NUCCA: The Gentle Procedure Featured on Good Morning America, Discovery, and Public TV

NUCCA upper cervical chiropractic in the media

As a chiropractic procedure the technique of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association  has been featured on Good Morning AmericaPublic Television, and Discovery Health.

  • Both the Good Morning America and PBS features cover the NUCCA study on chiropractic and hypertension.
  • Discovery Health features professional drag racer Tony Schumacher, who required NUCCA care to recover from the effects of a life-threatening crash.

NUCCA upper cervical care in medical research

NUCCA research broke new ground in medicine, by being involved in a pilot study on the effects of NUCCA care for high blood pressure. In research published in the Journal of Human Hypertension, it was shown that NUCCA chiropractic care resulted in the lowering of blood pressure equal to the strength of two blood pressure pills for some patients. Read the article on the research at WebMD.

The research branch of the NUCCA organization, the Upper Cervical Research Foundation (UCRF), is actively pursuing research into the effects of adjustments on the upper cervical spine (upper-neck). UCRF is working with some of the brightest minds in health care. You can read about some of their projects here.

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Dr. Jeff Leach of Living Well Chiropractic, in Plymouth, Minnesota is a Plymouth Chiropractor and Upper Cervical Specialist trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). His upper cervical clinic also serves Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Wayzata, and St. Louis Park. He is uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems, including migraines and other headaches, sciatica, neck and back pain, and torticollis. More information can be found on our website at http://www.livingwellmn.com/