Family Chiropractic

The youngest and oldest members of your family can benefit from chiropractic care. Each one may have different needs, but at McDowell Family Chiropractic, serving La Mesa, CA, and the nearby region, Dr. Gary McDowell can create a plan for anyone, no matter how young or old. 

General Information 

Whether you have a child who'd like to improve their sports performance or you want to heal from an injury or are dealing with pregnancy pain, our chiropractor can help. We assist those in their golden years to stay active, pain-free, and as active as possible. If you're middle-aged and looking to improve your performance or ward off problems in the future, our family chiropractic practice is the place for you. 

We offer a range of services to assist every member of a family recover from an injury, prevent problems in the future, and just live the best life possible with as little pain as possible. 

Conditions We Treat 

At our family chiropractic office in La Mesa, CA, our practitioner can help pregnant women have less back pain and other uncomfortable musculoskeletal problems, whether she's in her first, second, or third trimester. 

We help people who sustain an injury such as any of the following:

  • Whiplash
  • Herniated disc
  • Tendinitis
  • Sprain
  • Strain
  • Bursitis

Besides injuries from misuse or overuse, our practitioner can also help those who suffer from chronic conditions, like:

  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Recurring headaches or migraines

Why Choose a Family Chiropractic Specialist 

For one, we can be a convenient one-stop-shop for all your family's musculoskeletal needs. As a result, you won't have to worry about juggling appointments with various practitioners at different locations. 

Additionally, a family practitioner will grow with you. Whether you're a teen looking to improve your soccer game or a senior battling arthritis, our practitioner can help. Our chiropractor understands how the body changes through different stages of life. Therefore, there's no need to find new practitioners as you age when you opt for a family chiropractic practice. 

Since a family chiropractor deals with people of various ages, health conditions, etc., you can feel confident knowing you have a skilled professional who knows just what you're going through and the best course of action for your specific needs. 

At McDowell Family Chiropractic, serving La Mesa, CA, and the general vicinity, our Dr. McDowell is a family chiropractic specialist who deals with people from all walks of life every day. You can feel comfortable knowing you don't have to change practitioners because ours will be there for you during every stage of your life. 

Book an appointment with our practitioner for you, your child, or your significant other by calling 619-670-7700. 

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Our Location

8300 University Avenue | La Mesa, CA 91942

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9:00 am-12:00 pm

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