Thank you for visiting the website of Bradenton Chiropractor Dr. Ronald K. Gilbert and Gilbert Chiropractic Clinic - a professional Bradenton chiropractic clinic. In practice as well as online, Bradenton Florida 34209 chiropractor Dr. Gilbert strives for excellence through superior patient treatment, education and satisfaction.
Gilbert Chiropractic Clinic
Chiropractor-Derived from the Greek work cheir: by hand & prak ti kos; concerned with action, effective practical. Chiropractors are mostly known for adjusting the spine and other joints to increase function and health. Today, with educations and legal changes, a chiropractor is trained as a primary care physician who can examine, analyze and diagnose medical problems and treat them with manual, mechanical, electrical or natural methods. They are familiar with appropriate specialists and refer to them when necessary. State law governs the procedures a chiropractor can perform and in some states, a chiropractor can deliver babies, perform minor surgeries and prescribe medication!
D.C.: Doctor of Chiropractic- A Professional who received a degree from a four (4) year college of chiropractic. The courses taken include many hours of chiropractic adjusting and most of the subjects covered by a medical school program.
C.C.S.P.: Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician- Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. This is an advanced degree in sports medicine. It qualifies one as a specialist in sports related injuries and problems. Chiropractors help during the Olympics and serve as physicians for professional athletic teams as well as children's sports leagues.
Board Qualified Chiropractic Orthopedist: Dr. Gilbert has a three (3) year advanced education in orthopedics (branch of medicine that deals with injuries, disorders, and diseases of bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints.
Yours in health,