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Best Chiropractor & Chiropractic Treatment In Pleasanton CA

Our local chiropractors in Pleasanton, Livermore & Dublin, CA and nearby areas provide patient-specific treatment plans that incorporate the use of chiropractic care, physical therapy techniques, at-home exercises, and so much more to provide the most time-efficient and effective plan to treat patients with a variety of conditions.

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At The Pleasant Chiropractor, patients come to see us for a variety of reasons including chronic pain, arthritis, headaches, migraines, lower back pain, sports injuries, and so much more! With over 20 years of chiropractic experience, Dr. Dan Russell and the staff at The Pleasant Chiropractor are here to help! We’re passionate about helping you get relief from chronic pain and maximizing your well-being.
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Spinal Decompression

At The Pleasant Chiropractor, our local chiropractors use a variety of tools and techniques to help our patients obtain the results they are looking for. One of those treatments is Spinal Decompression. Using our state-of-the-art spinal decompression table, we are able to provide our patients with better care and faster recovery.
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Auto Accidents

Our team understands the stress and pain patients are in following personal injury accidents. We analyze, diagnose, and create an individualized treatment plan for whiplash and soft tissue injuries. We do accept cases on a lien, and Med pays auto Ins.

Is chronic pain keeping you from enjoying everyday life?

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Since 2001, Dr. Dan Russell has been helping patients who suffer from chronic pain find the relief they have been longing for. With his cutting-edge chiropractic techniques, The Pleasant Chiropractor can get you back on your feet and help you live your best life!


The Pleasant Chiropractor, a chiropractic clinic in Pleasanton, CA, provides our patient’s relief from a variety of conditions, including arthritis, bursitis, ear infections, fibromyalgia, migraines or chronic headaches, sciatica, scoliosis, upper and lower back pain, neck pain, leg pain, pregnancy pediatric care, decompression therapy, sports injuries, auto accident injuries, fitness & nutritional counseling, motion study x-ray and so much more! Listed below are the three most common issues we treat.

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Neck Pain

Neck pain can happen because of injuries like auto accidents, overuse, or illness. Dr. Dan Russell, the chiropractor at Russell Chiropractic in Pleasanton, CA, is ready to help patients achieve the neck pain relief they need.
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Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common injuries that we treat at The Pleasant Chiropractor. With over 20 years of experience, we create individual treatment plans for our patients that help them get the relief that they need as quickly as possible! Our treatment plans may include chiropractic adjustments, decompression therapy, physical therapy, and more.
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Sciatica is pain that runs down the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower back and runs down both legs to your feet. Sciatica is normally caused by abnormal pressure placed on the sciatic nerve in the lower back. This can happen after a fall injury, car accident, or any type of injury for that matter.

Meet Dr. Dan

Dr. Dan earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in 2001. After graduating, Dr. Dan was a private practice chiropractor in the Beverly Hills and Hollywood area for around 7 years. His desire to live in a closely-knit, family-like community led him to relocate to Northern California. Dr. Dan has a passion for both the Pleasanton, CA area and all of its residents. Patients who suffer from injury, chronic pain, or other wellness concerns can call to request a consultation with Dr. Dan today!

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What Our Patients are Saying

What Our Patients are Saying

Dan is great at putting my body back into alignment. Not only does he do a great job on my low back but has been able to fix things with my legs, shoulders, and arms. Great guy as well that listens and makes sure he is addressing all my aches and pains!

– Jason Jones

Dr Russell is very professional and has years of experience in his chiropractic field. He is very friendly and accommodating to your needs. I’ve been going to him for about a year now and happy I made the choice to do so.

– Don Russ

I have gone to different chiropractic care facilities in the past and this place is by far the best! Dr. Russell has helped me with my shoulder, neck, and spine faster and more effective then any other place I have been too. He’s highly professional and his place is very clean. No need for me to look any further. I am very thankful I have found this place!

– Sofi K

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can chiropractic care help with headaches?
The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system, which is the only system that is directly protected by bones. The spine is made up of these bones. When certain bones in the neck are out of alignment and unable to move properly, they can put a strain on the nervous system and surrounding muscles, causing headaches. Regardless of the type of headache (tension vs. migraine) or the cause, chiropractic care can be an effective and non-invasive approach to preventing and relieving headaches (stress vs. posture).

It’s critical to have a chiropractic examination to determine the best course of action for reducing the frequency of these headaches and eliminating them completely.

Why am I getting headaches after an auto accident?
A person’s neck is forcibly “whipped” back and forth and side to side during the impact of an auto accident, far beyond its normal range of motion. Whiplash injuries can affect the muscles and tissues of the back and neck as a result. Back and neck pain can cause stiffness right away, or it can take days, weeks, or months to manifest. Even if you are not experiencing neck or back pain, it is critical to treat whiplash right away.

Headaches and migraines are common symptoms of whiplash injuries or any other type of motor vehicle accident. When specific vertebrae in the neck are restricted and out of position as a result of an accident, headaches can develop. Neck muscles that have been strained can cause pain to radiate to the head. Headaches and migraines can be caused by any type of head injury or trauma. If you are suffering from headaches as a result of an auto accident, you should seek treatment as soon as possible to avoid the pain becoming permanent.

At The Pleasant Chiropractor, we specialize in treating whiplash injuries so you can return to your normal life.

Can Chiropractic Care Help with My Neck Pain?
Both acute and chronic neck pain has been shown to benefit from chiropractic treatment. Acute neck pain is characterized by a sharp pain in the neck and the inability to turn your head. Poor posture and sedentary work, such as sitting at a desk and working on a computer for 8 hours a day, can also cause chronic neck pain. This type of pain is typically described as a dull, aching discomfort that is accompanied by stiffness. Specific vertebrae in the neck and upper back may be problematic, resulting in neck pain, whether due to poor posture or sedentary work. Muscles, ligaments, and tendons support our spine, and they can all form scar tissue, complicating the healing process. Chiropractic adjustments are designed to help keep joints in good working order, reduce stiffness, pain, muscle tension, and improve function.

The majority of patients do not want to simply take medication to mask their pain. Unfortunately, most doctors only provide that. We treat neck pain at The Pleasant Chiropractor with advanced techniques that focus on improving nervous and musculoskeletal system function. This is the most effective method for reducing pain and resuming normal function.

Why do I get neck pain following an auto accident?

Whiplash injuries occur when the head or neck is suddenly forced in any direction, resulting in a rebound in the opposite direction. The neck and head’s surrounding and supporting tissues will be affected. As a result, the surrounding muscles tighten, contract, and fatigue more rapidly, causing pain and stiffness. Whiplash is most commonly caused by car accidents.

After an auto accident, a proper evaluation is necessary to determine how you can feel better without the use of medication, which is designed to mask the pain rather than treat the cause of the pain. At The Pleasant Chiropractor, we specialize in assisting people who have been injured in an automobile accident.

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