The following list is provisional, and will be expanded as time allows for more research. There are a number of techniques and approaches to managing this problem.
The techniques are listed in alphabitical order.
A technique very similar to Atas Profilax, but the website is more detailed.
The website site of one of the main US groups of chiropractors focussed on this problem. It is linked to:
which covers some research links
A site devoted to the chiropractic management of the problem. The personal story of the owner of the site should be a lesson to all of us in the medical profession.
This chiropractor’s site lists several different treatment methods – as well as some research links
The above sites contain some more current linkage of current research around blood flow and csf flow anomalies associated with upper cervical subluxations, and some interesting exploration of possible links between upper cervical subluxations and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. These theries remain to be proven, but are certainly worth watching.
Upper Cervical Subluxation Complex: a review of the chiropractic and medical literature editor Kirk Eriksen ( Lippincott Williams and Wilkins ISBN 0-7817-4198-X)
( contains abstracts of approximately 1200 research papers on the subject)
Manual Therapy in Children: editor Dr Heiner Biedermann MD
a comprehensive review with contributions from orthopedic surgeons, an obstetrician, a psychiatrist and neurologist, paediatricians, orthodontists, a general practitioner, and specialists in anatomy and rehabilitative and physical medicine.