In general, there are two approaches to caring for the spine. The majority of practitioners focus on addressing local fixations to increase mobility and hope for improved structural stability. However, NUCCA and a few other upper cervical chiropractic techniques take a different approach by aiming to improve overall postural balance, which leads to sustained spinal stability and balanced mobility.

NUCCA care offers the benefit of maintaining long-term spinal balance, resulting in improved health and well-being. While all spinal practitioners agree on the importance of spinal care, there are varying approaches, from localized segmental care to upper cervical specific care, that can affect overall body balance and long-term spinal stability.