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Merced, California 95348
Dr. Anderson's motivation as a natural healthcare practitioner is to enthusiastically help as many people as possible feel better naturally. He was born and raised in Alaska and enjoyed skiing, cross-country running and track and field as a teenager. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose. Chiropractic was key in relieving Dr. Anderson's debilitating migraine headaches. He believes each patient is unique. Each patient will have a different time frame for healing-- some fast, some slow. Dr. Anderson's beside manner and adjusting style is gentle but effective.
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Merced, California 95348
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Dr. Anderson's motivation as a natural healthcare practitioner is to enthusiastically help as many people as possible feel better naturally. He was born and raised in Alaska and enjoyed skiing, cross-country running and track and field as a teenager. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose. Chiropractic was key in relieving Dr. Anderson's debilitating migraine headaches. He believes each patient is unique. Each patient will have a different time frame for healing-- some fast, some slow. Dr. Anderson's beside manner and adjusting style is gentle but effective.

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