Our practice is one of only a handful in the country skilled at restoring damaged nerves. Dr. Richards has unique training, with an emphasis on extremity care (feet, wrists, ankles) in addition to years of spine and joint education and practice. We are aware that nerve regeneration is complex. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment.
Dr. Christopher Richards DC is a graduate of the University of California in Pennsylvania, the 3rd ranked athletic training school in the nation (1998-2002). After finishing his degree there, Dr. Richards went on to practice personal training in Boston. There, he trained everyone from your average-joe, to Olympic Athletes! This hands on experience allowed him to learn the intricacies of muscle patterns, and how the body heals.
After training in Boston for two years, Dr. Richards moved to Georgia in pursuit of his doctorate in Chiropractic at Life University in Atlanta (2004-2008). Once he completed his studies and countless hours of clinical research, Dr. Richards moved to Chattanooga, TN where he opened his first successful Chiropractic Clinic! On average, his office treated over 200 patients per week!
Currently, Dr. Chris Richards is the country’s leading Neuropathy Specialist with focus and expertise on spinal and extremity care. On a weekly basis, he successfully treats patients and assists with everything from minor aches and pains, to shoulder injuries, to helping people walk again for the first time in years!
Dr. Wood is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Accrediting Board: American Board of Internal Medicine, specializing in Internal Medicine and Clinical Lipidology. He has an extensive educational background and training in treating a variety of conditions including:
Dr. Wood finished Undergraduate school and graduated from Michigan State University in 1979, continuing on to complete medical school in 1983 (MSU). He spent the next year at an Internship Hospital where he gained direct experience in the field until 1984. In the following two years, Dr. Woods took a position in a Residency Hospital at Sw Mich Area Health Education Center, completed in 1986. Other education includes his Board Certification as a Clinical Lipidologist – Adult.
Janet Bengston Mooney, RN, NP-C, received her bachelors in nursing from Western Kentucky University in December 2008. She completed her masters at Tennessee State University in May 2014. She has been working for Advanced Medical of Nashville since January 2015. At Advanced Medical she performs physical medicine including electrical stimulation and manual therapy. She also performs joint injections, trigger point injections, and recently began a new pain treatment called neurostimulater device. Janet enjoys her work at Advanced Medical because of the holistic approach taken to treat pain.