Unlike conventional medicine, which focuses on attempting to treat disease once it occurs, McCollum Family Chiropractic emphasizes improving your health in an effort to reduce the risk of pain and illness in the first place. We can help you permanently get rid of lower back pain, neck pain, and numbness. Most people would rather be healthy and avoid illness, if they could. This is one of the main reasons for the big surge in the popularity of our wellness center.
For some, McCollum Family Chiropractic will take them back to a place that is cozy and familiar, offering a rediscovery of health and wellness that had been previously known but long lost. For others, the journey may offer a new center, one never before experienced.
Dr. Duncan McCollum is a licensed Chiropractor serving the Santa Cruz community since 1989. He constantly strives to improve and update his knowledge in the field of chiropractic, and has completed extensive study at Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr. McCollum is a sought after speaker and has been teaching workshops for several years.
Active in promoting chiropractic, Dr. McCollum has studied extensively in the field of personal injury. He treats the spine and disc injuries, and can help you permanently get rid of migraines and sciatica pain. Whiplash and back injuries resulting from auto accidents are unique in that all too often, patients consult with us for these conditions only after they have been improperly treated or totally neglected for years.
Originally from Warrensburg, MO, Dr. Dawson completed a Bachelors in Kinesiology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the University of Central Missouri on a baseball scholarship. Having undergone Tommy John Surgery in 2009, he grew increasingly interested in the human bodies resilience and response to injury, subsequently pursuing the profession of implementing strategic plans for injury prevention, rehabilitation, and human performance. Upon graduation in 2011, he began working as a sports performance and rehabilitation specialist in Phoenix, AZ. Ryan has worked with all different age groups; youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes through the various stages of healing. He is proud to offer a drug-free approach towards healing via restoration of proper biomechanics, therapeutic exercise, diet/nutrition, and lifestyle mentality.