OUR DOCTOR: Dr. Robert A. Leach has been in private practice in Starkville since 1979. In addition to maintaining a highly successful practice, he has written four textbooks, and has authored over 30 professional papers and presentations.
His work earned him one of the highest honors in chiropractic as early as 1981, when he was named a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors. He was honored by his peers in Mississippi with a research award in 1985, "Clinician of the Year" award in 1992, and the "Pioneer Award" in 1995, "for dedicating a lifetime to pioneering and preserving chiropractic in Mississippi."
He recently earned a Master of Science degree in Health Education from the Mississippi University for Women. After passing examinations he is now a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). His research and work in health education led to his being honored as "Health Educator of the Year" by the Mississippi Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance He serves as chairman of the Mississippi Chiropractic Association's research committee. Much of his research may be accessed online by going to the links to the National Library of Medicine found on his Vita on this Web site. His knowledge of state of the art testing and diagnosis means that he is able to give you the best, most effective care possible.
OUR INSURANCE CLERK: Cathy Fulgham brings to the office 6 years' experience in reception work prior to joining our staff in July 1994. She is highly skilled at meeting and greeting the public, and uses her office skills in reception as well as assisting with appointments, therapy and x-ray (she has been a certified chiropractic assistant as well as a certified chiropractic radiologic technologist since 1997).
OUR CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT: Amber Dalton joined our staff in March of 2006 and has experience working with the public in a variety of business settings. She assists patients with billing and insurance questions and issues, helps with therapy, and assists the doctor while he works with patients.
OUR MASSAGE THERAPIST: OUR THERAPIST: Robbie Leach graduated from Blue Cliff College in 2012 with
a degree in Massage Therapy. He is a licensed chiropractic assistant in the
state of Mississippi (CA #1620) and provides excellent therapeutic
procedures as directed by our doctor.
OUR INTERNS: You will notice young, fresh faces in our office almost every semester and these are our interns. These interns are in their final semester of training in kinesiology and exercise science at Mississippi State University and are fulfilling requirements for graduation from this program. They assist the doctor and are happy to assist you with exercise instruction and your fitness questions. Upon graduation from MSU, interns are eligible to enroll in Chiropractic College or other medical programs.