Chiropractor - Washington
382 West Chestnut Street
Washington, PA 15301
724-225-1655

MWF 8:00 am- 6:30 pm

T TH 8:00 am -1:00 pm

At Washington Chiropractic Center, Inc., all of our professionals are fully trained and experienced to provide you with the best chiropractic care. We want you to trust that you are getting the highest quality care each time you come to see us. But we're also people just like you - we have families and pets, we're parents and grandparents, we participate in sports activities and try to stay current with the news. We combine our expertise and professionalism with a personal, responsive and caring attitude to make you as comfortable as possible with our practice - whether you're sick or well.

 

KELLY W. CROOKS, D.C.

Dr. Kelly Crooks has been practicing for 40 years providing the highest quality of conservative spine care to the residents of Washington County and the surrounding area.  His practice is centered around the management of acute and chronic biomechanical non- surgical spine injuries caused by auto accidents, work-related and sports injuries.

 

               LICENSES

                       Pennsylvania DC-001731L

              EDUCATION  

                        BA Biology 1974, West Virginia University

·         Doctor of Chiropractic 1977, Palmer College of Chiropractic

·         Board Qualified Chiropractic Orthopedist 1985, Logan College

              CONTINUING EDUCATION

·         University of Hawaii Sports Medicine Course 1985, John Burns School of Medicine

·         Management Strategies for Low Back Pain and Sciatica 1988, Harvard Medical School

·         The Injured Worker Dilemma 1989, Seton Medical Center

·         Musculoskeletal MRI for the Clinician 1990, Harvard Medical School

·         Peer/Utilization Review Certification Program 1996, New York College of Chiropractic

·         Low Back Pain in the Era of Managed Care 1996, Harvard Medical School

·         Flexion/Distraction Lumbar Manipulation Protocols 1998, Spine Research Institute of San Diego

·         Advanced Principals of Foot Mechanics and Gait Correction 1998, Spine Research Institute of San Diego

·         Graduate of Masters Certification Program in Whiplash 1999, Spine Research Institute of San Diego

·         Chiropractic & Fibromyalgia 2002, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

·         Clinical Update on Management of the Lumbar Spine Disorders 2002, University of Pittsburgh School of Health &                   Rehabilitation Science

·         Chiropractic Research: A Year In Review 2002, Lincoln College of Post-Professional School of Post-Graduate Education

·         Functional Capacity Evaluations Seminar 2003, Philadelphia PA PCA

·         Electro Diagnostic Certification Seminar 2004, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

·         Chiropractic Clinical Documentation 2004, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

·         Evidence-Based Spine Care for Chiropractor 2008, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

·         Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries 2008, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic

·         Spine Care for The Primary Care Physician 2009 and 2010, Lerner Research Institute-Cleveland Clinic

·         Injuries from Low Impact Collisions with Records Documentation 2010, New York College of Chiropractic

·         Traumatic Cervical Syndrome 2010, New York College of Chiropractic

·         Weight Loss Management, Fitness and Nutrition 2012, Texas College of Chiropractic

·         Traumatic Lumbar Syndrome 2012, New York College of Chiropractic

·         Chiropractic Treatment of Auto Accident Injuries #1 2014, Texas College of Chiropractic

·         X-Ray Fundamentals 2014, Texas College of Chiropractic

·         Chiropractic Treatment of Auto Accident Injuries #2 2016, Texas College of Chiropractic

·         Chiropractic Sports Medicine 2016, Texas College of Chiropractic

·         Evidenced Based Care in a Collaborative Setting; Primary Spine Care 5, A literature based model for collaborating with hospitals, medical primary care providers and specialists. Reviewing the documentation requirements to communicate the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plans with medical entities and having the evidence as a basis for those recommendations, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University - Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY 2018

  • Current Literature Standards of MRI Spine Interpretation; Primary Spine Care 5, MRI Spine Interpretation of the spine. How to triage a trauma and non-trauma with advanced imaging and document the necessity. We will also cover the basics of MRI Spine Interpretation inclusive of all types of herniations, bulges, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University- Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY 2018
  • Spine Brain Connection in Pain Pathways; Primary Spine Care 5, MRI Spine The spine-brain connection in managing chronic pain  patients. Understanding how chronic pain negatively effects brain morphology and potential pathology as sequela. The role of chiropractic in preventing the loss of gray matter and the most recent evidence as outlined in indexed peer reviewed literature over the last 10 years verifying chiropractic’s role, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University- Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY 2018
  • Bio-Neuro-Mechanical Mechanism of the Chiropractic Spinal Adjustment; Primary Spine Care 5, The biological, neurological and mechanical mechanisms and pathways from the thrust to the lateral horn and brain connection and how the brain processes the chiropractic spinal adjustment based upon the literature. Care paths of chiropractic and physical therapy from an outcome basis, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, PACE Approved for the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Cleveland University- Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Long Island NY 2018

 

            MEMBERSHIPS

 

·         Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association

·         American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists