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Conditions Treated at Upper Cervical Chiropractic, White Plains

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 health conditions that we treat with NUCCA chiropractic treatment.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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), 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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