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Dr. Shea, a native of Michigan, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology and his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National Health Institute (formerly National College of Chiropractic) in Lombard, Illinois in 1985. He has practiced chiropractic in Big Rapids since August, 1985.
His techniques include diversified,Thompson Drop and Activator. He has been married for thirty four years to Meredith and has three sons. Dr. Shea is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors, the American Chiropractic Association, the Christian Chiropractic Association, Resurrection Life Church in Rockford and the Big Rapids Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. James Dietrick DC, MS, CCSP is a native of northwest Michigan! A graduate of Pine River High School, he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Ferris State University in 2011, and graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States (UWS) in Portland, Oregon in 2015. While attending UWS, he also completed a Master’s Of Science Degree in Exercise and Sports Science. In 2016, shortly after graduation, he was chosen for the Sports Medicine Fellowship program at UWS. During his fellowship training he provided chiropractic and sports medicine care to athletes at local high schools, colleges, amateur and semiprofessional teams in the Portland and Pacific Northwest area. Dr. Dietrick earned a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) certification from the American Board of Chiropractic Sports Physicians (ACBSP) in 2016. He has returned to northern Michigan with his wife and daughter, establishing a practice and putting down roots to serve the people he cares about in the community he loves. Using a diversified approach, Dr. James provides tailored, hands-on care appropriate for all ages and activity levels. Here at Northwest Chiropractic and Sports Medicine, we believe that no matter your stage of life, everyone should live healthy, active lives. We are devoted to helping you move better so you can outperform at work, play and life!
Exclusive Offer, New Patients receive Free Consultation.
Big Rapids Office Hours:
9 am -12 noon & 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Grand Rapids Office Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday
9 am - 11:30 am & 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
(Saturday mornings &
Sunday afternoons by appointment only)
Dr. Dietrick's Office Hours
Tuesday & Thursday
7 am - 7 pm
8 am - 3 pm
Dr. Dietrick's Big Rapids Office Hours
Tuesday, 7am -7pm
Saturday: 8am - 3pm
3D Spine Simulator
I have been a patient of Dr. Shea for over twenty years. He is very caring and works magic at making me feel better! Very intentional and helpful. He has taken the time to show me how to go about doing the exercises.