Dr. Abigail L. Swank, born and raised in Cary, North Carolina, received her B.A. from North Carolina State University. While in school at North Carolina State University, Dr. Swank represented the Wolfpack as a goalkeeper on the Varsity soccer team. She went on to obtain her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida. She received prestigious honors with nominations for the Clinical Excellence Award, the James Beurkle Memorial Award, and recognition as an outstanding Clinical Teaching Assistant. Dr. Swank served as the President of the Motion Palpation Club and a representative for the Motion Palpation Institute. She also spent countless hours refining her skills in radiology when selected to serve in the Palmer College of Chiropractic Black Coat Program.
As a native to Cary, North Carolina, Dr. Swank has spent years of her life as a dedicated member of the community. Active in Cary Teen Council as a youth, she had the opportunity to represent the teen community in Cary policy and events. Dr. Swank was essential in founding the annual Cary Teen Forum and has participated in the local Special Olympics, Lazy Daze festivals, and various events at the Bond Park Community Center. Since graduating, Dr. Swank plans to continue her devotion to the Cary Community through the Cary Jaycees. She is excited to continue to give back to the community where she has spent her whole life.
Dr. Swank believes in the wellness and preventative model of healthcare. With an extensive background in Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson, and Motion Palpation Techniques, Dr. Swank believes in providing care that best suits the patient.
Dr. Swank played soccer for the Capital Area Soccer League for 22 years. After years of hard work, she was honored to be asked to play for North Carolina State University in the ACC soccer conference. Dr. Swank continues to be committed to athletics and has participated in many half marathons, mud runs, and local running races. She understands the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle and encourages patients to make strides to total health and wellness.
Continual Excellence Commitment
Dr. Swank is committed to continuing her education to achieve optimal treatment of patients. She has training in Myofascial Release, Soft Tissue Techniques, Extremity Adjusting Techniques, and Flexion/Distraction Technique for intervertebral disc problems.
Dr. Parker A. Neill, a native of Alabama, received his Baccalaureate in Exercise Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange Florida. Dr. Neill graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the academic excellence award. He is a past President of the Palmer’s Motion Palpation Club and a Representative for the Motion Palpation Institute.
He is a strong advocate for the wellness and prevention model of health.
Continual Excellence Commitment
Dr. Neill is committed to continuing his education for the optimal treatment of his patients. He has additional training in various soft tissue modalities such as FAKTR, RockTape, Myofascial release, and COX Flexion/Distraction Technique for patients with intervertebral disc problems. He is Certified in Dry Needling.
Dr. Neill enjoys an active lifestyle including; golf, crossfit, running, cycling and scuba diving.
Timothy A. Swank, DC, CCSP
Dr. Swank established Swank Chiropractic Sports Medicine in 1990.
Dr. Timothy A. Swank, a native of Ohio, received his B.A. from The Ohio State University. He went on to obtain his second baccalaureate and his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College, during which time he served our country as a National Guard Officer. Due to his untiring efforts, he was selected as one of the Outstanding Young Men in America in 1989. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, American Chiropractic Association and the American Pregnancy Association.
Dr. Swank is a dedicated member of our community. He has chaired a variety of successful community service projects from The Special Effort Games to the Innovative Ropes Course, which teaches teamwork and empathy as well as raising confidence and self-esteem levels in our youth. He is a graduate of Leadership Cary, a program designed to enhance the background and understanding of our community leaders. Due to his efforts, a healthcare section was added to the curriculum to help increase knowledge and sensitivity to this important topic. A former member of Cary’s Park, Recreation and Cultural Resources Board, Dr. Swank continues to work for the betterment of our community. As such, he is a proud sponsor of the Bronco-National Baseball league in Cary and supports local youth athletics.
Dr. Swank is a strong advocate of the wellness and prevention model of health. He is certified with ACA/American Red Cross as a Back Injury Prevention Instructor. He teaches and lectures regularly in Cary businesses. He has volunteered his free time to teach CPR and was instrumental in bringing regular CPR classes to Cary.
As an athlete, he competes in half Ironman, triathlon and half marathon races, as well as bicycle and short distance running races. Dr. Swank understands the importance of a healthy lifestyle and encourages his patients to take steps towards enhancing their total health.
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Dr. Swank is a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. The rigorous ACBSP Certification Program is designed to assess and objectively measure the professional knowledge and competency of chiropractic doctors, physicians, and practitioners engaged in the specialty of chiropractic sports medicine.
In order to become certified as a Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), each candidate must satisfy all educational eligibility requirements established by the ACBSP Board and must demonstrate an acceptable and appropriate level of understanding and knowledge in all subject areas tested by the CCSP Certification Examination. All individuals certified by the ACBSP Certification Program must also demonstrate an ongoing professional commitment to the field of chiropractic sports medicine.
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