• chiropractic, chiropractor, upper cervical chiropractic, high blood pressure, hypertension, brain stem ischemia, vertebral subluxation,

    How & Why A Specific Chiropractic Adjustment Can Lower High Blood Pressure

    A 2007 study in the Journal of Human Hypertension proved that a specific chiropractic adjustment of the C1 vertebra (aka Atlas) lowered blood pressure significantly. In the 8-week double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 25 hypertensive patients received a specific upper cervical chiropractic adjustment via the NUCCA (National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association) method and another 25 hypertensive patients received sham adjustments. The NUCCA…

  • january harshe, brandon harshe, maricopa, az, 85139, chiropractor, chiropractic, pregnancy, birth

    How Chiropractic Helps With Pregnancy & Birth

    Morning sickness. Vomiting. Nausea. Back pain. Pelvic pain. Shortness of breath. Hormones gone wild. High blood pressure. Swollen ankles. These symptoms are seen as normal during pregnancy, something you better get used to for the next 38-42 weeks. You wanted a baby, now deal with it. Right? Wrong. Sure these examples are common among pregnant women, but the intensity, or…

  • upper cervical chiropractic, harshe chiropractic, upper cervical misalignment, brandon harshe, maricopa, az, 85139, chiropractor

    What is Upper Cervical Chiropractic?

    Upper cervical chiropractic specifically focuses on the top two vertebrae in the neck, the atlas (C1) and the axis (C2), and the positioning of these two bones in relationship to the overall structure and function of the body. The C1 is the most freely moveable bone in the spine and has a tendency to misalign very easily. This misalignment of…