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What is Upper Cervical Chiropractic?

Boca Raton  --- Upper Cervical Chiropractic (also called Upper Cervical Care, Upper Cervical Specific Chiropractic ) is a branch of Chiropractic that focuses on correcting (also called Adjusting  slight misalignments (also called Vertebral Subluxations ) in your upper neck that is placing stress and pressure on your brain, brain stem, blood vessels.

What are the symptoms of a misalignment in your spine?

Symptoms can vary per person. A deficit...

We all know that if we want to get better at anything - we need to work at it. 

Running is no exception. 

So,  what are some ways we can increase our efficiency?  

According to Runners World there are ways to get faster: The following excerpt was posted from Runnersworld.com

"STAGE 5: HOW TO RUN FASTER

Want to run faster? If you can complete up to 5 or 6 miles, you’re ready to boost your speed and your cardiovascular fitness.

Our Run Faster plan will ease you into track workouts to boost your leg and...

June 1, 2016

 

 

 

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Improvement in Cervical Curve and Hypothyroidism Following Reduction of Subluxation Utilizing Chiropractic Biophysics: A Case Study & Selective Review of the Literature 

 

 

There are many treatments for thyroid dysfunction. The most common are by the use of medications, or surgery.

 

Here are other ways that have been shown to improve thyroid function by correcting the underlying condition:

 

Clean- up Your Diet - Eating nutrient rich wholefood will give you vi...

According to the Mayo Clinic Staff  there can be many causes to dizziness! 

 

Dizziness has many possible causes, including inner ear disturbance, motion sickness and medication effects. Sometimes it's caused by an underlying health condition, such as poor circulation, infection or injury.

The way dizziness makes you feel and your triggers provide clues for possible causes. How long the dizziness lasts and any other symptoms you have also help pinpoint the cause.

 

There is no doubt that your neck an...

Shoulder pain and discomfort is an very common complaint. It can result from a injury or can develop gradually as time progresses. Shoulder problems often get worse during activities and overuse, and may also interfere with your rest  or sleep at night. 

Being an active person in Boca Raton you need your shoulders. 

Many causes of shoulder pain can be alleviated with activity modification, specific shoulder exercises and anti-inflammatory medications.

BUT ...

You are not looking to change our activi...

Neck pain is one of the most common problems we face in our office.  Having seen plenty of patients with neck problems, we have learned vital solutions to fix the problem before it gets worse! 

 

Here are some tips to help protect your neck from injury:   Courtesy of Spine - Health . com

 

 

Sleep with a cervical pillow.

Cervical pillows, or orthopedic pillows, are contoured to support the spaces under the head and neck with deeper depressions where the head lies and extra support under the neck....

 

According to the Mayo Clinic:

 

Your headache symptoms can help your doctor determine the cause and the appropriate treatment. Most headaches aren't the result of a serious illness, but some may result from a life-threatening condition requiring emergency care.Headaches are generally classified by cause:

Primary headaches
A primary headache is caused by problems with or overactivity of pain-sensitive structures in your head. A primary headache isn't a symptom of an underlying disease. Chemical activity...

"One shoulder is higher than the other"

 

"My torso feels twisted"

 

"My hips feel off"

 

"My head feels cloudy"

 

We can go on forever with varying statements made by those unknowingly suffering from the Atlas Subluxation.

 

You brain and spinal cord are considered to be the Central Nervous System and master regulator of your entire body. Your skull, neck, and back bones protect this delicate control center -- but what happens if the bones in your upper neck misalign?

 

Atlas Subluxation. 

 

The top bone in your...

February 22, 2016

 

 

 



Fun Fact: Smiling helps to improve your immune system function, mood, and overall health!

Feeling sick, down, and off?

 

Here are some recommendations to help get you back on track!

 

1. Smile more. Countless studies show that your emotional state can make or break you.

 

2. Get your neck and back examined and adjusted if needed. Research shows when your body shifts out of alignment your whole body is affected/effected - which may include your nervous system, immune system, muscles, and organs.Seek o...

February 16, 2016

Have you been diagosed with Acid Reflux?

 

Possible Symptoms of Acid Reflux

  • Burping

  • Nausea after eating

  • Stomach fullness or bloating

  • Upper abdominal pain and discomfort

  • Burning sensation in chest

  • Burning in throat

     

     

    Research has shown that leading medications prescribed for Acid Reflux (dyspepsia, GERD) contributes to Dementia, and a host of other health conditions, including Kidney Damage.

     

    Interesting, take a pill for acid reflux and end up with kidney da...

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Specific Chiropractic of Boca Raton

One W. Camino Real, Suite 111

Boca Raton, FL  33432

 

Located in East Boca Raton across

the street from The Fresh Market

 

Chiropractor open on Saturday by appointment.

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