Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic (1996) Valedictorian. Undergraduate degree Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Regents College (1996), Loras College (1994)
Certification Spinal Decompression, Certification Pro-Adjustor (Level I and II), Certified to Perform Impairment Evaluations/Disability. Certified to Perform Orthotic Fittings (FootLevelers).
* Board Member of the SC Board of Examiner
* SC Chiropractic President
* Chiropractic Network of the Carolina Insurance Advisory
* Board Member of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association *
(Palmetto Club Member)
*Doctor Speaker Bureau President
*Health Network Solutions Insurance Advisory Board
Dr. Karen Carew has 20+years of experience in diagnosing, treating and managing patient care. Beginning with a single private chiropractic clinic to ownership of multiple healthcare clinics, it is her personal philosophy and mission to provide excellence in patient care through cutting-edge technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and unparalleled patient relations.
Dr. Carew graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1996 where she received her Bachelor of Science degree and Doctor of Chiropractic degree. It was there that she met her husband, Dr. Joe Carew and together they relocated to South Carolina to begin their Chiropractic careers and raise their family. It was their goal to bring excellent care to their community. Together they have owned and managed 11 clinics in South Carolina receiving numerous awards at the national level and state level.
Dr. Carew has also completed rigorous studies in order to complete national requirements as a Certified Medical Examiner.
Dr. Carew provides chiropractic care to people of all ages — using techniques such as Gonstead, Thompson, Activator and Diversified. Progressive rehab includes therapeutic exercise and various passive therapies to help the patient feel better as quickly as possible but also to stabilize and stay well longer. Nutritional supplementation is very important for the health and well-being of her patients. Spinal Decompression is a form of treatment for patients spinal disc conditions used with tremendous results.
As an active member in her profession and community, she has the following memberships and awards:
South Carolina Chiropractic Association member
Palmetto Club of South Carolina Chiropractic Association member
President’s Cup Award of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association recipient
Chiropractor of the Week of South Carolina Chiropractic Association recipient
Nomination Committee of South Carolina Chiropractic Association member
Who’s Who Among America’s Chiropractors recipient
Who’s Who Among Biltmore’s Women in Business recipient
Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce member
Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce member
Cayce/West Columbia Chamber of Commerce member
Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce member
Dr. Brandon Morris earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic in 2014. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from Francis Marion University in 2007. It was during his time at FMU that he was diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy, a neurological condition involving inflammation of cranial nerve VII resulting in facial paralysis. After suffering for several months and having several failed attempts with different treatment options through multiple medical professionals, he sought chiropractic care as a last resort. After his first chiropractic adjustment, he had total recovery of Bell’s Palsy within just 2 days after treatment. This sparked a passion in Dr. Morris to learn and understand the nervous system to the best of his ability so that he could change others’ lives as his was. This shifted his career goals from pharmacy to chiropractic. His philosophy is that with optimal nervous system function, along with healthy lifestyle choices (diet, exercise, sleep, etc), the body’s innate intelligence will allow the body to heal itself. As a chiropractor, he has helped thousands of individuals throughout multiple communities in South Carolina during his career. For the last 5 years, he has practiced in Florence and has been awarded runner up for best chiropractor 2 years running in “Best of the Pee Dee”.
Dr. Morris excels in a variety of different chiropractic techniques such as Gonstead, Pierce, Diversified, CST, Thompson, Webster, and Activator. Dr. Morris is licensed in Physiotherapy and is certified in Integrative Dry Needling. He is also very experienced in adjusting infants and children and is in the process of becoming ICPA certified. Dr. Morris is passionate about the treatment of babies and children with tethered oral tissues (tongue, lip, and buccal ties) as his own children needed specialized treatment for TOTs. He is partner in ownership of North Myrtle Beach Chiropractic Spine Pain Center.
God has blessed Dr. Morris with an amazing, supportive family. His wife, Melinda, a holistic occupational therapist, specializes in optimizing nervous system functioning for children and mothers through a variety of integrative and complementary approaches including coaching, craniosacral therapy, and yoga. They have two young children, Indy & Sawyer. As a family, they love outdoor activities, camping, kayaking, hiking, and traveling.
Dr. Richard Shade has joined the office of North Myrtle Beach Chiropractic. I first became interested in chiropractic after many years of professional cycling and numerous injuries. After being helped with chiropractic care I decided I wanted to help others through chiropractic care as well.
Upon graduating from Christian Brothers Academy in upstate NY. I attended college at Greenville Technical College and received an Associate of Science degree. I began my chiropractic studies in July of 1990. After 3 1/2 years of intensive studies I graduated from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg S.C. After graduating from Sherman in 1995, I completed extensive postgraduate studies at the world renowned Pierce Chiropractic Clinic in Spartanburg S.C. with Dr. Walter “Vern” Pierce Sr., author, lecturer, and inventor. I have experience in the Pierce “Results” System of Chiropractic, which brings a unique chiropractic approach to deal with problem cases and structural rehabilitation. I am also certified in the Graston Soft Tissue Technique, Impulse Adjusting and Webster Technique.
Dr. Shade is married to Bonnie, and they have one son Daniel David. I enjoy a healthy lifestyle with competitive cycling, triathlons, mountain biking and spending time with the family.
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