Our mission at Chattanooga Disc Center is to help each patient achieve optimum wellness and freedom in health through proper care.

Dr. Doug Stithem, D.C.

Chattanooga Back Doctor Doug StithemDr. Doug Stithem was raised in Northeast Kansas and attended the University of Kentucky for his undergraduate degree. While in school, Dr. Stithem participated in just about every sport available, but found his love throwing and catching the ladies in Cheerleading. “Between the excitement of the crowed and the skills and strength needed to compete, cheer was simply an exhilarating experience” Dr. Stithem has stated. He helped lead the Kentucky Wildcats to 3 straight team Div IA national titles and 2 partners titles during his college years at UK. An avid fitness expert, Dr. Doug can be found having fun stand-up-paddle boarding, bike riding or any other outdoor sport he can convince his wife, family or friends to join in on. Some may say he is a health guru, loving to learn, teach and practice health related or sport related adventures whenever possible.

He graduated from his professional training in Marietta, GA at Life University in Sept of 2011 and immediately moved to Chattanooga to begin practice in March of 2012. Dr. Doug opened his wellness practice in East Brainerd Chattanooga and enjoys serving his community every day. He made the decision to take his practice to the next level and become medically integrated so he could offer a larger variety of more in-depth health solutions then that of an average Chiropractic Clinic. Vibrant Life Health & Wellness is far from average which is why Dr. Stithem states the center has seen such great success in such a short amount of time. He says “We strive to provide quality care on every level at our center, from cutting edge technology to Ritz Carlton customer service, anything less is simply unacceptable.” Dr. Stithem is best known for his passion of helping families live an optimal lifestyle. He works to first identify the underlying issues of a patients symptoms and then on removing the disturbances in the spine and nervous system all while teaching small changes that make big impacts on the life and the health of patient at all ages, from infants to the elderly.

A proud father of two amazing princesses and married to his best friend Lauran, Dr. Doug Stithem is dedicated to helping all individuals and families in the Chattanooga area not only achieve their goals but also achieve the health their body was designed to and deserves to have.

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