Patient Testimonials

Our Grand Junction, CO patients speak out on their chiropractic success with Dr. Heinecke and Mountain Valley Chiropractic!

 

 

 

Grady S.

How has Chiropractic care improved your life?

"In early March 2020, our son Grady began having problems with his left knee. It was extremely swollen and vey painful to walk on. We started seeing our family physician who referred us to an orthopedic doctor. We began routine appointments with a physical therapist. After several visits to both clinics and an MRI of Grady's knee, we began to realize that the problem might not be with his knee, but with his back. An MRI of his lumber spine showed two herniated discs. The physical therapist reevaluated and created a new plan to focus on his lumbar spine. On May 5, 2020, Grady began having severe stomach issues. He was experiencing severe stomach pain, nausea and vomiting. It was a weird kind of pain, beginning as soon as he woke up in the morning and lasting for three or four hours. We spent three consecutive days in two different emergency rooms with no answers. We continued with the PT, but were beginning to see that the back/knee pain was minor compared to the stomach pain. We did CT scans and five (YES FIVE) MRI's on every part of his spine, brain and body. Early mornings were the worst and driving around in the car seemed to soothe him. So like a toddler in a car seat, I would load my 18 year old into the car at 4 am and drive around the back roads for four hours. We would put the seat heaters on high for him, he would recline his seat, and prop his legs up on the dash. At 6 foot 4 he looked balled up and uncomfortable to me. He would moan and groan in pain, sit up and vomit, then lay down and moan again. For, Four. Hours. EVERY DAY! After about 4 hours, the pain would ease up and he would feel better. We would head home where he would sleep for the rest of the day, completely wiped out from the daily ordeal. I was giving him food through the night in case it was a blood glucose thing, antacids, acid blocking meds, and high doses of anti-nausea meds -- we tried it all! A friend referred us to Dr. Joseph Heinecke at Mountain Valley Chiropractic and on June 17, 2020 we had our first appointment. Dr. Joe did a complete evaluation of Grady from head to toe. Grady had lost about 70 pounds since March and looked like a skeleton. And on that day, our lives changed! I can't put into words the miraculous transformation that began to take place! Dr. Joe worked on every part of Grady's body. He spent a great deal of time focusing on Grady's abdominal area and his hips. We went home that first night knowing we had finally found the answer! We searched for months at every doctor's office and emergency room from Paonia to Grand Junction -- we even had testing done for Multiple Sclerosis (at 18 years old, no mother wants to hear this!). Dr. Joe was an answer to our prayers! Grady began gaining weight and the sickness in the morning subsided. Grady's knee pain and swelling not only went down, it went away completely. His sleep cycles began returning to normal and we found him waking up early in the morning to start his day. The best part? He smiled again! Such a small thing, but my son had reached a level of pain and depression that was extremely concerning. We worried about suicide on a daily basis and were afraid to leave him alone. Grady is walking straight and tall these days. We still see Dr. Joe on a regular basis. Grady's condition was extreme and the road to recovery long, but we are so grateful that we found the answers at Mt. Valley Chiro."

What would you tell a friend or family member who was curious about Chiropractic care?

"Get an appointment today, but be sure that you are seeing a reputable doctor of chiropractic. Dr. Joe checked every box for us and he has compassion and caring that is a rare find. He formed a relationship with Grady quickly and truly cares about the needs of our son. One of the things we love the most is that Dr. Joe has a whole body approach to wellness and believes in using different modalities to achieve healing."

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"Dr. Joe's bedside manner is one of the things that has pleased us the most. Grady is always ready for his next appointment and truly enjoys visiting with Dr. Joe. We love the personal way that he approaches patient care and the compassion he has for every client that walks through his door."


 

 

Cindy W.

How has Chiropractic care improved your life?

"Due to the chiropractic care I have received from Dr. Joe, I have been able to resume playing tennis. His care has allowed me to maintain an extremely active lifestyle without restrictions at the age of 50."

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"I am most impressed by Dr. Joe's vast knowledge of not only physical chiropractic care but also supplementation and overall health and wellness."

"I am blessed to have Dr. Joe on my health care team!"


Nicole W.

How has Chiropractic care improved your life?

"Chiropractic care with Dr. Joe has enhanced my overall well-being and quality of life."

What would you tell a friend or family member who was curious about Chiropractic care?

"Dr. Joe's chiropractic care is more encompassing than the usual visit to the chiropractor. He not only focuses on alignment, but can also tell you what else your body is dealing with through tests."

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"Dr. Joe is a kind and compassionate practitioner. He has your best interest in mind and always does his best to target treatment around current symptoms. Dr. Joe is very knowledgeable and incorporates many modalities into his recommendations.

"Dr. Joe is AMAZING!"


Lisa H.

"We're big fans of chiropractic care in pursuit of overall health, and Dr. Joe's mobile chiropractic service is so convenient for us, and a wonderful perk for our employees! We have him out to the shop once a month to give everyone a tune-up, and everyone looks forward to it. Personable, knowledgeable, and effective! Great service!"


Trinity R.

"Almost 2 years ago I was in major pain and was in bad shape. I heard about them and went for it. From the beginning I started to feel better. Now I am just maintaining my body health and feel great. I highly recommend them and appreciated all they have done."


Phebe H.

