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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

Pregnant Women with Low Back Pain Helped with Chiropractic According to Study
Pregnant Women with Low Back Pain Helped with Chiropractic According to Study
Results of a study published on April 1, 2014, in the scientific periodical, the Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, showed that chiropractic helped pregnant woman suffering with lower back pain. The research was conducted in Switzerland, and compiled at the Department of Chiropractic Medicine, Orthopedic . . .
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Reduction in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Following Chiropractic Care
Reduction in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Following Chiropractic Care
Research published in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research on April 23, 2014, document the case of a patient with Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factors of high cholesterol and triglycerides levels being lowered with chiropractic. The study authors begin by noting that two of the commonly . . .
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The Medical Monopoly: Protecting Consumers or Limiting Competition?
The Medical Monopoly: Protecting Consumers or Limiting Competition?
"The Medical Monopoly: Protecting Consumers or Limiting Competition?" is the title of a CATO Institute policy analysis paper issued on December 15, 2014. As the title suggests, the paper reports on how healthcare has been governed by a monopoly which has caused an increase in cost and a drop . . .
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Walking Improved with Chiropractic According to Study
Walking Improved with Chiropractic According to Study
A study published in the June 16, 2014, issue of the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research showed that chiropractic adjustments have a positive effect on walking, and basic lower body balance and biomechanics. This study looked at leg length differences and documented that chiropractic adjustments . . .
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Monday
8:00am - 11:30am
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1:30pm - 4:30pm
 
Tuesday
1:30pm - 5:00pm
 
Wednesday
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1:30pm - 4:30pm
 
Thursday
8:00am - 11:30am
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1:30pm - 5:00pm
 
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Friday
8:00am - 1:30pm

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