Chiropractor, DC, CCFC, CR
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Mar Vista
Los Angeles, California 90066
"Dr. David Allan, D.C. started his health career with reflexology in 1980 and spent several years exploring all the major styles of bodywork and healing. Dr. Allan has created several health systems including Rocketship Wellness™, Reflexatsu™, Auriculotherapy HP™, Musicianship Wellness™, Couples Wellness, and others. In 1985 he began his chiropractic training and received his doctorate in 1990. He is considered a master bodyworker with expertise in Chiropractic, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Structural Integration, Foot care and Orthotics, Nutrition, and Movement Education, "
(424) 346-8977
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Mar Vista
Los Angeles, California 90066
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"Dr. David Allan, D.C. started his health career with reflexology in 1980 and spent several years exploring all the major styles of bodywork and healing. Dr. Allan has created several health systems including Rocketship Wellness™, Reflexatsu™, Auriculotherapy HP™, Musicianship Wellness™, Couples Wellness, and others. In 1985 he began his chiropractic training and received his doctorate in 1990. He is considered a master bodyworker with expertise in Chiropractic, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Structural Integration, Foot care and Orthotics, Nutrition, and Movement Education, "

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