Headaches are a condition that affects millions of people across the Upland area and the entire world. Estimates in America say that out of 100 people 12 have migraines.1 Due to the large number of people that suffer from headaches and the debilitating affects, it also causing headaches for many healthcare providers.

There are many different kinds of headaches and migraines each with many possible causes. The wide range of symptoms and causes make it exceeding difficult for any and all health care providers to be able to make the proper diagnosis.

For some people migraine headaches are the least of their worries. Many people suffering from migraines in addition to conditions such as Bipolar Disorder and Depression. 82% of people with type II Bipolar Disorder were found to have migraines according to a recent study.2 It is also noted that people with chronic migraines are prone to anxiety as well. Improvements in mood disorders have been found when migraine headaches are treated. There are many different ways to get migraine relief.

A more natural approach to treating migraine headaches is helping many people regain their health. Migraine Specialist Dr. Tymothy Flory is able to provide natural relief to headache patients through Upper Cervical Chiropractic care. This unique treatment is focused on finding the fundamental cause first typically the Atlas bone (C1 vertebra). Research has shown a high correlation between an Atlas misalignment in the neck with patients suffering from headaches.

When the Atlas is misaligned the brain and nervous system are affected by abnormal blood flow and neurological function.3 By specifically analyzing and tailoring a custom adjustment to each person migraines have been scientifically proven to improve in as little as 1-2 Upper Cervical chiropractic adjustments.4

When the Atlas is properly aligned the brain and nervous system can function optimally improving many conditions in the body.


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  2. Latimer P. There is no Need to Needlessly Suffer Migraines.. http://www.troymedia.com/2015/08/23/there-is-no-need-to-needlessly-suffer-migraines/ (accessed 27 August 2015).
  3. Mandolesi S, Marceca G, Conicello S, Harris E. Upper cervical vertebral subluxation in multiple sclerosis with chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency: a pilot study. J Upper Cervical Chiropr Res. 2013;(3):65-70
  4. Elster EL. Upper cervical chiropractic care for a patient with chronic migraine headaches with an appendix summarizing an additional 100 headache cases. J Vert Sublux Res 2003;AUG(3):1-10

Dr. Tymothy Flory, Dr. James Weiss and Dr. Jameson Wong of Atlas Spinal Care in Upland, California are Upper Cervical Specialists trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). Their upper cervical clinic also serves Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, Glendora and surrounding areas. They are uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck).

This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems.