A Chiropractic Neurologist is a Doctor of Chiropractic or the equivalent that has taken 300 post-doctoral hours of coursework in functional neurology and passed the rigorous written and performance exams required for certification by the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. These doctors are referred to as Diplomates of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (DACNB). DACNB’s use the patients’ body and environment to assess, diagnose, and localize areas of dysfunction. The human body systems are constantly affecting the neurological system and being affected by the neurological system. The human neurological system is constantly affecting and being affected by the body’s other systems, such as the musculoskeletal system. DACNB’s use this functional and holistic approach to target interventions specific to the location of the dysfunction.
Joshua Helm, DC, DACNB
Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist
Dr. Helm is a graduate of Marist College, where he studied International Business Administration and Finance as well as Biology. He went on to pursue his passion for manual medicine and received his doctorate from New York Chiropractic College (“NYCC”). He completed his clinical education through NYCC in Rochester New York where he gained the knowledge to apply manual medicine to the sports community in a thoughtful and creative manner. Dr. Helm acquired his Board Certification from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board in 2020. He has been heavily inspired by Dr. Robert Luckey of Pittsford Performance Care, who mentored him in the integration of neurology into an effective practice model. The neurological aspect of care and its effect on the recovering athlete has always been a crucial focus of Dr. Helm’s in creating lasting improvement in his patients.
Growing up in Bethlehem New York, Dr. Helm was heavily involved in his community and always aspired to make a difference in the lives of those he met. He has a life-long passion for Martial Arts, and upon a related injury as a young boy, he would be exposed to the rehab work that would become his ultimate purpose and passion. He has made it his mission to simply deliver what works within the manual medicine field, to bring athletes out of pain and dysfunction, and back to doing what they love.