Is atlas Orthogonal for real?
Atlas Orthogonal is an engineering term. The Atlas vertebra is also known as C1 and is the top bone in the spine which supports the head. Orthogonal means 90 degrees and in this case is specifically concerned with the relative position of the atlas in conjunction with the head and the rest of the cervical spine.
Can you realign your atlas yourself?
With our exercises’ help, you can usually make an atlas correction yourself by loosening and stretching the muscles and fasciae in this area. An atlas blockage can also be located between the atlas vertebra and the underlying axis.
Can chiropractors adjust the atlas?
Atlas Orthogonal (AO) is an advanced scientific instrument program to adjust the Atlas Vertebrae (top bone of the neck) without popping and cracking the neck. This method of chiropractic manipulation is gentle, effective and precise.
Can a misaligned atlas be fixed?
Atlas chiropractic treatments are the perfect solution for anyone with a misaligned atlas vertebra. This technique works to align the spine, and Dr. Katie Gross specializes in this treatment. It will help to relieve any pressure you are feeling in your back or neck and make any pain much more manageable.
How much does an atlas adjustment cost?
However, the range of one adjustment is $30 to $200. The average cost of the adjustment is $65 in many parts of America. This is the average for chiropractors who do not accept insurance companies. However, with those that offer cash-only practices, the average cost of a chiropractic adjustment drops to $57.
What happens when atlas is out of alignment?
The atlas shifts out of place ever so slightly and presses upon, stretches, or otherwise impinges on the nerves of the brain stem. This causes interference in the nerve flow between the brain and body and most commonly affects the muscles along the spine, typically tightening the muscles along one side.