Ben Dorenkamp, Dr. Dorenkamp
Dr. Dorenkamp is conservative with his treatment approach and believes strongly the best outcome in health care occurs when "the doctor and the patient are a team". He believes strongly in multi-disciplinary care and works diligently with many medical providers, including massage therapists, physical therapists, acupuncture providers, and injury and pain specialists
Dr. Dorenkamp believes you are a vital team member in your health decisions. He will explain various treatment plans and options, including supplements and radiology studies with you, while taking into account economics and your health status.
You will always have input as to the course of action that will be decided. You will never feel high pressure to make any decisions concerning your health.
SPECIALIZES IN WORKERS' COMP
As an Accredited Level I chiropractor care giver since July, 1 1991, Dr. Dorenkamp is well trained and respected by those that manage the Colorado Workers' Compensation claims.
Dr. Dorenkamp was raised on a farm and ranch in southeastern Colorado as part of a family that was involved in rodeos and horseracing. The rugged lifestyle and playing sports resulted in injuries that were his first introduction to chiropractic.
After high school and various jobs, his interest in chiropractic care continued to increase, and he chose to pursue a career that would enable him to help others lead better quality and healthier lives.
He attended Mesa College (now Colorado Mesa University) in Grand Junction, Colorado to study pre-med. In 1986 he was accepted by Texas Chiropractic College and he and his wife, Amanda, moved to Pasadena, Texas for him to complete his education to become a chiropractor. Dr. Dorenkamp graduated with his Doctorate of Chiropractic, D.C., in April 1989.
Dr. Dorenkamp, his wife Amanda, who is also the office manager, and Sally the office assistant, have been involved in Dorenkamp Chiropractic Clinic LLC since the very first day the office was opened in 1989. They share a common philosophy of treating their patients with care and handling all clinic matters with integrity.
Dorenkamp Chiropractic Clinic, as a small private clinic, takes pride in treating each patient as the unique and important individual they are.
DORENKAMP CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC
Years In Practice
Dr. Dorenkamp will meet with you, listen to you, analyze your situation, and determine what would be the best method of adjustment to use. In addition to being trained extensively in the traditional “hands-on” chiropractic arts, Dr. Dorenkamp uses various other low force techniques when treating infants, pregnant women, the elderly, and those with a medical condition in which manual manipulation may be a contraindication.
If Dr. Dorenkamp determines x-rays or other radiological tests must be completed to assist in determining your treatment he will refer you to the proper facility. Many times your primary physician or specialist refers you to Dr. Dorenkamp and will already have this information available.
Dr. Dorenkamp has a close working relationship with numerous primary physicians, specialists and facilities in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Preventative and After Treatment Information
Dr. Dorenkamp believes strongly in multi-disciplinary care and works diligently with many medical providers, including massage therapists, physical therapists, acupuncture providers, and injury and pain specialists. to ensure his patients get the best care possible. Dr. Dorenkamp also has stretching and strengthening information that could aid you in your healing and well-being.
Nutrition is a vital key to good health. Dr. Dorenkamp has a wide variety of supplements available. He will help you assess your situation, including your health needs and costs, and make recommendations only if you are interested. Dorenkamp Chiropractic Clinic carries only high quality, including but not limited to, Metagenics and Nutri-west supplements.
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I have received many good alignments from Dr. Dorenkamp. They are "solid" adjustments and last longer than those from other chiropractors in my experience. I have been using the services of chiropractors for over 30 years. I know the difference between a spinal adjustment and a "kinda sorta" adjustment.
April 09, 2013
Dr. Dorenkamp is the best, hands down.
November 07, 2012
The equipment they used during my adjustment seemed very current and safe. You could tell everything was well taken care of. Everyone in my community knows that they are the absolute best in the field. They always go above and beyond to help me with anything I need. They never complain about anything, and I know I can always count on them. When comparing them to others I have visited for the same condition, they are among the best I have seen.
by tammy workman
November 01, 2011