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Atlas Orthogonal Care

How may it help?


Headaches, migraines, neck pain, peripheral neuropathies, shoulder pain and TMJ dysfunction are quite common these days. The stressful lives we lead, incorrect posture, sports injuries- including concussions, and car accidents may be some of the major causes behind these symptoms. Painkillers, antibiotics and surgeries are usually prescribed to the patients.


However, most patients and their physicians are unaware of a conservative, drugless, non-invasive treatment that may provide effective outcomes for these symptoms. 




Cervico Cranial (Atlas) Junction can often be a major underlying cause behind many health issues, such as headache, chronic pain, neck pain, back pain, and chronic fatigue syndrome among others. The spinal cord is the extension of the brain and plays a vital role in proper fuction of the human body. If the very top of the spine (Atlas or C1) that directly connects with the brain is misaligned, the entire spine loses its proper alignment, causing compensation  and the head and body will no longer remain in balance. This may lead to the symptoms listed above. The nervous system is not able to communicate properly with the body and the condition worsens over time. A more extensive list of causes can be seen below:


  • Car or motorcycle accidents

  • Slips and falls

  • Blows to the head

  • Sports related injuries, including concussions

  • Bad sleeping habits

  • Poor posture/Ergonomic positions using computers

  • Incorrect lifting

  • Dental or jaw problems - including the use of improper appliances

  • Seizures



What Symptoms can be helped

Since the Atlas Orthogonal procedure rebalances the spine and normalizes neurological, vascular, and cerebrospinal flow, many symptoms may resolve. 


Our patients report improvements of:

  • Headaches and migranes

  • Tinnitus

  • Dizziness

  • Balance issues

  • Peripheral neuropathy

  • Nerve issues (pain, numbness or tingling in arms and/or legs)

  • Neck pain

  • Back pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Restless Leg Syndrome

  • Plantar Fascitis

  • Brain fog

  • Depression and/or anxiety

  • Pediatric fever syndrome


The Treatment


Dr. Leslie Windman is a board certified, internationally renowned expert in the field of Atlas Orthogonal Upper Cervical care.  She utilizes the Atlas Orthogonal protocol in  conjuction with other non-invasive techniques, including cranial and fascial manipulation, and Biogeometric Integration(BGI) techniques to assist in optimize recovery.


The process begins with an extensive evaluation of the patient, including questions that can identify all symptoms and injuries clearly. X-rays are taken to determine the degree of misalignment and analysis of imbalances. A customized treatment plan is designed for each individual patient based on their specific symptomatic picture.   Dr. Windman has been utilizing the Atlas Orthogonal Percussive Instrument, which is FDA cleared, for over 20 years with thousands of patients being cared for. 


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