R. Keith McCormick, DC, is a chiropractic physician in private practice in western Massachusetts specializing in the nutritional management of patients with bone fragility. McCormick studied human biology at Stanford University and earned his doctorate at the National College of Chiropractic. He is a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, the American Chiropractic Association, and the Institute for Functional Medicine. McCormick is an Ironman triathlon competitor and a former U.S. Olympian (1976). Visit McCormick online at www.mccormickdc.com.
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