Archive for ‘NUCCA Chiropractic’ Articles

Protect Your Adjustment

Protecting your adjustment and understanding how to maintain it will speed your recovery, saving you time and money. Obviously how much care you receive is always up to you. Following your doctor’s recommendations, however, ensures the best results. Now that you have initiated NUCCA care, here are some helpful hints on protecting your adjustment. (more…)


The Balancing Act

balance_rock_6The nerves in our spinal column are very sensitive to pressure and stress.

When the spine becomes misaligned sufficiently it stresses the nerves, compromises their normal impulses, and changes function throughout the body.

Nerves are responsible for four primary functions: (more…)


The NUCCA Correction

A gentle touch and controlled contact on the first vertebrae in the neck is designed to restore balance to the spine. Even though the primary focus is the neck, the effects of the correction influences the whole spine and all body systems. This is because the NUCCA procedure influences one of the highest control centers over body balance, the brain stem and central nervous system. (more…)


What is NUCCA?

Radiograph of spine

Radiograph of upper neck

NUCCA is a very different chiropractic procedure. Without the use of manipulation or instruments, NUCCA doctors rebalance the head and neck. This is done through a gentle and specific contact to the top vertebrae allowing the entire spine to rebalance itself.

NUCCA stands for National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association.  It was re-named from the Grostic technique of chiropractic.