neck crepitus is the formation and collapse of tiny gas bubbles, caused by pressure changes within the joint.
What is Atlas Orthogonal treatment?
Atlas Orthogonal (AO) is an advanced scientific instrument program to adjust the Atlas Vertebrae (top bone of the neck) without popping and cracking the neck. This method of chiropractic manipulation is gentle, effective and precise.