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Welcome to Palisades Upper Cervical Chiropractic located in the northwest part of Washington DC. At Palisades Upper Cervical Chiropractic we provide upper cervical chiropractic care and we strive to be an integral part of the community while providing results-driven chiropractic care in Washington. When you are a practice member at Palisades Upper Cervical Chiropractic we will work together as a team to get you to your optimal level of health and well-being. Through using a specific and gentle technique that does not involve twisting, popping, or cracking we can provide you with the results that you deserve.

Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Dr. Mazen Aljutaili and his team concentrate on Upper Cervical Chiropractic (orthospinology), a procedure that is a highly specialized chiropractic technique that gently corrects the spinal misalignment, where it originates. Dr. Mazen Aljutaili established Palisades Upper Cervical Chiropractic of Washington DC. Dr. Maz is currently the only chiropractor in Washington DC practicing upper cervical care.

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At Palisades Upper Cervical Chiropractic we utilize a gentle and specific form of chiropractic called upper cervical chiropractic. This technique is effective in balancing out the structure of the body which then allows the nerves to get the optimal communication from the brain. Even though the technique focuses primarily on the alignment of the top two vertebrae, the effect is felt throughout the body.

With the proximity of the top vertebra to the brain stem, the correction of the misalignment can have a profound effect. The brainstem houses the postural control center for our body so when there is a misalignment in this area it can create tighter muscle on one side of the body in comparison to the other. This muscular imbalance could result in uneven shoulders, uneven hips, and uneven legs’ length. When this is left untreated it could alter movement and irritate spinal nerves and joints producing pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling sensations.

Upper cervical care has been proven to provide fascinating results with conditions that were unsolvable with traditional therapies. Schedule a consultation today and find out more about upper cervical care. It might be exactly what you are looking for.

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1) Atlas Listing

Upper Cervical care is a method that uses elaborate neck x-rays to find the "Atlas Listing". This is a calculated measurement we obtain from the x-rays and is used to align the spine with gentle and specific treatment. This is a long-term solution for pain relief.

2) Uneven Spine

When the spine is misaligned, the effects can be shown all over the body. This includes uneven shoulders, hips, leg length, and even tilted head placement. Spinal misalignment is the cause of hundreds of conditions that cause aches and pains. Do you think that your spine is out of balance?

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Chiropractic Washington DC Spinal Adjustment

3) Atlas Adjustment

Using a very gentle instrument we make contact with the atlas bone, the top bone of the neck, to perfectly align the head and neck. This adjustment does not include POPPING or CRACKING of the spine.

Our patients are usually surprised at how gentle the treatment is, as it focuses on tapping with a tool we use right behind the ear.

4) Spinal Alignment

After the adjustment is completed- the head and neck are aligned, in-turn the rest of your spine is aligned. Our patients usually feel that they stand taller, and walk differently. Upon rechecking the patient's hip alignment after treatment we find their hips now are EVEN. This correction resolves a lot of neuromuscular conditions.

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About Dr. Mazen

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Choosing to be an Upper Cervical Chiropractor

Dr. Mazen came to America from the Middle East to pursue his dream of becoming a medical doctor. During his studies, he discovered that the traditional medical model was not a good fit for him and he began searching for a more holistic approach to health. That is when he discovered the chiropractic profession.


Dr. Mazen was able to help thousands of patients get relief from a wide variety of conditions. Conditions that may be helped with upper cervical care include disc injuries, problems sprain/strain injuries, arthritis pain, neck pain, tension headaches, fibromyalgia, trigeminal neuralgia, migraines, leg pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, arm pain, joint pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain, and dizziness.

If you have any of these symptoms, give us a call to find out how we can help. This could be the explanation as to why some chiropractic patients in Washington, DC report improvement in body function. This is not a claim that chiropractic adjustments treat disease, but it does suggest that some people will see improvements in conditions that are outside of the treatment area.

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    Head Pain

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    Neck Pain

Upper cervical misalignment may be the cause of all of these conditions and more

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