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Why Are The Atlas(c-1) And Axis(c-2) Special? | Los Angeles Chiropractor | Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic

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Upper Neck Anatomy and Neurology-For The Lay Person | Neck Chiropractor Los Angeles Why are the atlas and axis unique and special? The atlas is a two ounce bone on which rests the head weighing 10-13 pounds. Furthermore the skull rests on two joints on the surface of the atlas called the occipital condyle.  The atlas then fits on the axis(c-2) which has a projection up through the ring of the atlas called the dens.(fig. 1)   This projection allows for stability and allows the neck to rotate CONTINUE READING [...]

What Might Cause My Cervical Kyphosis? | Cervical Kyphosis Treatment Los Angeles | How To Fix Your Kyphosis

Kyphosis Doctor Los Angeles | Kyphosis Treatment Los Angeles | Los Angeles Chiropractor The purpose of this article is to explain how cervical kyhposis can occur and how it can be helped or managed through upper cervical care. There are many reasons that kyphosis can occur. Some is caused by pathological disease processes others by congenital anomalies. There is also a percentage of kyphotic patients that are adaptive to an injury to the spine that happened early on in life. This article will CONTINUE READING [...]

What Can Cause Spasmodic Torticollis? | Spasmodic Torticollis Doctor Los Angeles | Spasmodic Torticollis Treatment Los Angeles

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Spasmodic Torticollis Doctor Los Angeles |  Spasmodic Torticollis Treatment Los Angeles Torticollis can be recognized by a person whose head is rotated and extended backwards and locked in the position.  Spasmodic torticollis is a chronic condition where the head is stuck in this type of position and  also has a rhythmic  contraction that is involuntary.  There can be several contributing factors to this conditions onset: upper cervical spine trauma, side effects of psyche medication and CONTINUE READING [...]

Why Do I Have Bad Posture? | Posture Doctor Los Angeles | Upper Cervical Chiropractor Los Angeles

Poor Posture And Health| Los Angeles Chiropractor | Posture Doctor Los Angeles Amy sit up straight!  Why are you always slouching ? Many of us have heard these comments from our parents growing up. We have all seen people whose heads lurch forward, or from behind one shoulder is higher than the other. We have also seen the person walking down the street with one foot turned out like a duck while the other is straight forward.  Or the person who swings one arm while walking but the other arm CONTINUE READING [...]

Can Chiropractic Help Dystonia? | Dr. Drew Hall | Dystonia Treatment Los Angeles

Can Chiropractic Help Dystonia? | Los Angeles Chiropractor | Dystonia Doctor Los Angeles Dystonia is a severe condition that afflicts the muscles in various parts of the body. Most commonly those that suffer have rhythmic loss of control over their neck muscles. Oftentimes the head either pulls to the right or left uncontrollably. In some cases the head can pull backwards or forwards.  Dystonia is not only uncomfortable but also makes those who suffer uncomfortable because of their disfigurement. CONTINUE READING [...]

What Is Causing My Chronic Nausea? | Chronic Nausea Treatment In Los Angeles | Los Angeles Chiropractor

  Chronic Nausea | Can A Neck Injury Cause Nausea ? | Los Angeles  Upper Cervical Chiropractic Chronic Nausea can be a drag on life.  Twenty Three years ago I suffered with chronic nausea that lasted over two years.  Beyond the chronic daily headaches and 20 other symptoms the nausea stood out.   It's a terrible feeling to feel like you are going to throw up at unexpected times throughout the day. And it doesn't exactly make eating one of the enjoyable daily experiences.  In the CONTINUE READING [...]

Los Angeles Chiropractor | Los Angeles Upper Cervical Chiropractic | Dr. Drew Hall

Dr. Drew Hall Los Angeles Chiropractor Specializing In The Upper Cervical Spine And Chronic Conditions Dr. Hall is a Los Angeles Based Chiropractor who has been in practice for 16 years.  He specializes in the Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic Technique as a result of his own recovery from chronic health problems 23 years ago.  Dr. Hall suffered with chronic fatigue, muscle pains, chronic headaches, cognitive fog, nausea, insomnia, and TMJ for 2.5 years following a wrestling accident where CONTINUE READING [...]

CBCT Imaging May Uncover Clues To One Underlying Migraine Cause | Los Angeles Upper Cervical Chiropractic

One Migraine Cause Uncovered | Atlas Doctors | Migraines And Upper Cervical Subluxation | CBCT Imaging | Upper Cervical Blair Chiropractic Los Angeles There are thousands of testimonial accounts of patients improving from migraine following correction of spinal misalignments in the upper cervical spine.  Over time technology is improving ways to analyze the spine and its correction.  One such recent advancement is advanced imaging called Cone Bram Catscan(CBCT). This new technology allows CONTINUE READING [...]

Case Study Shows BLAIR Upper Cervical Care Helps Ankylosing Spondylitis | Ankylosing Spondylitis Doctor Los Angeles

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Improved With BLAIR Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care | Ankylosing Spondylitis Doctor Los Angeles Ankylosing spondylitis is a difficult autoimmune condition that affects males disproportionately to females. It usually starts in the affected individual in their early twenties. The first signs of the disease usually start in the joint between the low back and the pelvis( sciatic joint) gradually working its way up the spine. It causes pain and stiffness in its early stages CONTINUE READING [...]

Can Asthma Be Caused By The Neck? | Los Angeles Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Dr. Blair's Recovery From Asthma | Upper Cervical Chiropractic Can Improve Asthma ! | Asthma Doctor Los Angeles This article is dedicated to OUR founder.  Dr. Blair's technique has given thousands their lives back. His dedication and analytical expertise developed what many believe to be the most accurate system to analyse the upper cervical subluxation complex. In this article we would like to discuss ASTHMA. Dr. Blair's life was altered as the result of an upper cervical spinal correction CONTINUE READING [...]