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Upper Cervical Chiropractic

of New York, PC

Dr. George Gertner and his team specialize in the NUCCA procedure, a highly specialized chiropractic technique that gently corrects spinal mialignment 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).

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

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 a variety of conditions.


NUCCA can correct subluxation and provide relief for a variety of health issues from chronic pain to Multiple Sclerosis.

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 in the precise direction and amount necessary.


Imaging is taken before and after your first adjustment and throughout your treatment to ensure proper care is administered.


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

Your First Visit

Your first visit you’ll be greeted by warm and friendly reception staff members. They’ll answer any questions and get you checked in.

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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.

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

Patients across the globe

We love helping people.

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.

Below are some of the innumerable patient stories that have made our job endlessly rewarding.

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