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Network Chiropractic of Vermont, Chiropractor  in Shelburne
“Dr. Rice took over Network Chiropractic of Vermont in 1997. She has over 25 years experience in the chiropractic profession. Since graduating from school in 1983, Heather has focused much of her practice of chiropractic on family wellness care for infants, children, and adults. Dr. Rice practices the art of chiropractic using Network Spinal Analysis (NSA), known for it's gentle adjustments and profound changes in the quality of life. She is one of the only doctors in Vermont who has achieved the highest level of certification in NSA, keeping her at the leading edge of state-of-the-art chiropractic.
(802) 985-9850
Shelburne, Vermont 05482
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Chiropractic in Chittenden County - is it right for me?
Chittenden County 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 Chittenden County chiropractic care do so for help with back pain, especially lower back pain, neck pain and headache. Spinal adjustment in Chittenden County 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 Chittenden County also incorporate nutritional counseling, exercise or rehabilitation into the treatment plan.
How is a Chiropractor licensed?
The Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) in Chittenden County 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 Chittenden County are qualified as Chiropractors.