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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:
*American Health Council – Best Doctors In America (2016, 2018)
*Association of Leading Physicians of the World - Top Doctor/Chiropractor (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
*Association of Leading Physicians of the World - Top Doctor/Neurology & Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
*Consumers Research Council of America - America's Top Chiropractors, Neurology & Vestibular Rehabilitation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
*International Association of Chiropractors - Leading Chiropractors of the World (2014, 2015, 2018, 2019)
*International Association of Healthcare Practitioners - Leading Physicians of the World (2014, 2015, 2018, 2019)
Dr. Gonzales has clinical expertise and experience in:
- Diagnosing and treating patients of all ages, including pregnant women, newborns, and geriatrics.
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.
- Herbal Therapy, Homeopathy, and Nutritional Supplements.
- Treating brain injuries, paraplegic and quadriplegic persons.
- Treating pre- and post-operative injuries.
- The biomechanics of the neuromusculoskeletal system.
- 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. SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS NOT AVAILABLE.
Office: (505) 946-7677
Cell: (505) 946-7677
Saturday and Sunday appointments available from 11:00 am - 6:30 pm, to meet the needs of your busy schedule.
Office Hours By Pre-Scheduled Appointment Only:
Monday: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Same day appointments NOT available.
Snow Days: For safety reasons, I follow the Santa Fe Public School Closing/Delay Schedule.
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Christus Health Plan - Preauthorization Required, Cigna, Department of Labor (DOL OWCP, FECA, DEEOIC) - Preauthorization Required, Humana, Liberty Healthshare, Motor Vehicle Accidents with Confirmed Medpay Balance, Multiplan, New Mexico Health Connections, Optum Health, Personal Injury Accidents with Confirmed Medpay Balance, United Healthcare, and Workers' Compensation - Preauthorization Required.
Different insurance policies allow for different coverage. Not all policies have chiropractic coverage or benefits. Some specific benefit policies also 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.
Credit cards are accepted for your convenience.
Currently not accepting cases with Department of Labor (DOL OWCP, FECA, DEEOIC), Humana, Liberty Healthshare, Medicaid Programs, Medicare, Optum Health, or United Healthcare as they do not pay for the level of services I provide. Medicaid does not cover Chiropractic Care regardless of insurance carrier.
Palmer College of Chiropractic -West
1992 - Doctor of Chiropractic
Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies
2008 - Clinical Neuroscience with specialization in Vestibular Rehabilitation
2010 - Bachelor of Science in Nursing