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Dr. Garth L. Edwards is a licensed Chiropractor with 25 years of experience.  He has been serving the Richton Park community for 23 of those years.  Dr. Edwards offers a unique blend of experience to his patients.  He holds not only his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine degree, but also a Doctorate of Medicine (MD), along with a board certification in nutrition, expertise in applied kinesiology and acupuncture.
Dr. Edwards is committed to promoting the optimal health and well-being of his patients.   He has been freeing people from pain since 1983, and continues to help his patients maintain a pain-free lifestyle.
Dr. Edwards uses a holistic approach when treating his patients.  This approach to wellness means looking into underlying causes for their disturbance and/or disruption of their daily activities in conjunction with lifestyle, nutritional, and environmental factors.  Using this distinctive approach of treating the whole patient and not simply their symptom, Dr. Edwards is able to swiftly guide patients on a journey to good health and its maintenance.

Post-Graduate Education
 · 2007    USMLE Step II Clinical Sciences Certificate,
  United States Medical License Examination

  · 2005  University of Health Science;
    Antigua School of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine. MD

  · 2003  Diplomat American Clinical Board of Nutrition,
    National - Lincoln School of Post - Graduate Education.
    DACBN

  · 1996  International and American Association of Clinical
    Nutritionist Certified Clinical Nutritionist. CCN

  · 1995  Liberti Practice Management, Edison, NJ.
    Master Certification in performance of A.M.A.
    Impairment Examination and Credible Medical
    Fact - finding.

 

  · 1994  National - Lincoln School of Post - Graduate Education,
    Lombard, IL, Matriculation for courses leading to Diplomat
    in Orthopedics Upper Extremities and Impairment Rating.

  · 1983  National College of Chiropractic,
    Lombard, IL. Doctor of Chiropractic. DC

  · 1984  The International College of Applied Kinesiology
    100 Hours - "In Applied Kinesiology"

  · 1980-1983 National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, IL.
    Bachelor of Science, Human in Biology. BSc

  · 1977-1979 Governors State University, University Park, IL.
    Master of Health Sciences in Health Services
    Administration. MHS


  · 1972-1974 Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.
    Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology. BSc., MT
  · 1973-1974 Hinsdale Sanitarium and Hospital, Hinsdale, IL.
    School of Technology, Certificate of Medical Technology.
  · 1970-1972 West Indies College, Mandeville, Jamaica, W.I.
    Associates Degree in Arts and Sciences.

Professional Experience
  · 2006   Official Doctor of World Music Theater,
     Tinley Park, Illinois 

  · 1986 - Present Doctor of Chiropractic, Richton Park, IL.
     Edwards Chiropractic Clinic, P.C.
  · 1983-1986  Doctor of Chiropractic, Harvey, IL.
     Achilly Morantz Chiropractic Clinic.
  · 1980-1983  Examining Associate Doctor, Harvey, IL.
     Achilly Morantz Chiropractic Clinic.
  · 1974-1982  Assistant Supervisor Oak Forest Hospital Clinical,
     Laboratory: Blood Bank, Hematology, Urinalysis,
     Serology and Microbiology, Oak Forest, IL.
  · 1974-1980  Instructor: Medical Technology, Oak Forest, IL.
     Instructed students from Moraine Valley College
     Malcolm X College at Oak Forest Hospital Clinical Lab.
  · 1973-1974  Phlebotomy/Medical Technologist, Hinsdale Sanitarium and
     Hospital, Hinsdale, IL.


Professional Memberships
· American Chiropractic Association
· Illinois Chiropractic Association
· Chicago Chiropractic Association
· International College of Applied Kinesiology
· International and American Association of Clinical
Nutritionists
· Professional Association of Diving Instructor

Hobbies
· Exercise
 Avid Bicyclist
 Organize Bicycle trips 50-700 miles
 (International Tours)
· Philanthropic Activities
 Mentor underprivileged children in neighboring
 Communities
 Teach bike safety to grade schools
· Auto Mechanic
 Restoration/Rebuilding
· Auto Racing
 PCA-Porsche Club of America
· Scuba Diving
 Certified Scuba Diving Instructor
· Lecturing
 Nutrition, Diet, Exercise
· Coach
 Park District Soccer

Awards Received
· 1992-1993
 Who's Who in America Colleges,
 National College of Chiropractic.
· 1992-1995
 Gear Award
 National College of Chiropractic.
· 1993
 Outstanding Student Award
 National College of Chiropractic.
· 1993
 Certificate of Appreciation
 A.K. Club Vice President
· 1992-1993
 Appreciation Award
 Presented by Certified Dental Association
 Mid Winter meeting.
· 1990
 Certificate of Appreciation
 Presented by Chicago Chiropractic Society
· 1980
 Certification of Recognition Presented by Malcolm X
 College Medical Laboratory Technician Program.