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Upper Cervical Chiropractic

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Dr. George Gertner and his team specialize in the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) procedure, a highly specialized chiropractic technique that gently corrects spinal misalignment at the source — the (top) atlas of the spine.

Upper Cervical Chiropractic of New York was established in 2002 by Dr. George Gertner.

Dr. Gertner is currently one of only 5 NY area chiropractors practicing the NUCCA technique. He is currently a member of NUCCA and the National Awareness Campaign for Upper Cervical Care (NACUCC).

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Chiropractors in White Plains

Have you been experiencing pain in your neck or back? Maybe you’ve even felt some aches in your knees or have been experiencing routine headaches. You might benefit from a nearby chiropractor in White Plains.

As the leading chiropractor in the White Plains region, Upper Cervical Chiropractic of New York, PC is dedicated to serving our clients by relieving pain that may be getting in the way of truly enjoying life. We offer high-quality upper cervical chiropractic care as well as traditional services to restore your spine and joints to the correct alignment.

Have you had experience with traditional methods but still aren’t finding relief? Our West Chester County chiropractor office specializes in NUCCA treatment, a less invasive and highly effective course of treatment. The NUCCA procedure is known for its success in correcting misalignments in the spinal cord and providing long-term relief.

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Learn More About NUCCA Chiropractic

Want to learn more about NUCCA Chiropractic the unique form of care that Dr. Gertner uses at Upper Cervical Chiropractic of New York, PC? Then click on the video thumbnail to watch a short 2 minute overview video.

The NUCCA Treatment

NUCCA treatment is a gentler type of chiropractic care that emphasizes long-term success rather than immediate pain reduction. As it works to relieve the pressure on the brainstem and spinal cord, it gives balance back to the rest of the spine, alleviating pain and allowing the body to heal naturally.

The central nervous system (CNS) runs through the spine, transmitting neurological signals throughout the body. Subluxation, the misalignment of spinal vertebrae, can cause severe damage and distress to the CNS that can manifest in various conditions.

NUCCA treatment works to provide a global solution to back pain. When we find the cause of your pain and correct the misalignment between the head and the neck, the rest of the body will follow suit and correct itself. NUCCA treatment will take the pressure off of the CNS and the nerves, giving your body the ability to return the spine, pelvis and skull to their natural positions. The NUCCA approach corrects subluxation and provides relief for various health issues, from chronic pain to Multiple Sclerosis.

When you turn to Upper Cervical Chiropractic of New York, PC for NUCCA treatment in White Plains, our medical professionals will develop a plan to help you start living pain-free.

Diagnostic Tools

The NUCCA technique is performed by the doctors of Upper Cervical Chiropractic of New York, PC (UCC) in a scientific manner by using X-rays and other imaging equipment to objectively correct the Atlas vertebrae in the precise direction and amount necessary.

Imaging tools provide our team members with a blueprint to the spine misalignment specific to each patient so we can tailor their treatments.

We will collect imaging during your initial visit to see how exactly your spine and neck are being impacted. After your first adjustment, we will take imaging again and do so periodically throughout treatment to monitor progress.

Our imaging equipment is available in the office, so you don’t have to go back and forth scheduling visits at third-party medical facilities.

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Your First Visit

On your first visit, you’ll be greeted by warm and friendly reception staff members. They’ll answer any questions and get you checked in. You will be asked to fill out a variety of new patient forms, which you can find online to complete before visiting us to save time.

You will then meet with one of our doctors to discuss your life, your pain and how it affects you. Following this consultation, your doctor will perform a comprehensive wellness exam and take X-rays to find the specific cause of your pain.

Your doctor will then schedule a follow-up within a couple of days to discuss solutions and steps to relieve your pain.

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Conditions Treated

Subluxation is the misalignment of the vertebrae in the spine. These misalignments can happen over time due to genetics, chronic bad posture, or gradually from other injuries that force one side of the body to subtly overcompensate. It can also happen from acute injuries in sports, vehicle collisions, or accidents.

 

When subluxation occurs, a variety of symptoms can arise from the pressure put on the body and nervous system. Pinched nerves, numbness, and pain only scratch the surface of what Subluxation can do to the body.

 

The NUCCA technique can help resolve subluxation and the symptoms associated with it.  Below is a non-exhaustive list of conditions we treat.

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Are you ready to start your chiropractic journey in West Chester County?

Our team is ready to help you start living your life the way you want. Call us at 914-686-6200 or contact us online to schedule your consultation today.

Allergies

Allergies occur when the body’s defense system–the immune system–is hypersensitive to a harmless substance

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Asthma

Asthma is a chronic (long-standing) lung disorder characterized by recurrent attacks of wheezing and difficulty breathing.

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Auto Accidents

In an auto accident, our bodies tense up as an involuntary reaction and prepare for impact.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition caused by swelling and pressure inside a tunnel-like structure of the wrist called the carpal tunnel.

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Chronic Ear and Sinus Infection

When the immune system becomes compromised, the body is unable to effectively fight ordinary infections.

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CHRONIC BACK PAIN

Chronic back pain is hard to treat, and it can even be difficult to diagnose. Patients are sometimes given medication for pain relief, but this is not always effective — and it may come with side effects.

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CHRONIC NECK PAIN

Often, chronic neck pain is treated with medication, especially if its underlying cause is unknown or untreatable. However, medication comes with side effects and does not address the root cause of the pain.

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DIZZINESS / VERTIGO

Dizziness and vertigo are very common subjective symptoms prompting people to consult their physicians.

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FIBROMYALGIA / FATIGUE

Fibromyalgia is a chronic (long-lasting) condition that can be very disabling.

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HERNIATED DISC

A disc–a small pad of gel-like tissue surrounded by a thick coating–is sandwiched between each of the bones (vertebrae) that make up the spinal column.

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MENIERE’S DISEASE

Meniere’s disease is a disorder characterized by sudden, recurring attacks of disabling vertigo (a whirling sensation), hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears), and nausea and vomiting.

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MIGRAINES/HEADACHES

A migraine headache is characterized by an intense, throbbing pain, most often on one side of the head and sometimes involving the neck.

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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disorder causing a loss or damage of myelin–the fatty tissue coating and protecting the nerve fibers in the central nervous system.

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PARKINSON’S DISEASE

arkinson’s disease is a chronic (long-lasting) and progressive brain disorder.

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SCOLIOSIS

coliosis is a spinal deformity characterized by lateral (side-to-side) curvature of the spine.

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SEIZURES / EPILEPSY

Epilepsy is a chronic (long-standing) brain disorder characterized by recurrent seizures–excessive electrical activity in the brain

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TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDER (TMJ)

Temporo mandibular joint (TMJ) disorder­–also called TMJ syndrome–refers not just to one but to a number of conditions that cause pain in the face, head, or jaw area.

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TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA (TN)

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also called tic douloureux or the suicide disease, is a chronic (long-lasting) condition affecting the fifth cranial (trigeminal) nerve

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This is a non-exhaustive list of common conditions which result from a subluxated spine.

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Over the years, our practice has changed countless lives for the better and drawn referral patients from around the world who finally found relief at our office.

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