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Dr. Michael Gambacorta

Dr. Mike Gambacorta, BS BS DC

Dr. Mike grew up in Western New York and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He has a passion for traveling to exotic locations, going to the beach, and playing soccer. He finds giving, loving, and serving the people of Horry County extremely fulfilling. Dr. Mike is married to the love of his life Dr. Torri, and they have two amazing boys – Alexander and Michael. He’s tries to spend as much time with them as possible and loves teaching the boys new things, especially how to play soccer. Dr. Mike and his wife Dr. Torri had a dream that they decided to develop so they opened a practice in Goldsboro, NC in 2004.

While in high school, Dr. Mike was awarded a Division I Soccer Scholarship and spent 4 amazing years as a student athlete at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. He then graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Biology and two Minors, one in Environmental Science and the other in the Classics from Canisius College in 2000.

Dr. Mike had his career goals planned from a young age, and promptly began achieving them after graduation. He moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he studied physical therapy and received his accredited certification in Physiological Therapeutics. He then moved to St. Louis and received a second Bachelor Degree in Life Sciences and finally his Doctorate from the prestigious Logan University in St. Louis,  MO.

He first practiced in St. Louis and Indiana and then relocated to North Carolina in 2004. In 2011, Dr. Mike moved to the Myrtle Beach area. He actively pursues many continuing education certifications, and he has currently focused his interest on Sports Rehabilitation.

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Professional Achievements

• Doctor of Chiropractic – Logan College (St. Louis, MO)
• Physiologic Therapeutics – New York College (Seneca Falls, NY)
• Bachelor in Life Sciences – Logan College (St. Louis, MO)
• Bachelor in Biology – Canisius College (Buffalo, NY)
– Executive Certificate in Negotiation 2018
University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)
Mendoza College of Business
• Who’s Who Honors 2004-2018
– Carolina Chronicle Readers Choice Award 2012-2018
• Breakthrough Coaching Elite Award 2012
• Published book “The Healthy Alternative” 2011

Post Doctoral Work and Certifications

• EMG/NCV Certification – Tufts University (Boston, MA)
• Instructor/Trainer with American Red Cross – 2012 (Raleigh, NC)
– (Active status in Adult, Pediatric, AED)
• TPI Certified – Level 2 Medical Professional (Cleveland, OH)
– (Titlist Performance Institute certified 2013. Golf injury treatment and prevention. SFMA certified.)
• Internationally TPI Certified (Toronto, Canada)
– (Titlist Performance Institute certified 2012)
• Craniopathy Certification (Chesterfield, MO)
– (Post Doctoral Training in the treatment of cranial facial pain, related to multiple types of headaches, diagnosis and treatment of TMJ disorders, whiplash, and advanced cranial sacral techniques)
• Webster Technique Certification (Chicago, IL)
– (Post Doctoral training in the gentle adjusting technique which aims to decrease the amount of uterine constraint of a pregnant mother. It allows for an easier pregnancy and delivery.)
• Treatment and Rehabilitation of Spinal Injuries (Charlotte, NC)
• Rehabilitation Management Specialist (Tampa, FL)
• Heartsaver Certification (Chesterfield, MO)
• Ballas Chiropractic (Creve Coeur, MO)
• Wellness Chiropractic (Ballwin, MO)
• Scottsburg Chiropractic (Scottsburg, IN)
• Perinatal Care Certification (Chicago, IL)
• First Responder and CPR (Atlanta, GA)
• NC Work Comp and Industrial Consulting Certification (Raleigh, NC)
– (NCAA I Integrated Active Healthcare)
• Chiropractic Approach to Treatment of Headaches (Chapel Hill, NC)
• Injuries from Low Impact Collisions (Raleigh, NC)
• National Decompression Practitioner – 2010 (Dallas, TX)

Professional Affiliations

• Conway Area Chamber of Commerce
• Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
• South Carolina Chiropractic Association (SCCA)
• International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
• Doctors of Straight Chiropractic Professional Fraternity (DSC)
• International Chiropractic Association (ICA)
• World Chiropractic Alliance (WCA)
• Federation of Straight Chiropractic Organization (FSCO)

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