Dr. Garrett Bode, DC

Dr. Garrett Bode, DC

Chiropractic  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Garrett Bode, DC is a chiropractor in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Life University / Life Chiropractic College / West Campus in 1997 and specializes in chiropractic, physical therapy, and more.Read his story

13694 W Hillsborough Ave

Tampa, FL 33635

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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This content was provided by Dr. Bode "Dr. Garrett S. Bode is a certified Doctor of Chiropractic by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine. He has been caring for personal injury victims, back pain, disc injuries, sports injuries, headaches, and several other healthcare issues since 1997. Among his specialties are Chiropractic Manipulation, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Nutrition, and is licensed in three states. Dr. Bode was born in West Virginia and moved to Florida in 1989. After attending and completing his A.A. degree at the University of Florida, Dr. Bode moved to Atlanta where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Life University, graduating both degrees with honors. After completing his education Dr. Bode returned to Florida to begin his career in practice. Following his internship in Dunedin, Florida. Dr. Bode moved to Tampa opening Bode Chiropractic on W Hillsborough AVE. Since then, he has been practicing as physician in the Tampa Bay area for 18 years and has many state and local affiliations as well as two national affiliations. Dr. Bode has helped hundreds of patients attain complete and total health through Chiropractic's natural healing approach, and has counseled many on Nutrition and supplementation. "I came to this community to develop a caring relationship with my patients. I want to become your healthcare provider and will do what it takes to give you the best health care available. This is a promise to all my patients." Dr. Garrett S. Bode"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bode "Laying the foundation

Chiropractic care is like building a house - certain things have to happen in a particular order in order for everything to stand strong and work correctly. When building a house, if you tried to put up your walls before you had a solid foundation, your walls would be weak and eventually collapse. If you tried to put on your roof before the walls were ready, you would run into the same problem. The same is true for your body. Your body has to go through a particular plan of care in order to repair itself correctly and fully. There are three general phases of chiropractic care . . .

Phase 1: Relief Care

If you are in pain when you come into our office, the first objective is to help you feel better. Depending on the severity of your problem, it is typical to need care 2-3 times per week for 4-12 weeks.

Phase 2: Corrective/Restorative Care

During the corrective care phase, muscles and other tissues are allowed to heal more completely, thereby helping prevent injury. It is typical to need care 4-8 times per month for 6-24 months, depending on your overall health and the severity of your problem.

Phase 3: Wellness Care

Once your body has fully healed, it is important to come in for periodic adjustments to avoid problems in the future. Usually, this only requires a quick visit to the chiropractor 1-4 times per month, based on your lifestyle and goals."

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4  Specialties

  • Chiropractic
  • Chiropractic Spinal Decompression Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bode does not have any board certifications listed.

13  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Decompression
  • Diet Counseling
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Therapy
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Life University / Life Chiropractic College / West Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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