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We found 67 chiropractors who accept Blue Shield near Torrance, CA.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
23133 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 108
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Michael Roquemore's area of specialization is chiropractic. Dr. Roquemore's clinical interests include activator methods, craniosacral therapy, and trigger point therapy. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chiropractic Adjustment, Anesthesia, Craniosacral Therapy, Trigger Point ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Chiropractic
2410 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Marc Weiss is a chiropractor in Torrance, CA. His areas of expertise include the following: activator methods and allergies. He takes Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Activator Methods, Allergies

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Specializes in Chiropractic
923 S Catalina Avenue; Suite B
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Kari Hawkins' specialty is chiropractic. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
23440 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 230
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Roger West specializes in chiropractic and practices in Torrance, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. West include holistic approaches, general care, and laser treatment. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Most Insurance Plans, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Clinical interests: General Care, Laser Treatment, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Holistic Approaches, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Chiropractic
4511 Calle Mayor
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Roy Hughes specializes in chiropractic. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hughes takes.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
21127 Hawthorne Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Carol Hong is an acupuncturist and chiropractor in Torrance, CA. She accepts Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
803 Figueroa Street
Wilmington, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Collins is a chiropractor in Wilmington, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Collins accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
441 E Carson Street; Suite K
Carson, CA
 

Dr. John Nicola specializes in chiropractic. He honors Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
950 Aviation Boulevard; #k
Hermosa Beach, CA
 

Dr. Derek Levy specializes in chiropractic and practices in Hermosa Beach, CA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Levy accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
2049 Pacific Coast Highway; Suite 101
Lomita, CA
 

Dr. David Pommerenck specializes in chiropractic. He accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
4719 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Vicken Bedikian's area of specialization is chiropractic. Dr. Bedikian's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
17625 Crenshaw Boulevard; Suite 101
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Cliff Ikeda works as a chiropractor in Torrance, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ikeda accepts.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
1919 S Catalina Avenue
Redondo Beach, CA
 

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

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Specializes in Chiropractic
2512 Artesia Boulevard; Suite 230
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ray Pendergraft is a chiropractor in Redondo Beach, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Pendergraft average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
414 Torrance Boulevard
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Dennis Wild is a chiropractor in Redondo Beach, CA. Patients rated Dr. Wild highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Chiropractic
4719 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Sevag Bedikian works as a chiropractor. Dr. Bedikian is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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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.