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Welcome to Collins Chiropractic Center
Your Birmingham Area Chiropractor

Call us at (205) 923-0151 today.

We are happy to welcome you to the official website for Collins Chiropractic Center, your family's rusted resource for chiropractic treatment and other forms of safe, natural care. Either Birmingham chiropractor at our clinic, Dr. Collins or Dr. Machen, will be delighted to work with you and your loved ones to meet your health, wellness, and injury rehabilitation goals, whatever they may be. we encourage to take a look around, read more about our many skills and services, and then schedule your very first visit with our chiropractors.

Introducing Our Birmingham Chiropractors

Here at Collins Chiropractic Center, we know that when you’re looking for a chiropractor, you're looking for a trusted advisor who can help you with a wide range of primary healthcare needs and challenges. We're confident that you'll feel comfortable with the expertise and caring manner of both of our chiropractic practitioners. Our namesake, Dr. Gerald Collins, has been serving the chiropractic needs of the Birmingham area since 1986. A graduate of Life Chiropractic College, Dr. Collins has served on the boards of several county and state chiropractic associations. Dr. Kristen Machen, who received her chiropractic degree from Life University, is also certified in Kinesio taping and acupuncture. a qualified medical examiner, Dr. Machen also administers our DOT physicals. You'll never doubt that you're in good hands at our clinic.

Natural Services for a Healthier, Happier Life

You can turn to Collins Chiropractic Center for a variety of integrated health services. Our ability to provide numerous complementary healing modalities allows us to create individualized programs for each patient. You and your loved ones may benefit greatly from chiropractic care that corrects joint position, physical alignment, and nerve function. We also offer spinal decompression to ease disc-related discomfort, acupuncture for natural pain relief, and corrective exercises to improve your strength or range of motion. We can help you stay healthy through our nutritional counseling, lifestyle advice, and spinal/postural screenings. If you're a trucker, you can even get your DOT physical exams right here!

In addition to all the services noted above, our chiropractors will be happy to refer you to individual specialists as needed. Our objective is to provide you with whatever guidance and resources you may need to live a healthier, happier life through natural care. However we can help, we're at your service!

Come and Visit Our Chiropractors in Brimingham, AL

We hope you like what you're seeing about our qualifications, services, and dedication -- but don't just take our website's word for it. See for yourself by calling Collins Chiropractic Center (205) 923-0151 to schedule an initial visit with one of our experienced chiropractors in Birmingham, AL!

Gerald Collins
Birmingham Area Chiropractor | Collins Chiropractic Center | (205) 923-0151

Kristen C. Machen
Birmingham Area Chiropractor | Collins Chiropractic Center | (205) 923-0151

552 Bessemer Super Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35228 3002

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Our Hours


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8:00 am-12:00 pm





Meet the Doctor

  • Gerald Collins

    Gerald Collins is a MIDFIELD chiropractor who serves MIDFIELD and the surrounding communities in AL.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Clients

  • "Wonderful group of people went deep into things to find my problem.. Small office so very close with your needs. The Dr has a great personality so you forget your pain."
    Juseda P.
  • "Very professional and friendly staff. They ask a lot of questions to ensure that they give you the right treatment for your particular situation. Love this office!"
    Beverly C.
  • "The atmosphere was conducive to relaxation! For some reason it just felt "de-stressed""
    Sophia I.
  • "Only place I would go!
    Patty E.

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