Dr. Palmer grew up in up state New York outside of Binghamton. He is married and has two girls. Both of his girls play travel soccer in the CCL at an elite level of play. He holds a USSF State "D" coaching licence. He began coaching his daughters at the Jamerson YMCA in Lynchburg when his youngest daughter was 3. After 4 years of coaching at the Y, he brought 33 players to the local travel soccer academy where he first coached within the academy and later girls travel soccer. During that time he also obtained his level 1 Futsal coaching certification. In his spare time, he enjoys soccer, hiking, exercise, cooking, bee keeping, and gardening.
Dr. Palmer graduated from New York Chiropractic College in December of 1997 and began practicing mid 1998 here in Virginia. As a member of the Unified Virginia Chiropractic Association, Palmer Chiropractic Center has been providing quality patient care to Lynchburg, VA and the surrounding areas since establishing in 1998. Dr. Palmer started in Altavista, VA in 1998 and later opened a second location in Lynchburg, VA in 2001 to serve the needs of patients driving 30 minutes from Lynchburg to Altavista to receive the unique care he provided. He has focused his continuing education on spinal disc injuries, muscular trigger points, and injuries related to auto crashes. Dr. Palmer has obtained certifications with Cox Technique for treating spinal disc issues; Dry Needling Institute for treating muscular trigger points; Spinal Research Institute of San Diego for diagnosis, treatment, and documentation of auto injuries; Texas Chiropractic College for Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant for performing patient file reviews and independent chiropractic examinations (ICE/IME); and Spinal Ligament Injury Specialist Certification for diagnosis and documentation of ligament injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes.
Part of good medical integration is knowing when to refer for more invasive procedures and what type of specialists to refer to. I have co-treated or referred patients to many of the specialist in our surrounding area. We're committed to quality integrated patient care with other local healthcare providers in reducing pain and restoring optimal function.