DR. KENNETH A CURTIS
Dr. Kenneth A. Curtis, DC, DIBCN | Chiropractic Neurologist
Chiropractic Neurology subspecialty – New York Chiropractic College
Doctorate of Chiropractic – Life Chiropractic College, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Science – University of the State of New York
Associate Degree in Letters, Arts and Science – Penn State University
Therapeutic Modalities – Greenville Technical College
Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology – 1999
Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management – 1997
NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATES OF ATTAINMENT:
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Parts IV – 2001
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy – 2000
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Parts III – 1990
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Parts I & II – 1989
PROFESSIONAL CHIROPRACTIC LICENSING:
State of North Carolina – 2001
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1990
State of South Carolina – 1990
CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION:
Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist – 1999
Electrodiagnostic Testing Certification – Georgia Institute of Neurophysiology
Masters Certification of Permanent Medical Impairment Ratings – 1994
Certified American Red Cross Back School Instructor – 1992
2008 – Present Partner in Infinite Wellness Centers, multidiscipline medical clinics in Fort Mill SC, Rock Hill SC, Monroe NC, Concord NC and Kansas City MO.
2006 – 2008 Sabbatical
1994 – 2005 CEO of Advanced Pain Relief Centers, a multi-specialty physician group with offices in Rock Hill, Fort Mill, Lake Wylie and York, SC.
1990 – 1993 Sole Proprietor of Curtis Chiropractic Center – Rock Hill, SC
AWARDS AND HONORS:
Elected to Board of Directors, SC Chiropractic Association, 1998 – 2003
Elected to Sherman College Board of Regents, 1993 – 2005
SCCA Palmetto Club charter member, 2002
Commendation from SC House of Representatives 1993
First chiropractor granted courtesy diagnostic privileges at Piedmont Medical Center
Dean’s List Student/Graduated with Honors
Who’s Who Professional Registry
Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities
Alpha Zeta Honorary Professional Fraternity
2017 – Palmer College of Chiropractic Extension Faculty Member.
2016 – Life University Extension Faculty Member.
1998 – “Clinical Practice Guideline” contributing author and peer reviewer for the Council on Chiropractic Practice.
1997 – Appointed by president of World Chiropractic Alliance as representative to Sherman Chiropractic College Presidential Investiture.
1995 – 1997 SCCA Hospital Committee, District 5 Representative
South Carolina Chiropractic Association
Thompson Reuters Expert Witness Service
Medical Review Board article verification expert for wikiHow
TEAM SPORTS PHYSICIAN:
2003 – Team doctors for the Charlotte Power minor league semi-pro football
1995 – Sponsor and Chiropractor for inaugural NFL Charlotte Panthers players
1994 – Team chiropractor for the Charlotte Rage professional indoor arena football
RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:
Kenneth Curtis, DC, lead investigator FDA IRB experimental protocol 2004-04, “The Stimulation of Acupuncture Points with Low Level Laser Therapy for Treatment of Smoking Addiction”, Sterling Institutional Review Board, sponsor Advanced Medical Technologies (2005).
Zhang, MD, Ph.D., K.A. Curtis, DC, et. al. “The Effects of Chiropractic Care on the Autonomic Nervous System as Evaluated by Heart Rate Variability”, Research Dept Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic (1997).
Zhang, MD, Ph.D., K.A. Curtis, DC, et. al. “The Impact of Students’ GPA, Academic Performance and National Board Examination on Chiropractic Education”, Research Dept Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic (1997).
Curtis, K.A., “Idiopathic Scoliosis in Children”, Life Chiropractic College (1990).
Curtis, K.A., “Acupuncture and the Gate Control Theory of Pain of Melzack and Wall”, Pennsylvania State University (1985).
COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER WORK:
1993 – 2017 SC High School League wrestling official
2006 head wrestling coach of South Point High School freestyle team
2005 – 2006 elected to Board of Directors for South Pointe High Athletic Boosters Club
2005 assistant wrestling coach at Rock Hill High School
1992 – 2005 American Red Cross disaster volunteer, CPR and First Aid instructor
1999 Worked with Healing Wings and local physicians to fly a three-year-old Honduran stroke victim to the US for surgery and extensive rehabilitation.
1999 Central American task force – first chiropractor to travel to Honduras with Providence Presbytery medical mission, personally seeing 300+ patents per day
1990 – 2000 Adopt-A-Highway organizer and volunteer
1990 – 2001 coached and sponsored 21 consecutive seasons of youth soccer
Dr. Curtis and his wife Allison moved to South Carolina in 1990 and opened his first chiropractic office in downtown Rock Hill. Dr. and Mrs. Curtis have two children, Elisabeth and Sam who were both Dean’s List students and Life Scholarship recipients. Elisabeth graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.S. in biology and a B.A. in psychology and a minor in neuroscience and is a 7th grade science teacher while pursuing a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at The Citadel. Sam has a B.S. from Coastal Carolina University and a Master’s Degree from the Citadel Graduate College in Health, Exercise and Sports Science and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Life University.
In 2006, Dr. Curtis sold his four chiropractic and medical practices and took a two year sabbatical to devote more time to his family. In 2008 he ended his mini-retirement to practice chiropractic again in Fort Mill, SC. His hobbies include beekeeping, sustainable farming, scuba diving, riding motorcycles and wrestling.