Petula Gillingham, D.C.
Petula Gillingham, D.C., is a chiropractor at AFC Physical Medicine & Chiropractic Mesa.
Dr. Gillingham was born in St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada. Her patient's fondly refer to her as Dr. P. Dr. P received her Bachelor of Science degree from Brandon University, Manitoba, Canada. She graduated from Life University where she received her Doctor of Chiropractic in March of 2000. She utilizes several chiropractic techniques that include, but is not limited to Diversified, Thompson-Drop technique, Pro-Adjuster, and Activator.
Dr. P decided to become a chiropractor after being a chiropractic patient herself. After receiving outstanding care, Dr. P decided she wanted to help people get out of pain, perform better in sports and other physical activities, and be healthier overall.
What Dr. P loves most about being a chiropractor is seeing her patients get off medication and become more active. She believes it is so rewarding to teach people how to take responsibility for their health through nutrition, exercising, stretching, and chiropractic care. For Dr. P, it is her goal to help people in her community get healthy, naturally – without the use of drugs or surgery.