NUCCA and the Atlas Subluxation Complex
The main role of the NUCCA doctor is to evaluate for and correct postural and neurological imbalance, called the Atlas Subluxation Complex.
Common accidents and injuries at any age can misalign the spinal bones and shift the head off-center. When this happens, nerve flow is disrupted at the level of the brain stem, the highest control center over body balance.
When a vertebrae is subluxated, it begins to put pressure on nerves, blood vessels and everything around it. This pressure comes with a price. The subluxation interrupts the natural pathways that the messages sent from the brain need to be clear in order to be completed properly.
As time goes by and subluxation remains uncorrected, the spine and surrounding tissues such as discs can begin to degenerate. This degeneration results in stress on the nervous system, muscle spasm, postural imbalance, and spinal decay. Nerves going to all parts of the body can be affected. The longer this goes on, the more difficult it is and the longer it takes to get back to optimal position.
The atlas subluxation complex leads to imbalance within the body and may cause or contribute to symptoms and chronic illness. Many people have unknowingly gone undiagnosed for years.
Correcting the subluxation alleviates stress, discomfort, pain, and allows the body to heal and function optimally.
Whether you desire relief, improved performance, or optimizing your human potential, we welcome the opportunity to serve you. Please reach us at 434-817-7788 to talk with Dr. Mike or schedule an appointment.