Why are there so few upper cervical chiropractors in Anchorage, AK? Many upper cervical chiropractic patients have powerful healing stories. In some cases, these patients have such a profound transformation that they cannot understand why they didn't hear about upper cervical chiropractic care sooner. They want to know: where did all the upper cervical chiropractors go?
Not many fibromyalgia patients in Anchorage, AK know that they have more than one option in chiropractic care. NUCCA Upper cervical chiropractic care is gentle, logical, and often helps those with fibro pain heal in ways that they have not experienced with medications, physical therapy, manual therapy, and traditional chiropractic.
Trigeminal Neuralgia is the #1 cause of facial pain, with 4 to 5 persons per 100,000 having the disease. Some authorities say that more might be suffering, but aren’t counted because of misdiagnosis. According to the National Pain Foundation, 1.7 millions have been diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia. TN’s reputation as one of the most severe body pains makes that 1.7 million too many. In many cases TN grows to be a debilitating and chronic pain that threatens the livelihood of the one who suffers with it. In the past TN has been called Tic douloureux, and also the suicide disease, […]
Does doing any one of these 50 things mean you're going to need another adjustment? Not necessarily. Everyone is a little bit different. But they are common ways that you can set your upper cervical care backwards, and they're worth considering if you're having a hard time holding your alignment.
Less is more is a philosophy that guides the upper cervical chiropractic approach. Knowing when to do something, and when to get out of the body’s way, is an important part of healing through upper cervical care. That’s why your upper cervical chiropractor spends so much time determining when your body requires an adjustment, and when it doesn’t. It’s the doctor who knows when to do nothing that often helps his or her patients the most. And the same can be said for patients who realize the same…Sometimes being a little bit lazy and giving your body an opportunity to […]
The medical terms for a straight neck are kyphosis, lack of cervical curve, or military neck. In extreme cases one or more vertebra can tilt backward, creating a reverse neck curve. A straight neck is not a good thing and can have a number of consequences for human health. Let’s focus on one reason a straight neck is bad—it ruins neck joints. Why is the neck curved anyway? In a normal healthy state, the human neck has a forward curve, which develops early-on in life. The spine of a baby is shaped like a letter “C.” As the baby begins […]
It's important to remember that the symptoms of TOS often occur not just from neck muscles, or from structures in the shoulder, but also from breakdown in the joint alignment of the lower neck. TOS symptoms are often found in chiropractic patients who have visible signs of mechanical stress in their neck on an x-ray.
Those suffering from Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) often have to fight a hard battle before they get the help they need. Here are three reasons why TOS patients might consider a consultation with an Upper Cervical Chiropractor in our local area. What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic Outlet Syndrome can be a painful and frustrating condition that affects the arms, forearms, hands, and fingers one one side of the body. It’s called Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, because the problem is believed to come from the “Thoracic Outlet”, or where the lower neck, joins the upper back and rib cage. TOS causes […]
Did you know? Almost half the cases of vertigo have no known medical cause, which means many vertigo patients often go searching for answers outside of prescription medications. Some vertigo patients have even found resolution to their vertigo after correcting an imbalance to their head and neck alignment through upper cervical chiropractic care.