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The Atlas Bone and Tourette

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Electrodermal screening is used to find issues by measuring the electrical resistance on the skin’s surface. It detects energy imbalances along the invisible lines of the body described by acupuncturists as meridians (see my post on this for more details). Martha is a specialist in using natural therapies and uses this machine to see what the body’s problems are. We went to see her in Alabama and with this machine she found that my son had a problem with his atlas bone.

Upon our return we searched for a good chiropractor. We found out that some chiroprators specialize in altas bones, and there were three in our area. We chose to go see Dr Windman. She is an upper cervical specialist and is a Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist. This method uses a compression wave to realign the atlas bone, instead of manual manipulation.

Our first appointment confirmed that Kendrick’s atlas bone was displaced, most probably due to a whiplash injury, of which I have no recollection happening. One of his legs was 1 1/2 inches shorter than the other and one shoulder was lower than the other as well. X-rays later confirmed that the atlas bone was out of place by 7 degrees. A displaced atlas bone causes the whole spinal cord and pelvis to also go crooked and the distorted skelatel structure can cause nerve dammage. Also, the compression this displaced bone could be causing to the spinal fluid flows between the spinal cord and the surrounding vertebral column and so could be affecting his nerves seriously.

We went back for the actual “procedure” of putting his bone back in place. It was painless and took less than a few seconds. We measured his legs again, and they were the same length! Kendrick was feeling sluggish for an hour or two, and that was it. And most importantly his tics have diminished substantially since. We are continuing the visits to the Chiropractor, going once a month to make sure he is fine.

Is it possible that muscular tics reflect a “weakness” in the area of the tic? I have not seen anything written yet related to this, but my son had tics in the neck / shoulder area and these went away afterwards. His whole body tics have subsided as well.



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January 14, 2012 at 6:47 pm

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