Motionlife Chiropractic & Acupuncture, Chiropractor
Chiropractor, DC, LAc, CCSP
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Office is near:
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
"Finding a chiropractor and/or an acupuncturist who understands changing health care needs and the most effective techniques and approaches to addressing health conditions can be a frustrating task. We hope that you will find this site helpful in learning more about our gentle care as well as the ways that it can improve the quality of your life."
(410) 709-1015
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Office is near:
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
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"Finding a chiropractor and/or an acupuncturist who understands changing health care needs and the most effective techniques and approaches to addressing health conditions can be a frustrating task. We hope that you will find this site helpful in learning more about our gentle care as well as the ways that it can improve the quality of your life."

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