Upper Cervical Chiropractic/crepitus in toddlers neck


exelacia wrote at 2010-06-28 12:21:37
My toddler has a similar problem but from side to side. No pain but it concerns me. Has been for 2 years. Does he have a possible injury or what else could cause this?

DKR wrote at 2016-08-08 18:38:17
As speaking from an Upper Cervical Chiropractic background, if the crepitus is happening every time the child extends the neck - it is NOT cavitation, think tendon and beyond.  Cavitation take 15 mins for a reorganization of the gas bubbles.  Also, the lady states that her child has NO pain.  I absolutely agree that UpC will benefit the toddler, however, attention should be given to detail when answering such questions - especially online.

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Grayson Blom


My area of expertise is the detection and correction of subluxation. A subluxation is the misalignment of a bone to the extent that it puts abnormal pressure on and interferes with the communication between the brain and the rest of the body. Putting pressure on nerves and interfering with those mental impulses going from the brain to the rest of the body. Brain to body communication is essential to maintain health! According to Grayís Anatomy the purpose of the nervous system is to control and coordinate all the cell, tissues, organs, and systemís in the body and to adapt that personís body to the environment around them. So if the purpose of the nervous system is to control and coordinate everything in the body then it would make sense that we would want to take care of this system. Therefore interference to the nervous system or lack of communication between the brain and the body would then be the most common cause of health problems in the world today.


Trained and certified in the Upper Cervical Procedure through the KCUCS, Blair Upper Cervical Society, and in the Othrospinology procedure. Post graduate Upper Cervical diplomate through in the Upper Cervical Procedure through Sherman College.

KCUCS - Knee Chest Upper Cervical Specific, IUCI - International Upper Cervical Institute, Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic Society, ICA Ė International Chiropractic Association, Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni.

Feb 2008 Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport IA Degree: Doctor of Chiropractic May 2004 Boise State University, Boise ID Degree: Bachelor of Science Major: Biology Microbiological emphasis Minor: Chemistry, and Music Theory

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