Upper cervical health and summertime activitiesSummer is a time for outdoor adventures, leisurely strolls, and exciting activities under the sun. But did you know that your upper cervical health plays a significant role in your ability to enjoy these summertime activities? In this blog, we will explore how misalignments in the upper cervical spine can impact your balance, flexibility, and overall wellness during the summer months. We’ll also discuss how chiropractic adjustments can optimize your performance and enhance your summertime experiences.


Summer brings a desire to engage in various activities, but did you know that upper cervical health is crucial for fully enjoying them? Let’s explore how misalignments in the upper cervical spine can impact your balance, flexibility, and overall wellness during the summer months. We’ll also delve into the role of chiropractic adjustments in optimizing your performance and enhancing your summertime experiences.

The Upper Cervical Spine and Its Importance

The upper cervical spine consists of the atlas (C1) and axis (C2) vertebrae, which support the head and protect the nervous system. Misalignments in this area can disrupt overall health and well-being.

How Misalignments Affect Balance and Flexibility

Misalignments in the upper cervical spine can affect your body’s balance, making activities like walking, running, and standing more challenging. They can also restrict neck and upper back movement, limiting flexibility and range of motion.

Enhancing Summertime Performance through Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care, including upper cervical adjustments, offers a natural solution for addressing misalignments in the upper neck. These adjustments restore alignment, relieve nerve interference, and improve spine and nervous system function.

Benefits of Upper Cervical Chiropractic for Summertime Wellness

1. Improved Balance and Stability:

Correcting misalignments promotes better balance and stability, enhancing your ability to engage in outdoor activities with confidence.

2. Enhanced Flexibility and Range of Motion:

Chiropractic care restores joint mobility, increasing flexibility and range of motion for swimming, hiking, and sports.

3. Optimal Summertime Performance:

By optimizing nervous system function, chiropractic care improves muscle coordination, reaction time, and overall performance.

Your upper cervical health is crucial for enjoying summertime activities to the fullest. By addressing misalignments through chiropractic care, you can optimize your performance, enhance flexibility, and improve your overall wellness. Embrace the summer season with a healthy upper cervical spine!

Don’t wait!

If pain and symptoms are interfering with your summer activities, don’t let them hold you back! Schedule an appointment with Dr. Bill Moss at Keystone Specific Chiropractic Center today and get back to enjoying your summer to the fullest. Schedule your appointment here


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  2. American Chiropractic Association: “Chiropractic Care for Athletes” – Link
  3. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics: “The Effects of Chiropractic Care on Balance and Flexibility” – Link
  4. Palmer College of Chiropractic: “Upper Cervical Subluxations and Their Impact on Overall Health and Wellness” – Link