I was born and raised in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, but have lived in the south for the past 10 years, transitioning from Augusta, GA. I have 3 boys, Joshua, Finley and Declan, and have been married for 15 years to my wife Elizabeth. We have travelled quite a bit over the years, beginning with my service in the United States Marine Corps from 1999 – 2003.
After my service in the USMC, I began college at the University of Wisconsin, studying Biology and after that I went to Chiropractic school in Marietta, GA at Life University graduating with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010.
My first experience with chiropractic care was after my time in the Marine Corps where I developed headaches, neck and low back pain. While I was in the Marine Corps, chiropractic care wasn’t an option for treatment. The typical treatment for back pain was ibuprofen and muscle relaxers, which offered no help. So after I had gotten out, I sought out a chiropractor to see if that would help. Much to my satisfaction, I was helped tremendously. My headaches and back pain were not a constant issue any more, and my quality of life had improved.
My next experience with chiropractic care involved my son, Joshua, as a baby he began having trouble with ear infections. After he didn’t progress with antibiotics, his pediatrician had recommended that he get tubes put in, but my wife and I decided to try and take him to a chiropractor to see if that would help. He was helped very quickly, and no longer had any issues with ear infections.
These personal experiences sparked my interest in becoming a chiropractor. I wanted to be able to help others improve their quality of life through chiropractic care, just as I was helped. After finishing my Doctorate degree, I pursued training with children and pregnancy through the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association’s 180 hour certification program. I also have post-graduate training in soft tissue techniques to compliment chiropractic manipulation. I’m certified in both Active Release Technique and Graston Technique.
My previous position was as a Staff Chiropractor at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in their Interdisciplinary Pain Management Clinic at Fort Gordon, in Augusta, GA. It was an honor working with some of America’s bravest men and women.
I’m excited to come to Crossville, Tennessee and serve this wonderful community. After visiting Crossville a few times, my family and I fell in love with the area. We enjoy the small town atmosphere and the sense of community that it offers. We also enjoy all of the outdoor activities and the beautiful country side of Crossville. Dr. Crawford and I have been friends since the first day of chiropractic school back in 2006, and we have been great friends ever since. So, when I had the opportunity to come and practice in the wonderful community, I jumped at the chance to work with Dr. Crawford and the wonderful staff at Crossville Family Chiropractic. I look forward to meeting you and helping you improve your quality of life.