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Susann Clothier, DC

Dr. Susann Clothier is a Chiropractor at Performance Spine & Sports Medicine. Her clinical interests include functional rehabilitation of the spine, pain management, family wellness, athletic performance enhancement, and nutritional supplementation.

Dr. Clothier received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY and her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from SUNY Brockport in Brockport, NY. She is a Reiki II Practitionerand is certified in Graston technique for soft tissue and muscle rehabilitation as well as the Webster Technique from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Sheis also proficient in CBP postural analysis and drop table technique.

Dr. Clothier is dedicated to ensuring that her patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced chiropractic care and stays current on the science of chiropractic care through continuing education classes and seminars on topics such as severe neck and low back conditions, pregnancy, pediatric care, and spinal decompression.

Michael Dougherty, DC

Dr. Dougherty received his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida. His undergraduate work in Exercise Physiology and Business Administration was completed at Elon University, North Carolina. Dr. Dougherty utilizes an evidence based philosophy with a focus on a patient centered approach. Dr. Dougherty honed his training under Dr. Donald Murphy, DACAN, of the Rhode Island Spine Center, an adjunct of the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. During this time, he was exposed to the spectrum of patient care, from conservative management to surgical intervention.

Dr. Dougherty’s experience in sports, rehabilitation, and nutrition allows him to focus on an integrative approach to patient care. He utilizes Active Release and Graston techniques to treat myofascial and sports injuries while using his rehabilitation training to address the underlying issue.

Dr. Dougherty understands the needs of athletes. His free time is spent training the multisport discipline of triathlon and the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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