NUCCA vs. Traditional Chiropractic

Traditional Chiropractic

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Traditional chiropractors focus on reducing muscular spasms, improving range of motion, and decreasing pain by targeting the areas that the patient has complaints about.


NUCCA Chiropractic

Structural Biomechanics chiropractic is a unique approach to chiropractic through the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) protocol. While this focus hopes to help patients with their symptoms, the ultimate goal is to eliminate the atlas misalignment between the brain and the body.

Think about how satellite radio works. The satellite is like your brain and the songs playing on your radio are like the signals from the nervous system being received by the rest of your body. If something disrupts the transmission, the signal will not be clear causing issues with the reception and clarity of the radio station. If there is an atlas misalignment causing a compromise between the body receiving directions from the brain, numerous issues will arise. These issues you experience are the secondary issues that will continue to be a problem unless the atlas misalignment is corrected.

NUCCA targets the primary condition of the atlas misalignment and not the symptoms or pain (secondary conditions) perceived by the patient. Once your atlas misalignment has been addressed, we will then teach you different methods to prevent the problem from coming back.