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South Burlington Chiropractor Michael Townsend DC at Chiropractic First Family Wellness Center is one of the best chiropractors in the Burlington area specializing in chiropractic care and wellness. Dr. Townsend is a Chiropractor committed to providing pain relief for many symptoms and conditions including low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, headaches, migraines and weight loss so that you can have a higher quality of life. Don’t just take our word for it though; visit our testimonials page to see what our patients have to say.

At our South Burlington Chiropractic office you will receive the best care through the use of modern chiropractic techniques and technology. Dr. Michael Townsend and the staff at Chiropractic First have a genuine concern for your well-being and health! Call us today and we can develop a chiropractic plan specific for you.

We would like to explain how our unique approach works and why we might be able to help you. We believe all health problems have three causes. 

The first cause of health problems is poor nutrition and chemicals in our water, food and air. The US rates 36th in life expectancy but is #1 in obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases. There are 82,000 chemicals that can enter your body weekly. To defend against them your body surrounds them in fat. We help our patients remove these harmful chemicals while improving their nutrition and balancing their biochemistry. 

The second cause of health problems is hormone imbalances from stress. Prolonged stress leads to hormone imbalances related to the stress glands of the body know as the adrenal glands. These glands secrete hormones that control sleep, digestion, weight gain, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, allergies, arthritis, immunity, heart function, fatigue, etc. These glands can be checked and if malfunctioning, they can be repaired through diet and supplements. 

The third cause of health problems is undetected neurological damage from traumas related to their symptoms. We can have falls and accidents that occurred in the past, which can cause undetected and long-lasting damage not just to muscles, but to nerves as well. Nerves control all function in the body, and if they are not working properly, neither will your body. Headaches, shoulder, back or neck pain as well as numbness usually come from undetected nerve damage.

If you are new to our website, please browse around to learn about our practice and to discover the wonders of chiropractic and wellness. Click on the "contact us" link to ask us a question or to send us feedback. You can also use the “find us on Face book” link to join our growing friends list. Use the patient center section to download forms to save time on your first visit.

"The Doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease."
– Thomas Edison 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Health Articles

Babies Exposed to Allergens and Bacteria May Have Less Allergies as Children
Babies Exposed to Allergens and Bacteria May Have Less Allergies as Children
The headline above comes from a June 8, 2014, article in the Science World report. The article is based on research published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology titled The Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma (URECA). This study released on June 6, 2014, found that children with exposure . . .
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Chiropractic Care May Reduce Gym and Fitness-Related Injuries
Chiropractic Care May Reduce Gym and Fitness-Related Injuries
From New Zealand on May 23, 2014, comes the above headline and story in NZDoctor reporting on research conducted at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. The research shows that failure to control or properly activate one's core muscles can lead to injury such as spinal injuries. Chiropractic care . . .
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Improvement in Symptoms of ADHD and Functional Outcomes with Chiropractic
Improvement in Symptoms of ADHD and Functional Outcomes with Chiropractic
A study published in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research on April 27, 2014, documented chiropractic care helping four children with ADHD. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medline Plus website, "Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a problem of not being . . .
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Chronic Shoulder Problems Helped with Chiropractic - A Case Series
Chronic Shoulder Problems Helped with Chiropractic - A Case Series
A case series published on July 31, 2014, in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research documented chiropractic care helping patients with chronic shoulder problems. The authors note how common shoulder problems are accounting for 16% of all musculoskeletal complaints with a yearly incidence . . .
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Office Hours

                                                            HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS:

Monday: 12/22/2014: 8:00am to 11:30 & 1:30pm-5:00pm

Tuesday 12/23/14: 8:00am-11:30 & 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Wednesday 12/24/2014: 8:00am to 3:00pm

Thursday & Friday: CLOSED

Monday
8:00am - 11:30am
&
1:30pm - 4:30pm
 
Tuesday
1:30pm - 5:00pm
 
Wednesday
8:00am - 11:30am
&
1:30pm - 4:30pm
 
Thursday
8:00am - 11:30am
&
1:30pm - 5:00pm
 
By Appointment Only
Friday
8:00am - 1:30pm

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