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What Is Chiropractic?

Comprehensive Chiropractic Care

Getting Old and Chiropractic in San Rafael CA             Chiropractic is a form of holistic health care that focuses attention on disorders and ailments of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. They also delve into the effects of these disorders on the human body’s health. Chiropractic care is well known for treating neuromusculoskeletal ailments such as back pain, neck pain, joint pain in the arms and legs, as well as headaches caused by nerve malfunction.

            Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs), or often referred to as Chiropractors and Chiropractic Physicians, practice holistic medicine. Holistic medicine is the practice of healing with a hands on and (most importantly) a drug free approach. When you visit Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. of Egan Family Chiropractic, you should expect an examination, diagnosis, as well as a list of treatment options. One incredible thing that Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. is known for $HIS/HER$ broad diagnostic skills, knowledge and education of therapeutic and rehabilitative exercise and nutrition, and dietary and lifestyle counseling.

            One of most well-known therapeutic and non-evasive procedures performed at Egan Family Chiropractic is a spinal manipulation or “chiropractic adjustment". The main purpose of this non-evasive procedure is to reestablish joint function. Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. performs a chiropractic adjustment by manually applying a controlled amount of force into the joints that are recognized as being restricted in movement, normally caused by a tissue injury. Common tissue injuries are known to be caused by (but not limited to):.

  • Lifting a heavy object improperly
  • Repetitive stress
  • Poor posture

            At Egan Family Chiropractic, Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. will do the spinal manipulation in order to help restore mobility and alleviate pain and muscle tightness, which allows the injury to heal properly. Improperly healed injuries can result in diminished function, chronic pain, and inflammation.

            Chiropractic treatment is the number one holistic approach to healing. If you are in pain, it’s safe to say you should call Egan Family Chiropractic at (415) 785-7131 today!


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Here at Egan Family Chiropractic, we offer variety of chiropractic services some of which are listed bellow,

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Egan Family Chiropractic

Address: 45 Mitchell Blvd., Suite 9
  San Rafael, CA 94903

Telephone: (415) 785-7131
Fax: (415) 785-4517