The Original Method for Atlas Realignment

The atlas is the first cervical vertebra, and along with the second vertebra, the axis forms the joint connecting the skull and the spine.

The atlas (C1) not only carries the skull, but is also responsible for the suspension, equilibrium and management of the spine and human skeleton.

AtlasPROfilax® is a neuromuscular massage technique that focuses on the short muscles of the neck – the suboccipital muscles – that surround and stabilize the head joints (base of the skull, atlas and axis vertebras).

Correction and Self Healing

Rene C. Schumperli developed a revolutionary method that successful aligns the atlas vertebra without cracking, rough handling or traction, in only one session. After the vibrational massage of the short muscles of the neck, the atlas can move in its natural position.

The release of muscular tension in the neck corrects ligamentous and muscular compression on the atlas vertebra, producing a positive effect on the body and stimulating the healing capacity.

AtlasPROfilax® is a safe, effective, one-time application and does not pose any health risk.

The AtlasPROfilax® Method


Upright walking and health were only words for the Swiss born René-Claudius Schümperli for a long time. He did not know the reason for his suffering. Just like many other people neither western medicine was able to help, nor did osteopathy or any other known atlas therapies.

Within the scope of dealing with his suffering and efforts of self-help, he suspected that most people have a malrotated first cervical (named atlas). Further treatments with other clients confirmed his original suspicion. In the course of his suffering, Schümperli developed a method to get the atlas into a stable position: doing so, was a breakthrough for mankind!

In contrast, representatives of other opinions only assume a slightly defective position (sub-luxation) in some cases only tenths of millimeters. But it is a fact, that the atlas is in most cases malrotated. According to the different approaches, the methods of treatment are also completely different. Other applications are based on the assumption of a minimal malrotation and therefore, a correction can never be achieved completely. In contrast, the method of Mr. Schümperli is able to let the atlas return gently and permanently into its optimum position.


The method is to release existing tensions by a specific massage of the short neck muscles and by doing so to allow the atlas to move back into its anatomical position. A subsequent follow-up with additional support of the self-healing process is essential. Having reached its natural position, it can never rotate again due to anatomical and mechanical reasons. This application has only to be done once and guarantees that the atlas will stay in its correct position. This permanence offers the chance to complete physical, spiritual and mental development and the possibility to be upright and healthy.


Since the human organism is able to heal itself thanks to the AtlasPROfilax® method, it is primarily a preventive measure. Therefore, it is indicated to apply it to children as early as possible, so they can grow up healthy and develop in an optimal way.

Possible Reactions

Occasionally, there might be reactions, which can occur right after the AtlasPROfilax® application in some cases or even weeks later in other cases. These are a signal for the progress of a self-healing process.

Possible reactions range from fatigue, muscle tension in the neck, in the back, to general exhaustion. Also, some earlier experienced aches and pains might flare up. Therefore, be aware of your body, note changes within your condition and support the self-healing process with regular massages.


The AtlasPROfilax® method is no compensation for medical care or diagnostics. Any current treatments must neither be interrupted nor terminated, also future treatments must not be postponed. The AtlasPROfilax® method is neither a diagnostic method nor a medical therapy, no diseases, no symptoms of diseases, no medical conditions and no sufferings are medicated.

Atlas, the First Cervical Vertebra

The atlas vertebra was named after the greek titan who was punished by Zeus to carry the world and heavens on his shoulders for an eternity.

Many years of clinical research have shown that the first cervical vertebra, atlas, is more or less malrotated from birth, in almost all humans. Trauma such as whiplash, slips and falls, or any sports injuries can push or pull the atlas vertebra in an even worth position, and therefore be the cause of many health problems.

The atlas not only carries the skull, but also is responsible for the suspension, equilibrium and management for the spine and skeleton. When the atlas is misaligned it causes the head to tilt, and the spine compensates the malrotation of the atlas with a rotation down to the sacroiliac joint, trying to maintain the center of gravity. This will cause neck pain and lower back pain, and impacts the entire spine.

At the atlas vertebra cerebral nerves, arteries, veins, spinal cord and spinal fluid pass through the opening at the base of the skull.

A misalignment of the atlas leads to continuos pressure on the spinal cord, nerves, blood vessels and lymphatic channels causing serious physical and mental problems, including significant adverse changes in posture. The spine compensates the malrotation of the atlas with a rotation down to the sacroiliac joint, causing lower back and/or leg pain. The malrotation of the atlas could also have a negative impact on muscles, joints,  eyes, ears, jaw, nerves, circulatory system, organs of equilibrium and interior organs.

An atlas in its correct position optimizes circulation and shifts the center of gravity, thus reducing, or eliminating headaches, migraines, vertigo, neck stiffness, back pain and many other health problems.

The malrotation of the atlas vertebra can be accurately and safely corrected by the unique AtlasPROfilax® method with only one application.

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