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Christopher Wolff

Many people dismiss chiropractic as being something only for back pain, but chiropractic treatment can be used to treat a wide variety of physical issues, such as migraines and headaches, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and much more.

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The Idea Behind Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care in Bothell

The Idea Behind Upper Cervical
Chiropractic Care in Bothell

Chiropractor examining her upper cervical patient

Chiropractic has been around as a profession for over a century now. The idea behind this alternative form of medicine is treating misalignments and derangements along the spine which are the primary components of the nervous system. This is primarily because these misalignments and derangements can cause a number of restrictions and ailments across the human body. With the help of a chiropractor in Bothell, specific adjustments these derangements and allows the body to take its natural course of healing.

Upper cervical chiropractic care is a subfield within general chiropractic care. The practitioner of upper cervical chiropractic care primarily focuses on the close link between the upper most bones in the spinal structure (the axis and the atlas) and the effects it can have on the smooth functioning of the nervous system. Any subluxation or derangement in this specific area goes on to impact the most crucial component of your nervous system.

The upper cervical area is extremely vulnerable to misalignments and injuries as the axis and atlas are the most movable sections of your entire spine. It is these parts of the spine that essentially allow you to move your head up, down, or sideways. Therefore, any misalignment along the uppermost segment of the spine can cause a number of issues across your body as a result of hampered neurological functioning. It can lead to things such as a decrease in the flow of cerebral spinal fluid or subdued lymphatic drainage.

If left unattended, these can transform into irreparable degenerative changes to the neurological system and the spine inviting a host of chronic illnesses over time.

How Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care in Bothell Works

Upper cervical chiropractic care stems from the realization that it is most usually the upper most area of the spine that is the point of origin for most subluxations.

The upper cervical chiropractic professional in Bothell works to correct this disruption so that the nervous system and the body can return to its optimally functional state. The body is then able to naturally take its healing course and the symptoms and inflammation goes away with time without the need for of drugs or surgeries.

Furthermore, the upper cervical chiropractors avoid turning or twisting the neck. They employ extremely controlled and skillful manual manipulation techniques that help to align the neck and head and bring them back to their natural positions.

The spine is an extremely important part of the nervous system with an over arching impact on most functions across the body. The upper cervical part of the spine is even more important as it sits at the conjunction of the brain stem and the spinal cord.

Even common things such as bad posture can cause a problem around the upper cervical spine. The idea behind upper cervical chiropractic care in Bothell is to gently realign the atlas and the axis so that optimal neurological functioning can be resumed and the body can return to its optimal neurological functioning. Therefore, if you’ve ever felt any pain or restrictions in range of motion, check out our professional services for proper diagnosis and correct any structural issues in your upper spine and return to a healthy and mobile life.

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