Chiropractor, DC, MD, MBA, FAAIM, LAc
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Alexandria, Virginia 22315
"Washingtonian Magazine 'Top Doctor' in Rehab Medicine and acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards. Fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89') qualified to practice acupuncture (Harvard Med School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') and chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') with over 30 yrs experience. Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Med/Med Acup at GW, Children's National Medical Center, Sibley Mem Hospital and Washington Hosp Ctr."
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"Washingtonian Magazine 'Top Doctor' in Rehab Medicine and acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards. Fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89') qualified to practice acupuncture (Harvard Med School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') and chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') with over 30 yrs experience. Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Med/Med Acup at GW, Children's National Medical Center, Sibley Mem Hospital and Washington Hosp Ctr."

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Chiropractic in 22315 - is it right for me?
22315 Chiropractors specialize in the interactions between our nerves, muscles and skeleton and their effects on our general health. They diagnose problems and use manual therapy, including joint adjustment and manipulation, to prevent and treat them.

Many people who seek 22315 chiropractic care do so for help with back pain, especially lower back pain, neck pain and headache. Spinal adjustment in 22315 or chiropractic adjustment is the most common method of treatment--it refers to the manual adjustment by the chiropractor of the three-joint complex at the base of your spine with sufficient force to create a sensation of 'release', increasing the joint's range and reducing pain.

A treatment plan may involve one or more manual adjustments. Many chiropractors in 22315 also incorporate nutritional counseling, exercise or rehabilitation into the treatment plan.
How is a Chiropractor licensed?
The Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in 22315 must complete four academic years at a school accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education, as well as a one-year internship at an outpatient clinic owned and run by a chiropractic college. They are tested and certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and licensed by the state in which they practice. To maintain licensure in most states, practitioners must complete a certain number of continuing education hours annually.

There are several schools of chiropractic adjustment techniques, although most chiropractors mix techniques from several schools. Some Applied Kinesiologists in 22315 are qualified as Chiropractors.