NUCCA Is Well Researched…Take a Look


ucrfimageThe National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association and the Upper Cervical Research Foundation are committed to advancing the understanding of the Atlas Subluxation Complex and its effect on health.





webmdA landmark study was published in 2007 in the Journal of Human Hypertension that showed a NUCCA correction was able to lower blood pressure more effectively then two blood pressure medications read more about it on WebMD.






journalofhumanhypertensionIn addition, the upper cervical research foundation has several published and many ongoing research projects examining the effect of an upper cervical correction on health and function. Read more about the UCRF.

You can also see over 70 years of research into the upper cervical misalignment and its effect on health and function at

At Atlas Spinal Care we are committed to practice-based research and funding ongoing research being conducted around the world.



With the evolution of modern health care, more options and choices are now available for those seeking to manage their own health. Chiropractic for children is becoming one of the most popular choices. Millions of pediatric visits are made to chiropractors. Chiropractic effectiveness and safety studies to date have pointed out that there is no clear evidence of harm to date, and the purpose of this study [1] is to shine further light on to the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic adjustments on children.

1. Alcantara J, Ohm J, & Kunz D. (2009) The Safety and Effectiveness of Pediatric Chiropractic: A Survey of Chiropractors and Parents in a Practice-Based Research Network. EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing, 5 (5), 290-295.



Here is a list of hundreds of upper cervical related research articles