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Walker Family Chiropractic

3000 Raeford Rd
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303

Dr. Richard Walker

Meet Dr. Richard Walker

Dr. Richard Walker of Walker Family Chiropractic in Fayetteville, NC has been serving patients since 1989, helping them experience reduced pain, improved mobility, and a greater quality of life. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree (Biology) in 1984 from Ohio Northern University in Ada, OH. From there, he went on to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic in 1987 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. Dr. Walker has multiple continuing education certifications including Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (1992-93,) Postgraduate Certification in Spinal Trauma (1994,) Certified in Active Release Technique (ART) for upper and lower extremities and spine, and Certified Professional Sports Care with PGA (2013.) Dr. Walker has worked with many athletic teams as the team physician and team chiropractor.

Are you suffering from stubborn lower back pain that just won’t let up; chronic migraines that don’t go away, no matter how many treatments you try; or a sports injury that is keeping you on the bench instead of on the field? At Walker Family Chiropractic, we will get you back to living your life. Dr. Richard Walker has spent over 30 years treating a wide array of chronic and acute pain conditions for patients across Fayetteville, Hope Mills, and Fort Bragg, NC.

He provides several chiropractic care  services , including chiropractic adjustment, sports chiropractic treatment , sciatica treatments , whiplash treatment , acupuncture treatment , regenerative medicine, and more. Dr. Walker’s patients have experienced significant improvements in their functioning, mobility, comfort, and quality of life. With access to the latest in regenerative medicine, Dr. Walker and his team can offer SoftWave therapy to better promote tissue regeneration and the body’s natural healing process.

Dr. Walker is the best there is around. I always feel like a new person whenever leave his office. He also spends time with me explaining to me the alignment of my back and neck when I have questions.

I love Dr. Walker and his staff. From the first day I walked in I felt so welcomed. I would recommend Dr. Walker to anyone who has back pain.

875 ★★★★★ Reviews and Counting!

Schedule a $69 New Patient Appointment at Walker Family Chiropractic

This New Patient Special includes a medical assessment and one SoftWave treatment session. Clinics performing SoftWave therapy are independently owned and operated, and set their own pricing for a full SoftWave treatment plan which can range from 6 to 12 sessions. By submitting your phone number, you’re consenting to receive text message updates from SoftWave.

SoftWave FAQs

  • What results should I expect from SoftWave Therapy?

    If you are a candidate for treatment, SoftWave therapy can provide both immediate and long-lasting results. After one SoftWave session, patients typically experience a 20-50% reduction in pain and improvement in mobility, lasting from a few hours to several days. Some patients require multiple sessions before experiencing improvement.

    To determine if SoftWave is a suitable treatment for you, schedule a $69 New Patient Appointment, where you will receive one SoftWave treatment session, and the provider will assess whether further treatment is appropriate.

    Unlike pain medications and injections, SoftWave treatment seeks to activate the body’s natural healing process at the cellular level to deliver genuine and long-lasting results.

  • What is the SoftWave treatment process like?

    SoftWave is a fast and convenient non-invasive procedure that usually lasts 10-15 minutes, with no downtime required for recovery. First, ultrasound gel is applied, then the SoftWave device is gently placed to deliver shock waves to the injured area. Most patients feel a gentle tapping or pulsing sensation, while some patients may experience mild pain or discomfort. The use of anesthesia or numbing agents is not necessary. Effective communication with the provider during treatment can help identify treatment hotspots and track progress.

    Click to see what SoftWave treatment looks like in action.

  • Where can I go to get SoftWave therapy?

    SoftWave therapy is performed by licensed clinicians at doctors’ offices, chiropractic and physical therapy clinics, and medical centers across the United States. Click to find a SoftWave provider in your area.

  • Who is a candidate for treatment?

    SoftWave is a viable treatment for most individuals experiencing one of the conditions listed here. To determine if SoftWave is a suitable treatment for you, schedule a $69 New Patient Appointment, where you will receive one SoftWave treatment session and the provider can assess your condition. If you experience slight pain or discomfort during the session, it may actually be an indication that the injured area will benefit from additional sessions.

    Is SoftWave therapy safe with prescription medication?

    SoftWave therapy can be safely combined with prescription medication in most cases.

    Is SoftWave therapy safe after surgery?

    SoftWave therapy is generally safe after surgery, depending on the type of surgery performed. In fact, it is commonly used to accelerate healing and post-surgical rehabilitation. Some doctors even use SoftWave in the operating room immediately after surgery, to activate the body’s healing process.

    Is SoftWave safe with metal in your body?

    SoftWave therapy is safe for patients with metal in their body, such as pins, plates, or joint replacements.

    Is SoftWave safe with a blood pressure condition?

    Yes, Softwave is generally safe for patients with blood pressure conditions, like high or low blood pressure.

    Who is NOT a candidate for SoftWave therapy?

    SoftWave therapy is not suitable for individuals who are pregnant, have a pacemaker, or have cancer. At your first appointment, the provider can further discuss any conditions that would impact your ability to receive therapy.

  • Does SoftWave therapy have side effects?

    Side effects from SoftWave therapy are minimal and non-restrictive. SoftWave does not cause bruising or swelling, although some patients may experience slight redness and soreness that typically subsides within one to two days. While recovery downtime is not usually needed, we recommend avoiding high-impact movements or exercise for the first 24-48 hours.

  • What conditions and injuries are treated by SoftWave therapy?

    SoftWave therapy treats an array of conditions, injuries and symptoms, including:

    • Joint and muscle pain like knee, shoulder, and lower back pain
    • Overuse injuries like plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinitis, and jumpers knee
    • Orthopedic conditions like carpal tunnel, meniscus tears, and soft tissue injuries
    • Ulcers, wounds, burns
    • Neuropathies
    • Post-surgical healing

    This list grows each year as new applications are discovered for this breakthrough technology.

    View the full list of conditions treated by SoftWave therapy.