JAMES M. BARRASS, B.Sc., D.C.

CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

 

2007 Present North Ranch Chiropractic Center Westlake Village, CA

Chiropractor

 

2000 2006 Alliance of Body and Mind, Inc. Gainesville, FL

Co-founder & Chiropractic Physician

n     Provide physical evaluations and treatment for individuals with a wide variety of healthcare needs: Spinal, Nutritional, Sports, Pediatric, Elder Care and PI.

n     BodyMind Evaluations and treatment NET (Neuro Emotional Technique)

n     Provide nutritional testing & counseling for individuals with organic, metabolic & musculoskeletal conditions & glandular therapy for endocrine disorders.

n     Provide Wellness Life-Style healthcare classes to patients, their families and community service organizations.

n     Florida Licensed Chiropractic Physician # CH003374 since May 1980.

 

 

1980 2000 Gainesville Chiropractic Clinic Gainesville, Fl.

Founder, Clinical Director & Owner

n     Employed & coordinated the practices of two associate chiropractors, one radiographic technician, one examination tech and 8 staff members.

n     Provided chiropractic care, physical therapy and nutritional counseling to patients

n     Provided rehabilitative exercise programs for injured patients.

n     Conducted in-house classes on health care.

 

Professional Education

 

1995 2009 300+ hours of nutritional training

1984 1987 Postgraduate Diplomat Program in Orthopedics

n     Sponsored by the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic

n     300 hours of training resulting in Board Eligibility Status

1975 1980 Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Los Angeles, CA

n     Doctorate of Chiropractic

n     Graduated Cum Laude

1968 1972 Acadia University Nova Scotia, Canada

n     Bachelor of Science

n     Major: Biology Minor: Biochemistry

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

n     I have been studying and utilizing Applied Kinesiology in my daily evaluation and treatment of patients for 20 years.

n     I am currently involved in self study regarding the field of Immunology and advanced medical nutritional therapies.

n     In 2000 I was trained in Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) which assists with the removal of physical and physiological effects created by

unresolved emotional blocks.

n     Studied 288 post graduate hours in 2006 2007 to reactivate my CA license.

 

SEMINAR INSTRUCTOR

n     I have conducted Applied Kinesiology seminars for Massage Therapists.

n     This course is registered with the state of Florida and provides 16 required CEUs, Continued Educational Units, for those therapists who attend.

n     Power Point Classes I developed for patients and community include:

Natural Pain Control: Chiropractic, Nutritional & Acupoint Reduction

Hypoglycemia ~ Diabetes & Energy Balance

Enhancing Immunity and Eliminating Allergies

Fatigue: The Adrenals, Stress and Excess Cortisol ~ Natural Solutions

Hormone Replacement Therapy ~ au Natural

Solving the Cholesterol Dilemma ~ Naturally

The Thyroid ~ Natural Solutions

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities ~ Treatment Choices

Energy Production Pathways within the Body

The Steroid Family ~ Oh What Fun

The Prostate: BPH and How to Naturally Normalize

Resolving Sleep Issues Naturally

Digestive Issues Removed: GERD, Gastric Reflux, IBS, etc.

Heavy Metal Toxicity Diagnosis and Elimination

 

PRACTICE SPECIALITIES ~ Nutritional/Glandular Solutions

Thyroid Disorders

Adrenal Fatigue

Menstrual Disorders

Menopause Without Medicine

Estrogen Dominance

Increased Energy Production

Neurotransmitter Production Naturally

INTERESTS

     I enjoy the beach and swimming, playing racquetball, walking in mountains, listening to exceptional music and learning more.

 

     I am fascinated by the human body and enjoy being an avid reader of articles & books related to a variety of different medical

specialties, including immunology, endocrinology but especially nutritional therapeutics.