Since its inception, Chiropractic has been based on the relationship between the spine and the nervous system. Whether you suffer from pain (migraine, headache, neck pain, low back pain, sciatica, neuralgia, …) or functional disorders (dizziness, imbalance, post-traumatic syndrome, concussion, …), the functioning of the nervous system is disturbed.
The combination of chiropractic care and rehabilitation exercises in functional neurology could help to :
If you have questions about your chronic problems or pain or if you want to make an appointment with the chiropractor in our Paris 16 Chiropractic Office :
Chiropractic is a manual health profession recognized in many countries and by the world health organization. In France, Chiropractic has been recognized since the law of March 4, 2002 (see below).
Many medical studies have shown that Chiropractic is an effective treatment for musculoskeletal disorders such as headache (migraines, tension headache, occipital neuralgia,…) and lower back, back and neck pain (low back pain, sciatica, cervicalgia, cervico-brachialgia, herniated disc …).
The chiropractor is the recognized specialist for the spine and nervous system. The long-term training of the chiropractor (6 years full-time) is a guarantee of competence, seriousness and efficiency for the patients.
As a chiropractor, over the years, I have had the honor of helping families (children, adults, seniors, pregnant women, etc.) as well as high-level personalities, royalty and athletes. I believe that each person is unique and that the care and rehabilitation that follows should take into account the person in his entirety and his specificity to be able to help to obtain an optimal result.
Most of our patients consult us for chronic problems, whether for musculoskeletal pain (such as back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, sciatica …) or associated syndromes (such as migraines, headache, dizziness or physical and mental fatigue …).
They often express the frustration that the solutions proposed (massages, painkillers, anti-inflammatories, therapies, …) did not provide them with correction or even long-term relief, but simply temporarily masked the symptoms. We seek to provide them with an effective and natural solution to their chronic health problems and to correct the cause of their chronic problems and pain as often as possible.
We are proud to be the first chiropractic neurology practice in France and the only one in Ile-de-France. The specialty in chiropractic neurology allows to deepen the analysis of the patient and to offer innovative chiropractic care to help patients with chronic problems who have failed elsewhere!
For more than 25 years, Denis Alemi (Doctor of Chiropractic graduate from the Life West faculty, USA) has practiced as a chiropractor specializing in chiropractic neurology in San Francisco (USA) and in France using the more advanced techniques in Chiropractic and functional neurology including the NSI, RightEye, VieLight and MI systems used by top athletes in the United States.
Most patients consult us for the treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders such as headaches, migraines, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, neuralgia, …
Our rehabilitation program also helps people suffering from non-pathological disorders such as dizziness and balance disorders, symptoms following mild head injuries, concussion and post-traumatic syndrome.
The majority of our patients consult for headache problems (headache, migraines), back pain (lumbago, sciatica, herniated disc), neuralgia or simply to stay in shape. Whether you are young or senior, Chiropractic can help correct neuro-musculoskeletal problems and maintain a functioning nervous system.
You will be able to find the testimonials of some of our patients who have trusted us for more than 25 years to provide them with Chiropractic care: a non-drug approach to treat dysfunctions and chronic pain.
Why is chiropractic care effective for neuro-musculoskeletal problems and what is the relationship between neurology and Chiropractic? How does Chiropractic work, whether for chronic pain or dysfunction of the nervous system or bring general well-being?
With more than 25 years of experience in chiropractic, in the United States and in France, and by proposing innovative options in functional neurology, our office tries to bring you an effective, practical and non-medicinal solution to chronic problems.
Many athletes, especially in english speaking countries, use Chiropractic to improve their performance, reduce the risk of injury and recover faster after injury.
You will find interesting articles and studies on health: headaches, migraines, back pain, lordosis, whiplash, chiropractic, sleep, etc.
US trained english speaking chiropractor in Paris for headaches, migraines and back problems. After graduating from Life West Chiropractic College in California, Dr Alemi practiced in San Francisco at the same time he was pursuing his studies in chiropractic neurology. Since his return from US, he has been practicing Chiropractic in Paris and implementing functional neurology rehabilitation for chronic and complex non-pathological neurological conditions.
Is Chiropractic effective? For what problems consult a chiropractor? What is the difference between a chiropractor and an osteopath? What is the difference between a chiropractor and a doctor? What is a chiropractic adjustment? What happens when it cracks? …
If you suffer from chronic problems, you can contact us to ask your questions or to make an appointment.
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Article 75 of Law No. 2002-303 of March 4, 2002 on patients’ rights to the quality of the health system recognizes the titles of chiropractor and osteopath. This article provides that « the professional use of the title of osteopath or chiropractor is reserved for holders of a diploma attesting to specific training in osteopathy or chiropractic issued by an approved training establishment ».
Since January 9, 2011 the decrees on chiropractors are out making a clear distinction between chiropractors having the right in particular to make cervical manipulations and osteopaths who do not have the legal right in France!
For information, in France, the title of Dr in Chiropractic is not in the same way as Dr in medicine (as is the case in the United States, Canada, England, Australia, Switzerland, etc.) and chiropractic care are not reimbursed by social security. Many mutuals nevertheless reimburse part of the care.
Functional neurology is a discipline bringing together various health professionals (chiropractors, neurologists, etc.) with a view to correcting non-pathological neurological problems in a non-invasive manner and through various methods of functional rehabilitation.
Treatment is aimed at re-educating the nervous system. Neurons and the nervous system need fuel and stimulation to survive and thrive, so the functional neurology approach can include specific exercises (oculomotor exercises, cognitive exercises, balance exercises, vestibular exercises, postural exercises, joint adjustments). Different stimuli target specific areas and pathways of the brain and nervous system such as sound, smell, light and touch.
This is the question everyone asks: « Who to see, a chiropractor or an osteopath? », « What is the difference between a chiropractor and an osteopath? ». The answer is not simple because both are associated with vertebral manipulations. However, two things can distinguish chiropractors and osteopaths:
Choosing a good chiropractor is like choosing a good dentist or doctor. You can base yourself on the experience, the testimonies of other patients, on the follow-up of continuing education and participation in conferences. You can also look on the website of the French Chiropractic Association on the section « Trouver un Chiro »
For 25 years, as a chiropractor, I have had the opportunity to help from the youngest to the oldest:
In our Chiropractic practice, the sessions take place in several stages:
Chiropractic is recognized in France by the law on patients’ rights of 2002. Despite this, chiropractic care is not reimbursed by the « sécurité sociale ». However, many « mutuals » reimburse part of the chiropractic care. You can request an invoice from your chiropractor which you can send back to your « mutual » insurance company for reimbursement.