EC Orthopaedics

Editorial Volume 14 Issue 3 - 2023

The Mystery around Suboccipital Myofascial Alterations and their Correlated Ailments. Could the Atlasprofilax Method be a Therapeutic Option?

Orlando Angulo*

Professor and Researcher, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Sede Villavicencio, Colombia
*Corresponding Author: Orlando Angulo, Professor and Researcher, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Sede Villavicencio, Colombia.
Received: February 10, 2023; Published: February 17, 2023

Abnormalities in the craniocervical junction (CCJ) structures can potentially promote biomechanical and metabolic dysfunction leading to several neurological, myofascial and musculoskeletal pathologies. Because of their subclinical character or because physicians lack particular understanding regarding this issue, CCJ and suboccipital myofascial alterations may frequently go unnoticed and uninvestigated. Some authors have coined the terms Craniocervical Syndrome (CCS) and Craniocervical Junction Syndrome [1]. Some pathological manifestations and CCS-associated symptoms may arise as a consequence of abnormal mechanical stress within the atlanto-occipital hinge.

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Orlando Angulo. “The Mystery around Suboccipital Myofascial Alterations and their Correlated Ailments. Could the Atlasprofilax Method be a Therapeutic Option?”. EC Orthopaedics 14.3 (2023): 01-05.