NUCCA and Body Balance

NUCCA is a unique form of chiropractic care focused on correcting a small misalignment of the upper neck known as the Atlas Subluxation Complex.

NUCCA and body balance

NUCCA is a unique form of chiropractic care focused on correcting a small misalignment of the upper neck known as the Atlas Subluxation Complex. A very precise yet subtle correction ultimately restores optimal balance to the entire spinal column. Because the spinal column protects the central nervous system that controls and coordinates all body functions, good spinal balance is critical to good health.

Extensive research and clinical studies have shown that improved body balance effectively reduces stress throughout the body and helps to relieve pain and stress. Although the NUCCA correction is performed on the neck, it affects the balance of the entire body.

If you would like to find out more about our advanced method of natural pain relief and optimal healing, call today to set up an appointment!

Spinal alignmentAccidents and injuries throughout our lives can cause the spinal joints to misalign. In an effort to keep the head centered over the neck, the body will compensate and move into an imbalanced, stressed position. This imbalance shows up with one of the legs being longer or shorter, one hip higher or lower, one shoulder higher or lower, twisting of the body framework, muscular imbalance, abnormal movement, and over time progressive wear and tear.

This body imbalance can cause stress, tension and pressure on the entire nervous system, in particular, the brain stem and spinal cord. Our body constantly shuttles millions of electrical and chemical impulses back and forth from our brain to every cell of our body over the course of our nervous system. Any restriction or distortion of these messages (nerve impulses) can affect body function. If this distortion is not corrected, the long term effect is degeneration of that part of the body serviced by those restricted messages, resulting in mild to severe pain, lowered resistance to illness, behavioral changes, organ dysfunction, and ultimately disease.

spinal-alignment-b-3NUCCA chiropractors understand and work to address these alignment issues with the NUCCA spinal correction. The main objective of a NUCCA chiropractor is to restore the entire spine back to a balanced, unstressed position, re-empowering the nervous system and the body’s ability to function at its full potential. With the NUCCA spinal correction, the spinal column remains straight and balanced where the weight of the head is centered over the neck.

By utilizing a formula calculated from the patient’s x-rays, the NUCCA chiropractor will apply a slight pre-determined pressure just below the tip of the ear at the atlas vertebrae (first neck vertebrae) to gently re-position the head over the center of the neck. This NUCCA re-positioning is what restores body balance and removes brain stem compression. Immediately, muscles begin to relax, blood and oxygen circulation is increased, healing messages are transmitted from the brain to the affected area and the body’s self healing process begins.

If you would like to learn more about how NUCCA care can help you live a healthier, happier life, call our office at 608-783-0384 to set up an appointment.

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Thrive Chiropractic and Wellness Center

(Formerly known as Advanced Spinal Care)
1052 Oak Forest Dr., Ste 210, Onalaska, WI 54650
Phone: (608) 783-0384

Thrive Chiropractic and Wellness Center

1052 Oak Forest Dr., Ste 210
Onalaska, WI 54650


Hours of Operation:
Monday: 9am-12pm and 2pm-6pm
Tuesday: 9am-12pm and 2pm-6pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9am-12pm and 2pm-6pm
Friday: 9am-2pm

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