"Dr. Joe is the best!!! When I had severe back issues, that kept me from being able to work, doctors wanted to do back surgery to ‘see what they could do’ for me...Surgery was not what I wanted to do! Dr. Joe took me in immediately, took some x-rays and proceeded to correct my twisted spine and pelvis. With regular visits, adjustments and a small shoe insert, the last x-rays taken showed a corrected and normal spinal/pelvic alignment! I am so thankful to have found Dr. Joe and for his work...a much better solution than having surgery! I now do maintenance visits and am able to work 40 hours a week, no problem! I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone suffering with back or hip/pelvic issues!!!"


 

Lisa M. 

"Doctor Joe is amazing!!

I would never go to another chiropractor!!

He is number 1 in my book!!

Thanks for keeping me mobile Doc!!"


 

Leslie S. 

"We have used chiropractic for so many reasons, it’ll be hard to give just one reason why we love it so much. As a family of 4 we have run the gamut of reasons for seeking chiropractic care. The one that stands out the most however, has to be a non-skeletal issue. My husband had 2 very intense gall bladder attacks. With the help of Dr. Joe, he was able to get the pain under control and did not have to go through surgery to have it removed and only missed one day of work!!! It has been well over a year since that last attack. As a very physically active family, we have used chiropractic successfully for help in healing sore muscles, muscle strains and sprains, joint pain, back pain, neck pain, eye irritations, headaches, and knee tracking issues in a growing and active teen…to name just a few ways it has helped us. With Dr. Joe’s guidance, we have made some nutritional changes that have helped us also. We love that we get home visits too, that for sure is an added bonus!!!"


 

Karen A. 

"Dr. Joe is a wonderful chiropractor and much more. He is awesome at diagnosing issues within the body which can be corrected with adjustments, diet and natural remedies. His wealth of knowledge has truly improved my well being. My appointments with him last longer than any chiropractor I have ever seen. He is not in a hurry and makes sure he has a complete picture of the specific needs in order to care for his patient. I love that he is available to us here in Grand Junction and that he comes to the house. Thank you for your care, Dr.!"


 

Virginia D.

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"It's a different approach to chiropractic care. It seems to be less invasive than a traditional visit to a chiropractor. There's a lot more explaining what is going on in your body. [Dr. Joe] explains in great detail how your body reacts to certain things... but with more detail [including] vitamins, supplements, foods you eat, putting two and two together if you will. I've always been a patient of chiropractic care and I shall remain a patient for as long as I live."


 

Todd Lee Jr. 
 
How has Chiropractic care improved your life?
 
"Chiropractic care has improved my life in an incredible way. I went from coming home every night in tears because of back pain, hip pain & knee pain to going about my day pain free."
 
What would you tell a friend or family member who was curious about Chiropractic care?
 
"I would tell them how much it has changed my life in such a positive way."


 

Eve K.

What would you tell a friend or family member who was curious about Chiropractic care?

"It really helps your body as a whole, and is well worth the investment to yourself and family."
 
What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?
 
"Dr. Joe is amazing! He studies and gets to know your body. He also has such a thoughtful and warm presence."


 

Malena K.

How has Chiropractic care improved your life?

"As a dental hygienist, my back is always very sore and tired after a work week. Under the care of Dr. Joe - much of my discomfort has completely disappeared & I feel strength in a way I wasn't able to achieve on my own."

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"I appreciate the home visits. Dr. Joe has helped with a chronic shoulder issue - which turned out being my ribs - that I've dealt w/for over 15 yrs. He listens & treats my whole person."


 

 

Tanya C.

How has Chiropractic care improved your life?

"My youngest daughter complained of neck pain constantly, my older daughter had knee pain! Not really normal for a 7 and 10 year old! Joe evaluated them and found the cause and treated that - not just a band-aid - a fix. Now they are happier and healthier!"

What would you tell a friend or family member who was curious about Chiropractic care?

"Chiro care improved my girls' health - overall. Less illness, less pain - it's a win/win! Much less expensive than dealing with traditional doctors who treat the symptom of your problem, not the problem itself."

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"The overall improvement in my kids' general health and well-being! Plus they love seeing Joe!"


 

Liz M.

What would you tell a friend or family member who was curious about Chiropractic care?

"It's totally worth it! I was initially skeptical of the benefits chiropractic could provide but after only a few visits I felt so much better overall. It is not just about popping your back, it benefits your entire system!"

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"I really appreciate the level of care and concern about my situation that Dr. Heinecke provides. He truly believes in the service that he provides and has an extensive knowledge base about how the human body interacts with itself."


 

Steve D.

How has Chiropractic care improved your life?

"Dramatically. The back pain was corrected in 2 visits. I have obtained knowledge about the human body that has helped me understand why I feel the way I feel."

"I have never seen any chiropractic care center be as thorough as Joe Heinecke."


 

Miranda A.

How has Chiropractic care improved your life?

"Keeping up on my chiropractic health with Dr. Joe has enhanced my abilities to do the things I love while avoiding injury and pain. It helps my body perform and move with ease - and it's really made a difference in my yoga practice, posture, and overall well being."

What has pleased you most in your course of treatment with Mountain Valley Chiropractic?

"Dr. Joe is SO thorough. He cares for your whole body - your internal organs, muscles, bone structure, and everything in between. Every adjustment is totally comprehensive - he finds things to fix that I didn't even know were misaligned. In addition, he's incredibly knowledgeable, and educates me every step of the way so I fully understand what's being done and why. My body feels alive, energized, calm, and so relieved after a session with Dr. Joe. He is- by far - the best Chiropractor I've ever met, and I fully trust him with my body and health."