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High Desert Chiropractic and Wellness

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Dr. Karen A. Genter and Dr. Jennifer Escarcega
High Desert Chiropractic and Wellness
5310 Homestead Road NE, Suite 202 A
(One street south of Montgomery off San Mateo)
Albuquerque, NM  87110
(505) 292-2226
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High Desert Chiropractic and Wellness treats the body, mind, and spirit. We believe in treating each patient with a comprehensive strategy involving physical adjustments, physiotherapy, education, nutritional support, and wellness planning.  Our balance of holistic treatment and sound medical knowledge ensure that you are in good hands.

We are proud to offer the following services:

  • Chiropractic Adjustments
  • Nutrition and Exercise Counseling
  • Wellness Planning
  • Physical Therapy
  • Massage Therapy  

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a natural method of health care that treats the causes of physical problems rather than just the symptoms.  Chiropractic is based on a simple but powerful premise:  With a normally functioning spine and nervous system and a healthy lifestyle, the body is better able to cope with the stresses of daily living (emotional, physical, chemical, environmental) and heal itself.  That's because the spinal cord, which is protected by the bones of the spine, is the main pathway of the nervous system.  The nervous system controls every function throughout the body.  If there is a subluxation (a bone out of place or stuck in place) it will put pressure on the spinal nerves, and whatever that nerve is going to (heart, stomach, muscles, etc.) won't be able to function properly.

Why Are Spinal Checkups Important?

Just like you maintain your car by getting regular oil changes, your body needs periodic checkups too.  Even if you don't have back pain, having regular spinal checkups is one of the best ways to help prevent problems from occurring.  Chiropractic can help you and your family manage or prevent spinal problems and maintain healthier lives.