Enhanced Chiropractic - April D. Goebel, D.C., C.C.T.
BREAST THERMOGRAPHY $198 (Regularly $232)
 
April D. Goebel, D.C. Enhanced Chiropractic photo
As a Southern California native, Dr. Goebel understands the stresses of living in Los Angeles.
As you hustle to get to work,
sit endlessly on freeways, and strive to have a moment of rest and relaxation, only to start over again the next day, she is there for you. Your caring chiropractor.
Her goal is to educate you on what is going on with your body and give you options for natural relief and healing. She can help you with your nutritional, exercise, and lifestyle choices that will foster the best health your body can attain.
 
Are you prepared for the reality that you could live longer than anyone else in your family?  How old is your oldest grandparent or parent?  If you would like to be in better health and be more active as "you" age, you owe it to yourself and your family to start preparing now.  If you are already on track, "Excellent!" 
 
The doctor is available to help you at whatever your level of health .  She will help you get on track and keep you moving as you challenge yourself to be healthier in the great years to come.
 
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Dr. Goebel treats men, women and families.  She actively collaborates with her patients to promote partnerships devoted to their optimum heath and well being.  Dr. Goebel listens to her patients, applies her knowledge and experience, diagnoses problems, and works with her patients to develop realistic plans for improving their health. Health issues she commonly works with include:
 
Wellness Care/Health                   
Reducing Needs for Medication
Neck Pain                                        
Low Back Pain                       
Headaches                                     
Sciatica                          
Shoulder Pain                                
Whiplash                                
Pinched Nerves                             
Natural Hormone Balancing 
Breast Health                                 
The need for Orthotics                  
 
While Dr. Goebel appreciates the use of conventional medicine when appropriately prescribed she has found that all too often medications are offered to patients before sorting out what the underlying problem is. Often, many health issues can be resolved by the use of more natural and less harmful methods.  Dr. Goebel can help you weigh your options so that you can make the best choices regarding your health concerns.
     
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    Doctorate of Chiropractic
    Education and Credentials-
    A chiropractor has the initials DC after his or her name. This stands for Doctor of Chiropractic The educational requirements for Doctors of Chiropractic are similar to that of Medical Doctors (MDs) and generally include 4 years of undergraduate study, (usually pre-med) and 4-5 additional years of advanced study in the following areas:
     
    • Pharmacology
    • Orthopedics
    • Basic sciences
    • Radiology
    • Gross anatomy
    • Nutrition
    • Physiology
    • Diagnosis
    • Neurology
    • Internal medicine
    • Biomechanics
    • Chiropractic techniques
    • Rehabilitation
    • Internship
     
    Currently, there are 18 Colleges of Chiropractic in the United States accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education, a national organization recognized by the Department of Education as the authority on the quality of training offered by chiropractic colleges. The first 2 years of chiropractic and medical school study are very similar. In fact, many chiropractic colleges rotate interns through hospital rounds with medical students. The main differences occur in the third or fourth years of study when medical schools emphasize drugs and surgery while chiropractic study emphasizes biomechanics, radiology, adjustments, and natural medicine.
     
    Licensure-
    Doctors of Chiropractic are licensed in all 50 states. State licensing boards regulate the practice of chiropractic and grants licenses to chiropractors who meet certain educational and examination requirements including:
     
    • Completion of a 4 or 5 year chiropractic college course of study at an accredited program leading to the Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
    • Satisfactory completion of the clinical competency examination of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) as well as separate state board exams.
    • Yearly completion of continuing education courses or programs offered by chiropractic associations.