Upper Cervical Care
care in general seeks to eliminate nerve irritation
created by a spinal misalignment in order to restore
the nervous system's ability to properly control
the body's functions and achieve good health.
However, there are many different chiropractic
techniques and substantial differences exist between
techniques in terms of training required to perform
the technique; diagnostic tests and procedures
utilized in the technique; and the results that
can predictably be achieved by the technique.
of the research, publications, patient case studies,
and results detailed on this website have been
produced by Dr. Elster utilizing a specific technique:
Cervical Chiropractic care, as performed in accordance
with the guidelines of the International Upper
Cervical Chiropractic Association (IUCCA).
IUCCA upper cervical specialty requires postgraduate
training and uses new advancements in technology,
Radiography and Digital
to analyze and correct misalignments of the upper
cervical spine in order to stimulate healing of
variety of health problems.
use of this innovative technology has increased
the predictability of results as well as the number
of health problems that
respond to this specific form of upper cervical
very few IUCCA-trained upper cervical specialists
exist in the USA or worldwide. For
additional information on the IUCCA, for a list
of IUCCA-trained practitioners, or to become trained
as an IUCCA Upper Cervical Specialist, please
contact the IUCCA at (650) 361-8908 or