Dr. Athens graduated in 1982 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Besides spinal care, Dr. Athens also specializes in extremity conditions (e.g. shoulder and hip bursitis, knee tendonitis, Plantar Fasciitis, Morton’s Neuromas, heel, and foot pain, elbow and wrist conditions, and carpal tunnel syndrome, among others). He has two sets of boy/girl twins, ages 27 yrs. and 22 yrs., and is very comfortable working with various child ailments.
He was awarded ICA’s 1st Sports Chiropractor of the Year in 1990! Dr. Athens was a team chiropractor for the San Francisco 49er football team. He was also a team chiropractor for the San Francisco Giants baseball team. He is the only chiropractor to be on a Super Bowl pre-game show when in 1990, he adjusted former quarterback Joe Montana on national TV, before the game with the Denver Broncos. Some of his celebrity patients include Barry Bonds, Tom Brady, Joe Montana, and Michelle Wei (LPGA). Dr. Athens has been in practice for 38 years and he has been featured in many local and national publications. His motto is to always give the patient the best care and service, along with teaching them ways to take their health to another level.