Chiropractor, DC
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Dr. Damon Walton, DC is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA. Dr. Walton offers safe, high quality care by utilizing traditional Chiropractic techniques combined with cutting edge technology, and advanced modalities.
(408) 713-5317
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Dr. Damon Walton, DC is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA. Dr. Walton offers safe, high quality care by utilizing traditional Chiropractic techniques combined with cutting edge technology, and advanced modalities.

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