Many people might equate that title with something as bad as a root canal.
I suppose it took a while for me to learn that education can be as much fun as a soccer game (move fast and read the field) or as thrilling as a wild kayak ride down a fast river (wear your helmet and have some good self-rescue techniques available).
This year in the Upper Cervical Chiropractic Diplomate program, our group of over 30 doctors from all over the USA and Canada have been at the cutting edge of research and physiology.
There is ample evidence (MRI) that when the atlas is misaligned and the spine is out of balance, we’re not just experiencing “stenosis” or narrowing of the spinal segments, but also stenosis of the spinal cord just under the skull. That’s one big pinched nerve! We call that a “subluxation,” which is the technical term for a bone out of place causing interference to nerve tissue. Here at 1st Step Chiropractic, S.C., we focus on restoring function by removing the subluxation using the NUCCA procedure. Spread the word! There IS hope!