MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Michael Hitchner D.C.
Practices in Northport, AL
Dr. Michael Hitchner grew up in South New Jersey. While attending the University of West Chester, Pennsylvania, for his bachelor’s degree, he became interested in physical science and holistic care. He then graduated with his doctorate from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Hitchner moved to Alabama to begin his practice in 1986 and has been caring for the Tuscaloosa community ever since. He specializes in treating a variety problems such as sciatica, neck pain, headaches, nerve pain, disc injuries, and more. By using chiropractic and therapy techniques, he will help you achieve a better state of health naturally and educate you on how to maintain it. When he’s not treating patients, he enjoys spending time in the vegetable garden or on the golf course.
Dr. Michael Horn D.C.
Practices in Tuscaloosa, AL
Dr. Michael Horn was a pre-med biology major at the University of Wisconsin from 1978-1982. Throughout his studies, he became increasingly interested in holistic care. Inspired by the idea of treating the whole person rather than just their symptoms, he obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Logan University in 1985. His postdoctoral certifications include Chiropractic Sports Physician and Clinical Acupuncturist.
Dr. Horn stresses the importance of strengthening exercises and gives nutritional advice.
His treatment techniques include:
- Diversified Technique
- Cox flexion/distraction
- Receptor-Tonus method
- Neuromuscular re-education
- Active release technique
- Lumbar Decompression therapy
- Gau Sha/Graston technique
Dr. Lauren P. Cobb D.C.
Practices in Tuscaloosa, AL
Dr. Lauren Cobb is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The University of Alabama and her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Life University.
After graduating in 2012, Dr. Cobb practiced in Northport for a short time before accepting a position in Gardendale, AL to focus on pediatrics and prenatal care. Dr. Cobb collaborated with numerous obstetricians, pediatricians, and doulas to provide optimal care to this special population in the Birmingham area. After the birth of their son, Dr. Cobb and her husband, Daniel, felt a strong urge to move back home to Tuscaloosa to be closer to their family. Dr. Cobb is excited about bringing her knowledge and experience of pediatrics and prenatal care to her hometown!
Dr. Cobb cares for people of all ages, from newborn to elderly. She has a passion for serving children and pregnant women. This led her to begin postgraduate training to attain the 200 hour certification by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). This offers specialized training in the area of pediatrics and pregnancy. Dr. Cobb is also certified by the ICPA in the Webster Technique, a chiropractic technique for pregnant patients that helps to restore normal biomechanics and physiological function to the pelvis, which benefits both mother and baby.
Dr. Cobb and her husband have one son, Hendrix, and two fur babies. In her spare time, Dr. Cobb enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to church, being outdoors, traveling, swimming, and learning about all things holistic.
Dr. Cobb uses a variety of chiropractic techniques to provide optimal care to each individual person. Some of the techniques used include Thompson, Diversified, Activator, Logan, Sacro-occipital Technique (SOT), Cox Flexion Distraction, Webster, Cranial Adjusting, and Extremity Adjusting.
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