Upper Cervical : Atlas Doctors 

of Northern Virginia

 

The Atlas Orthogonal (AO) procedure is the most advanced technique in the chiropractic profession. Developed originally by the founders of chiropractic, Drs. DD and BJ Palmer, and advanced by Dr. Roy Sweat, the developer of the AO Method. Extensive research and clinical experience have shown that adjusting the Atlas vertebra, the top vertebra in the spine, profoundly effects the alignment of the entire spine.  The AO Method utilizes a gentle and precise table mounted percussion impulse instrument. There is no twisting, cracking or popping. Precise adjusting vectors are obtained utilizing digital imaging technology with computer aided analysis.  Watch the "Introduction to AO" video to understand how your spine is aligned and balanced through the AO procedure helping to achieve optimal health and vitality naturally. 

 

NEWS FLASH !!!  Dr. Lim and Dr. Krakos have been named the "Atlas Orthogonal 2014 Chiropractors of the Year" by the AO Foundation and Board.  This award is given annually to the AO doctors who have contributed most greatly to the advancement of the Atlas Orthogonal Technique and provided the highest quality of care to their patients.   CONGRATULATIONS.

 

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More Chiropractic Equals Less Opioid Use
More Chiropractic Equals Less Opioid Use
A study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT) on March 28, 2016, showed that when there was more spent on chiropractic services, or more chiropractors in an area, there was overall less opioid usage. . . .
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Most Chronic Pain Patients Use Alternative Therapies, But Many Don't Tell Their Doctors
Most Chronic Pain Patients Use Alternative Therapies, But Many Don't Tell Their Doctors
The statement above comes from a PRNewswire release from Kaiser Permanente on July 20, 2015. The release is based on a study published that same day in the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) titled "Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care: Utilization and Electronic Medical Record Capture." . . .
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Growing Number of Parents are Turning to Chiropractors to Treat Their Kids
Growing Number of Parents are Turning to Chiropractors to Treat Their Kids
The headline above comes from a June 22, 2015, feature article in the Minnesota Star Tribune. The article looks at several children who have had their lives improved by going to a chiropractor. The article begins by saying, "Concerned about the frequent use of antibiotics, some parents are seeking . . .
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Disc Protrusion With Extruded Fragment Helped by Chiropractic Care
Disc Protrusion With Extruded Fragment Helped by Chiropractic Care
The Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a study on November 19, 2015, documenting the case of a patient suffering from left-sided low back pain that radiated down the left leg being helped by chiropractic. . . .
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