Do you live with pain?  Here are some excuses I’ve heard.

  • Don’t know where to find relief

Call Dr. Pritchett at (925) 829-7900.  I’ll tell you if your spine is in alignment or not.  If you don’t need my services, I will refer you to someone who can help you.

  • Think the pain is normal

Not everyone (no matter how old) suffers with pain.  It’s not a “normal” part of aging.  It’s dependent on other factors beyond age or lifestyle.

  • It has “always” been that way

Simply because you’ve lived with pain for a long time, doesn’t mean you have to remain that way.  Even though it’s been there for a long time, we can still see improvement.

  • Athletes are supposed to push through the pain

There is “good pain” and “bad pain”.  The pain that athletes are supposed to push through is not injuries (except in some cases to get through a game, and even then, it will vastly damage your future).  There is an ache in the muscles when they’re working hard, but it’s different than pain from an injury or damage.  One cannot recovery completely from an injury unless the body functions optimally, which requires the spine to be aligned.

  • It’s not “manly” or “macho” to admit to being in pain

Men need to take care of themselves in order to be able to take care of others.

  • The kids are the priority – mom or dad is less important

Moms and dads need to take care of themselves in order to be able to properly take care of the kids.

  • Too busy to deal with it

No matter how busy you are, if you have an injury, you’ll be out longer than you can afford to be.  It’s best to prevent the injury by aligning the spine now.

  • Don’t have money to take care of it

NUCCA will correct your spine so you aren’t coming in as frequently as a lot of chiropractors require.  This will save you a ton of money.

How much money do you spend going out to eat or drinking coffee every day or every week?

Do you have anything to add to this list?  Please let me know!


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Dr. Andrea Pritchett of Vital Life Wellness Center in Dublin, California is an Dublin Chiropractor and Upper Cervical Specialist trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). Her upper cervical clinic also serves Pleasanton, Livermore, San Ramon and Danville. She is uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems, including children’s conditions such as ear infections, colic and scoliosis and problems that adults face including migraines and other headaches, fibromyalgia, sciatica, neck and back pain, and more. More information can be found on our website at