Dr. Yuan is a full body Active Release Techniques ® (ART ® ) credentialed provider and an instructor. He has also received advanced training in ART on biomechanical analysis and performance along with nerve entrapments. In addition to being a certified ART provider, Dr. Yuan also has a Fellowship in medical acupuncture from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture, is a certified Graston Techniques provider, Titleist Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Registered Trigenist, TRX Sports Medicine and Russian Kettlebell Instructor. Dr. Yuan is experienced as a personal trainer and was a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Dr. Yuan received his Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from the State University of New York, Binghamton. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the New York Chiropractic College.
Dr. Yuan’s training has allowed him to treat some of the most elite athletes in the world. He has participated in two of the Ironman triathlons as member of the ART treatment teams. During the races, Dr. Yuan helped Ironman® participants prepare and improve for the race by addressing their musculoskeletal injuries and biomechanical deficiencies. Dr. Yuan has been part of the professional athlete treatment team at Athletes’ Performance Institute in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Yuan helps world-class athletes improve performance through leading chiropractic treatments and various other techniques.
Dr. Yuan works closely with other Chiropractors, Medical Doctors, Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, and Acupuncturists to ensure the best care of his patients. Dr. Yuan offers state-of-the-art techniques and treatment to his patients that include: diversified technique, sacral blocking, activator methods, medical acupuncture, Cox flexion distraction, Active Release Techniques®, Neuromuscular Reeducation℠, Graston techniques®, Trigenics®, Nimmo (receptor-tonus technique) and various spinal rehabilitative methods. In 2004 the Consumers’ Research Council of America listed Dr. Yuan as one of America’s Top Chiropractors. He is also listed in the 2007-08 Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition.
Dr. Yuan has written monthly health articles for the Asian Sun News and an active member of the Gilbert, Tempe, and Asian Chambers of Commerce. He also speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.
Doctor of Chiropractic
New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY
Graduation Date December 2001
Bachelor of Science
State University College at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 1998
Concentration (Major) in Psychobiology
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Parts I, II, III, IV, physiotherapy, and acupuncture completed
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) (2002)
Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association
Active Release Techniques
Level 3 Credentialed Provider and Instructor for the upper, lower extremity, spine, biomechanics (Ironman 2001 & 2002 Panama city provider team), nerve entrapments, and master’s technique
International Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Graston Techniques certification
Sports Graston certification
Registered Trigenics practitioner
Titleist Golf Fitness Instructor
Level 2 Golf Fitness Instructor
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Gray Cook’s selective functional movement assessment I and II
Russian Kettlebell Instructor
RKC instructor, CK-FMS, RKC II
StrongFirst Kettlebell Instructor
Primal Move Fundamentals Instructor
TRX Sports Medicine Instructor
Level I Battling Ropes Certification
Functional Movement Screen