Tag: upper cervical


Jan

29

2010

Autism & Chiropractic: Improvement in a child

A documented case study published on March 24th, 2008, in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, showed the improvement of a 3-1/2 year old girl who was diagnosed with autism a year earlier. In this case the girl initially could not speak or communicate with anyone except through screaming and tantrum like outbursts. This young girl did not socialize at all with others her age...

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Jan

29

2010

Chiropractic helps blood pressure – Good Morning America

On March 25, 2008, the ABC morning show, “Good Morning America” aired a segment with Robin Roberts showing how chiropractic helps high blood pressure. The parallel story also appeared on the ABC News website and starts with a profound statement, “Though doctors are unsure of what causes blood pressure to increase, a new study suggests that a specific type of neck adjustment may reduce hypertension...

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Jan

29

2010

Once you go . . .

How long do you intend to brush your teeth? Probably the rest of your life, right? How come that after brushing your teeth yesterday, you’ll likely brush your teeth today, tomorrow and next week? Is it because your teeth hurt? Will you brush your teeth because you have a cavity? Will you brush your teeth because the accumulated plaque is inflaming your gums? Probably not....

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Feb

04

2007

What is an Atlas Orthogonist?

The ATLAS ORTHOGONIST (or thog’ ah nist) is a doctor in the field of Chiropractic, with training in the structure, function and bio-mechanics of the upper cervical spine. The structural balance of the human body is maintained by the precise interaction of the muscles which, under control of the nervous system, permit the skeletal framework to move and flex in a relatively unrestricted manner. Much...

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Feb

04

2007

Correcting Subluxations – the Atlas Orthogonists Key to Renewed Health

If the spinal vertebrae are misaligned in such a way as to bring pressure and irritation to the nerves which travel through their openings . . . a condition exists, which is referred to as “subluxation”. Since these nerves serve all parts of the body, providing a vital pathway to and from the brain, any subluxation that hinders or disrupts their function endangers the well-being...

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Feb

04

2007

The Education of an Atlas Orthogonist

The Atlas Orthogonist is a fully accredited, licensed Doctor of Chiropractic. He or she has undergone a minimum of three to four years of undergraduate studies, followed by four or more years of intense training in such subjects as: Anatomy, Physiology, Radiology and many others. Upon successful completion of these studies, they are then qualified to receive their Doctor of Chiropractic degree. The Atlas Orthogonist concentrates...

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Feb

04

2007

Atlas Orthogonal Details

Children of all ages should have a chiropractic examination, and those needing chiropractic care should be X-rayed and adjusted. All children over age 3 need a controlled exercise and fitness program. In the Atlas Orthogonal program, the patient must have three pre-cervical X-rays immediately before the first adjustment in the cervical area. With typical subluxations, two post X-rays are necessary immediately following the adjustment. When...

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Feb

04

2007

The Atlas Orthogonal Radiographs

We use the latest technology (high frequency computed radiography – AKA Digitial X-Ray) to ensure the least amount of exposure, the most accurate images and we take every precaution necessary (lead gowns and lead filters). Our radiographic equipment is a special “C-arm” from Italy, that maintains alignment tolerances with high precision.  We utilize special head/neck alignment pads to ensure that you are perfectly aligned to...

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Feb

04

2007

Structure Determines Function

When viewed from the front (or back), the skull should be vertical, the atlas (1st vertebra) should be level and the cervical spine (neck) should be vertical – in other words, they should be perpendicular AKA orthogonal. When assessed on a X-ray, Atlas Orthogonal Doctors of Chiropractic use this criteria to determine the quantity and quality of subluxation. Any departure from orthogonal is less than...

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Feb

04

2007

What MDs Say about Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic

“Unbelievable physiological improvement with Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic. This is the type of work that is going on out there that the medical profession does not know is going on, and they have to be made aware of it.” Dr. Colter Rule, MD, Internal Medicine, Psychiatrist &Retired New York State Medical Board Examiner “I am astonished with the help I have gotten with Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic.”...

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