Millions of Americans are treated every day for depression. Billions of dollars are spent annually on pharmaceuticals to help people cope with stress. Depression can affect all aspects of the sufferers life, negatively influencing relationships, work and more.
Many injuries can have a profound effect on the upper neck and lower brain stem. Research has pointed towards a likely involvement of the brain stem and upper cervical spine in many mood disorders.
Even a mild concussion to the head, neck or upper back can increase the risk of depression. Atlas Orthogonal chiropractors, like Dr. Peddy, adjust the C1 and C2, relieving symptoms of depression for many of their patients.