Dr. Michelle Caplan, DC

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Caplan Chiropractic 6015 Lehman Dr Ste 202 Colorado Springs, CO 80918 Get Directions
Dr. Michelle Caplan, DC
From Patient to Healer It was her own personal struggles that led her to Chiropractic and Functional Medicine. She suffered a severe knee injury while skiing which required reconstructive surgery. "I stopped at my Chiropractor's office for an adjustment after every physical therapy session because it was the only thing that prevented me from limping. I realized then how much I could help others overcome and recover from injuries through Chiropractic. Dr. Caplan completed her chiropractic studies at Life Chiropractic College West, graduating in 2008. At Life West, Dr. Caplan was introduced to her mentor, Dr. Nancy Auge, with whom she started Innovative Chiropractic in Mountain View, California. "From Dr. Auge, I learned to let Chiropractic be an expression of who I am," says Dr. Caplan. "She wasn't afraid to look outside the box." It was in 2010, when she became ill after traveling that she became passionate about learning how to help others stuck within the confines of traditional medicine. "I had severe GI symptoms with horrible skin rashes and swelling of my face and eyes on a daily basis. All the standard testing came back negative and I was told there was 'nothing wrong.' But I knew there was something terribly wrong. I realized that I was not alone with these experiences. Practicing Functional Medicine allows me to teach others how to feel the messages your body sends you and how to support the systems that need it until your body can breakthrough the barriers that limit you. " Dr. Caplan discovers which systems in your body aren't functioning optimally by looking at lab work. Her experiences give her a wealth of knowledge and the benefit of many years combined practice experience from which to choose her care plan. Her keen diagnostic skills and integrative capacity have formulated the best of what can be offered today in strategies for reaching and maintaining personal goals in physical and emotional fitness, and overall well being.

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Dr. Caplan's Care Philosophy

An Integrative Approach "Chiropractic care has evolved into a more comprehensive approach to health care," says Dr. Caplan. She calls it integrative medicine as she uses chiropractic, as well as soft tissue techniques and diagnostic tools, such as bloodwork and lab tests to help determine the cause of the problem. "My practice is a blend of functional medicine, chiropractic, and life style medicine." Dr. Caplan also provides the following services to help you and all members of your family enjoy optimal health and wellness: Pre/Post Natal & Pediatric Chiropractic Care Functional Medicine Injury Rehab : Active Release Techniques® (ART®) Graston Techniques Kinesio Taping Detox 360 Total Vitality Program Nutrition & Supplements

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Caplan Chiropractic6015 Lehman Dr Ste 202
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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Dr. Caplan says...

From Patient to Healer

It was her own personal struggles that led her to Chiropractic and Functional Medicine. She suffered a severe knee injury while skiing which required reconstructive surgery. "I stopped at my Chiropractor's office for an adjustment after every physical therapy session because it was the only thing that prevented me from limping. I realized then how much I could help others overcome and recover from injuries through Chiropractic.

Dr. Caplan completed her chiropractic studies at Life Chiropractic College West, graduating in 2008. At Life West, Dr. Caplan was introduced to her mentor, Dr. Nancy Auge, with whom she started Innovative Chiropractic in Mountain View, California. "From Dr. Auge, I learned to let Chiropractic be an expression of who I am," says Dr. Caplan. "She wasn't afraid to look outside the box."

It was in 2010, when she became ill after traveling that she became passionate about learning how to help others stuck within the confines of traditional medicine. "I had severe GI symptoms with horrible skin rashes and swelling of my face and eyes on a daily basis. All the standard testing came back negative and I was told there was 'nothing wrong.' But I knew there was something terribly wrong. I realized that I was not alone with these experiences. Practicing Functional Medicine allows me to teach others how to feel the messages your body sends you and how to support the systems that need it until your body can breakthrough the barriers that limit you. "

Dr. Caplan discovers which systems in your body aren't functioning optimally by looking at lab work. Her experiences give her a wealth of knowledge and the benefit of many years combined practice experience from which to choose her care plan. Her keen diagnostic skills and integrative capacity have formulated the best of what can be offered today in strategies for reaching and maintaining personal goals in physical and emotional fitness, and overall well being.

Dr. Caplan's Care Philosophy

An Integrative Approach

"Chiropractic care has evolved into a more comprehensive approach to health care," says Dr. Caplan. She calls it integrative medicine as she uses chiropractic, as well as soft tissue techniques and diagnostic tools, such as bloodwork and lab tests to help determine the cause of the problem. "My practice is a blend of functional medicine, chiropractic, and life style medicine."

Dr. Caplan also provides the following services to help you and all members of your family enjoy optimal health and wellness:

  • Pre/Post Natal & Pediatric Chiropractic Care
  • Functional Medicine
  • Injury Rehab :
    • Active Release Techniques® (ART®)
    • Graston Techniques
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Detox 360
  • Total Vitality Program
  • Nutrition & Supplements

Dr. Caplan says...

Hope for Healing

No matter what you're feeling, Dr. Caplan wants you to know that no problem is too big – you can find relief. Many of her patients come to her with complex or chronic issues. When patients share their histories and make a commitment to their health and overall well-being, she is able to help them overcome things they thought they would have to live with forever.

You won't get a prescription and head home as you might elsewhere, and life-changing results don't necessarily happen overnight. Chiropractic can, however, do wondrous things for people. Many of Dr. Michelle's patients have overcome debilitating disease and found a level of health and wellness they never imagined.

Dr. Caplan says...

"Chiropractic care has evolved into a more comprehensive approach to health care," says Dr. Caplan. She calls it integrative medicine as she uses chiropractic, as well as soft tissue techniques and diagnostic tools, such as bloodwork and lab tests to help determine the cause of the problem. "My practice is a blend of functional medicine, chiropractic, and life style medicine."

Dr. Caplan also provides the following services to help you and all members of your family enjoy optimal health and wellness:

  • Pre/Post Natal & Pediatric Chiropractic Care
  • Functional Medicine
  • Injury Rehab :
    • Active Release Techniques® (ART®)
    • Graston Techniques
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Detox 360
  • Total Vitality Program
  • Nutrition & Supplements

Dr. Caplan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Chiropractic
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Sprain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Migraine
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Whiplash

Education

  • Medical School
    Life University / Life Chiropractic College / West Campus
  • Internship Hospital
    Life University / Life Chiropractic College / West Campus
  • Residency Hospital
    Almaden Chiropractic, Dr. Carl Dieter, DC San Jose, CA

    Completed in 2009

    Dr. Nancy Auge

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    San Jose State University

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Chiropractic
  • Chiropractic Rehabilitation
  • Chiropractic Sports Medicine
  • Functional Medicine
  • Pediatric Chiropractic

Procedures Performed

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Diet Counseling
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Nutritional Counseling