In this presentation, Dr. Miller will review hamstring anatomy, function and injury including both acute and chronic presentation. Conservative treatment strategies and return to play will be covered. In addition to conservative care options a brief overview of orthobiologics and surgical interventions will be discussed.
Dr. Miller attended undergrad at the University of Tennessee at Martin graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Health & Human Performance, with a concentration in Exercise Science. He attended Logan University (St. Louis) where he graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences and 2011 with a Master’s degree in Sports Science & Rehabilitation and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He became a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) in 2013 from the American Board of Chiropractic Sports Physicians. He is also International Certificate in Sports Chiropractic through Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport (FICS).
Dr. Miller owned Active Family & Sports Chiropractic in East Tennessee, and co-owned Knoxville Health & Performance. Dr. Miller served as the chiropractic team physician for Roane State Community College for 7 years, overseeing and managing injuries needing conservative non-invasive treatment. He also served as adjunct faculty where he taught courses in “Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries”, “Principles of Nutrition”, “Lifetime Wellness”, “CPR, AED and First Aid”, “Personal Training”, and “Anatomy & Physiology.”
Dr. Miller is an avid practitioner of martial arts. He has 20+ years of experience both practicing and teaching martial arts. He taught TaeKwonDo, Judo, Hapkido and practiced other styles including Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Mauy Thai Kickboxing and Filipino Martial Arts.
Dr. Miller's clinical training included: the St. Louis VA Medical Centers (Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Chiropractic Department and the Interdisciplinary Pain Management Department). He also participated in OR and clinical rotations through departments of neurology, orthopedics, general surgery, radiology, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, and interventional pain management. He completed internships at Montgomery Health Center, Biofreeze Sports & Rehab Center (rotations included University of Missouri, Lindenwood University, Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis Youth Soccer Association, and local St. Louis high schools), STAR Physical Therapy, and Roane State Community College Athletics Department. He volunteered with the Gateway Disabled Ski Program and Almost Home, a non-profit for women and children.
He has attended extensive post-doctorate training in: sports medicine, geriatrics, multidisciplinary integrative care, dry needling/acupuncture and nutrition.
“Having practiced in hospital settings, private practice, and as part of a full-time sports medicine staff I have learned the value of integrative multidisciplinary care and the role chiropractic physicians play as vital member of the medical team.” states Dr. Miller.
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