Dr. Jerry Schaeffer owner of Hilltown Family Chiropractic, Chalfont, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA. His passion for helping and healing people began in high school while running in cross county. He started suffered from frequent migraines. His parents took him to their chiropractor. After his very very first adjustment, he walked out feeling pain-free for the first time in a long while and said to Mom and Dad, "I'm going to be a chiropractor!" Graduating from Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic in 1983. With over 36 years of experience, Dr. Jerry Schaeffer has been treating residents of Pennsylvania's Bucks & Montgomery county's with a variety of chiropractic needs. He opened his first practice in Willow Grove PA. A year after that he opened another facility in Colmar, PA.
Education and Training
PENN COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC D.C. 1983
Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic Medicine, Levittown, Pa dc 1983
Dr. Gerald J Schaeffer D.C.'s Expert Contributions
Visiting a chiropractor isn’t nearly as “alternative” as it used to be, and for good reason. Chiropractic treatment has been proven time and again to be an effective, non-surgical solution to scores of health issues. Chiropractors are spinal experts and since your spine is the nerve center of...
Sciatica is a condition that is often misdiagnosed and attributed to any intense lower back pain. Any pain in the lower back that limits your movement or stops you from enjoying life requires attention, but not all lower back pain is sciatic pain. This type of pain is unique and while it can be...
It’s easy to imagine someone hobbling into a chiropractor’s office, barely able to walk because they “threw their back out”. While this is accurate, it is hardly the only reason to receive chiropractic treatment. In fact, everyone should make the time to see a Chalfont chiropractor.Removes...
In recent years there has been a growing trend and awareness toward health. It seems that this resurgence has brought a multiplicity of ideas concerning health, and also a great deal of confusion. One of the concepts prevalent among young people is that as long as they exercise regularly and eat a...
The Keyboard of Health: The Human Spine in Chalfont...
Chiropractors are capable of treating all types of injuries and more importantly, they recognize and respect the unique situation that each case presents. Chiropractors recognize that car accident injuries may result in symptoms suffered weeks (or even months) after your accident, and that work...
Answer me this, which athletes never get hamstring pulls? Yeah, yeah, yeah. I have heard the arm wrestlers answer! Okay then let me rephrase, what running sport rarely gets hamstring pulls?First, can you picture an Olympic sprinter's thigh muscles? Looks like something out of an Anatomy textbook...
“How did this problem happen?” It’s a common question. Maybe the most common question asked after a doctor’s report. From where did this seemingly out-of-the-blue problem arise? Like a Big Cat, pain springs from out of nowhere. Pain strikes hard and fast, dizzying and blinding its victim....
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Owner Hilltown Family Chiropractic 1983 - 2018
- owner HilltownFamily Chiropractic 1983 - 2019
- Owner HilltownFamily Chiropractic 1983 - 2017
- Motion Palpation Analysis
- Adjustments & Manipulations
- Spinal Adjustments & Manipulation
- Electric Muscle Stimulation
- Kinesio Taping Practitioner (cktp®)
Experience & Accolades
- owner1983Hilltown Family ChiropracticPROVIDER
- Abington Memorial Health Center-Warminster Campus ( Warminster, PA )
- Doylestown Hospital ( Doylestown, PA )
- Saint Luke's Quakertown Hospital ( Quakertown, PA )
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