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Mitchell F. Miglis, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic
Back and Neck Care Center
Melbourne, FL

About Mitchell F. Miglis, DC

Dr. Miglis completed his pre-chiropractic studies at the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in Psychology.

He completed an additional two years of post-graduate training as a doctoral candidate in Psychology at the University of Florida, earning a nomination to the scholarship fraternity Phi Beta Kappa and membership in Mensa.

Dr. Miglis completed his professional training at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic with High Honors. He was on the Dean's list for the entire four-year program and was nominated to Delta Sigma, the honorary scholastic society of the healing arts.

Upon graduation, Dr. Miglis practiced in Los Angeles. During this time, he co-founded a special training program to teach advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques to senior students at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, lecturing at the college on numerous occasions.

His post-graduate work includes studies with some of the world leaders of chiropractic: spinal diagnosis and treatment with European pioneers, Drs. Gillet and Pletain, radiology with Dr. Howe, and treatment techniques with Dr. Faye of Santa Monica, CA. In addition, Dr. Miglis is certified in the internationally recognized McKenzie Method, and is the only chiropractor in Florida with this certification.

Dr. Miglis addressed the University of Florida College of Medicine faculty and students in the Spring of 2005 on the topic of "Conventional Medicine and Chiropractic: Building Bridges in a Changing World: An Evidence-Based Approach."

Dr. Miglis is a provider of chiropractic services for the Health First Health Plans, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Health Care, Cigna, First Health, Medicare, and PCHS. He has lived and practiced in Brevard County since 1987. He is married and has three children.

Articles Written by Mitchell F. Miglis, DC

What Is the Relation Between Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation?

Spinal manipulation is a chiropractic treatment that uses manual thrusts to reduce pain and improve joint function. Your chiropractor may also call this chiropractic adjustment. This article provides an overview of spinal manipulation.

Can Chiropractic Reverse Cervical Disc Degeneration?

While your chiropractor can't reverse your cervical disc degeneration, he or she can help reduce your pain and improve your quality of life. Other conservative treatments, such as traction, can also help improve neck function and disc health.

Recent blog posts from Mitchell F. Miglis, DC

May 16, 2012

Treating Degenerative Disc Disease with Chiropractic Care

I'm in my late 50s, and I have neck pain caused by degenerative disc disease. Can chiropractic care help me? Which chiropractic techniques will my chiropractor use?

May 03, 2012

Chiropractic Care for a Herniated Disc: Should You Try It?

"My doctor recently diagnosed me with a herniated disc in my lumbar spine. I want to try chiropractic care, but I’m nervous because I’ve never tried it before. Will chiropractic care work for me?"

September 09, 2011

Exercise and Degenerative Disc Disease

Can exercise and stretching keep degenerative disc disease at bay? This article explains how a gentle, regular exercise routine can help you manage degenerative disc disease symptoms, including back pain.

More from Dr. Miglis' blog "Dr. Miglis' Memos"

Articles Reviewed by Mitchell F. Miglis, DC

Functional Kettlebell Training for the Spine

Learn about kettlebell exercises from a spine expert; this resistance training can help strengthen your core and possibly help you prevent back pain.

Nerve Slides for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic outlet syndrome can cause neck pain and arm pain. Article covers nerve slide exercises and stretches to help treat thoracic outlet syndrome.

Slideshow How Kettlebell Exercises Can Help Your Back Pain

Should You Be Using Kettlebells?

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a condition that stems from impingement on a network of nerves called the brachial plexus, which can cause pain and weakness in your upper extremities. Article discusses other symptoms, causes, and treatments for this condition.

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