Chiropractor Christopher Erickson D.C.

Discover Life Chiropractic

Welcome to Discover Life Chiropractic located in Edina. Chiropractic is one of the most amazing healthcare professions, but very few people understand what it's all about. This article is here to help you gain a basic understanding of how our Edina chiropractors can help you and your family.

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Chiropractic care is the practice of using spinal alignment to alleviate a wide variety of physical ailments, including muscle strain, neck pain, chronic back pain, and more. This is accomplished by adjusting the position of the spinal column to its proper shape, providing a non-invasive solution for pain relief.

How Can Chiropractic Care Help You?

Many people dismiss chiropractic as being something only for back pain, but chiropractic treatment can be used to treat a wide variety of physical issues, such as migraines and headaches, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and much more.

The History of Chiropractic Care

The word “Chiropractic” is derived from the Greek words “cheir” (hand) and “praktos” (done) combined to mean “done by hand.” It was chosen by the developer of chiropractic care, Daniel David Palmer. In 1895, D.D. Palmer performed a chiropractic adjustment on a partially deaf janitor, Harvey Lillard, who later reported that his hearing had improved due to the change.

D.D. Palmer opened the first chiropractic school two years later, and in the century since, chiropractic professionals have used spinal adjustments to help people prevent and cope with back pain, carpal tunnel, muscle strain, headaches and migraines, and a variety of other physical ailments. Millions of people benefit from the work of Dr. Palmer today.

What Kind of Training Does a Chiropractor Have?

Chiropractic doctors go through a minimum of four years of schooling at a chiropractic college, generally preceded by an undergraduate degree in the basic sciences or several years of experience in a prior relevant health care field.

Students of chiropractic care must spend a minimum of at least 4,200 hours with their teacher, and a minimum of 1,000 hours of fully supervised clinical training with an instructor as they learn the appropriate diagnosis and treatment techniques to help heal your body and restore it to its natural, fully functioning state.

At Discover Life Chiropractic our chiropractic team is ready to meet with you to discuss your needs. We will help to design a program that is right for you. We look forward to meeting you.

Monday8:00am - 11:00am
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday2:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 11:00am
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday8:00am - 11:00am
3:00pm - 7:00pm
SaturdayBy Appointment
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Discover Life Chiropractic
4820 West 77th Street #130
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 426-3554

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“My pulled back healed so much quicker than expected! The relief felt helps me do my job better, be more positive, and continue to be a believer in Chiropractic care."
- Meghann
“I can’t even tell you just how much my life has been changed since I’ve been coming to Dr. Chris! Dr. Chris is divine and has a way unlike I've ever known - I recommend him to all because your life will be impacted in new ways unlike ever before!”
- Elizabeth
“I had tried many things but had not tried chiropractic and had a wonderful first meeting with Dr. Chris. He made me feel welcome and treated me with care in my difficult state. It has now been 8 months since I first came to Discover Life and I feel better physically, mentally, and have had a great experience, overall.”
- Abby
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4820 West 77th Street #130

Edina, MN 55435