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Dr. Lou Sportelli: A Lifetime Champion for Chiropractic

Dr. Lou Sportelli practiced for 35 years before becoming President of NCMIC and is currently President of the NCMIC Foundation, which funds grants and scholarships of over $1 million in chiropractic. He and Dr. Oberstein explore the amazing history around the Wilke trial, which challenged the AMA’s campaign to eliminate access to chiropractic, outlined in the recent book, Contain and Eliminate. Dr. Sportelli has dedicated his life to expanding and promoting chiropractic nationally through the legal system and the media. His impact on the profession is immeasurable.

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Written by Dr. Ron Oberstein
Dr. Oberstein is a 1981 graduate of Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia, and has had private practices in the Boston and San Diego areas. He has lectured at venues worldwide on the scientific validation of chiropractic and the effectiveness of the chiropractic adjustment along with leading philosophical conversations on salutogenesis and the vitalistic force that resides within the body. Dr. Ron has been significantly involved in professional development within the chiropractic community. He has served as the past Vice President of the International Chiropractors Association, and has been extensively involved in state, national and international politics during his 39 years in chiropractic. He is well-known throughout the profession as a passionate chiropractic advocate, a resourceful communicator, and a lifelong humanitarian. Dr. Oberstein and his wife of 32 years, Dr. Mary Oberstein, together have served thousands of people with chiropractic care, and constantly travel spreading the chiropractic message to the corners of the globe. The Obersteins have three daughters, Lauren, Morgan and Sydney, and all three are practicing chiropractors.
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