What is the Difference Between Spinal Decompression and Traction?


Traction can relieve some of the symptoms of disc injuries. However, traction does not address the source of the problem. Traction and inversion tables lower the intradiscal pressure from a +90 mmHg to a +30 mmHg (positive pressure). Spinal Decompression creates a vacuum phenomenon inside of the disc. This effect [...]

What is the Difference Between Spinal Decompression and Traction?2020-09-17T14:28:49-07:00

Are There Any Side Effects or Risks to NUCCA or Spinal Decompression?


Most patients do not experience any side effects; though, there have been some mild cases of muscle spasm for a short period of time. NUCCA and Spinal Decompression are both safe and comfortable. Our spinal decompression system has emergency stop switches for both the patient and the operator. These switches terminate [...]

Are There Any Side Effects or Risks to NUCCA or Spinal Decompression?2019-11-10T14:09:45-08:00

Am I a Candidate for Spinal Decompression?


A thorough patient history, evaluation and imaging are required to qualify for non-surgical spinal decompression. The doctor will look at many factors to determine if you are a candidate. Many of our patients have been told they need surgery but wish to avoid it, and have failed to significantly respond [...]

Am I a Candidate for Spinal Decompression?2020-09-17T15:09:07-07:00

Why Is My Nervous System Important?


Your central nervous system consists of your brain and your spinal cord. Proper body function is coordinated by your nervous system between all of the others systems, like your digestive, cardiovascular, endocrine and respiratory systems, etc. This happens through nerve impulses from your brain to your body, and from your [...]

Why Is My Nervous System Important?2019-11-10T14:10:18-08:00

How Long Before I See Results?


This depends on several factors, including the complexity of your condition, how long you’ve had it, how much time, energy and attention you’re willing to devote to treatment, and how well you respond to treatment. In general, health programs for chronic illnesses last between three and six months, but most [...]

How Long Before I See Results?2019-11-10T14:04:37-08:00

Is NUCCA Care and Spinal Decompression Safe After Back Surgery?


Yes. NUCCA Care is gentle and effective after back surgery. NUCCA Care does not crack, twist, or pop your neck or back. The amount of pressure during an adjustment is equal to the amount of pressure used to take your pulse. In the majority of cases, non-surgical spinal decompression treatment [...]

Is NUCCA Care and Spinal Decompression Safe After Back Surgery?2020-09-17T12:26:43-07:00

Do I Get Adjusted on Every Visit?


The goal of NUCCA Care is for you to come in, get checked and not need an adjustment. Our care operates on the principle that your body is self-healing and self-regulating. We celebrate with you when you hold your adjustment and not need to be adjusted on every single visit.

Do I Get Adjusted on Every Visit?2019-03-22T01:36:50-07:00

What Causes Me to Lose My Adjustment?


There is only ONE cause for losing your adjustment, your body’s inability to adapt to STRESS. There are 3 forms of stress that we encounter regularly: physical, chemical and emotional. Physical subluxations are caused by accidents, injuries, slips and falls. Chemical subluxations are caused by too much sugar, alcohol, caffeine, [...]

What Causes Me to Lose My Adjustment?2019-03-22T01:36:37-07:00

What Is Our Success Rate?


You are unique. Your healing capactiy is unique. That beign said, the majority of our patients have a 60-80% (or more) reduction in symptoms within the first 3 months of care. There are select cases that are more complex which will extend the healing process. Your lifestyle plays an important [...]

What Is Our Success Rate?2020-10-25T21:22:12-07:00

What is an Atlas Adjustment?


An atlas adjustment is an adjustment to the first bone in your neck. Atlas is also known as C1, and is the 1st cervical vertebra. Our doctors practice NUCCA, a special form of upper cervical care that is gentle and efffective. It is a conservative approach that does not require [...]

What is an Atlas Adjustment?2019-11-10T14:19:08-08:00

What is NUCCA and Upper Cervical Care?


Upper Cervical Care is a broad term for care that focuses on the upper neck. Upper cervical literally means upper neck. A vital part of your nervous system, the brainstem, resides in this delicate area. NUCCA is a form of upper cervical care that gets to the root of the [...]

What is NUCCA and Upper Cervical Care?2019-11-10T14:16:44-08:00
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