Dr. Heith Root

D.C., F.I.A.M.A., D.A.C.N.B.

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Curriculum Vitae

 

Heith Root, D.C., F.I.A.M.A., D.A.C.N.B.

Fellow, International Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist

 

Personal

  • Date of Birth:  12.2.1962    Saigon, Vietnam
  • Speak, Read & Write:  Portuguese, Spanish, English, Greek
  • Lived in Vietnam, Greece, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, & USA

 

Education – Undergraduate

  • San Antonio College 1987-1989
  • University of Texas at San Antonio 1985-1987
  • Texas Southmost College (UT Brownsville) 1983-1985
  • Northern Virginia Community College 1981-1982

 

Education – Postgraduate

  • Movement Disorders I-IV 100 hours, Carrick Institute, 2015 to present (ongoing)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury 50 hours, Carrick Institute, 2015 to present (ongoing)
  • Movement Disorders II 25 hours, Carrick Institute, Atlanta, GA, March 2011
  • Movement Disorders 1 25 hours, Carrick Institute, Atlanta, GA, January 2011
  • Movement Disorders 25 hours, Carrick Institute, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, December 2010
  • Movement Disorders II 25 hours, Carrick Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2010
  • Mastering the Thyroid, Austin, TX 2009, Dr. Datis Kharrazian
  • Functional Neurological Assessment, Amsterdam, NL 2009, Dr. Frederick Carrick
  • Brain & Neurotransmitters, Denver, CO 2008, Dr. Datis Kharrazian
  • Brain & Neurotransmitters, San Francisco, CA 2008, Dr. Datis Kharrazian/Carrick Institute
  • Parkinson’s Disease & Dystonias, Amsterdam, NL 2008, Dr. Adam Klotzek/Carrick Institute
  • Blood Nutrition Certification Austin, TX 2008, Dr. Datis Kharrazian
  • Case Studies in Functional Endocrinology, Denver, CO 2008 Dr. Datis Kharrazian
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation, San Francisco, CA 2006, Dr. Ted Carrick/Carrick Institute
  • Acupuncture Fellowship 1009 hours, International Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Houston, TX 2005, Dr. John Amaro
  • Neurology Diplomate Program, Dallas, TX 1998-2001 Dr. Fredrick Carrick
  • Chirodontics, Toronto, Canada 2001, Dr. Robert Walker
  • Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist; completed 300 hours January 6, 2000
  • Acupuncture Fellowship 60 hours, International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture, San Antonio, TX 1995
  • Acupuncture/Meridian Therapy Certification 1992, Texas Chiropractic College
  • Manipulation Under Anesthesia Certification, Houston, TX 1995, Gulf Coast Pain Management
  • Advanced Diagnostic Blood Interpretation Certification 1994
  • Advanced Physical Therapy Procedures 1997
  • Applied Kinesiology, 1990-1997, Drs. George Goodheart and John Bandy
  • Applied Kinesiology, 2006 Dr. John Bandy
  • Texas Chiropractic College 1989-1992
  • Internship 1991-1992 Texas Chiropractic College
  • Neurosurgery Rotation, Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, Dr. David MacDougall

 

Professional

  • Private Clinical Practice in San Antonio, TX, 1995 – present
  • Examiner for American Board of Chiropractic Neurology, Houston, TX 2007
  • Focus on diagnosis & treatment of neurological disorders, chronic pain syndromes, movement disorders, injuries
  • Acupuncture practice 1995-present
  • Associate in Practice with Dr. Courtney Owen, San Antonio, TX 1993-1995
  • Practice Modalities: Chiropractic, Functional Neurology Applications and Diagnosis, Applied Kinesiology, Acupuncture, Advanced Applied Kinesiology, Botanical Medicine, Nutrition, Blood Chemistry, Specific Spinal and Extremity Manipulation, Myofascial Techniques

 

 

Mission

To facilitate, for whom I serve, maximum human performance, health, and expression.