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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

Parkinson's Sufferer Helped with Chiropractic
Parkinson's Sufferer Helped with Chiropractic
A case study published in the research periodical the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research on Dec. 9, 2013, documents a case of a patient suffering from Parkinson's disease (PD) being helped with chiropractic care. According to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation,  Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic . . .
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Weight Limit Recommendation in Backpack Use for School-Aged Children
Weight Limit Recommendation in Backpack Use for School-Aged Children
Backpacks can be a heavy burden for school-aged children, and a literature review of studies of weight limit recommendations was discussed in the March 2014 issue of the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics by Dr. Valérie Lavigne, author, and chiropractor in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. . . .
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Resolution of Pain and Breech Presentation Following Subluxation Based Chiropractic Care
Resolution of Pain and Breech Presentation Following Subluxation Based Chiropractic Care
From the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health on September 30, 2013 comes a case study documenting the correction of a breech pregnancy and the elimination of pain in a pregnant woman undergoing chiropractic care. A pregnancy is considered breech if the fetus is in the head up position in the last . . .
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Surfers Seek Peak Performance with Chiropractic
Surfers Seek Peak Performance with Chiropractic
As we in North America come out of one of the harshest winters in recent times, the Southern Hemisphere is in mid-summer swing. Surfing season is underway in the southern half of the globe. The title above comes from a Feb. 12, 2014, release from the Chiropractic Association of Australia. . . .
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Office Hours

Our office is CLOSED Friday 09/19/2014 and will open with our regular hours on Monday 09/22/2014.
 
Office Hours
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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