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Chiropractors in New Mexico (NM)

Alfred Swedberg, Chiropractor  in Albuquerque
“The focus in my practice has been to alleviate and prevent pain, decrease or eliminate prescription drugs, and avoid surgery whenever possible. I personally have benefited greatly from chiropractic and nutrition, and I love to share the health benefits of both with my patients!
(505) 652-2970
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111
Karen A Genter, Chiropractor  in Albuquerque
“Chiropractic treatment isn't just about aches and pain, it is a way of life. Prevention and maintenance are the keys to health and wellness and chiropractic can get you there. In practice since 1995, Dr. Karen Genter helps in many facets of healthcare through gentle, effective adjustments aimed at "turning your power on" by relieving pressure on nerves that may be hindering you from having optimal health. Dr. Genter specializes in the delicate needs of pregnant women as well as infants and children, but treats everyone from birth through elder years. Most insurance is accepted.
(505) 750-2928
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87112
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Chiropractic in New Mexico (NM) - is it right for me?
New Mexico (NM) 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 New Mexico (NM) chiropractic care do so for help with back pain, especially lower back pain, neck pain and headache. Spinal adjustment in New Mexico (NM) 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 New Mexico (NM) also incorporate nutritional counseling, exercise or rehabilitation into the treatment plan.
How is a Chiropractor licensed?
The Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in New Mexico (NM) 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 New Mexico (NM) are qualified as Chiropractors.