Chiropractor, DC, BS
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Marina
San Francisco, California 94109
"I practiced with my father for 5 years before he retired, and I learned from him what really works to get people well. He started practice in 1959 and had a wealth of experience that I learned from. I incoporated that into the latest techniques that I learned at Life Chiropractic College West, an excellent technical school, to get a very well rounded technical expertise."
(415) 375-0939
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Marina
San Francisco, California 94109
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"I practiced with my father for 5 years before he retired, and I learned from him what really works to get people well. He started practice in 1959 and had a wealth of experience that I learned from. I incoporated that into the latest techniques that I learned at Life Chiropractic College West, an excellent technical school, to get a very well rounded technical expertise."

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