Dr. Nelson studied pre-medicine at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and after moving to Atlanta Georgia, attained a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. In 1992 Dr. Nelson earned a Doctorate in Chiropractic at Life University in Marietta, Georgia and became board certified to practice in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Nelson continued his education by completing a certification to utilize Adjunctive Procedures at National College in Lombard, Illinois.
Additional educational highlights include receiving a continuing education certification in Whiplash from the San Diego Spine Research Institute. Dr. Nelson also competed a certification program as a Chiropractic Peer Review Consultant.
Dr. Nelson continues his seventeenth year in private practice. Currently, he is a founding partner of Westmoreland Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Associates, practicing in Export and Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
1991-2010 Post graduate education, Variety of subject matters detailed below.
2001 Certified Chiropractic Peer Review Consultant, Texas College of Chiropractic Pasadena, Texas.
1997 Masters Certification Program in Whiplash, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Whittier, California.
1992 Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life University Marietta, Georgia.
1992 Bachelors of Science in Nutrition, Life University Marietta, Georgia.
1991 Certified in Adjunctive Procedures, National College of Chiropractic Lombard, Illinois.
1985-1987 Pre Medicine, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, Pennsylvania.
Post Graduate Education Experience:
2012 Foundational Laboratory Analysis Science Based Nutrition
2010 Chiropractic Sports Medicine Physician Texas Chiropractic College
Chiropractic Sports Injuries Texas Chiropractic College
2008 Fundamentals of Clinical Nutrition Texas Chiropractic College
Treatment of Auto Accident Injuries Texas Chiropractic College
2006 Chiropractic Treatment of Golf Injuries Texas Chiropractic College
Weight Loss Management Fitness & Nutrition Texas Chiropractic College
2005 Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management of Headaches Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association
2004 Applied Neurology Logan College of Chiropractic
Exercise Strength and Conditioning Texas Chiropractic College
2003 Evaluation and Treatment of Whiplash Injury Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association
Chiropractic Research: The Year in Review Lincoln College of Postprofessional Education
2002 Orthopedic Evaluative Procedures Lincoln College of Postprofessional Education
Full Spine Analysis and Adjusting Chiropractic Fellowship of Pennsylvania
Nutritional Approaches to Stress Induced Disorders University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
2001 Certified Chiropractic Peer Review Consultant, 50 Hours Texas Chiropractic College
2000 Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy Treatment and Case Management New York Chiropractic College
1997 Whiplash: Master Certification Program Los Angeles College of Chiropractic/Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Modules 1-4 Completed
1996 Chiropractic Rehabilitation, 36 Hours New York Chiropractic College
Peer Review/Utilization, 36 Hours New York Chiropractic College
1994 Chiropractic Orthopedics, 36 Hours National-Lincoln School of Post Graduate Education
1993-1994 Chiropractic Rehabilitation, 30 Hours Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
1991 Certified in Adjunctive Procedures, 120 Hours National College of Chiropractic
January 2009 - Present Westmoreland Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Associates 1390 Route 286, Village of Mamont, Export, PA and 4963 Route 30 East, Suite 205 Oakley Park II, Greensburg, PA.
November 1994 - December 2008 Nelson Chiropractic and Rehabilitation 1390 Route 286, Village of Mamont, Export, PA.
November 1998 - December 2008 Nelson Chiropractic and Rehabilitation 4963 Route 30 East, Suite 205 Oakley Park II, Greensburg, PA.
Professional Memberships: Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association