Back Specialist Phoenix AZ

The possibility of suffering a stroke as a result of chiropractic manipulation is extremely rare. The chance of a chiropractic manipulation causing a stroke is comparable to the risk of stroke from turning your head while driving, gazing at the stars, swimming, doing t’ai chi, or just having your hair washed in a hair salon—that is, highly unlikely.

Robert L. Gear Jr.
3543 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Comprehensive Health Services

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Patti Lehew
(602) 870-1876
9812 North 7th Street, Ste 6
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Dynamic Chiropractic Center

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Jason Conway
(602) 840-9455
4422 E. Indian School Road Suite B
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Conway Chiropractic
Office Information
Helping You Find Your Way Back To Health
2 offices to serve you...other office located at 406 E. Thunderbird Road, call for more information

Hours:
Mon/Wed/Fri 10:00 -1:00 & 3:00 - 6:30
Tues/Thurs: 2:00 - 6:30

Walk-ins Welcome
Same Day Appointments
Credit Cards Accepted


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Hatlen Family Chiropractic, Cold Laser Therapy and Nutrition (40th Street and Thunderbird)
(602) 325-6882
3842 E Thunderbird Rd Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ
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$37 consultation, examination, diagnostic testing, adjustment or cold laser therapy and report of examination findings.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Indigo Chiropractic
(480) 779-3356
9755 N 90th St # A203
Scottsdale, AZ
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Contact our office today to schedule a consultation!
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Monte Hessler, DC, CCSP
(602) 955-8844
2222 East Highland
Phoenix, AZ
Business
Highland Medical Center
Specialties
Chiropractic, Utilizes Graston instrumented soft tissue work, Strengthening/Core stabilization
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Accept all major carriers.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Internship
Medical School: Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, 1985
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Dennis Cathcart
(602) 242-7537
2801 W Northern Ave
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Arizona Life Chiropractic Center
Office Information
We are the Headquarters For The "Lifetime Family Wellness Movement"
We accept most insurances and major credit cards. We also offer affordable payment plans.
Hours: M/W/Th 8:30 - 12:30 & 2:30 - 6:00
Tues. 2:30 - 6:00
Walk-ins Welcome
Emergency Care Available.

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Gardner Chiropractic
(623) 223-8540
6544 W Thomas Rd # 37
Phoenix, AZ
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Contact Gardner Chiropractic today to schedule an appointment!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Nicholas Warner
(602) 863-4252
15414 North 7th Street Suite 4
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Wellness in Motion, Inc.
Office Information
Most insurance and credit cards accepted.
Office hours: M/W/F 9:00-7:00
Saturday by appointment.
Emergency care available.

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Danielle Lajeunesse
(623) 877-0156
10720 West Indian School Road Suite 67
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Garden Lakes Chiropractic
Office Information
Whiplash, work related injuries, neck and back pain, numbness, ingling in the arms and legs. MAssage Therapy offered.
Complementary initial consultation.
We accept most insurances and welcome individuals to better health. Offer monthy workshops on various topics to educate our patients and the community.

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Chiropractic Stroke Myth

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By Anthony L. Rosner, PHD, Chiropractor

I have urged my husband to see a chiropractor for his neck pain, but he’s reluctant because he’s heard that adjustments of the cervical spine can cause stroke. Is there any basis for his concern?

The possibility of suffering a stroke as a result of chiropractic manipulation is extremely rare, occurring in fewer than 1 in 5.5 million manipulations. To understand the rarity of this occurring, consider this fact: The chance of a chiropractic manipulation causing a stroke is comparable to the risk of stroke from turning your head while driving, gazing at the stars, swimming, doing t’ai chi, or just having your hair washed in a hair salon—that is, highly unlikely.

A recent study at the University of Calgary showed that forces exerted upon the vertebral artery during manipulation were actually less than those experienced during normal head rotations and diagnostic testing. Furthermore, the forces in chiropractic treatment were only 11 percent of what could possibly cause arterial damage.

We put ourselves at far greater risk taking pain relievers or undergoing surgery. The risk of death is 400 to 700 times greater from the use of medicines such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or from surgery to treat many of the same conditions as those managed by chiropractors.

The fact is most cases of stroke are either spontaneous or the result of cumulative factors or trauma—not spinal manipulation. Unfortunately, these unfounded warnings may dissuade some people from seeking—and greatly benefiting—from spinal manipulation.

It is critical, however, that anyone having worrisome symptoms—severe neck or headache pain that has not been commonly experienced before, dizziness, or vomiting—seek immediate medical care. But once again, the chance of chiropractic treatment causing a stroke is extremely unlikely.

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