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Upper Cervical Care


upper cervical chiropractic patient in Austin

What is Upper Cervical Care (also known as “Orthospinology”)? 


Orthospinology is a gentle chiropractic technique and analysis system that restores the body’s natural ability to achieve optimal health, reduce pain and ease chronic health problems. 

What’s the Difference Between Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care vs Regular Chiropractic Care?

Upper cervical care does not require any twisting or popping to manipulate the spine. An upper cervical chiropractor focuses on the health of the neck vertebrae knowing the rest of the spine will follow suit when the top two are in working order.

Benefits of Upper Cervical Care What is Upper Cervical Care (also known as “Orthospinology”)?

Using gentle adjustments to the upper cervical spine, this treatment can help those suffering from:

-ear and sinus infections
-migraines
-diabetes
-chronic fatigue
-sleeping disorders
-carpal tunnel
-plantar fasciitis
-digestive problems
-multiple sclerosis
-fibromyalgia
-trigeminal neuralgia and seizures

Celebrities for Upper Cervical Care 


Upper Cervical Care has helped celebrities including Montel Williams with MS and Jim McMahon with brain fog. Montel Williams was diagnosed with MS in 1999. Since then, he’s tried a variety of treatments to combat his disease, including chiropractic care. According to the former talk show host, the results were positive

Williams claims that his pain is severe and unrelenting, yet with chiropractic care he says, “I am walking differently. My pain is less; I have already regained strength in my left leg. My left leg has dropped because I found out that my pelvis was tilted, it’s dropped back down, they are now the same length; it’s the most amazing thing that has ever happened to me.”

For McMahon, his miracle story came about after a visit to New York upper cervical chiropractor Dr. Scott Rosa. After a specialized scan in the FONAR Upright MRI, Jim was found to have significant misalignment at the base of his skull causing obstruction to the flow of his spinal fluid. McMahon received Rosa’s patented I.G.A.T. (Image Guided Atlas Treatment) which, Jim says literally saved his life.

Just moments after the first cervical adjustment, McMahon said "it felt like a toilet bowel flushed and all the pain and stress went away". This occurred because the CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) flow went from being obstructed to flowing normally, allowing it to remove the neurotoxins and wastes that are a byproduct of brain function. This improved Jim McMahon's dementia symptoms as well his brain fog, migraines and slurred speech. .”

Our Upper Cervical Care Chiropractors in Austin


Dr. Wendee Whitehead D.C. and Dr. Cameron Kretsinger D.C. have advanced training in Orthospinology. Dr. Whitehead and Dr. Kretsinger are dedicated to achieving the most cutting edge techniques in upper cervical care. 

According to Dr. Whitehead, “Orthospinology restored my life, I was suffering with carpal tunnel, plantar fasciitis and numbness in my face. A colleague adjusted me and my life was restored. I am committed to giving my patients the highest quality care. I believe the more precise our adjustment the better the patient heals. It is because of our dedication to serving our patients we attend training to keep up to date with the latest advances so that we may help others find relief from their suffering.” 

If you are interested in learning how Orthospinology can help restore your life, please schedule for a complimentary consultation. Contact our office at 512-451-0115! 

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