Dr. Adam Shafran


Dr. Adam Shafran has been in practice for 30 years. After graduating from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, he attended Life Chiropractic College, and received a Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

Dr. Shafran received additional education and training from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego in whiplash injury traumatology and biomechanics and brain injury traumatology in which he received both advanced and master’s certification. Dr. Shafran is trained in Chiropractic Biophysics and has achieved his basic certification in that technique. Dr. Adam Shafran also received advanced certification for Evaluating Permanent & Partial Impairment utilizing the 5th edition of the AMA Guides. He is a Certified Independent Chiropractic Examiner (C.I.C.E.) governed by the prestigious American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (A.B.I.M.E.). His background and advanced educational training has made him well-equipped as an expert witness and fully qualified to perform independent medical evaluations.

In addition, Dr. Shafran is considered an internationally known health and fitness expert who has appeared and contributed material for global giants like the BBC Worldwide, The Huffington Post, WebMD, Women’s Fitness, Eating Well Magazine, and SoBeFit Magazine. He has co-authored two books “You Can’t Lose Weight Alone: The Partner Power Weight Loss Program,” and “35 Ways To Raise Active Kids.” Dr. Shafran  has hosted and appeared weekly  as “Dr. Fitness” on a very successful radio show in Atlanta, Georgia and has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, NY Times best-selling authors, pro athletes, internationally acclaimed chefs, and inspiring stories. His interviews have included people like Denise Austin, Jillian Michaels, Jack Lalanne, Kathy Smith, Jackie Warner, Marilu Henner, Rocco Dispirito, Devin Alexander, Lisa Lillien (“The Hungry Girl”), Football Legend Mercury Morris, Coach Brad Gilbert, Robby Ginepri,  Dr. Brian Wansink, Dr. Barbara Rolls, Dr. David Kessler, Dr. Gerald Musante, Dr. Jonny Bowden, and countless others. Dr. Shafran has also appeared weekly on ABC Affiliate WAAY-TV in Huntsville, AL as “Ask Dr. Fitness,” and has been featured on “Sports Saturday Night with Fred Kahlil on 11Alive,” NBC affiliate WXIA-TV, Atlanta, Georgia.

Physical Therapy

Lauren Burgin

Doctor in Physical Therapy

Lauren graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Emory University in 2018 in Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Recreational Therapy from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.

She has had a love of working in orthopedic physical therapy since completing her clinical rotations and focused on the area of practice during her final year of physical therapy school. Since graduation, Lauren has been working in outpatient orthopedics enjoying working with all ages in the rehab process. Lauren has been working towards completing her Pilates certification to improve her understanding of movement and wellness to optimize treatment of her patients.

Lauren grew up in Ohio slowly migrating south to pursue her physical therapy career, landing in Texas in 2018 then making her way a little more north, moving to Alabama in 2020 to be closer to family.

Jessica Davenport

Jessica Davenport

PT Assistant

Jessica Davenport is a licensed physical therapist assistant. She graduated from Calhoun Community College in 2020 with an Associate’s Degree of Applied Sciences.

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