Our Chiropractor Dr. Francis was born in South Plainfield, NJ. He attended Drexel University and earned a degree of B.S. in Clinical Nutrition, while participating in four years of Division 1 Baseball. Upon graduation, he achieved certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a fitness trainer and became the Assistant Fitness Manager at Philadelphia Sports Club in Society Hill.
He worked full-time as a personal trainer and nutritional counselor for several years, before making the decision to further his knowledge and education. Dr. Francis went on to attend and graduate summa cum laude from Palmer Chiropractic College, Florida campus. He then became the chiropractor owner and clinic director of a 20 year old practice (formerly Vinciguerra Family Chiropractic) located in North Wilmington, DE.
While still in school, our chiropractor Dr. Francis took over 300 hours of graduate courses (outside of the Palmer Chiropractic Curriculum) and became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP), and a Certified Active Release Technique (ART) & Applied Kinesiology (AK) Practitioner. Dr. Francis also completed the physiotherapy and adjunctive procedures curriculum at Palmer and passed the Physiotherapy exam issued by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE).
Upon graduation, Dr. Francis completed over 100 more hours of training to become a Certified Graston Technique (GT) Provider, a Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioner (CKTP), certified in Rock Tape’s Functional Movement Techniques (FMT), achieved his Diplomate in the American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals (DAAMLP), has become Certified in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, and recently completed over 100 hours of training to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP).
Dr. Francis combines his knowledge of chiropractic, nutrition, rehabilitation, and soft tissue modalities to carry out individualized treatment plans for his patients.
Dr. Francis is married to his beautiful wife, Kate, and is the proud father of Mikey (born in December of 2014), and Charlotte “Charlie” Jane (born in May of 2016). He also enjoys playing with his gentle giant Newfoundland named Henry, reading the Bible, and currently attends Valley Point Church in Garnet Valley, PA. His favorite verse is Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who gives me the strength.