Universal Chiropractic            Dr. P. Nadine Gonzales 

 

Keeping the world aligned, one spine at a time. 

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At Universal Chiropractic, Dr. P. Nadine Gonzales (Dr.G) is committed to providing you with the highest quality of care while meeting your individual needs.  


Dr. P. Nadine Gonzales is board certified in Chiropractic and Nursing by:

*New Mexico Board of Chiropractic Examiners

*California Board of Chiropractic Examiners

*Colorado Board of Chiropractic Examiners

*National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

*New Mexico Board of Nursing - Registered Nurse


Dr. P. Nadine Gonzales has been SELECTED by the:

*Association of Leading Physicians of the World as a Top Doctor (2016, 2017)

*International Association of Healthcare Practitioners as One of the Leading Physicians of the World (2014, 2015)

*International Association of Chiropractors as One of the Leading Chiropractors of the World (2014, 2015)

*Consumers Research Council of America as One of America's Top Chiropractors (2014, 2015, 2016)

 

Dr. Gonzales has clinical expertise and experience in:

  1. Diagnosing and treating patients of all ages, including pregnant women, newborns, and geriatrics.
  2. Diagnosing and treating a wide variety of patient problems, including:  headaches & migraines; TMJ & jaw pain; neck pain; upper, middle & lower back pain; buttock pain; hip pain; leg pain & sciatica; shoulder & arm pain; joint pains of the elbows, wrists, hands, knees, ankles and feet; abdominal pain; balance issues; vertigo; whiplash; sprains & strains; post-concussion syndrome; vestibular abnormalities; injuries from car accidents; slip & fall injuries; work related injuries.
  3. Many Chiropractic techniques.
  4. Herbal Therapy, Homeopathy, and Nutritional Supplements.
  5. Treating brain injuries, paraplegic and quadriplegic persons.
  6. Treating pre- and post-operative injuries.
  7. The biomechanics of the neuromusculoskeletal system.
  8. The use of many other therapies that enhance the Chiropractic adjustment.

 

Chiropractic techniques used in practice, according to the patient’s needs:

 

Activator Methods, Applied Kinesiology, B.E.S.T., Cox Flexion/Traction, Craniosacral Therapy, Diversified, Drop Technique, Extremity Adjusting, Functional Neurology, Gonstead, Infant Adjusting Techniques, Ligament Muscle Tendon Stimulation Technique, Logan Basic, Multiple Digital Toggle Technique, Pettibon Rehabilitative Technique, Positional Release Technique, Relaxation Technique, Sacro-Occipital Technique, Somato-Emotional Technique, Sports Injury/Management Techniques, Thompson, Toggle/Recoil Technique, Trigger Point Therapy, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Visceral Manipulation, and Webster’s Breech Turning Technique, to name a few.

 

Other therapies and techniques used, according to the patient's needs:

 

Acupressure, Aquatic Therapy, Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic Therapies, Body & Foot Reflexology, Callanetics Rehabilitative Exercises, Deep Tissue Massage, Energy Balancing Baths, Ergonomic Rehabilitation/Therapy, Golgi Tendon Organ Release, Hydrotherapy, Kneipp Therapy, Meridian Therapy, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, Occupational Rehabilitative Techniques, Occupational and Domestic Ergonomic Positioning, Orthobionomy Massage, Physical Rehabilitative Techniques with/without Weight/Resistance, Polarity, Reiki, Repetitive Use Injury Therapy, Spindle Cell Release, Sports Injury Rehabilitation, Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Laser Techniques, Vocational Therapy, Work Conditioning, and Work Hardening, to name a few.

 

Dr. P. Nadine Gonzales takes pride in the health care services she provides for each of her patients, providing thorough examinations, treating each patient as an individual and catering their treatments to their specific needs. Dr. Gonzales, "Dr. G", is considered a Chiropractic Rehabilitation Specialist is fully trained in chiropractic care but also has had extensive training in functional neurology, rehabilitation and physiologic therapeutics in order to better treat injuries. A Chiropractic Rehabilitation Specialist uses passive and active therapies that include chiropractic adjustments as well as coping strategies for those who need to decrease their anxiety and fear due to pain.  Dr. Gonzales' goal is to restore strength and muscle tone to the musculoskeletal system by using targeted exercises, therapies, and functional neurology techniques to maximize stability and help prevent a reoccurrence of the problem.

 

Call today to schedule your appointment.

 

Office:  (505) 986-1569

Cell: (505) 946-7677

 

Saturday and Sunday appointments available from 9:30 am - 6:30 pm, to meet the needs of your busy schedule.


Office Hours By Pre-Scheduled Appointment Only:

Monday: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Friday: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Saturday: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Sunday: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm


Snow Days: For safety reasons, I follow the Santa Fe Public School Closing/Delay Schedule.

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Christus Health Plan, Department of Labor (DOL OWCP, FECA, DEEOIC), Humana, Liberty Healthshare, Medicare, Motor Vehicle Accidents with Medpay, Multiplan, Optum Health, Personal Injury Accidents with Medpay, Presbyterian, United Healthcare, and Workers' Compensation. Different insurance policies allow for different coverage. Not all policies have chiropractic coverage or benefits. Some policies require pre-authorization. If you are unsure, Dr. Gonzales will be more than happy to check for you. Co-Pays and Deductibles are due at the time of service.

Palmer College of Chiropractic -West

1992 - Doctor of Chiropractic

Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies

2008 - Clinical Neuroscience with specialization in Vestibular Rehabilitation

Hardin-Simmons University

2010 - Bachelor of Science in Nursing