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At Townsend Wellness Center we offer natural, holistic healing for residents of St. Robert and Waynesville. Our skilled team is led by Dr. Rick Townsend, a St. Robert and Waynesville chiropractor who opened Townsend Wellness Center to put his knowledge and experience to good use.
Dr. Townsend is a Doctor of Chiropractic Care and Naturopathic Medicine. He earned his first doctorate degree in 1988 from the Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles, California, where he also served as an associate professor. The second degree came from the John Thomas School of Naturopathic Medicine in St. Charles, Missouri in 1998. Our chiropractor in Waynesville and St. Robert is also a certified acupuncturist.
Since earning his dual doctorate degrees and certification to practice Waynesville MO acupuncture, Dr. Townsend has secured many other certificates. For example, he has a Master’s Certification in Whiplash Treatment from the Spinal Research Institute of San Diego, California; he is a Certified Brimhall Practitioner; and he passed the Diplomate Exam of the National Board of Examiners for Naturopathic Quality Assurance in 2008. Dr. Townsend also has experience providing electromyography and vestibular therapy, plus effective treatments for TMJ, low back disorders and other ailments.
In addition to practicing as a St. Robert naturopathic doctor, Dr. Townsend also has experience serving on the Board of Directors and as the head of the Physical Medicine Department at John Thomas College of Naturopathic Medicine. His professional accreditations from the American Chiropractic Association, Missouri Chiropractic Association, American College of Chiropractic Rehabilitation Science, American Manual Medicine Association and American Institute of Naturopathic Medicine make him extremely well qualified to serve as a chiropractor in Waynesville, MO.
With Dr. Townsend’s focus on helping you achieve total wellness, our Waynesville chiropractic office can help you achieve your full health potential. We employ the use of cutting-edge technology and methodology to treat a wide range of conditions. Our services include:
Spinal manipulation to realign your vertebrae
Acupuncture to stimulate pressure points in your body for non-invasive healing and pain reduction
Spinal decompression to treat herniated discs
Massage therapy to loosen tight muscles, improve blood flow and promote relaxation
Nutritional counseling to help improve your diet
Lifestyle advice to help you get the most out of your treatment at Townsend Wellness Center
Neurological stress reduction therapy as an alternative treatment for allergies, migraines and other ailments
Biocleanse to naturally detoxify your body
EVOX to help improve your productivity, happiness and overall health
Body sculpting to get rid of excess fat and skin
Zerona body sculpting to target stubborn areas and emulsify fat under your skin
To take advantage of natural, non-invasive treatment from our highly qualified Waynesville MO chiropractor, please contact Townsend Wellness Center at %CIENT_PHONE%.
Graduated Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles, California 1988
Degree: Doctor of Chiropractic
Graduated John Thomas School of Naturopathic Medicine 1998
Degree: Naturopathic Medical Doctor
Diplomate National Board of Naturopathic Examiners 2008
Associate Professor at Cleveland Chiropractic College 1988
Instructor Missouri Re-Licensure Seminars
Board of Directors John Thomas College of Naturopathic Medicine
Department Head/ Instructor Physical Medicine Department at John Thomas College of Naturopathic Medicine
Diplomate National Board of Naturopathic Examiners
Clinical Management of TMJ Pain-Dusfunction; Dennis Steigerwald, DC, San Diego, Calif.
Cox Flexion/Distraction Technique (diagnosis and treatment of low back disorders); James Cox, DC, DACBR; Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
Bioenergetic Synchronization Technique, Level IV, Morter Health Systems, Rogers, Arkansas
Whiplash: Master’s Certification; Spinal Research Institute of San Diego, Calif.
Module I; A.C.E.S. Rehabilitation
Module II; A.C.E.S. Rehabilitatio
Electromyography and Clinical Neurophysiology; Northwestern University Medical School, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Vestibular Therapy; Vestbular testing, Inc.; Scottsdale, Arizona
Certified Brimhall Practitioner; Brimhall Wellness Centers
American Chiropractic Association
Missouri Chiropractic Association
American College of Chiropractic Rehabilitation Science
American Manual Medicine Association
American Institute of Naturopathic Medicine