As the basis of his sports therapy practice, Dr. Morgan combines a deep understanding of human functional biomechanics with excellent diagnostic skills and a unique combination of manual and movement based corrective therapies. This clinical approach allows for the prescription of innovative, functionally based strategies in the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Morgan has been practicing chiropractic and sports therapy for nearly 20 years. He has been involved in several professional partnerships over this period, and each of these partnerships have lead to the opening of Morgan Therapeutics, in Wellesley Hills, MA Dr. Morgan obtained his doctorate degree in 1995 with honors from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, and his baccalaureate degree in 1990 from Westfield State University, where he played NCAA varsity hockey. In 1999, he was awarded certification status as a Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) by the American Board of Chiropractic Sports Physicians (ACBSP). He continued his post-doctorate education from 1999 through 2001, and served as chairperson of the Sports Physician Diplomate Program offered by the National University of Health Sciences. Additionally, in 2001 he was certified as a Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength & Conditioning Association.In 2005, Dr. Morgan accepted a faculty assignment within the Exercise and Health Sciences department at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Dr. Morgan instructs courses in subjects including Kinesiology, Strength & Conditioning, Conditioning for Performance and Applied Biomechanics.
The 'Structure & Function' methodology is a manner in which the human body is conceptualized as a biomechanical machine, and therefore how it is influenced by 'outside-in' therapeutic or training methods. An examination and understanding of the anatomic structure of the body gives great insight into kinesiological and/or cellular function of the body. A strong fundamental grasp of human structure and function allows for the standardization of treatment or training protocols, and represents a 'best practices' philosophy to health and fitness interventions.
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Altough some may consider the 'Structure & Function' approach to be reductionism, a true student of the field will have an in-depth understanding of musculoskeletal functional anatomy, physiology, and tissue biomechanics. To the detriment of pre-packaged, copyrighted, technique or training systems, this foundational knowledge is often glossed over and de-emphasized, and supplanted with non-validated, unscientific protocols for the sake of sales packaging and 'plug-in' use. It is Dr. Morgan's belief that all techniques or systems should be able to be explained and validated on the 'Structure & Function' level, otherwise they effectively represent dogma in perpetuity.
With this comprehensive, foundational grasp on the biomechanical, 'Structure & Function' model, conservative yet advanced 'outside-in' treatment and training methodologies can be constructed and applied in measured doses to elicit functional change, stimulate healing and the reparative response.
This model and perspective of therapy recognizes that at its' stripped down core, the human musculoskeletal system operates consistent with a complex mechanical model. Biomechanics is the application of basic principles of mechanics to living systems. In reality, human physiology is significantly more complex than simple biomechanics, however, from a conservative care, outside-in perspective, this 'structure & function' approach is highly effective in eliciting therapeutic or training responses from the body.
Dr. Morgan is an ardent student and practitioner of these principles. He has been teaching these very concepts in his University level Kinesiology, Applied Biomechanics, and Strength & Conditioning classes for a decade, and implementing them into professional practice since 1995. Dr. Morgan embraces this type of mechanistic yet holistic approach as it is purposely not shrouded in secrecy and/or does not require an esoteric vernacular to explain nor does it require a leap of faith to 'believe' in its' methodologies.
Dr. Morgan does not have any board certifications listed.
Why It Matters: Dr. Morgan's Board Certifications
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Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Head and Neck Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lower Back Injuries
Neck Muscle Strain
Chronic Pain Management
Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
Neck Pain Procedure
Soft Tissue Massage
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
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No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Westfield State University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
Los Angeles College Of Chiropractic
Medical School | Graduated 1995
Whittier Health Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
National University Of Health Sciences / National College Of Chiropractic
Other Education | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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