Chiropractor, DC
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Mission Valley
San Diego, California 92108
""Located in Mission Valley and easily accessible. Dr. Joseph Ortega is a Palmer Graduate and has been a practicing chiropractor now for over 20 years. He takes pride in the fact his office has helped countless individuals with back pain and neck pain, headaches, relief from the pain of arthritis in the neck and back, muscle spasms, dizziness, stiffness, etc. We also specialize in car accidents, sports injuries, muscular injuries, and general overall health. We also have massage therapy on staff. We utilize state of the art physiotherapy procedures such as therapeutic ultrasound, interferential modalities, muscle stimulation, traction, and hydrotherapy."
(619) 621-8930
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Mission Valley
San Diego, California 92108
""Located in Mission Valley and easily accessible. Dr. Joseph Ortega is a Palmer Graduate and has been a practicing chiropractor now for over 20 years. He takes pride in the fact his office has helped countless individuals with back pain and neck pain, headaches, relief from the pain of arthritis in the neck and back, muscle spasms, dizziness, stiffness, etc. We also specialize in car accidents, sports injuries, muscular injuries, and general overall health. We also have massage therapy on staff. We utilize state of the art physiotherapy procedures such as therapeutic ultrasound, interferential modalities, muscle stimulation, traction, and hydrotherapy."
Spence Chiropractic Center, Chiropractor
Chiropractor, DC
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Mission Valley
San Diego, California 92108
"We are proud to be Voted "Best Chiropractic Office in San Diego" for 8 years by CityBeat magazine. Dr. Spence, Clinic Director, was also honored 2-times with the prestigious "Doctor of The Year" award by the chiropractic association. He is Past President of the San Diego County Chiropractic District and was featured on channel 8 "News and Health Report". Spence Chiropractic Center has an emphasis on safe, gentle and effective treatment of automobile and work related injuries, as well as sports and other injuries. In addition to injury care, we treats patients and their families in wellness care programs."
(619) 663-3654
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Mission Valley
San Diego, California 92108
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"We are proud to be Voted "Best Chiropractic Office in San Diego" for 8 years by CityBeat magazine. Dr. Spence, Clinic Director, was also honored 2-times with the prestigious "Doctor of The Year" award by the chiropractic association. He is Past President of the San Diego County Chiropractic District and was featured on channel 8 "News and Health Report". Spence Chiropractic Center has an emphasis on safe, gentle and effective treatment of automobile and work related injuries, as well as sports and other injuries. In addition to injury care, we treats patients and their families in wellness care programs."

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