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Upper Cervical Spine Center

Can Upper Cervical Help my Child with Cerebral Palsy Syndrome?

Cerebral palsy syndrome is a nonprogressive disorder characterized by involuntary movements or impaired posture that result from damage dealt to an immature, developing brain often before birth.

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Upper Cervical Chiropractic for Digestive Disorders

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury with The Upper Cervical Spine Center, and I was surprised to see a recent study that came out which showed that 74% of Americans have some sort of digestive problem including digestive discomfort, reflux, heartburn, diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel, colitis, diverticulitis, and Crohn's disease.

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What is an cervical chiropractor

What is a cervical chiropractor, and why would I ever need to find one, or why would I ever need to see one? A cervical chiropractor is someone who focuses most of their attention on the upper part of the neck. Why would anyone focus most of their attention on one part of the spine when you can focus on the whole spine?

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What exactly is the upper cervical spine?

Hi, I'm Dr. Ray Drury, and one of the most common questions I get when talking with potential patients is, “What exactly is the upper cervical spine? “. So, the upper cervical spine is actually considered the top two bones in the neck, this being the head or the skull, and then the first bone, it's called the atlas.

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Are Herniated Disc Chiropractic Treatments a Good Alternative?

Your spinal cord is made up of vertebrae that are cushioned by small discs. These small discs are located in between each of the vertebrae and act as a shock absorber, provide mobility to the spine, and act as tough ligaments to hold the vertebrae of the spine together. In each spinal column, there is a total of twenty-three discs.

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A Natural Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Syndrome?

Although it mostly affects ages between 30 and 50, rheumatoid arthritis syndrome can start at any age. Rheumatoid arthritis syndrome is a chronic disease, causing joint pain, stiffness, swelling and decreased joint movements. It is a common disease affecting 1% of the world’s population, including more than 1.3 million Americans with 41 out of every 100,000 diagnosed each year.

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What is Scoliosis?

What is Scoliosis?

It's basically a curvature of the spine. Our spine is designed, looking from front to back, to be straight up and down, giving us stability this way, with gravity pushing down.

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Good news for Multiple Sclerosis

There are 2.3 million people living with Multiple Sclerosis in the world right now. Every week in the United States alone, there are 200 more cases diagnosed in the United States. 200 a week. It's become a big problem in the US.

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Chiropractic Treatment Occipital Neuralgia

Now, what exactly is Occipital Neuralgia? It is nerve pain at the level of the occiput. Where is the occiput? The occiput is right at the very base of your head, the very base of your skull, and it's the bottom part that sits on top of the neck and the upper two bones in the neck. 

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Bell's Palsy treatment in Charlotte

Hi, I'm Dr. Drury. Today, I'm going to talk to you a little bit about Bell's Palsy.  What is Bell's Palsy? Well, Bell's Palsy is basically a paralysis of the face, often on one side over the other side. Rarely, it's on both sides. What happens is this: the whole side of the face becomes paralyzed.

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