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Posted on 05-30-2014
As a chiropractic gentle procedure the technique of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association has been featured onGood Morning America, Public 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 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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