Excellent care for infants through adult
Schmidt Chiropractic
1701 Bethlehem Pike Flourtown, PA 19031 US
Phone: 215-233-2276 Website: www.schmidt-chiropractic.com
Schmidt Chiropractic
Schmidt Chiropractic
1701 Bethlehem Pike Flourtown, PA 19031 US
Phone: 215-233-2276 Website: www.schmidt-chiropractic.com
1701 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA 19031. Phone 215-233-2276
We will be closed on Thanksgiving. We will be open on Friday 11/24, day after Thanksgiving from 10 to 12 only.
 Schmidt Chiropractic opened in Flourtown June of 1985 
on Sunnybrook Road and move to the corner of Bethlehem Pike
and Mill Road in 2004. There are two chiropractors in the office, Dr
Lynn Schmidt and Dr Scott Schmidt.  They both attended Palmer
Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa.  They have four children
and they all have been under chiropractic care since birth. 

At Schmidt Chiropractic we help people with low back pain, neck pain, mid back pain, arm pain, head ache and sciatica. We serve the area of Flourtown, Erdenheim, Oreland, Ft Washington, Plymouth meeting Lafayette hill and surrounding areas.

Chiropractic is the fastest growing natural health care profession 
in the world. It was discovered in 1895 in Davenport, Iowa, U.S.A.
D.C.'s (Doctors of Chiropractic) specialize in locating and
correcting a serious condition known as Vertebral Subluxation. A vertebral Subluxation is a misalignment of one or more of the twenty four moveable bones of the spine. They are commonly caused by stresses and impacts to the body from poor posture, poor sleeping habits, slips and falls, vehicular accidents, sports impacts, strenuous exercise, work injuries, childhood falls, even the birth process. Subluxations cause dangerous stress to the spinal chord and the delicate spinal nerves which exit the spine between the spinal bones. This causes irritation to the nerves and interferes with their ability to function properly. This nerve interference causes the body to lose it's ability to function optimally and ill health eventually results. Though serious even in their early stages, subluxations are often not painful.

It may be obvious that you need to see a Chiropractor if you are experiencing neck pain, back pain, hip pain, headaches, numbness or curvature of the spine. However, many people don't realize that chiropractic care has an excellent record of success helping many health conditions. Maintaining a healthy and well-aligned spine is extremely important and is the most often overlooked key to staying healthy.

Chiropractic treatments called spinal adjustments are comfortable, safe, and highly effective. People of all ages can receive chiropractic care to stay healthy, including infants and the elderly. Years of training, education, and experience enable your Chiropractor to determine if chiropractic care can benefit for you and your family. Chiropractors are highly educated, caring professionals sensitive to the natural health care needs of your family. 


What Is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is based on the scientific fact that your body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism. These important functions are controlled by the brain, spinal cord, and all the nerves of the body.

The skull protects the delicate tissues of the brain. The moving bones of the spine protect the vulnerable communication pathways of the spinal cord and nerve roots. If the nervous system is impaired, it can cause malfunction of the tissues and organs throughout the body. Doctors call this the Vertebral Subluxation Complex. Vertebral, meaning the bones of the spine. Subluxation, meaning less than a total dislocation. And Complex, meaning consisting of more than one part.

Chiropractic is the science of locating offending spinal structures, the art of reducing their impact to the nervous system, and the philosophy of all things natural

How Does Chiropractic Work?

Chiropractic works by restoring your own inborn ability to be healthy. When under the proper control of your nervous system, all the cells, tissues, and organs of your body are designed to resist disease and ill health. The chiropractic approach to better health is to locate and help remove interferences to your natural state of being healthy.

A common interference to the nervous system is the 24 moving bones of the spinal column. A loss of normal motion or position of these bones can irritate or impair the function of the nervous system. This can disrupt the transmission of controlling nerve impulses.

With improved spinal function there is often improved nervous system function. Your chiropractor can help remove interferences that may be impairing normal health/life expression.

Since the primary focus of your care is improved nervous system function, chiropractic can have a positive effect on many health conditions not normally thought of as "back" problems



Are all practice members adjusted the same way?
The doctor evaluates each practice member's unique spinal biomechanics and develops an individual course of care. The resulting recommendations are based upon years of training and experience.

Practice members notice that their chiropractic care is delivered with confidence and precision. Each visit builds on the one before. And while visits may seem similar, each practice member's care is uniquely different from every other practice member.


What can I expect after an adjustment?
What you can expect from your adjustment is a feeling of peace and relaxation that can last from a day to a week. Practice member's often comment that they experience a better night's sleep and increased energy.

Some practice member's may feel discomfort after their first adjustment, ranging from a headache to just general fatigue. In almost every case, this feeling goes away within the next couple adjustments.

This discomfort is often due to a detoxification of the body after adjustments. As poisons leave the system, they could create a headache or slight head cold, even a slight fever and a feeling of lethargy.

These symptoms of detoxification generally last no more than a day or two, and then you should see steady improvement.





Why Do Children Need Chiropractic Care?
Since significant spinal trauma can occur at birth, many parents have their newborns checked for the Vertebral Subluxation Complex.

Later, learning to walk, ride a bicycle, poor nutrition, and other childhood activities can cause problems. While a bandage and some comforting words can help a skinned knee, the unseen damage to the child's spine and nerve system is the unique domain of a chiropractor.

Many childhood health complaints that are brushed off as "growing pains" can often be traced to the spine. Regular chiropractic checkups can identify these problems and help avoid many of the health complaints seen later in adults.

Naturally, chiropractic adjusting procedures are modified to a child's spine. Most parents report that their children enjoy their chiropractic adjustments and seem healthier than other children. 
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Am I Too Old For Chiropractic Care?
No way! Yes, it is ideal to be checked at birth, but it's never too late. More and more people are consulting chiropractors, especially in their later years.

Restoring nerve system function can help improve mobility, vitality, endurance, and appetite. Many practice members report improvement with arthritic symptoms and other chronic ailments often associated with the aging process.

The adjusting technique used by your doctor will be modified for maximum comfort and results.

As we get older and wiser, the simplicity and effectiveness of chiropractic care becomes more and more obvious
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