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Chiropractor in Irvine : Dr. Jeff Fisher

I started practicing 20 years ago with the dream of having an office like the one I have today…

I have had the same Mission Statement hanging in my office that I hand typed (on a Typewriter!) almost 20 years ago. It amazes me to read the direction I aimed my practice in when I was a young man.

This is what I wrote:

The Success of Jeff A. Fisher Chiropractic is based upon the following principals.

Irvine Chiropractor, Dr. Jeff Fisher

Dr. Jeff Fisher

Values: Honesty, Trust and Respect.

Purpose of this office: To provide honest, high quality, affordable chiropractic care.

  • a. When in doubt tell the truth to everyone.
  • b. Provide the best service possible by meeting all of the patient’s needs, they are the #1 priority.
  • c. No patient shall be denied care for financial reasons. Anything is negotiable!

Short term goals:

  • 1. Establish a trusted, community-supported family practice.
  • 2. Educate as many people as possible about chiropractic.
  • 3. Learn from our mistakes and do not repeat them.
  • 4. Build long lasting relationships with our patients and supporters.

Long term goals:

  • 1. Run a practice that runs itself! Referral based practice (patients referring patients).
  • 2. Patients still #1 priority!
  • 3. Be an office that has earned a great reputation and become a vital part of the community through trust, honesty and respect.

I am proud to say our Irvine chiropractic office practices by these same basic principles still today!

Chiropractor in Irvine : Licenses and Certifications:

  • California Chiropractic license July 29, 1991
  • National Board of Chiropractic certificate 42588, 1990
  • Association of Qualified Medical Evaluators certificate 185 June 16, 1993
  • Qualified Medical Evaluator appointed 1992
  • International Chiropractors Association of California, Industrial injury evaluator certification 1990-1991
  • Academy of Bloodless Medicine & Surgery, Hospital/Surgical center protocol and Manipulation Under Anesthesia, June 16, 2002
  • Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Whiplash and Brain Traumatology October 1, 2006

Research:

Chiropractic Clinician. Providing treatment for the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and University of California Irvine clinical trial on low back pain, 1998-2001.

In progress:

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  • Fisher JA, Brown M: Corrective Spinal Manipulation in the Treatment of Non-Structural Scoliosis. Manuscript not yet submitted, presented in part to the Department of Research of the Southern California University of Health Sciences, September 2001.
  • Fisher JA: Manipulation Under Anesthesia Combined with Corrective Spinal Manipulation in the Treatment and Prevention of Degenerative Disc Disease. Manuscript not yet submitted.

Presentations:

  • The Art of Physical Diagnosis through proper Examination Techniques, Department of Orthopedics and Diagnosis, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, January 1991.
  • History taking and the Proper evaluation of New Patients, Office Management Program, Newbridge College, Santa Ana, CA April 1996.
  • Patient’s first visit and Report of Findings for a Corrective Care Patient, Corrective Care Chiropractors Meeting, Orange, CA September 1999.
  • Private Practice, “What you don’t learn in school”. Department of Alumni Affairs, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Whittier, CA August 2001.

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  • “Preventing work injuries”, Anaheim Union School District/Keenan and Associates, Anaheim, CA April 2002.
  • “In office injury prevention program”, Vista Unified School District/Keenan and Associates, Vista, CA June 2002.
  • “On the job injury prevention program lecture and demonstration”, Savanna School District/Keenan and Associates, Anaheim, CA November 2002
  • “In office injury prevention program”, Anaheim Union School District/ Keenan and Associates, CA April 2004.

Professional Activities:

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic 1996-1998.
  • Volunteer Faculty Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange 1996-1998.
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Practitioner training 1998 to present.
  • Member of the International Chiropractors Association of California Political Action Committee as Legislative District Director 1996-1999.
  • Proctor for the Industrial Injury Evaluator Certification Program 1991-1996.
  • Supervising Doctor, Alumni Affairs Graduate Program, Southern California University of Health Sciences 1999 to present.
  • Member of Alumni Association for Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and Southern California University of Health Sciences 1991 to present.
  • Team Chiropractor for the Orange County Men’s Adult Baseball League 1991 to present.

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  • Team Chiropractor for the Orange County Renegades Semi-Pro Football Team 1992-1994.
  • Professional Testimony in Personal Injury Cases 1995 to present.
  • Trained in Watkins, M.D. Trunk Stabilization Rehabilitation Protocol 2001.
  • Professional Consultant for Bally Total Fitness 2000 to 2003.
  • Professional Consultant for Script to Screen Inc. 1993 to present.
  • Member of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Preceptor program 1999 to 2002.
  • Professional Medical Exam Observations 1999 to present.
  • Independent Medical Evaluations 1993 to present.
  • Member of the Chiropractic Health plan of California 1994 to 2002.
  • Team Chiropractor for Biola University’s Baseball team 1991-1992.
  • Assistant Clinical Laboratory Instructor, Department of Physical Exam and Diagnosis, LACC 1990-1991.
  • Professional Consultant for Keenan and Associates 2002 to present.
  • Professional Testimony for Homedics, Inc. 2002 to present.
  • Claims review for Medimax, Inc. 2004 to present.
  • Claims review for Helmsman Management Services, Inc. 2004 to present.
  • Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, Spine Research Institute of San Diego
  • Claims review for D & D Associates (third party) Auto insurance claims review group 2005.
  • Certification of Completion by Spine Research Institute of San Diego as an expert in whiplash and brain injury traumatology October 1, 2006.

On a personal note…

Irvine Chiropractor : Dr. Jeff Fisher

Dr. Jeff Fisher and Family

My wife Lisa and I have raised two great boys Jacob 14 and Luke 11. Our family life is directed by sports! Both the boys play football and baseball. If I’m not coaching one of them at practice or at our game then I’m in the stands watching the other one play with Lisa! Our home life is just as crazy as everyone else we know. The last few years have been a blur. If we’re not getting the kids ready for school we’re driving them to or from school or helping with homework or going to a practice or game… constantly on the go!

We try and squeeze work, exercise, friends and vacations in all around the boy’s schedule. I don’t remember my parents having to hustle around as much as we do? These are the good years because the kids actually still want us around… not for much longer though!!! Lisa and I were just talking about how much free time we’ll have on our hands after the boys start driving and I stop coaching. That will just give us plenty of time to worry about where they are, who they’re with, and will they get home safely… never ends does it???

Carving out some “me” time at the gym

I still try to carve out some “me” time which allows me to hit the gym. I really try and practice what I preach to my patients, plus if I don’t work out I’m just plain miserable to be around. I am pretty “old school” when it comes to exercising, I love to pump iron! I’m no longer pushing 350 lbs or squatting anything close to that either, but I get my reps in (closer to my body weight these days, which is rising)!!!

Now that I’m 45 I’ve conveniently bought into two things… 1. “It’s better to do more reps than heavy weight” (all weaklings say this) and 2. “40 is the new 30” (best joke ever… right?). I’m fortunate that my gym has weights and the best form of “Anger management training”… kickboxing! Since my time is short there is no better place to get a fast and huge cardiovascular workout in 45 minutes which leaves me enough time and energy to hit the weights. For me it’s the best way to battle age and I can go straight to the office to get fixed up when I lose!

Thanks for visiting our site. I look forward to meeting you in person and learning how we may be of service to you. Give the chiropractor in Irvine who cares a call, or email me using the link below and let’s arrange a time to explore your options.

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Dr. Fisher | Fisher Chiropractic | Phone: (714) 550-0788

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