What Does An Upper Cervical Chiropractor Doctor Look At On X-Ray?

What Does An Upper Cervical Chiropractor Doctor Look At On X-Ray?

Blair Upper Cervical Doctor Los Angeles | What Is A Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic? | This Blog is For The Analytical Mind

After seeing over 9000 patients we have become acutely aware that everyone learns differently. Some people learn visually, some kin esthetic and others auditory. This blog and embedded video is made for the patient that is not only visual but is analytical. Oftentimes patients want a deeper explanation of what a Blair Upper Cervical Doctor is looking on x-ray at that makes them decide how to make a correction on a given patient.

The video below is detailed explanation of what x-rays a Blair Upper Cervical Doctor takes , how they are viewed , and how they are used in correcting the patient. Blair work is interested in how the upper neck vertebrae fit at the joint level. Since injury to the neck can cause ligament damage, soft tissue damage, and muscle patterning, it is imperative to know how the vertebrae has misaligned so you know how to fix it. Misalignment in the upper cervical spine must happen at the joints. The joints are where the bones meet. The joints are mirror images of each other and if they have misaligned then viewing each individual joint you will be able to see the misalignment direction and joint angle. This "custom tailored" xray analysis makes for a more precise and gentle correction. It also allows for an adjustment that maximizes its holding power. We hope the video below satisfies the analytical mind. However our guess is it will leave the door open for more questions!

What Is The Goal Of Blair Upper Cervical Care?

Upper Cervical Doctors are trained to find upper neck spinal misalignments that interfere with normal neurological function. Objective tests are run to determine whether or not you have a spinal misalignment. If found a precise set of x-rays are taken to determine exactly what direction and how far you have misaligned. Once ascertained the data is used in a precise spinal correction to the offending vertebrae. Once the irritation is removed from the brain-stem the body goes through a healing process.

“Upper Cervical practitioners hypothesize based on their success in addressing many health conditions that the misalignment of the atlas is blocking communication to various parts of the body and thereby affecting the body’s own ability to correct the problem. “

Over time an upper cervical doctor will monitor your case with objective tests to determine if and when you need a correction. The goal of upper cervical care is to “hold” the correction for as long as possible. It is while the vertebrae stay”clear” of the spinal cord that healing accrues. If you or a loved one suffer from sexual dysfunction or other chronic health troubles it would be wise to get checked to see if you can be helped with this cutting edge procedure.

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Dr. Drew Hall is a Los Angeles and Carson Chiropractor who serves patients from Long Beach, Torrance, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Westwood, Pasadena, Culver City, Hollywood and Orange County.


    Drew Hall

    Dr. Drew Hall and Upper Cervical Chiropractic Health Care welcomes you to our website. We have two offices in the Los Angeles area. Specialty Doctors in both Los Angeles - and Carson work with you to improve specific problem areas, nerve functions, and overall health. The Blair technique, a specialty within Upper Cervical Chiropractic, is what we practice. This technique removes impediments to normal neurological function by correcting spinal misalignments at the cranio-cervical junction (CCJ- head- skull). A specific and non-invasive correction, done after x-rays and a series of tests, precisely corrects misalignments of the neck and upper spine. Muscle strain, neck pain, migraine headaches, sciatica, trigeminal neuralgia, Ménière's disease, insomnia, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and chronic back pain are among the ailments that can be improved or eliminated through this type of care.