Dr. Josh Axe, DC, DNM, CNS, is a doctor of chiropractic, certified doctor of natural medicine and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people eat healthy and live a healthy lifestyle. In 2008, he started a functional medicine center in Nashville, which grew to become one of the most renowned clinics in the world. He has also been a resource for many professional athletes. In 2009, he began working with the Wellness Advisory Council and Professional Swim Teams. He worked with professional swimmers, providing nutritional advice and performing musculoskeletal work on the athletes to increase their performance. He also traveled to the 2012 Games in London to work with USA athletes.
When Dr. Rick Longie was growing up, he had a cousin who was a chiropractor. His cousin, Dr. Ed Viets, was higly respected and admired not only in his own family, but in the town where he lived in Oregon. One day his Aunt Helen told Dr. Rick “Ricky, you seem smart. You should be a chiropractor like your cousin ED”. The comment made Dr. Rick Longie feel proud, honored, and inspired. Dr. Rick suffered from headaches and nosebleeds almost every week, but being adjusted put an end to nose bleeds and headaches. Having experienced chiropractic first hand and growing up admiring his cousin’s work. Dr. Rick Longie knew he, too, would become a chiropractor.