Atlantoaxial subluxation

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What is atlantoaxial subluxation?

Atlantoaxial subluxation is a condition in which the bones and ligaments of the spine (vertebrae), closest to the base of the skull, are misaligned and unstable. This may cause an impairment in the range of motion of the neck and neck pain.

Common symptoms reported by people with atlantoaxial subluxation

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with atlantoaxial subluxation

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Leg brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2) atlantoaxial subluxation (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
atlantoaxial subluxation (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
atlantoaxial subluxation (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
atlantoaxial subluxation (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with atlantoaxial subluxation, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with atlantoaxial subluxation

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Leg brace)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2) atlantoaxial subluxation (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
abdominal pain indigestion
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
atlantoaxial subluxation (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
atlantoaxial subluxation (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
atlantoaxial subluxation (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with atlantoaxial subluxation, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has atlantoaxial subluxation on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 1
40s 3
50s 3
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 10

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from atlantoaxial subluxation patients who have completed their condition history
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