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We found 10 chiropractors who accept Anthem near Pismo Beach, CA.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
1054 E Grand Avenue; Suite C
Arroyo Grande, CA
 

Dr. Patricia Hardy works as a chiropractor in Arroyo Grande, CA. She accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
411 Traffic Way; Suite F
Arroyo Grande, CA
 

Dr. William Baird practices chiropractic. Patient ratings for Dr. Baird average 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, Anthem, and more.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
207 S Halcyon Road
Arroyo Grande, CA
 

Dr. John Quinn specializes in chiropractic. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
1251 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Peterson specializes in chiropractic and practices in Pismo Beach, CA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Peterson accepts Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
81-480 Avenue; 46. Suite 102
Indio, CA
 

Dr. Marco Cazares practices chiropractic. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
260 S Halcyon Road
Arroyo Grande, CA
 

Dr. Paul Wolf is a chiropractor. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wolf accepts.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
881 Oak Park Boulevard
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Pilloud works as a chiropractor. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
130 S Halcyon Road; # B
Arroyo Grande, CA
 

Dr. John Ruda specializes in chiropractic. Dr. Ruda's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
1057 E Grand Avenue
Arroyo Grande, CA
 

Dr. Shahrouz Eman's area of specialization is chiropractic. Dr. Eman accepts the following insurance: Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
500 Cypress Street; #17
Pismo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Edward Riffel works as a chiropractor in Pismo Beach, CA. He accepts Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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What is Chiropractic?

A chiropractor is a licensed healthcare professional that focuses on restricted movement or inflammation in the joints of the musculoskeletal system that may be putting pressure on the spinal column and nerves. These impingements, as they are known, are thought to affect the health of the entire body. Chiropractors use non-invasive techniques to adjust the restricted joints with the goal of reducing pain and increasing mobility. Chiropractic is generally categorized as alternative or complementary medicine.

Patients may see a chiropractor for any variety of complaint, but most commonly, they seek treatment for back pain, neck pain, headaches, or joint issues. Chiropractors are specially trained to examine the joints, bones, and muscles of the body and to notice misalignment, tenderness, or asymmetry. They also check their patients for range of motion, stability, and muscle tone. Chiropractors are trained in using imaging (such as xrays) and orthopedic or neurologic testing to gain a good understanding of the problems affecting their patients.

When joints have become restricted in their ability to move by injury or inflammation, a chiropractor may perform what is called an adjustment to try and restore motion. When applied to the vertebrae of the spine, this technique is called spinal manipulation. It involves the application of a small amount of force directly to the joint, either by hand or with chiropractic tools (such as a spring-loaded activator). This allows the joint to begin moving freely again, frees up nerve tissues that may have been caught by an inflamed joint, and increases blood flow, all of which encourage healing. When it comes to the spine specifically, the belief is that restoring its structural integrity reduces pressure on surrounding neurological tissues of the spinal column and nerve branches, which reduces pain and improves health.

Chiropractic is one of the fastest growing health specialties in the United States. It can often treat problems with pain and joint mobility effectively, without the use of surgery or medications. Because of this, it continues to gain in popularity.