Health Concerns

Health Concerns

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The doctors of Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Georgia have extensive training and education in the brain stem and the upper cervical spine.

Our goal is not to treat the disease, but to correct head and neck alignment, restoring “brain to body communication,”
and thereby allowing the body to heal on its own without the use of potentially dangerous drugs or surgery.


Exciting new studies show “significant improvement” in depression test scores after specific upper cervical corrections. This non-invasive and safe alternative should be the beginning point for all who believe that they are suffering from depression.

Digestive Disorders

Research and clinical evidence continues to suggest that a malfunctioning nervous system may be a key factor in the development of many digestive orders. Upper cervical care has “given life back” to countless digestive disorder sufferers by reducing the irritation or injuries to the nerves that supply the GI and/or immune systems.

Ear Infections

Misalignments in the top two bones in the neck, which is often caused by birth trauma have been show to affect the ability of the eustachian tube to open and close correctly. This provides an excellent environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply, creating an ideal setting for chronic inner ear infections. Upper cervical care enables the inner ear to pen and drain which, in turn, allows the body to resist the buildup of fluid and possible infection. Our goal is not to treat the disease, including otitis media, but to correct subluxations in the upper neck. This allows the body to heal on its own.


The doctors of Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Georgia see hundreds of patients who suffer from the debilitating condition called Fibromyalgia (FM). We are seeing exceptional results with our Fibromyalgia patients, and in general, there are clinical trials and case studies that document the improvement Fibromyalgia patients are making under upper cervical care.

High Blood Pressure

Upper cervical care has been shown to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension. In fact, the brain and brain stem play a vital role in the regulation of blood pressure. A gentle and non-invasive upper cervical correction has the effect of not one, but two blood pressure medications given in combination.

Inner Ear Disorders

There are several inner ear disorders that cause dizziness or vertigo, nausea, hearing loss, and tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Although symptoms may differ from patient to patient, there often is a common link with inner ear disorders and injuries or trauma to the upper cervical spine (neck), and that is the reason upper cervical care is so effective in treating inner ear disorders.

Migraine Headaches

A misalignment in the upper cervical spine (neck) can affect the function of the brain stem. This, in turn, can cause migraine headaches. Our doctors have received extensive training in both the upper cervical spine and the brain stem. We use the latest technology to analyze and correct upper cervical misalignments and achieve predictable results that heal. The goal of upper cervical is to correct spinal misalignment and to restore normal function to the brain stem or nervous system, thus correcting the cause of migraines instead of treating the symptoms.

Multiple Sclerosis

Some of the newest and most relevant research on upper cervical care has demonstrated the link between Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and the upper cervical spine. Although upper cervical care is not considered a cure for those with MS, the studies demonstrate the extreme benefits for those suffering with this debilitating neurological disease.

Seizure Disorders & Epilepsy

Without constant nerve signals from the brain stem into the cerebrum, the brain becomes useless. This can be a critical factor in the development of seizure disorders. Misalignments in the upper cervical spine (neck) can affect the function of the brain stem and trigger an “electrical storm” within the brain that could develop into seizures. Upper cervical care is a non-invasive form of healthcare that attempts to correct the trauma and nerve irritation to the nervous system and brain stem. It is important to be checked by an upper cervical doctor who can determine if a neurological problem in the upper neck could contribute to the seizures.

Sleep Disorders

Sleep is controlled and coordinated in the brain stem and brain. Misalignments in the upper cervical spine (neck) can affect the function of the brain stem, which can be a critical factor in many health problems, including sleep disorders. Our doctors are getting exceptional results with patients suffering with sleep disturbances. In addition, clinical trials and case studies document the improvement in patients with sleep disorders while receiving upper cervical care.




I cannot speak enough about what Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Georgia has done for our family!! All 6 of us are under their care at the present time. Our 8 year old son is a totally different child these days thanks to their care!

-  Amy

The money I’ve saved in out-of-pocket medication expenses alone has more than offset the financial investment I’ve made in upper cervical care. I couldn’t ask for a better return on my investment.

-  Evan

They really care about you and your needs. But more importantly is how they have changed my life. Not to mention we are almost never sick and when we are, it’s mild and lasts MAYBE 2 days. I cannot recommend UCC enough. So many benefits after my two years of care.

-  Ashley

I LOVE these Doctors! I am so grateful I have been Blessed to be a patient of these amazing medical professionals! I will ALWAYS recommend their services to anyone who is enduring unbearable pain.

-  Isabella

Traditional doctors told me they couldn’t help me anymore. I was on multiple medications. After four months of treatment with Dr. Tedder, I was 100% pain free and off the medications completely.

-  Maria