Valley Spinal Care Kierland
Chiropractor, DC, BA Verified
Office is near:
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
I have a guiding philosophy about chiropractic and wellness: that your health is multifaceted and demands a unique approach requiring both breadth and depth of knowledge from your spinal care professional.
(480) 526-4606
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Office is near:
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
I have a guiding philosophy about chiropractic and wellness: that your health is multifaceted and demands a unique approach requiring both breadth and depth of knowledge from your spinal care professional.

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Chiropractic in 85255 - is it right for me?
85255 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 85255 chiropractic care do so for help with back pain, especially lower back pain, neck pain and headache. Spinal adjustment in 85255 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 85255 also incorporate nutritional counseling, exercise or rehabilitation into the treatment plan.
How is a Chiropractor licensed?
The Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in 85255 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 85255 are qualified as Chiropractors.