Meet The Chiropractor

  • Dr.
    Steven Grantham

    SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL HISTORY

    Clinical Director, Bearden Chiropractic Center, PC, Eastman, GA, 2008 - Present
    Clinical Director, Family Chiropractic Center, PC, Monroeville, AL, 1996 - 2008


    EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

    Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Georgia, License # 8215, 2007-Present
    Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of Alabama, License # I1686, 1996-2014
    Doctorate of Chiropractic, Life University, Marietta, GA, 1995
    Internship, Life University Clinics, Marietta, Georgia, 1994 - 1995
    National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1994
    National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1994
    National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1995
    National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1995
    BS in Science, The University of the State of New York, Albany, NY, 1997


    SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION

    Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2023

    Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of 'risk factors' in spinal injury. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2023

    Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G's of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2023

    MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2023

    Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2023

    Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2023

    Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. Cleveland University – Kansas City, ACCME Joint Providership with the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Academy of Chiropractic Post-Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2023

    Demonstrative Documentation Requirements, Analyzing the requirements in anatomical diagnostic imagery to communicate spinal pathology. Integrating technology, clinical findings, and advanced graphic tools to communicate a diagnostic conclusion. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    MRI Spine Advanced Clinical Case Grand Rounds, Clinical case review of MRI including intra and extra-dural findings inclusive of the disc and vascular anatomical lesions. Differentially diagnosing central cord lesions, and spinal cord vascular lesions in both acute trauma and degenerative presentations. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    Non-Specific Spine Pain, Chiropractic Outcomes, Analyzing neuro-biomechanical pathological lesion defines primary spinal lesions and removes the dogma of non-specific back pain. Creating evidence-based demonstrative documentation in the creation of treatment plans. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    Spinal Tumor MRI Interpretation, Diagnosing and documenting: Ependymoma, Astrocytoma, Hemangioblastoma, Lipoma, Meningioma, Neurofibroma, Schwannoma, Myxopapillary Ependymoma. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    Demonstrative Narrative and Evaluation and Management Report Writing, Clinical record-keeping, why write clinical notes, the importance of context, what to include in a clinical note, tips for better clinical documentation, basic legal considerations, open clinical notes, how to keep documentation efficient. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    Age-Dating Ligament/Connective Tissue Physiology and Pathology, Utilizing pain patterns, the high signal in the annulus, high signal outside the annulus, Modic changes, disc height, vacuum disc, sclerosis, Phirrman rating, facet edema, and previous MRIs to determine the chronicity of pathology. Master-Class in ligaments; anatomy, physiology, vascularization, neurological innervation, tissue repair, and how they all relate to clinical practice. Ligament pathology correlating to the mechanisms of patho-neuro-biomechanical lesions (vertebral subluxation complex). Also, how ligaments play a critical role in the chiropractic spinal adjustment and in defining the chiropractic spinal adjustment mechanisms. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    Clinical Grand Rounds in Biomechanics, Digitizing, and Advanced Imaging, Case reviews concluding and accurate diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan utilizing evidence-based instrumentation and algorithms. Using demonstrative reporting of case findings to collaborate with co-treating physicians. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    Medical-Legal Documentation, A documentation discussion on meeting the requirements of the courts, carriers, and licensure boards in complete and accurate reporting. Ensuring the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plan are demonstratively documented. Cleveland University, Kansas City, KS, 2022

    SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS

    International Chiropractic Association, Member, 2023 - Present

    Georgia Chiropractic Association, Member, 2023 - Present

    Academy of Chiropractic, Member, 2022 - Present

    SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

    Lions Club, Past President, Eastman, Georgia, 2013 - 2023

    Boys and Girls Club, Eastman, Georgia, 2014 - 2016

    Leadership Dodge, Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce, Eastman, Georgia, 2010 - 2010

    My family and I relocated to the Eastman area in 2008 to serve as the Chief of Clinical services here at Bearden Chiropractic Center.  When not taking care of patients, my favorite hobbies include spending time with my family, competitive action pistol shooting, and wood turning.

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Our Regular Schedule

Bearden Chiropractic Center

Monday:

9:00am-12:00pm

2:00pm-6:00pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00am-12:00pm

2:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday:

9:00am-12:00pm

2:00pm-6:00pm

Friday:

9:00am-12:00pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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  • "Excellent staff who really really care about their patients!!! They treat you like family instead of just another patient I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Bearden Chiropractic Center"
    Kyle D. | Eastman, GA

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