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Charlottesville Chiropractor, Chiropractor in Charlottesville, VA


               NUCCA Care for the Entire Family


Your First Visit

What Can I Expect During My First Visit?

During the first visit, you will have the opportunity to express your health concerns and goals and to ask any questions you may have pertaining to your health and NUCCA care. A thorough evaluation of your health history will be gathered and Dr. Mike will complete a comprehensive physical exam consisting of the following evaluations:

Leg Length Measurement. Unequal leg length is a common sign of the presence of the Atlas Subluxation Complex.

Anatometer Posture Evaluation. The Anatometer Posture Measuring Device was created exclusively for NUCCA doctors and is used in less than 30 offices world-wide. The presence of the Atlas Subluxation Complex places the body in an imbalanced posture which is measureable and quantifiable by using this device.

sEMG and Thermography. These tests measure heat differences and nervous system activity and are a strong indicator of compromised nervous system function.

Once these tests are performed, the results give a complete picture of the functional state of your spine and nervous system. The presence of the Atlas Subluxation Complex means your body is not working properly; this is a very serious problem that is affecting your present and long-term quality of health.

Specialized Head and Neck X-Rays. In order to correct the ASC to remove postural distortion and restore optimal nervous system function, a series of specialized head and neck x-rays will be taken and analyzed in the office to determine your unique formula so Dr. Mike knows exactly how to correct your spine.


To assist in our evaluation of your health concerns, Dr. Mike has the following recommendations...please wear a two-piece outfit (you will not be undressing) and wear or bring shoes that fit your entire foot, such as loafers, pumps, or sneakers. Please do not wear high heels, sandals or flip flops. Please avoid caffeine, nicotine, alcohol and pain medications for 4-6 hours prior to your visit.

Your fist visit to our chiropractic office may include a physical examination as well as x-rays. Dr. Michael J Russamano is located in Charlottesville, VA.