Chiropractor, DC, MD, MBA, FAAIM, LAc
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Foggy Bottom
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
"Washingtonian Magazine 'Top Doctor' in Rehab Medicine and acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards. Fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89') qualified to practice acupuncture (Harvard Med School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') and chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') with over 30 yrs experience. Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Med/Med Acup at GW, Children's National Medical Center, Sibley Mem Hospital and Washington Hosp Ctr."
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Thompson
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(202) 931-5673
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Foggy Bottom
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
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Male
Thompson
Traction
"Washingtonian Magazine 'Top Doctor' in Rehab Medicine and acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards. Fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89') qualified to practice acupuncture (Harvard Med School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') and chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') with over 30 yrs experience. Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Med/Med Acup at GW, Children's National Medical Center, Sibley Mem Hospital and Washington Hosp Ctr."

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