July 15, 2024
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Daniel Alvarado is the owner of PUSH fitness in El Paso, Texas. He has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and uses his body every day at work to train and lead others. With this being said, his body’s health is extremely important to him. A discomfort in the upper body or shoulder region can really put a damper on his day and cause him to not be able to work to his fullest extent. Coming from an educated background in fitness and health, Daniel Alvarado really appreciates how Dr. Jimenez takes the time to explain what is occurring in the body and breaks down the anatomy and physiology of an injury. This not only shows that Dr. Jimenez is educated when it comes to treating patients and athletes but also that he cares about his patients and wants them to fully understand what is happening in their body. Dr. Jimenez was able to find that the source for Daniel Alvarado’s pain was not the shoulder itself, but rather a misplaced upper rib. A chiropractic adjustment was able to realign the rib and when Daniel Alvarado feels some type of pain, he always comes back to Dr. Jimenez. Another aspect of treatment that keeps Daniel coming back is the relationship Dr. Jimenez builds with his patients. On top of explaining everything to the patient, Dr. Jimenez makes a connection to each individual. It is important to Dr. Jimenez that his patients trust him and feel comfortable enough to ask any questions they may have. Healing and treatment is not all physical, but a large aspect is mental as well. Dr. Jimenez is sure to make his patients satisfied and never leaves them without an answer. Daniel Alvarado knows first hand how injuries can slow you down and he does not let it stop him. -Kenna Vaughn, Senior Health Coach

[00:00:08] Hi, my name is Daniel Alvarado. I’m the owner of PUSH fitness. Initially, I went to go visit them just because my upper shoulder area is mimicking shoulder pain. It was actually a depressed rib on my upper rib cage, so he aligned me so I can ensure that my shoulders weren’t off balance anymore. As we go out through our daily activities, texting and or lifting on the bar, we can overcompensate on one area or the other and get out of alignment. It gets really frustrating and annoying. It’s someone kind of just hitting the top of your forehead constantly all day long.

[00:00:46] It’s frustrating, annoying. So it’s kind of hard to stay productive, be creative when you’re constantly nagging or that type of pain. This shows up for a couple of months and once I started seeing them regularly, it kind of went way. Kind of realigned the spine and the shoulder and supraspinatus strengthed and my upper back. He showed me where my latissimus dorsi was uneven or overdeveloped and where I needed to work on. And it’s been getting better since. Yeah, I’d recommend 100 percent. It takes the time to explain all the anatomy and physiology aspect behind my injury, what I can do to prevent it and how I can strengthen it. He breaks it down in depth so I can feel a closer relationship with him as opposed to just being popped and get in and out. He argues the relationship that you’re looking for so you can freely ask any other questions that you might have. Yeah, I definitely recommend Dr. Jimenez. He’s great, he’s personable. He takes that time to develop a great relationship with you and yeah, the more that I’m here,  I recommend him to anybody.


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Specialties: Stopping the PAIN! We Specialize in Treating Severe Sciatica, Neck-Back Pain, Whiplash, Headaches, Knee Injuries, Sports Injuries, Dizziness, Poor Sleep, Arthritis. We use advanced proven therapies focused on optimal Mobility, Posture Control, Deep Health Instruction, Integrative & Functional Medicine, Functional Fitness, Chronic Degenerative Disorder Treatment Protocols, and Structural Conditioning. We also integrate Wellness Nutrition, Wellness Detoxification Protocols, and Functional Medicine for chronic musculoskeletal disorders. In addition, we use effective "Patient Focused Diet Plans," Specialized Chiropractic Techniques, Mobility-Agility Training, Cross-Fit Protocols, and the Premier "PUSH Functional Fitness System" to treat patients suffering from various injuries and health problems.
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I am a Doctor of Chiropractic specializing in progressive, cutting-edge therapies and functional rehabilitation procedures focused on clinical physiology, total health, functional strength training, functional medicine, and complete conditioning. In addition, we focus on restoring normal body functions after neck, back, spinal and soft tissue injuries.

We use Specialized Chiropractic Protocols, Wellness Programs, Functional & Integrative Nutrition, Agility & Mobility Fitness Training, and Cross-Fit Rehabilitation Systems for all ages.

As an extension to dynamic rehabilitation, we offer our patients, disabled veterans, athletes, young and elder a diverse portfolio of strength equipment, high-performance exercises, and advanced agility treatment options. In addition, we have teamed up with the cities premier doctors, therapists, and trainers to provide high-level competitive athletes the options to push themselves to their highest abilities within our facilities.

We've been blessed to use our methods with thousands of El Pasoans over the last 3 decades allowing us to restore our patients' health and fitness while implementing researched non-surgical methods and functional wellness programs.

Our programs are natural and use the body's ability to achieve specific measured goals, rather than introducing harmful chemicals, controversial hormone replacement, unwanted surgeries, or addictive drugs. As a result, please live a functional life that is fulfilled with more energy, a positive attitude, better sleep, and less pain. Our goal is to ultimately empower our patients to maintain the healthiest way of living.

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