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Dr. Heather White understands that each individual is unique and has different lifestyles, health goals and challenges. That is why our health and wellness programs are customized to offer each of our patients a specialized approach to the treatment of their body. Dr. Heather White is proud to provide a high level of patient care, chiropractic experience, and commitment to the health and wellness of her patients.
Dr. Heather White received her Doctor of Chiropractic at Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2005. There she graduated summa cum laude as valedictorian of her class. She also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiology through the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she focused her studies on developmental neurobiology and health sciences. Heather’s specialty is in sports performance and rehabilitation, along with family chiropractic care. She began her practice in Westlake Village at Body Logic Sports Therapy in 2005 treating athletes and children from all ages. While practicing in California she also served as the team chiropractor for Victory Gymnastics and co-doctor for Transcend Triathlon Club. In 2009 she moved to Denver, Colorado and began practicing at Lone Tree Chiropractic. In August of 2014, Dr. Heather decided to move back to Sunny California and has set her roots in Agoura Hills.
In addition to chiropractic care, our individualized wellness plans include services and treatments to help optimize physical, mental, and emotional health. Below is a list of those treatments and services we provide.
Our digestive system plays a huge part in our overall health. It breaks down the food we eat and absorbs the nutrients, allowing our bodies to grow and repair. Our digestive system also plays a huge part in our immune system, for it is lined with millions of microbes, what we call "friendly bacteria", which help to combat harmful things that we ingest with our meals. Gastro-intestinal (GI) health, or gut health, is essential to our health and well-being.
So, what is it that makes our digestive system work properly? It's our nervous system. There's a part of our nervous system called the AUTONOMIC nervous system. This system controls things like our heart rate, temperature control, breathing, and of course, our digestive tract. If you think about it, all these systems are controlled by the parts of our brain that we are not consciously aware of. Yet, our body knows exactly what to do after we have that wonderful meal. Our nervous system tells it to secrete enzymes to break down the food. It allows for the nutrients to be absorbed. It stimulates the smooth muscle to push the food content through the intestinal tract and eventually be eliminated as waste. These are all critical functions of our body that we don't even have to think about, and it's all controlled by our nervous system.
Things like bad posture, injuries to our spine, stress, and ergonomic issues can create problems with our nervous system. Very often, misalignment of our spine can put an abnormal stress on our nervous system. We call this condition a SUBLUXATION. If the spine is subluxated, it can alter the very same nerves that go to our digestive tract, causing a disruption in our gut.
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A: Dr. Heather White specializes in neuromuscular disorders and how they impact our physical and mental health. We believe the human body can heal itself with help from chiropractic treatments, such as spinal manipulation and spinal decompression. Despite common misconceptions, chiropractors are not trained to reject Western medicine. Instead, we have techniques that complement the treatment plans recommended by primary care physicians and other medical providers.
A: We'll let you know! We perform a thorough evaluation before recommending treatment. This evaluation may include a physical examination, X-rays, CT scan, or MRI. With your consent, we may also contact your other medical providers for information about your health. This helps us work together to provide complementary treatment, increasing your chances of recovery or pain management.
A: Dr. Heather White is conveniently located right off the freeway in Agoura Hills at 28632 Roadside Drive, Suite 152 Agoura Hills, CA 91301
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Monday - Friday: 7am - 6pm
Saturday: By Appointment
28632 Roadside Drive, Suite 152 Agoura Hills, CA 91301