At Precision Chiropractic, we primarily focus on identifying and correcting a condition known as Atlas Displacement Complex. This is when the Atlas (the first bone in your neck) shifts out of its normal position. This puts a great deal of stress on the bones, discs, nerves, ligaments and tendons in the neck. We correct this by using a meticulous and detail-oriented approach to adjustments called Atlas Orthogonal.

This is comparable to a house that is not resting correctly on its foundation. It is likely this shift would cause the walls to crack, the floors to creak, and etc. Should the cracks on the walls be filled, and more nails put in the floor? Or should we first check the foundation and correct the primary issue?

This is why the Primary Condition should be addressed first.

COMMON SECONDARY CONDITIONS

COMMON SECONDARY CONDITIONS

These are considered Secondary Conditions because they generally result from Primary Structural Shifts. This is similar to having dandelions in your yard, and then proceeding to remove them by mowing the lawn. What would happen next?

They will grow back the following week because you did not get to the root of the problem.

We have found that focusing on Secondary Conditions, the cause may not be addressed and will resurface. Examples of Secondary Conditions that may be attributed to the Primary Condition (ADC) include, but not limited to:

  • Asymmetry (Ex: low shoulder)
  • Decreased Range of Motion
  • Dizziness
  • Dowager's Hump
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Middle Back Pain
  • Muscular Spasms
  • Muscular Imbalance
  • Neck Pain
  • Pinched Nerves (Nerve Impingement Syndrome)
  • Posture-Related Issues (Including Forward Head Carriage)
  • Sciatica
  • Stiffness
  • Strength-Related Issues (Decreased Grip Strength)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)