Our Laurel chiropractor, Dr. Donald Hirsh, DC, founded Hirsh Chiropractic Center, located in Laurel, MD, in 1987 with his wife, Dr. Susan Hirsh. Dr. Hirsh's expertise lies in the correction of postural problems that cause many, if not most, musculoskeletal and spinal problems. Dr. Donald Hirsh, DC, also specializes in pediatrics, nutrition, maternal care, and takes pride in his ability to help patients with some of the most difficult and challenging chronic pain and health problems at Hirsh Chiropractic Center.
Dr. Hirsh received his Bachelor of Science degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook in Biological Sciences and attended Florida State University to obtain his Master's Degree in Biological Science. Dr. Hirsh received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University, graduating Cum Laude, in 1987.
Dr. Donald Hirsh, DC, is the Chairman of the Board of the Maryland Chiropractic Association as well as the chair of their Legislative committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Chiropractors Association. He is the Chairman for the Posture and Science Advisory Committee and serves on their National Legislative Committee as well. In 2004, he was elected the ICA's Chiropractor of the year and was also selected for the Chiropractor of the Year in 2008.
Outside of practicing chiropractic at Hirsh Chiropractic Center, family comes first for Dr. Donald Hirsh, DC. He spends plenty of time with his wife and his two children. He also loves traveling, organic gardening, cooking and soccer.
You will receive a Report of Findings from the Laurel chiropractor that helps you learn the importance of each of your tests. These exams help your Laurel chiropractor understand the subluxation process scientifically and give us a foundation for future tests in order to accurately measure your progress.
Depending on your age and Laurel chiropractic condition, X-rays are used to look for vertebral subluxations pinal misalignments that cause nerve inflammation) and give the doctor crucial information, including position of the spinal bones, quality of the spine, and how safe it is to adjust it. Not everyone can receive X-ray exams though, so make sure to check with your Laurel chiropractor first.
We use all of this information to make an accurate determination of what type of Laurel chiropractic adjustments your spine needs and how often you will require these adjustments. We will go over your X-rays with you in detail at your Report of Findings. At your Report of Findings, you will be given a Laurel chiropractic care plan and your Laurel chiropractor will go over any specific instructions you will need in order to receive the best results in the shortest amount of time.
Our Laurel chiropractor uses the most modern chiropractic analytical and adjustment procedures and equipment available. We consider subluxations to be a serious threat to your quality of life and your overall health. Therefore, it is important that we utilize the time-proven and well-established Laurel chiropractic procedures to help you.