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The NUCCA Difference

Want to know how NUCCA chiropractic is different from traditional chiropractic? Want to know how patients hold their chiropractic adjustments long term?  First thing’s first – let’s identify the most common health problems we have the most success with as upper cervical chiropractors.  Now, the most common condition we help solve without a doubt is migraine headaches. Oftentimes, migraine symptoms

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Aspirin – Helpful or Harmful?

Aspirin is probably the most widely used drug in the world. Approximately 100 billion aspirin tablets are produced and consumed each year and it is estimated that over one trillion aspirin tablets have been consumed in the past 100 years.  Each year over 60 billion aspirin tablets are taken worldwide with Americans consuming 34 billion of those tablets.  This accounts

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Do I have to go to the Chiropractor Forever? – 3 Min Read

This is by far the most common questions to arise in our patients’ minds, and I am always surprised when they ask it. Read below for my unbiased answer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt_gVhdf62Q “So do I HAVE TO go to the chiropractor forever….?” No!  Of course not.  You don’t HAVE to do anything you don’t want to. That’s like saying once you start

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The 5 Pillars of Health – 2 Min Read

Good health is founded upon 5 aspects.  Not many people will tell you what we will discuss below! We have our sound nervous system. The nervous system runs the entire body so this is why we start here.  We need the right fuel. It’s really important to make sure we are eating good quality food with the right nutrients, of

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How Chiropractic REALLY Works – 5 Min Read

95% of the world thinks chiropractic only works for pain, find out below to learn what the other 5% know. In the beginning we have 2 cells, the male cell and the female cell. And when these two cells join, a bioelectrical infusion of LIFE starts. As the scientists watch, the cells begin to multiply and multiply until it looks

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Quick Thought on Coronavirus and the Immune System – 3 min read

There’s a ton of information being shared out there right now on ways to “boost your immune system”. More sunlight, eat real food, consume the right supplements, sleep more, move more, and many others.  Although each of these have a large impact on boosting your immune system, none of them have as much of an impact as having a nerve

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Arthritis 101 – 2 min read

Want to know how arthritis works in the most simplistic way possible? You’re in the right place. Before discussing arthritis, let’s first talk about inflammation. Inflammation occurs when there is stress on a joint.  Although any joint in your body can undergo stress, let’s examine the lower neck joint as an example.  Now, IF the base of your neck has

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic 101 – 2 min read

Want to know how upper cervical chiropractic works in the most simplistic way possible? If so, you are in the right place. Concept: If you take this rubber band and wrap it tightly around your wrist, what do you think will happen to your fingers over time? They could start to turn white, loose sensation, you may feel some pain.

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Can Massage Increase Your Risk of Injury? – 1 min read

Although we are massive fans of the benefits massage brings, let us explain why it can also increase the risk of injury. Most therapists would agree that after a massage, your muscles are looser and more relaxed. But the question is, “why are the muscles tight in the first place?” There are several reasons why muscles tighten, but one of

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Why you DON’T Need a Heel Lift – 1 min read

Have you ever been told that one of your legs is shorter than the other? And in order to fix it, you need a heel lift? I find it interesting that so many people have been told that they have a genetic short leg and they need a heel lift as a solution. There’s a 99.5% chance that’s NOT true.

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“Is it bad to crack your own neck?” – 2 min read

When asked this, I always respond with the same question, “What do you think?” Every time, without a doubt, I get the same answer. “Yeah it is bad, isn’t it . . .” As an Upper Cervical Chiropractor, it strikes me that so many people ask this question. Not only do they know the answer to their own question, but

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Why Does Elliott Hulse Love Upper Cervical Chiropractic? – 3 min read

Because upper cervical chiropractic increased his deadlift by 15% (60 pounds), immediately following one upper cervical adjustment. He also had a strongman competition the week following his adjustment and stated that he “easily won the competition.” Who is Elliott Hulse? He is an internationally renowned Strength and Conditioning coach, Strongman, Author, Social Media Celebrity, Mentor, Holistic Life Coach, and Inspiration

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#1 Overlooked Cause of Back Pain! – 3 min read

So you’ve had it up to here with your back pain.  You’d love to find a safe, long-term solution, so you can get to enjoying your life without being limited by pain. We’re completely with you on that. Have you been told you need massage, ice/heat, physical therapy/exercise, chiropractic, or even medication?.    You’ve likely tried multiple solutions, yet the

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#1 Overlooked Cause of High Blood Pressure! – 4 min read

Before we discuss blood pressure, I’d like to share a foundational concept with you. What do you think is the most important part of your body? Is it your heart?  Your spinal cord? Your brain?  Or, is each part just as important as another? The most important part of your body is your BRAIN. And, that is not just my

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