Chiropractors Acton MA

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Kopelman Family Chiropractic
(978) 274-1613
411 Mass Ave
Acton, MA
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic

John Donovan
(978) 453-0900
2 Courthouse Lane Suite 9
Chelmsford, MA
Company
Advantage Chiropractic
Office Information
Advantage Chiropractic
Hours:
Mon/Fri 8:00 – 11:00 & 3:00 – 6:00
Weds: 9:00 – 11:00 & 3:00 – 6:30
Tues/Thurs: 3:00 – 6:30
Sat: by appointment
Walk-ins Welcome
Same Day Appointments
Most Insurances and Credit Cards Accepted
Affordable payment plans Available
Emergency Care Available

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Richard N. Garian
(508) 879-9458
186 Union Ave
Framingham, MA
Company
Dr. Richard Garian D.C.
Office Information
Specializing In Wellness Care

Hours:
Mon/Tues/Fri 9:00 - 5:00
Wed: 9:00 - 11:00
Thurs & Sat: For Emergency Only

Same Day Appointments
Most Insurances and Credit Cards Accepted
Affordable payment plans Available


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Advantage Health & Wellness
(508) 474-3022
188 Concord St
Framingham, MA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 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, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Lee Zohn
(781) 933-5051
300 Trade Center, Suite 4460
Woburn, MA
Company
Winchester Hospital Chiropractic Center
Office Information
Proudly serving Our Community For Over 6 Years
Hours: M-F 8:00-6:30
Most Insurances And Credit Cards Accepted.


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Dr. Peter G. Hill, Weston MA Chiropractor
(781) 303-2683
687 Wellesley St.
Weston, MA
Promotion
Call us today to schedule an appointment!
Hours
Monday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Charleen Amato
(781) 221-2295
175 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA
Company
Life Force Chiropractic
Office Information
Quality Chiropractic Care For The Whole Family

Hours:
Mon: 2:00 - 6:00
Tues/Thurs: 10:00 - 2:00 & 4:00 - 7:30
Wed: 12:00 - 3:00

Walk-ins Welcome
Most Insurances and Credit Cards Accepted
Emergency Care Available

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Circle Chiropractic LLC
(617) 398-0905
26 Brighton St
Belmont, MA
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Stephen Jensen
(978) 658-7590
7 Middlesex Avenue
Wilmington, MA
Company
Wilmington Family Chiropractic
Office Information
Safe, Effective, Drug Free Pain Relief for Patients of All Ages
Hours:
Mon/Wed/Fri 9:00 - 7:00
Tues/Thurs/Sat: by appointment
All Insurances and Credit Cards Accepted
Affordable payment plans Available


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Ezrin Family Chiropractic
(617) 213-0970
1464 Beacon St
Newton, MA
Promotion
Presently not mass health provider.

New patient exam: Patient History, comprehensive exam, which includes one set of x rays if needed.

Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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How Safe are Chiropractors?

Yoga backAbout half of all Americans suffer from back pain, and many turn to chiropractors for help. Those who swear by chiropractic believe it helps them ease myriad complaints, from low-back pain to headaches and even digestive problems and allergies. There have been very few reputable studies, however, on the effects of chiropractic, and many Western doctors believe the potential risks far outweigh the supposed benefits.

Dem Bones, Dem Bones
Chiropractic medicine is a holistic approach to wellness that focuses on healing the body through manipulation of the musculoskeletal system, especially around the spine. Basically, chiropractors use a combination of massage, pressure, stretches, and exercises to align your vertebrae; they believe doing so will alleviate pain and balance other systems in the body. It’s meant to be a complementary form of treatment for those with chronic pain who seek a conservative alternative to drugs and surgery. Chiropractors must pass a state licensing exam after completing two to four years of undergraduate education and four years of specialized chiropractic courses. At the end of their training, chiropractors earn a doctor of chiropractic (DC) degree.

All It’s Cracked Up to Be?
There are no systematic reviews of research proving that spinal manipulation is both safe and effective; in fact, some studies have revealed seriously adverse effects associated with the practice. Until 1987, the American Medical Association pronounced chiropractic an “unscientific cult” and urged the public to avoid it. Though the practice now has greater legitimacy among physicians and insurance companies, some reports—such as Edzard Ernst’s “Prospective investigations into the safety of spinal manipulation,” published in the 2001 issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management —suggest that 50 percent of chiropractic patients experience mild negative events, like “local discomfort, headache, tiredness, and radiating discomfort.” More serious complications include “dissection of the vertebral and internal carotid artery, epidural hematoma, intracranial aneurysm, cauda equina syndrome [compression of the nerves around the spinal cord], contusion of the spinal cord, myelopathy [spinal cord injury], radiculopathy [nerve pain], and peripheral nerve palsy.” Though there’s certainly a bias in terms of where research funds are directed, we should still be alert to the potential risks of spinal manipulation.

Proceed with Caution
If you do feel want to try something new that doesn’t involve drugs or surgery, choose your practitioner wisely. Get informed and stay involved. Here’s what you need to know to undergo chiropractic care safely and effectively:

1. Check your DC’s credentials. Make sure he or she graduated from a school accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE). You can find a directory of schools on the CCE’s Web site . Also, make sure the DC is licensed in your state by going to fclb.org and clicking on...

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