Welcome to the Lubbock Chiropractic Blog

Welcome to the first installment of what I hope becomes a place to get information about Chiropractic, health and wellness. The Chiropractic profession has been at fault for not educating patients about the science and art of Chiropractic. Thus, we have the “believers” and “non-believers” camps instead of the informed and mis-informed. Chiropractic isn’t a belief system. Much like gravity, it doesn’t care whether you believe or not, it simply works. And, like anything, it only takes a few bad apples to spoil the bunch. My goal is to give people an understanding about what Chiropractic is, but, more importantly, what we can treat safely and effectively.

The first thing I want to get straight is: yes, we are doctors. My doctoral degree is accredited by the same association that accredits the other schools in the region including Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University, and University of Texas. I earned that degree with hundreds of hours of classwork. My professors were PhD’s, MD’s, DC’s, and even a DDS, and a DVM. Attached is a link of course hours of an MD and a DC. http://healthandwellnesspdx.com/Articles/How%20well%20educated%20is%20your%20chiropractor.pdf

So, that being settled, I won’t reference again the validity of my credentials. I do acknowledge the sad fact that people rarely “try a Chiropractor” but rather “try Chiropractic.” When a patient sees a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) and has a bad experience, statistics show that they rarely will try a different DC. They’ve determined in their head that “Chiropractic” isn’t going to “work” for them. Everyone has had a bad haircut or gotten a bad steak but that doesn’t keep them from trying a different stylist or a different restaurant. Why is that the status quo for the Chiropractic profession? My only guess is lack of education by the Chiropractic community. My words of advice for a potential patient is to ask around. Find out where people are going. Ask for a consultation. Meet with the Doctor. We’re all different. We’re trained the same just like cosmetologists are trained the same but each doctor has his or her own style. I encourage you to look for the fit for you. And, if you haven’t had a good experience, look elsewhere. There is a DC right for you and your family.


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Dr. Helton is a unique Lubbock chiropractor who specializes in difficult cases that have not responded to other care. All treatment plans are highly individualized based on your specific history, needs and goals.

Areas We Serve

We are located in Lubbock and serve the communities that reside in zip codes 79424, 79423, 79336, 79414 and 79407. However, we see patients from a large radius around Levelland, Lubbock, Slaton, and Brownfield because of the unique, customized treatment options we offer.


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  1. Great pictures and Logo. Like to see more!