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Mike Church
Chiropractor, DC, CCSP
Michael Church DC, CCSP Dr. Church is the clinical director of the Puyallup Regenerative Medicine Spine and Injury Center. He has extensive experience in caring for spinal related issues. These range from trauma related cases as a result of accidents and sports injuries to scoliosis. This accompanied with his comprehensive post-doctoral education allows Dr. Church to treat both the simple and complicated cases. Dr. Church is a member of the Academy of Chiropractic and the American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals.
(253) 214-3572
Puyallup, WA 98371

Chiropractic in 98371 - is it right for me?
98371 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 98371 chiropractic care do so for help with back pain, especially lower back pain, neck pain and headache. Spinal adjustment in 98371 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 98371 also incorporate nutritional counseling, exercise or rehabilitation into the treatment plan.

How is a Chiropractor licensed?
The Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in 98371 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 98371 are qualified as Chiropractors.