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Ryan Overton DC, In His Own Words
“I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995. During the next few months after graduation, I noticed that I was experiencing pain from a car accident that happened when I was seventeen. I had a good friend in chiropractic school who literally dragged me in to see his chiropractor. This was a strange event considering my mom was a nurse and she had told me, “We don’t go to chiropractors”. What the chiropractor told me did make sense and I agreed to start care. I remember after the first couple of adjustments saying, “wow I forgot what normal was
like”. I realized that I was just putting up with the pain and considering it normal. Now this phenomenon was great but what really won me over to become a chiropractor myself was the change in my health. I had suffered with sinus problems for 10+ years. Six months after the beginning of my care, I remembered that I was not taking my medication anymore. I had begged five different doctors if there was anything I could do for my suffering. However, each time I was told that I was just one of those people and needed to continue with my medication. I remember asking my mom, “Why is it that more people do not know about this?”. She did not have an answer. I also had a lot of digestion problems which were improving. With improvement in my health I made changes to my diet and started taking supplements which eventually cured my irritable bowel and colitis issues. The epiphany was when I realized that you could get your health back and I decided that I wanted to help others achieve this.”
Dr. Overton specializes in both spine and sports related injuries. His background is in Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, and Sports Injury Management and is a spinal decompression specialist. Dr. Ryan Overton’s skilled chiropractic background creates unique insight into many problems. His practice has a primary focus of delivering highly effective, state-of-the-art, gentle Chiropractic care to people of all ages. Living and working in The Valley Area allows Dr. Overton the ability to offer emergency Chiropractic care when needed.
Brittany Williams D.C.
St. Francis Integrative Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Brittany A. Williams to our staff. Dr. Williams is an expert at spinal biomechanics and has a rich working experience in health science, chiropractic, nutritional counseling, and functional rehabilitation. She is also certified in Activator Methods.
Her journey with chiropractic began very close to home:
“In 2009 my father suffered a spinal cord injury. As a result of this incident, our family life changed drastically. It was then that I realized that the nervous system impacted each and every function of the body. When I began school at Life University it was evident to me that the holistic model should be the standard.”
She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences at Savannah State University cum laude. She completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Life University in Marietta, Ga. She has successfully completed all parts of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners requirements, and is certified in physiotherapy. She is a dedicated member of the Georgia Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Williams maintains that her experience within the chiropractic profession has been extremely enriching and rewarding. She has worked diligently treating patients with various conditions including degenerative disc disease and whiplash injury.
Dr. Williams is extremely enthusiastic and has made it a personal goal to be an asset to the community by providing all of its members with the opportunity to have optimum wellness through chiropractic and holistic care, nutrition, and wellness. She desires to create a better community, One Spine at a Time!