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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Chiropractic Safety Documented by Study
Chiropractic Safety Documented by Study
On May 30, 2016, the the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a study titled, "Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Chiropractic Care and Cervical Artery Dissection: No Evidence for Causation." The researchers evaluated the evidence related to chiropractic manipulation and the form . . .
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Motion and Pain Improved with Chiropractic in 75-Year-Old Man
Motion and Pain Improved with Chiropractic in 75-Year-Old Man
The Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a case study on September 12, 2016, documenting the progress of an elderly man with limited motion being helped with chiropractic. Mobility is a primary concern for the elderly and has a direct effect on the overall quality of seniors' lives. . . .
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Speech and Coordination Developmental Delays Helped by Chiropractic - A Case Study
Speech and Coordination Developmental Delays Helped by Chiropractic - A Case Study
The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a study on October 10, 2016, reporting on the case of a toddler suffering with developmental delays in speech and coordination being helped through chiropractic care. . . .
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Study: Smoking Kills 1 in 10 Worldwide
Study: Smoking Kills 1 in 10 Worldwide
The headline above comes from a story published on April 6, 2017, by United Press International reporting on an April 5th study published in The Lancet showing that 11% of all deaths world-wide were due to smoking. This translates into 6.4 million deaths due to smoking each year. . . .
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