Only 250 Chiropractors have been trained in NUCCA. Dr. Jeanett Tapia is one of them.
The NUCCA (National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association) procedure is a unique form of upper cervical chiropractic care that frees the nervous system of interference by using a precise, non-invasive, gentle touch technique.
Upper cervical refers to the upper neck. The very first bone in the spine is called the Atlas. Many patients who have been treated by traditional chiropractic methods and seeing no results will come to this type of treatment. Symptoms indicating this type of procedure can be all of the same ailments that bring a person to a chiropractor In the first place. Or the complaints can be more extreme such as migraines or vertigo.
Patients with chronic illness or pain that cannot be explained will come to the NUCCA trained Chiropractor as well. The term upper cervical means upper neck, the very first bone in the spine. The brainstem lives in this part of the body.
The brainstem is the connector between the brain and spinal cord. Autonomic functions are controlled by the brainstem, heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and digestion. All of those things are handled at the top of the neck by the brainstem. If anything blocking off that area, blocking signals from the brain or blocking signals from the body, can cause any multitude of physical problems anywhere in the body.
Every message from or to the brain has to go through the brainstem. The NUCCA work focuses on correcting a small misalignment of the bone structure that connects the head and neck. This misalignment can disrupt the communication between your brain and body causing pain, stress, tension, and physical or emotional dysfunction. A childhood fall, sports injury, birth trauma or car accident can be the cause of many common symptoms.
NUCCA care can provide total body ease and wellbeing for all ages. It is common for patients to believe that healing comes from getting adjusted, while in reality not needing to be adjusted is where true healing begins. NUCCA patients get checked and are adjusted if out of alignment; however, a patient does not get adjusted if they are still in alignment. X-rays are taken before any adjustment to insure proper alignment of the bone.
Dr. Tapia told us “NUCCA is the most precise, effective and gentle technique in chiropractic and the NUCCA Upper Cervical Research Foundation continues to conduct research to further understand the relationship between the Atlas Subluxation Complex and conditions such as migraines. It is my honor to help people that have been to every specialist before me, and watch them transform through NUCCA care and see the hope in their eyes again. Individuals can live with pain for long periods of time. Health is not just the absence of symptoms or disease. Health is having emotional, chemical and physical balance to be able to do the activities you enjoy and live your life to the fullest.”
You may contact Dr. Tapia at her office in Intouch Chiropractic,
2425 Camino Del Rio S.,
San Diego, CA 92108
You can see more about Dr. Jeanett Tapia by visiting http://Chiropractic.SanDiegoProfessionalJournal.com
Find out more about NUCCA by visiting http://www.nucca.org/