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Team Chiropractic is located in the heart of Mira Mesa, providing chiropractic care to the greater area including Scripps Ranch, Poway, Rancho Penasquitos, Miramar, and Rancho Bernardo. The leading health professionals at Team Chiropractic are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives -- combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum. Dr. Howard Short is committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.

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Dr. Howard Short
Team Chiropractic | (858) 689-2273
Mira Mesa Chiropractor

Providing chiropractic care to the greater area including Scripps Ranch, Rancho Penasquitos, Poway, Miramar and Rancho Bernardo

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Meet the Chiropractor

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    Howard Short
    Dr. Howard Short is a licensed Chiropractor serving the San Diego community for over 20 years.Dr. Howard Short has been freeing people from nerve interference in the centerSan Diego, CA. As a Chiropractor with experience, Dr. Short is committed to promoting optimal health and well being of patients. Dr. Short uses a 'whole person approach'.

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Office Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

Community Service/Outside Events

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment Only

Sunday:

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Reviews From our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Short is an awesome Chiropractor! I highly recommend him to get healthy and stay healthy in the Mera Mesa/ Poway areas of San Diego County."
    Scott W. DC
  • "Best chiropractor I've ever met! Got me out of my pain from different old accidents. I'm so glad I heard my husbands constant insistence to go see Dr. Short. I'm so happy I did. And now I live without pain."
    Gabriela T.