If you are walking around feeling a bit lopsided, and maybe have unexplained health problems, getting x-rays is the fastest route to determine ‘just how out of it’ you are. AO practising chiropractors work with mathematic precision on your x-rays, and determine what angle your neck should be at, long before they adjust you. This allows them to use instrument placement on your atlas precisely before adjusting, for your best outcome.
And sometimes it takes a few goes. Afterall, your health problems didn’t happen overnight, and likewise with treatments, sometimes several visits will have you right and your Atlas in order again.
X-rays are taken from 3 angles. The side view, front view and top of your head. Each angle will give neck alignment displacement, how far your neck is rotated or tilted and other information