The Value Of X-Rays

The x-ray series is an important step in the correction of the Atlas Subluxation Complex. The first set of x-rays is taken prior to the adjustment. These pre-films total 5 exposures. The analysis of these x-rays provides the precise misalignment factors unique to each individual and establishes the vectors that are needed for the adjustment correction. Following the initial adjustment, two post films are taken. These two films determine that the proper alignment of the atlas and subsequent neck vertebrae has been obtained.

Because of the precise requirements of these x-rays both in patient positioning and technical calibration, x-rays taken elsewhere, although of interest to the doctor, do not provide the necessary information for the mathematical evaluation of the films needed for the NUCCA spinal correction.