The Goal of Chiropractic Treatment

The goal is to leverage and enhance your own body’s ability to mend itself, which is ultimately the best way to become healthy. 

Dr. Peter Smith, D.C. has 18 years of experience as a Pensacola Chiropractor. Dr. Smith was recently named "One of America's Best Physicians" for 2022. At Pensacola Physical Medicine, located in North Pensacola, we start with the idea that you can regain balance, strength, and health if your body is able to sense and respond to its environment correctly. 

Just recently Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Smith was named "One of America's Best Physicians" Back to Back years 2022 and 2023.

Reasons to see the Pensacola Chiropractor?

Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith specializes in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions, particularly those related to the spine. There are various reasons why someone may consider seeing a chiropractor. Here are some common reasons to seek chiropractic care:

  1. Back Pain:  Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith often treats individuals with acute or chronic back pain. He uses spinal adjustments and other techniques to alleviate discomfort and improve spinal function.

  2. Neck Pain:  Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith can address neck pain and stiffness, which may result from poor posture, muscle strain, or injuries.

  3. Headaches: Certain types of headaches, including tension headaches and cervicogenic headaches, can be caused or exacerbated by issues in the neck or spine. Chiropractic care may help alleviate these headaches.

  4. Joint Pain:  Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith can relieve joint pain in the shoulders, hips, knees, and extremities.

  5. Sciatica: Sciatica is characterized by pain that radiates down the sciatic nerve, often into the buttocks and legs. Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith can use spinal adjustments and other techniques to relieve this pain.

  6. Muscle Tension: Muscle tension and tightness can be addressed through chiropractic care, which may involve soft tissue therapies, massage, and adjustments.

  7. Sports Injuries:  Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith works with athletes to manage and prevent sports-related injuries, improve performance, and aid in rehabilitation. Dr. Peter Smith was formerly the Team Chiropractor for the Pensacola Ice Flyers.

  8. Postural Problems: Poor posture can lead to a range of musculoskeletal issues. Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith can guide posture improvement and recommend exercises to correct posture.

  9. Whiplash Injuries:  Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith is an expert in treating injuries after car accidents to address whiplash injuries and other musculoskeletal trauma.

  10. Work-Related Injuries: People with jobs that involve repetitive motions, heavy lifting, or prolonged periods of sitting may develop work-related injuries. Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith can help manage and prevent these injuries.

  11. Pregnancy-Related Discomfort:  Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith can care for pregnant women experiencing discomfort or pain associated with pregnancy. They may use techniques to address pelvic pain, lower back pain, and other pregnancy-related issues.

  12. General Wellness: Some individuals seek chiropractic care as a proactive approach to maintaining overall health and well-being. Regular adjustments help promote better spinal health and function.

  13. Health Conditions:  Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith may be consulted as part of a complementary or integrative care approach for specific health conditions, such as asthma, allergies, digestive issues, and more. 



Pensacola Physical Medicine - Everything Under One Roof

When the unfortunate time comes that you find yourself in an auto accident, we strongly recommend if you're bleeding or in significant pain, please seek emergency care. However, for those who do not need to visit the ER, give us a call right away

What separates Pensacola Chiropractor Dr. Peter Smith and his staff at Pensacola Physical Medicine from everyone else?

At Pensacola Physical Medicine, you have access to not only a licensed Chiropractor but also an M.D., a Nurse Practitioner, and a licensed massage Therapist. Pain medication and muscle relaxors as needed, massage therapy, and a dedicated medical staff are ready to treat you for a fraction of the cost of going to a hospital. With Primary and chiropractic care within the same building, there is no need to set up multiple appointments that can lead to delays in getting treatment and increase your pain and soreness. 

Pensacola Physical Medicine has similar digital X-ray equipment and can run the same exams that you will find in the Emergency Room. Why wait hours in an Emergency room when you can call or walk into our office?

Pensacola Physical Medicine offers our patient form(s) online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Click this link: Online Intake Form

Dr. Peter Smith, D.C., was Awarded one of the Americas Best Physicians for Chiropractic. Only awarded to the top physicians in their respective fields.