Ahwatukee Spinal Aid and Chiropractic | Back Pain Relief
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10235 S 51st St #170
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Most of us, at some point in time, will be involved in an auto injury accident. Sometimes the soreness, stiffness, neck and back pain are immediate. But what many do not know, is that the injuries sustained may have caused long lasting damage that may not be apparent at the time of the incident. Many patients have symptoms that may occur immediately, or days or weeks after the accident.

Common auto injuries causing back pain

Back Injury after an Auto Accident
  • WHIPLASH: This is the rapid forward and backward, angular, or side to side movement of the neck, following the impact to the vehicle. It can cause neck pain, headaches and dizziness. Most whiplash injuries result in “soft tissue” injuries such as micro
  • SHOULDER PAIN: Most commonly this is caused by either striking the shoulder on something, or restraint injuries that occur from the seatbelt locking and preventing you from going forward.
  • BACK PAIN: Neck pains followed by low back pain are the two most common injuries in car accidents. The symptoms can range from soreness and stiffness to local pain or pain referring into an arm or leg. It is important to get evaluated immediately after an automobile accident.
Research has demonstrated that the amount of damage done to a vehicle has no direct correlation on the amount of injury sustained by the occupant(s). Studies indicate that injuries can occur from impacts at 8 mph with little to no damage to the vehicle. Women in particular, are more susceptible to severe injuries than men. Even with today’s auto-body construction and crumple zones, the energy transmitted to the vehicle is absorbed by the head, neck, and back.

The majority of these injuries are “soft-tissue” related. Fractures are rare. When a whiplash occurs, there are micro-tears that occur in the muscles, ligaments and tendons that hold the spine together. More importantly the vertebra are often become misaligned (subluxated), further irritating the nerves. The tears in the soft tissue begin to heal with scar tissue within weeks of the trauma. If treatment is not quickly undertaken, that scar tissue will limit proper range of motion, and delay full recovery. The next time you or someone you know is in an auto accident, be sure to have them call Dr. Boardman immediately to evaluate the severity of injuries and get treated right away.

Conditions Treated

Some of the conditions we treat include: headaches, neck/back pain, sciatica, whiplash, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, leg pain, fibromyalgia, and pregnancy back pain. Treatment plans are tailored to meet your individual needs.

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Chiropractic Services

The following services are provided at our clinic: spinal correction, Massage Therapy, sports injury rehab, auto – work accidents, physiotherapy, family/children care, and preventative care.

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Insurance Coverage

We accept most insurance. We are also aware of the high deductibles and out of pocket costs that many insurance plans have, and work with you on those. For those who do not have insurance or very high deductibles, we offer affordable cash plans. Don’t let your insurance stand in the way of getting the care you need!

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What Our Patients Say About Us?

Glenn Foerster

I'm happy to say that I can get in the car and drive without the disc pain. I can spend time at work, behind my desk, without disc pain. I can even take care of my house work and yard work without disc pain. more details

Burt Liebold

I was suffering with severe low back and leg pain and was unable to do even the simplest of things, such as sitting at work, driving, standing in line, and walking. They were able to see me and get me in the same day! more details

Dan J.

After my decompression visits, ongoing rehab, stretching and strengthening, my pain level has gone from a strong 8 out of 10 down to a 0 (zero) out of 10. I am fully active with my daily activities at work and at home. more details

Shelly Martinez

My experience at this office has been awesome. Dr. Boardman and his staff have been very supportive and really are committed to “getting you better.” more details


“Dr. Boardman really cares for his patients and goes above and beyond to make sure they’re feeling good.”

Scott Gaspar - Patient

"Dr. Boardman is very personal and a joy to be around as is his staff. They are very accommodating and value their patients"

B.Kaiser - Patient

"Pain is gone and I am much more relaxed."

S.Deacon - Patient

"Absolutely fantastic! After about 4 treatments the relief was unbelievable! I was faithful about doing my exercises and reaped the benefits."

E.Coggin - Patient

"I feel so much better after the chiropractic adjustment and massage. Especially during my pregnancies, the chiropractic care relieved the pain in a great degree."

X.Lin - Patient

"In addition to great chiropractic care, Dr. Boardman always takes time to listen to issues related to patient care and provide information to understand what needs to be done to make it better."

S.Kaiser - Patient

"I am very impressed with all of my visits with you, that you have always been precise with my adjustments: you always welcome a question and answer it thoroughly. You are very passionate about your work. Thank you for your excellent service...staff too."

G.Boehler - Patient

"I knew I was on the road to recovery; my daily activities had increased significantly...I felt like I was back to living a normal life."

Dan J. - Patient

"Dr. Boardman “educated” me on my condition. I did not have take drugs or have surgery. I now have zero pain and I feel like a new person."

Shelly Martinez - Patient


Mon: 8:30-6:30pm
Tues: 8:30-12:30pm
Wed: 8:30-6:30pm
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 8:30-6:30pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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Serving Ahwatukee, Phoenix, Sun Lakes, Octoillo, Chandler and Gilbert areas

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About Dr. Boardman

I was first introduced to chiropractic care at the age of 10. Throughout high school I was very active in sports, particularly soccer and baseball. As I became more involved in athletics I noticed that when I got adjusted, not only did I perform better in games and competitions, but I also recovered much faster from the muscle soreness.

While playing college baseball, I met the shortstops’ father, who was a Chiropractor. He taught me specifically how the nervous system controls and affects every function of the body, and if the spine or other bones are out of alignment (subluxated), this can have a profound effect on the body. Eventually the shortstop and I went on to Life Chiropractic College West together.

Since graduating from Life Chiropractic College West in 1998, I have had the pleasure of practicing in Arizona. Prior to Chiropractic college, I received my Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology from California State University, Chico. I continue to further my education and stay current with treatment changes and recommendations, via ongoing post-graduate coursework.

I am one of a few practitioners specifically trained in the medical procedure known as Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression, and we are the only clinic in the valley to utilize the FDA Cleared Z-Grav Tables to perform this treatment. In doing so, I am particularly dedicated to treating those suffering from chronic or severe neck/low back pain due to cervical/lumbar disc herniations, bulges, degeneration, sciatica, stenosis, and facet arthrosis.

My wife and I have six wonderful children and are very busy as you may expect. Outside the clinic I enjoy coaching soccer, playing with the kids, fishing and hunting. My son and I can also often be found refereeing US soccer (club) events around the valley and state.

I look forward to meeting you and your family!

~Dr. Boardman