What You Need to Know About Orthospinology

Orthospinology is an aspect of chiropractic healthcare focusing on the upper cervical spine.

Fixing upper spine misalignments can help resolve many health problems. For example, chronic migraine, seizures, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and high blood pressure have been resolved in many people by fixing the misalignments in their upper spine.

Please keep reading to learn more about orthospinology, including the condition it treats and how a qualified orthospinology expert can help you.

What is orthospinology?

Orthospinology is a gentle chiropractic technique that aligns your upper cervical spine with easing pain, promotes wellness, and relieves chronic health conditions. Orthospinology works where surgery and pharmaceuticals fail.

When performed correctly, upper cervical chiropractic care will eliminate the need for invasive treatments.

Orthospinology focuses on the upper cervical spine, which consists of the atlas and axis vertebrae.

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What causes misalignment of the neck?

  1. Poor posture, especially during work or sleep

2. Traumatic head or spine injuries (automobile accidents, sports injuries, falls, etc.)

3. Repeated minor injuries to the spine (staring at phones all day, sitting all day, etc.)

4. A stressful labor

What happens when your axis vertebra is out of alignment?

You’ll experience numbness, pain, weakness, or in some cases, loss of bowel or bladder control. At this time, you should seek upper cervical chiropractic help to correct the misalignment.

This will help prevent chronic health problems and long-term complications.

What happens during orthospinology treatment?

Your first visit to an upper cervical chiropractor will be more of a consultation. Most upper cervical chiropractors will not make any adjustments on your first visit. Precise diagnostics and analysis help immensely with orthospinology. Your upper cervical chiropractor will need a few days to analyze the results.

At your first consultation, your upper cervical chiropractor may perform a physical examination, a cognitive exam, or a digital x-ray analysis. The first adjustment will be performed on your second visit.

Upper cervical adjustments are made very gently. There are no cracks or rough twists. It is gentle for both kids and grannies.

How long does it take for the upper cervical chiropractor to realign your spine?

Spinal realignment begins with just one adjustment. The number of visits and how much improvement is made on the patient’s condition.

However, you may need a handful of visits to your chiropractor annually to maintain spinal alignment.

Benefits of orthospinology

The goal of orthospinology is to improve immune system function, nervous system function, and general health and wellness.

Case studies and peer-reviewed research have shown the potential benefits of upper cervical care and orthospinology for medical conditions such as:

Other medical conditions that can be improved with orthospinology include:

  • Knee pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizures
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Bowel dysfunction
  • High blood pressure
  • Asthma
  • Cerebral palsy

Disclaimer: Dr. Berner does not diagnose, treat, or prevent any medical diseases or conditions; instead, he analyzes and corrects the structure of his patients with Foundational Correction to improve their overall quality of life. He works with their physicians, who regulate their medications. This blog post is not designed to provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment, or services to you or any other individual. The information provided in this post or through linkages to other sites is not a substitute for medical or professional care. You should not use the information in place of a visit, consultation, or the advice of your physician or another healthcare provider. Foundation Chiropractic and Dr. Brett Berner are not liable or responsible for any advice, the course of treatment, diagnosis, or any other information, services, or product you obtain through this article or others.

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