About Dr. Dean Goodman D.C.
Dr. Goodman has practiced in Santa Monica for the past twenty-nine years. He specializes in the treatment and prevention of athletic and work-related injuries. His approach to total health care and fitness emphasizes the importance of exercise, nutrition and mind/body alignment. He is an accomplished long-distance runner who has completed over 30 marathons. He specializes in injury prevention, health maintenance and self-care and has published numerous articles about health, fitness, natural healing and longevity.
Dr. Goodman has completed 30 marathons including the 2010 Boston Marathon in 3:36
Our holistic approach to chiropractic care uses full-spine "Diversified" technique, massage, and non-force methods to correct spinal misalignment. We also treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal and joint problems. Our gentle, but effective methods include physical therapy and fitness programs that encourage you to enjoy a happier, healthier lifestyle. We often make dietrary and nutritional recommendations that are important in disease prevention and health maintenance. When we feel that additional testing or evaluation is appropriate, we will direct you to other competent practitioners. Read More
same day treatment is central to our unique approach
Pain is your body’s way of asking for help. We believe that you should listen to your body’s call for help and it is our policy to provide prompt and appropriate care for your condition. Most patients are scheduled for care on the day they call seeking our assistance. Patients who arrive on time are usually seen by the doctor within fifteen minutes of completing their paperwork. Read More
Chiropractic works by activating your body's own natural healing capacity. It is a scientific fact that your brain, spinal cord and nerves control the repair, maintenance and and self-healing functions of your body. Thus, when your nervous system is impaired through injury or stress, tissues and organs throughout the body may begin to function poorly. This is the underlying cause of many health problems. Read More
I used to get migraines nearly once a week, but after receiving treatment from you on a regular basis, my life and my health have changed for the better. Of course, I still get an occasional headache every now and then, but the migraines which used to leave me nearly bedridden have completely disappeared. Thank you so much for opening my eyes to chiropractic care and helping me realize that I don’t need to take an Advil to get results!!! — Tara H.