ISHP Nonprofit

Board Members


Curtis Fedorchuk, DC

President | Cumming, Georgia, USA

Graduated from Life University Chiropractic College in 2002. He is a researcher, public speaker, and clinician. Dr. Fedorchuk has researched spinal health, physiology, and pathology and spinal rehabilitation procedures and has lectured to Chiropractors and other Physicians at educational and research conferences. He has authored approximately 40 peer-reviewed spine-related publications and presented at peer-reviewed conference proceedings where, over the years, he has won Researcher of the Year on five separate occasions from three different research organizations. He is a highly respected chiropractor and researcher and has collaborated on projects with academic institutions including Emory University and University of Colorado Boulder.

Dr. Fedorchuk is or has been a manuscript reviewer for several peer-reviewed research journals including Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Journal of Physical Therapy Science, Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, and McCoy Press Journals (Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research, Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research, and Philosophy, Principles & Practice of Chiropractic).

Additionally, Dr. Fedorchuk is or has been a member of the International Chiropractic Association (ICA), Georgia Council of Chiropractic (GCC), Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®) Nonprofit, and the Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation (FVS).

Dr. Fedorchuk is a contributing member to the International Chiropractic Association Best Practices treatment guidelines. He is a Board Member of CBP® Nonprofit and the President of ISHP Nonprofit, a spinal research institute.

Dr. Fedorchuk is the senior Chiropractor and clinic director at Better Health by Design in Cumming, Georgia, USA.


Douglas Lightstone, DC

Vice President | Cumming, Georgia, USA

Graduated from Life University Chiropractic College in 2014. He is a researcher, public speaker, and clinician. Dr. Lightstone has researched spinal health, physiology, and pathology and spinal rehabilitation procedures and has lectured to Chiropractors and other Physicians at educational and research conferences. He has authored approximately 20 peer-reviewed spine-related publications and presented at peer-reviewed conference proceedings where he won Researcher of the Year from CBP® Nonprofit in 2018. He is a highly respected chiropractor and researcher and has collaborated on projects with academic institutions including Emory University and University of Colorado Boulder.

Dr. Lightstone is or has been a manuscript reviewer for several peer-reviewed research journals including Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Dose Response, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, and McCoy Press Journals (Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research, Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research, and Philosophy, Principles & Practice of Chiropractic).

Additionally, Dr. Lightstone is or has been a member of the International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (ISCBFM), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Medical Image Computing & Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI) Society, International Chiropractic Association (ICA), ICA Council on Applied Chiropractic Sciences, Georgia Council of Chiropractic (GCC), Spine Research Institute of San Diego (SRISD), Chiropractic BioPhysics® (CBP®) Nonprofit, and the Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation (FVS).

Dr. Lightstone is a contributing member to the International Chiropractic Association Best Practices treatment guidelines. He is the Vice President of ISHP Nonprofit, a spinal research institute.

Dr. Lightstone is a full-time practicing Chiropractor at Better Health by Design in Cumming, Georgia, USA.