Chiropractors Smyrna TN

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Joel L. Buckner
(615) 833-8851
387 Haywood Ln
Nashville, TN
Company
Nashville Spine Injury & Health
Office Information
Serving Middle Tennessee with natural health care since 1982.
He has been voted Best Chiropractor by the readers of the Nashville scene.
We work with auto, work & sports related injuries.
Most insurance & credit cards accepted.
Affordable payment plans available.
Office hours: M-TH 8:00-12:00, 2:00-6:00
Friday 8:00-12:00
Free consultation.


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Elite Wellness Center
(615) 861-3900
360 Cool Springs Blvd. Suite 100
Franklin, TN
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Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, 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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Franklin Chiropractic Ctr
(615) 829-6955
128 Holiday Ct Suite 107
Franklin, TN
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Johnson Chiropractic Clinic
(615) 355-1022
240 Mayfield Drive Suite 108
Smyrna, TN
Specialties
Chiropractors

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Beel Chiropractic Center Inc
(615) 355-6186
311 Enon Springs Road East
Smyrna, TN
Specialties
Chiropractors

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James D. Stucki
(615) 771-7720
342 Cool Springs Boulevard Suite 100
Franklin, TN
Company
Elite Chiropractic & Wellness of Cool Springs
Office Information
Proudly serving the Franklin area.
Office hours: M/T/W 8:00-12:00, 2:30-6:00
Proudly serving the Nashville area over 18 years.
Most insurance and credit cards accepted.
Office hours: M/T/W 8:30-1:00 & 3:00-6:00
TH 3:00-6:00
F 8:30-1:00
S 9:00-12:00

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Peter J. Hinz
(615) 503-9900
3252 Aspen Grove Ste #12
Franklin, TN
Company
Hinz Family Chiropractic
Office Information
Proudly Serving My Community

Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 9:00 to 1:00 & 3:00 to 6:00
Fri. 9:00 to 1:00

We Work With Most Insurances
Major Credit Cards Welcomed


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Ramin Saeedpour
(615) 383-1246
2416 21st Ave. South, Suite 101
Nashville, TN
Company
Dunn Chiropractic Clinic
Office Information
Our website will tell it all, please check us out at WWW.dunnwithpain.com.

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Bailey Chiropractic Office
(615) 355-1859
107 Jefferson Street
Smyrna, TN
Specialties
Chiropractors

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Cheatham Gail R DC Chiropractic
(615) 459-0100
102 Maple Street
Smyrna, TN
Specialties
Chiropractors

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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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