We believe Upper Cervical Care to be one of the most powerful health care approaches available and is widely unknown.
Upper Cervical Awareness was founded to help people that are suffering from symptoms and conditions which have shown to be greatly improved by having their upper neck injuries evaluated and corrected by Upper Cervical Specialists.
Our end goal? To provide an extensive collection of resources to help each individual to be fully informed about the science behind this life changing care and to provide patients with qualified specialists in their local area.
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We feature guest articles from experts in Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care
Early 20th Century: Dr. B.J. Palmer, the son of D.D. Palmer (the founder of chiropractic), begins focusing on the upper cervical spine. He develops techniques and theories emphasizing the atlas and axis vertebrae's importance, laying the foundational work for upper cervical chiropractic in the early 1900s.
Early to Mid-20th Century: The Toggle Recoil Technique, developed by Dr. B.J. Palmer, features a quick, precise thrust to the upper cervical area, influencing numerous chiropractic methods.
The history of upper cervical chiropractic spans over a century, beginning with Dr. B.J. Palmer's early 20th-century work. It encompasses significant advancements and refinements through the mid to late 20th century with contributions from Dr. John Grostic, Dr. Ralph Gregory, Dr. Roy Sweat, and Dr. William Blair. The field continues to evolve into the 21st century with techniques like Advanced Orthogonal, QSM3, and EPIC, reflecting the dynamic and ever-evolving nature of chiropractic care.
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