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Dr. David S Ficco is a Chiropractor, Naturopath and Medical Doctor * practicing at Atlanta Alternative Medicine. A native of New Jersey, of Italian heritage, he received his Doctorate Degree in Chiropractic from Life University, School of Chiropractic. In 1986. Dr. Ficco also received a diploma in Physio-Therapeutics from National College of Chiropractic with a focus on management of patients with serious injuries and the use of modalities in the chiropractic office. He received his Doctorate Degree in Naturopathic Medicine in 2005 from USAT School of Medicine and his he received his Doctorate Degree in Medicine in 2011. Dr. Ficco has had 80 weeks of clinical training in Medicine, Pain Management, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery (DeKalb Medical ) ( Northside Hospital ), Pediatrics, Dermatology, Orthopedic Surgery (Gwinnett Medical), General Medicine and Tropical Medicine. He is also certified in the essentials of MRI, manipulation under anesthesia, phlebotomy, and laser medicine. He is a diplomat of the American board of quality assurance and utilization review physicians, board eligible in chiropractic orthopedics, and board eligible in acupuncture, through national University of Health Sciences. He's currently working toward a certification in functional medicine. He prides himself in community service he has served as a youth soccer coach, a youth football coach for Gwinnett football league for eight years, was one of the founding members of Peachtree Ridge Youth Athletic Association, the first director of football for Peachtree Ridge Youth Athletic Association, and also served on the recreation authority for Gwinnett County area as district 1 Commissioner for three years. His membership include the American Chiropractic Association, Georgia Chiropractic Association, American College of Chiropractic Orthopedist, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Council on Chiropractic Orthopedic, American College of Physicians, and American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Ficco specializes in, non-surgical, non-epidural, drug-free treatment of disc conditions, and chronic neck and back pain, disc Decompression Therapy. Also nutrition based treatment of various conditions. He also conservatively treats migraine headaches, neck and arm pain, acute and chronic injuries, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Throughout his 28-year career, Dr. Ficco has had an active interest in improved function and health. In his practice he has emphasized the need to see the back and joint patient as a whole person with lifestyle, nutritional, and stress factors as important components in successful care. He works closely with the medical community and feels that medicine and chiropractic offer patients complementary care for numerous conditions.* (Not currently licensed to practice medicine)