Jimmy MaxWaddellTexas1Advisory Board Member

Jimmy Max Waddell, D.C.

Max Waddell, D.C., is licensed in the state of Texas as a Doctor of Chiropractic.

Professional Organizations

  • Member of The Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology
    • Board of Directors


Waddell Chiropractic Clinic
Keller, TX

817.431.8881 (ph)
817.431.8878 (fax)


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Michael Williams, D.C.

Michael Williams, D.C., is licensed in the state of Texas as a Doctor of Chiropractic.

Professional Organizations

  • Member of The Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology
    • Board of Directors


Williams Upper Cervical Chiropractic & Wellness Center
San Antonio, TX

210.494.4600 (ph)


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Bart Patzer, D.C.


  • International Chiropractic Association
  • Texas Chiropractic Association
  • Travis County Chiropractic Association, served as President and Vice President
  • Academy of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Organizations: Board Member
  • Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology: Advisory Board Member
  • Chiropractic Society of Texas


  • 1993 Chiropractic Intern of the Year, Parker College of Chiropractic
  • Excellence in Chiropractic 2000, Waiting List Practice Coaching System
  • “Chiropractor of the Month” for December 2001 of “On Purpose” audio subscription service and the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance


Patzer Family Chiropractic
2700 W. Anderson Ln.
Austin, TX 78757

512.452.7681 (ph)
512.452.7682 (fax)

Upper Cervical Chiropractor Austin TX

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Cecil Laney, D.C.

Life University Involvement

  • Member of Life University Board of Friends
  • Served as advisor to President Dr. Sid E. Williams
  • Member of Life University extended faculty
  • Worked on various problems in the Life Research Department
  • Currently teaching certain faculty members the functions of the Torque Specific Cervical Instrument
  • Honored at 1999 Life Homecoming as an Early Chiropractic Pioneer and among the ones who were arrested for practicing Chiropractic

Other Professional Highlights

  • Member of the International Chiropractic Association and the Alabama State Chiropractic Association
  • Served one term as I.C.A. Assemblyman from Alabama
  • Served one term as the Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
  • Was elected Chiropractor of the Year in 1975 by the Alabama State Chiropractic Association.

Specialized Activities

  • Started researching instrument cervical adjusting in 1954
  • Created the "single axis method" which permits the use of instruments to deliver force down the Grostic vector
  • Invented the hand-held, solenoid powered cervical adjusting instrument and shipped them to over 40 states and a few foreign countries
  • Built a table-mounted cervical adjusting instrument with stylus rotating torque
  • Built a hand-held adjuster with a leveraged action , creating "torque equivalent"
  • Most recently, built a new table-mounted adjuster, "The Torque Cervical Instrument", and gave Life University all rights to it

Professional Financial Endeavors

  • Member of the "Inner Golden Circle" of contributors to Life University
  • Was the top financial contributor to Life University in 1998
  • Established a "Cecil D. Laney Endowment Fund" for Life University that is expected to grow to a multi-million dollar fund for the Chiropractic profession
  • A major contributor to Louella Harris's National Awareness Campaign for Upper Cervical Care
  • Have in the past donated to the National Upper Cervical Research Association (NUCCRA)

Contact Information

2424 Herodian Way
Smyrna, Ga 30080

770.952.5353 (ph)

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Shawn Hall, D.C.

Dr. Shawn L. Hall completed his Bachelors degree at Auburn University in 2000 and received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree at Life University in 2008. After graduation he moved his family to start Precision Spine Specialists to bring the work of John F. Grostic to Middle Tennessee.

Dr. Hall serves on the Advisory Board for the Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology and the Executive Board of the Grostic Procedure Society. Dr. Hall is an instructor for Basic and Advanced courses for the Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology and the Grostic Procedure. He is Webster's Technique certified and has completed 180 hours of pediatric training through the ICPA. Dr. Hall is currently building a successful practice in Franklin, TN.

Board Certifications

  • State of Tennessee Licensed Chiropractor
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Certification Parts I,II, III, IV,
  • Physiotherapy
  • Webster Technique Certification
  • 180 hours Completed ICPA Certification Program in Pediatrics
  • Education
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentration in Management Information Systems
  • Life University, Marietta, Georgia – Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Orthospinology Seminars – Completed Basic I, Basic II, and Advanced Orthospinology Courses
  • Grostic Seminar – Completed Grostic Procedure Coursework
  • Life University PEAK Internship Program – dedicated over 440 hours
  • Life University Clinic - Clinician
  • Life University Clinic - Radiology Proficiency


  • Instructor for Basic and Advanced Courses for The Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology
  • Instructor for the Grostic Procedure
  • Life University Gross Dissection Lab


Precision Spine Specialists
321 Billingsly Court, Suite 14
Franklin, Tennessee

615-778-0887 (ph)
615.778.0875 (fax)