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Dr. Daniel L. Coflin, D.C

Chiropractor

Dr. Daniel Coflin is a Chiropractor practicing in Concord, CA. Dr. Coflin specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Coflin seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
20 years Experience
Dr. Daniel L. Coflin, D.C
  • Concord, CA
  • Life Chiropractic College West
  • Accepting new patients

Is chiropractic neck manipulation safe?

Yes, it's safe. In fact, if you look at it from an insurance standpoint, our malpractice insurance is very low, like 1800 a year to see 5000 appointments. Opposed to being put READ MORE
Yes, it's safe. In fact, if you look at it from an insurance standpoint, our malpractice insurance is very low, like 1800 a year to see 5000 appointments. Opposed to being put under for surgery would be 10-30k per month.

What chiropractic adjustments are effective for neck pain?

Spinal manipulative therapy, in other words very specific gentle manual adjustments done by hand or instrument.

What is the difference between a physical therapist and a chiropractor?

P.T. Is great for rehab of muscles and soft tissues. Chiropractic is great rehab for improving the joint health with very specific adjustments.

Is a chiropractic consultation needed?

A consultation is a perfect approach, it's a brief appt. and you will know right away if chiropractic is right for you.

How often should my daughter go to the chiropractor?

Depending on the extent of her injury. If it’s a soft tissue injury involving muscle, only then 3-6 weeks. If there is ligament damage or joint capsule damage, then expect longer READ MORE
Depending on the extent of her injury. If it’s a soft tissue injury involving muscle, only then 3-6 weeks. If there is ligament damage or joint capsule damage, then expect longer than 12 weeks.

Should I see a chiropractor for chronic back pain?

Yes, indeed! It’s a great way to be helped naturally to remove the pressure of the nerves that may be irritated.

When should I see a chiropractor for back pain?

Yes, you should 100%! One year is a long time; if it would have resolved, it would’ve happened within a few weeks.

Can I go on a treadmill or go cycling with back pain?

Depends on what the problem is. Pain is a warning signal, good to listen to it. Medication may only mask the problem and add to the risk of a more serious injury.

How to fix bad posture?

Great to start with awareness so good start! There are some exercises to retrain our posture. Simple to do each morning as you start the day.

After healing from a sprain, why do I still feel pressure in my ankle?

Your feet are shock absorbers and can take about 15 times your body weight. So, when you injure them, they still have to provide the weight bearing as you heal.

Do chiropractic adjustments help with chronic lower back pain?

Chiropractic adjustments can improve joint health and slow or stop arthritis dead in its tracks.

What can be the cause of my lower back pain?

You most likely have irritated the nerves that exit the spine in your lower back.

Can a chiropractor fix a bulging disc?

Yes, you should get checked by a chiropractor to see what your options are.

Could posture cause lower back pain in children?

I see this happening across the board! With kids and technology, I fear we are going to see increased spinal problems like never before. See your local chiropractor and get tips READ MORE
I see this happening across the board! With kids and technology, I fear we are going to see increased spinal problems like never before. See your local chiropractor and get tips on retraining his posture it is a critical time, especially as he is still growing.

What is the difference between an osteopathic physician and chiropractor?

Osteopath works closer with M.D. and is more likely to integrate pain meds and physical therapy.

Can I work out after a chiropractic adjustment?

In general, it’s okay to work out after your adjustment. There are a lot of different types of workouts and, depending how bad your pain is, I would ask your chiropractor on your READ MORE
In general, it’s okay to work out after your adjustment. There are a lot of different types of workouts and, depending how bad your pain is, I would ask your chiropractor on your next visit to get a more specific answer.

Does scoliosis correct itself?

It won’t correct itself. There can be different types of scoliosis and some are mild cases and some can be extreme. It’s important to measure the degree of it with an X-ray.

How can I treat my leg pain that occurs when I walk?

You can meet with a chiropractor to determine the root cause of your leg pain. It could very well be a compressed nerve in your lower back.