Garvey-Anderson Chiropractic is made up of a team of professionals dedicated to providing the best quality healthcare in a responsive and caring environment. Our chiropractors are all Board certified with years of experience in the profession. They work in concert with nurses and office staff who try to understand your health issues quickly and apply the right treatment to get you back to your optimal health.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West
Certified as a Qualified Medical Examiner in the state of California
Dr. Garvey founded Garvey Chiropractic in 2002, which is now known as Garvey-Anderson Chiropractic. Dr. Garvey is fond of the saying by Thomas Edison describing the Chiropractic Doctor in great detail: "the doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct the patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease."
Dr. Garvey has been an athlete his whole life, but has also sufferred from scoliosis (curvature of the spine). He has always found amazing pain relief and better athletic performance from regular Chiropractic care. He is a father of 6 children.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Palmer College of Chiropractic West, San Jose, CA with High Honors
Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA; MBA (candidate)
BYU, Provo, UT; BA Chinese & BA International Relations
Ulan Nutritional Systems, Clearwater, FL, Professional Level Clinical Training
Dr. Anderson began working as a partner at Garvey-Anderson Chiropractic in Merced, CA in Dec. 2018. He has also worked previously as a Doctor of Chiropractic in Cupertino, CA and Modesto, CA. Dr. Anderson's chiropractic technique has been described as gentle but effective. His adjusting style is based on how he prefers to be adjusted. Many patients have described the experience as "different" and more thorough than other chiropractors they have seen. Dr. Anderson has also received advanced training in nutrition. He speaks Mandarin Chinese and is currently learning Spanish.
In years past Dr. Anderson suffered from debilitating migraine headaches. He noticed the headaches seemed to always come at the worst times, such as during college finals. Luckily he was able to find relief through a friend and Chiropractor. He noticed the relief was immediate and obviously the result of the adjustment. These powerful experiences, along with an innate interest in the human body and a desire to help others, was what drew Dr. Anderson to become a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Although he is able to adjust any part of the body, his specialty is natural and lasting migraine headache pain relief. In his experience, not every Chiropractor is able to perform the very specific adjustments needed to alleviate stubborn migraine headaches. Some of his other techniques include extremity adjusting (hands, feet, etc.), muscle release and personalized nutrition/herb protocols. He prides himself on being able to release the buildup of stress and stored tension in taut and painful muscles in every part of the body. Your chiropractic satisfaction is guaranteed!
He often attracts patients who see him as their last resort having already exhausted the typical medical route (as well as other Chiropractors) and yet their conditions persist. He has had great success with patients who have a strong interest in change. Through this desire, he is able to lead them back to the basics of health. He often finds the natural benefits to his chiropractic (and nutrition) treatment plans is weight loss, improved diet and of course better movement with the overall goal of staying pain-free.
He wants to remind all that Chiropractic is preventative! He says, "if your body is like a vehicle, then there is really no need to wait until it is stuck in the ditch of pain (and disease). It takes so much more effort (and expense) to pull it out of the ditch then if you simply adjust your steering back onto the road of health."
His philosophy is identical to Chiropractic's founding philosophy: the human body is highly intelligent and able to heal on its own if allowed to do so given enough time, avoidance of the cause of the dis-ease, proper nutrition and consistent chiropractic care. Every part of the body is ALIVE and able to change ... for better or worse (richer or poorer, til death do you part).
Front Office / Secretary
Natalie grew up in the Merced area and has enjoyed playing softball, basketball and volleyball in years past. Currently she is learning a new sport called being a new Mother of one. She enjoys working with the public and especially enjoys caring for children. She receives regular Chiropractic adjustments and therapies. Natalie has attended College and is fluent in Spanish and is a great medical translator.
Back Office / Chiropractic Assistant (CA)
Lorena grew up in the Merced area and is a Mother of one. She loves hiking and exploring new places. She majored in Communications in college and is a natural communicator. She loves working with patients and they enjoy her as well. She has seen first hand what Chiropractic can do for herself and those experiencing pain. She also receives regular Chiropractic treatments and massages. Lorena is fluent in Spanish and is an excellent medical translator.