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Dr. Jacalyn Buettner, DC

Chiropractor

Professional statement

Dr. Buettner became interested in chiropractic after sustaining a back injury when she was 13 years old. After many years of being told by medical doctors and physical therapists to take medications, do exercises, and learn to live with the pain, she met a chiropractor, Dr. Jon Blossom, who offered her an alternative solution. Chiropractic helped her so much she knew she wanted to help others the way Dr. Blossom helped her. This began her journey—she graduated cum laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in March 1985. Having grown up in a small town in Ohio, Dr. Buettner realized her childhood dream of being a big city career girl, like Mary Tyler Moore, when she opened her office at 450 Sutter, the prestigious medical dental building in the heart of Union Square. With more than 33 years of hands-on clinical experience, Dr. Buettner has the ability to tune into a person’s body, locate where the nerve energy is blocked and restore the energy flow through gentle treatment customized to the individual's needs. This process is similar to turning the power on—a way of activating the body’s innate healing potential to bring back a state of balance.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth

Specialties

  • Chiropractor

Practice names

Education and training

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American Chiropractic Association
  • California Chiropractic Association
  • Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

Awards and publications

  • Fellow Palmer Academy of Chiropractic

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1295728723

Office locations

Union Square Chiropractic

450 Sutter Street, Suite 1415

San Francisco, CA 94108

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Excellent job!
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I’ve been a patient for over many many years. Excellent
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Accommodated on short notice, I felt really informed on what was going on, and I will definitely return!
Less than 3 months ago
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I'm so happy to have found her. Always looking out and such a life saver.
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Highly committed, Jacalyn went the extra mile to provide me with exercices for my posture. Great experience !
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Absolutely friendly and wonderful.
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Excellent customer service
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Lovely bright new office in a convenient location in downtown SF; very professional and capable staff.
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Her replacement was personable and patient and answered the questions that I had!!
More than 1 year ago
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Knowedgeable, friendly, used techniques my previous chiro hadn't used so intend to see her again as ibam hopeful results will be great
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My visits with Dr. Buettner are always a highlight. She's wonderful, quick, and her therapy is incredibly effective!
More than 1 year ago
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Wonderful and friendly !
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Dr. B is just excellent in every way -- I cannot recommend her highly enough.
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She is great, takes very good care of you, understand the problem and able to explain with very easy words. Highly recommended!
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She's great at explaining what she is going to do and makes sure you understand! She's also sooo funny!
More than 1 year ago
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She was great. Very helpful and knowledgeable. She was able to instantly relieve some of my pain. I look forward to continuing treatments with her.
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Dr. Buettner seems like an accomplished Chiropractor, but she seemed way too focused on business and not enough on treatment. I'm sitting in her office, and she doesn't want to tell me any advice on how to better my posture oroverall spinal health. Instead she wanted to up-sell me to come back many times in the future. I hope this isn't status quo for chiropractors.
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Dr. Buettner is quick and to the point. She answers any questions you have and had my back fixed in 6 appointments. She was great.
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Dr. Buettner was wonderful and very informative!
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This would be a positive recommendation apart from the fact that I left with far more severe neck, back and spinal pain than I started with. Dr. B is really nice and seems genuinely caring, if not a little rushed sometimes.However, the fact that I'm a lot worse off now is really the core of the 1 star review
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She was so knowledgeable and personable. Great experience- definitely found my new chiropractor!
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Can't say enough good things about Dr. B! Always feel better both physically and emotionally after her visit :)
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Jacalyn is a great chirorpactor and extremely friendly. I have been seeing her for months and she's absolutely lovely. I will continue to go to her because she's great at what she does, and gets the job done quickly!
More than 1 year ago
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I was pleased and felt great.
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Nothing but great things to say about my experience here. Awesome!
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She was awesome!
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Super knowledgeable, awesome skills!
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Dr. Buettner was great! She explained everything she was doing, and everything she learned from my exam was spot on with the pain I was experiencing. Very honest and open. I'm glad I found her for my first chiropractor appointment, and I've already booked a follow-up.
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Very professional, experienced care giver with a whole body approach. Very compassionate and personable. I would definitely recommend her. The office assistant also goes above and beyond to ensure a needs are met.
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My neck popped so loud that the secretary from another room heard it.. I fell better.. She is cool
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Dr. Buettner is a true healer!!!!!!!
More than 1 year ago
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She is amazing & so informative about health nutrition & helping with supplements. I always go to her whenever I have a health problem & for the past 5 years, has been my guide on how to fix myself! Love Dr. B!!
More than 1 year ago
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She was super professional and understanding. Really great bedside manner and a great location as well.
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My visit with Dr. Buettner was beyond excellent. She did a great job explaining what causing my back pain and explaining my treatment options. Overall, her communication was great - she explained each step of the process and paused frequentlyto allow me to ask any questions. Very approachable, knowledgeable, and most importantly, made my back feel instantly better.
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She was very professional and asked a lot of questions. She did a very detailed exam. She helped pinpoint what could possibly be causing my problems and was very much into helping me be at my healthiest by recommending a cleanseand care. Right away I felt so much better after she adjusted me!
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When I come see Dr. Buettner I'm usually in a lot of pain and unable to move well. She is very knowledgeable and sensitive! She is able to align your body gently. Her assistant is wonderful helping you with theultrasound therapies as well. The office is in a great location and patients feel welcome and cared for. I highly recommend Doctor Jacalyn Buettner!
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she is amazing, friendly and makes me feel better
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I always feel like a whole new person after my visit with Dr. B! I love going to her and getting adjusted!!! Thanks!
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She is very professional , respectful and nice
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Dr. Buettner has been my chiropractor for many years. She listens as you state your symptoms and treats them accordingly. She also gives you sound advise on exercises and self care you can do a home. I highly recommend Dr. Buettner
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Very friendly, knowledgable and took the time to explain everything. Felt better after the first visit!
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Perfect in every way!
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Absolutely love Dr. Buettner!!
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Dr. Buettner is always helpful and professional. Highly recommend!
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Very good first session. I was able to get immediate relief of pain and hope the next several sessions will help correct the problem permanently.
More than 1 year ago
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Great visit. Talked and coached through everything. Very expedient
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Easy, Friendly, Good at what she does. Return regularly.
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AMAZING!
More than 1 year ago
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This was my first Chiropractic visit ever. Once I met Dr. B she was great. Asked great questions and really got to know me and my lifestyle. My adjustment went well. Neck was a little sore for a few days after,I had a very powerful, not painful but powerful crack in my neck. A few days later my back is feeling a lot better, I feel looser with greater flexibility. All this after one visit. My only criticism would be the front office experience. First impressions are so important, especially in medical offices for a FIRST timer who was visiting based on a referral from an existing patient. The gal who greeted me seemed cold, disinterested and somewhat rude. No fault to the Dr. but it was not pleasant. Maybe it was her off day, but in a service role, your job is to not have an off day. I am returning despite all.
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Great doctor very friendly.
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