An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Family Chiropractic Complex of Tullahoma, Tennessee is a Chiropractic Clinic staffed by Dr. Marilyn Everett, Dr. Lauren Ridgeway, Dr. Michael Thompson and some of the most friendly, caring people in Tullahoma.
Dr. Marilyn Everett graduated from Western Ky. University summa cum laude in 1978 with a B.S. degree in Biology and a teachers certificate in science for middle and high school. She taught 7th and 9th grade science in Kentucky for four years before pursing her lifelong dream of becoming a chiropractor. She graduated from Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia in 1985 magna cum laude . In May of 1986 Dr. Everett opened a family oriented chiropractic clinic in Tullahoma Tennessee, where she has practiced for 28 years. Dr. Everett has been a member of the Tennessee Chiropractic Association for 28 years and is also a member of the International Chiropractic Association.\
Dr. Everett is the proud mother of 3 children, Jonathan, Justin, and Jessica and a stepson Chris. Dr. Everett resides in the area with her husband, Steve, 3 dogs, 1 cat and 1 grand-dog.
Dr. Lauren Ridgeway assumed medication would always be a part of her life when she was introduced to chiropractic and it changed her entire approach to healthy living. Her excitement to pursue chiropractic as a profession began after her own chiropractic success in addressing her migraines and a history of childhood asthma.
Dr. Ridgeway graduated with highest honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in exercise physiology. In 2009, she graduated summa cum laude of her class from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. While in Oregon, she treated the public at a campus outpatient clinic and several chiropractic outreach clinics in downtown Portland. She has received further education in various chiropractic techniques and nutrition. Dr. Ridgeway is a member of the Tennessee Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Ridgeway enjoys a family oriented practice and is experienced working with patients from all ages. She is trained in treating sports injuries, car accidents and many conditions of the spine and extremities (including the shoulders, hips, knees, feet and hands). She incorporates physical and exercise rehabilitation, massage, stretching and nutrition to complement her chiropractic approach.
Although a native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Ridgeway fell in love with the beauty and Southern hospitality and decided to move and call Tennessee home nearly ten years ago with her husband, a native of west Tennessee. In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports, getting outdoors, hiking and photography. She is the proud mother of 1 son, Elijah and one on the way.
Dr. Michael Thompson grew up in Santa Barbara, CA, and graduated from Auburn University Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. degree. He became interested in Chiropractic as a profession while he was attending Auburn and receiving treatment from a football injury. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, Georgia and opened his first practice in 1983. Later, he opened four additional practices with a partner and had the largest practice in the state of Alabama at that time.
Dr. Thompson has also practiced in Franklin and Brentwood, TN. He has been a member of The American College of Sports Medicine, The International Chiropractics Association and The Christian Chiropractics Association. He has two sons and two daughters. Dr. Thompson is also a musician and his two sons are professional jazz guitarists.
Mary has been Office Manager at Family Chiropractic Complex for almost 10 years. She studied at Commmonwealth College in Virginia Beach, VA and has worked in the healthcare field for over thirty years. She loves the chiropractic field and is more than willing to tell you how it has helped her and her family. Mary and her husband of 43 years have 2 children and 5 grandchildren.
Elizabeth Eaton has been practicing for 16 years as a licensed massage therapist and a certified neuromuscular therapist, after graduating from the Atlanta School of Massage in Atlanta, GA, where she had extensive training to work with mind, body, and spirit. She specializes in deep tissue work but in also trained in Swedish massage, Neuromuscular therapy, Aromatherapy, Indian Head, Face,and Foot massage as well as many other modalities. She has been at Family Chiropractic Complex for 12 years.
David Pierre graduated with honors from massage therapy school in 2002. In his 12 years experience he has learned several modalities that he brings to FCC. Just a few of them include: Swedish, Sport, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular, Massage for Injury, Reflexology, Hot stone, Thai, Pregnancy Massage, and more. He has worked on all body types from infants to 90 year old, from those bed-bound to seasoned athletes training for marathons and triathlons. He will tailor a specific massage for your needs, be it for pure relaxation, to therapeutic, to increasing flexibility.
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People of all ages can benefit from chiropractic care; from the toddler with chronic ear infections to the aged person who suffers from a host of health problems. The great benefit of chiropractic is not only pain relief, but improvement in function as well. People who choose chiropractic on a regular basis find improvements in such things as improved sleep, more energy and less fatigue and depression. Whole families sometimes choose chiropractic care as a wellness and preventive health style. Set up an appointment today for a complete chiropractic evaluation.
Dr. Everett is happy to open her clinic to you and your family, and is anxious to share the miracle of chiropractic and natural healing with the people in this pleasant and thriving city of Tullahoma.