Dr. Andrew Garrett has over 16 years of experience in providing chiropractic care and physiotherapy to a variety of patients with musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Garrett has routinely evaluated and treated patients who have on-the-job injuries, and he has also treated patients who have been injured by the negligence of third parties. Dr. Garrett has a strong professional commitment to ethically assisting patients in obtaining appropriate treatment and avoiding surgical intervention when possible. Dr. Garrett is the OFFICIAL Chiropractor of Frisco Fighters.
Dr. Garrett has a particular interest in clinical neurology and neurophysiology. Building on his over 300 hours of post-graduate training in neurology, Dr. Garrett is currently enrolled at Parker University pursuing a Masters Degree in Clinical Neuroscience.
Dr. Garrett is a proud veteran of the United States Army. He enlisted in 1991 and served at Fort Bliss, in El Paso, Texas. After his service, he was an offensive lineman on the University of Texas at El Paso football team and remains a die-hard UTEP Miners football fan. He received a Bachelors of Science in Public Health from UTEP and a Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker University.
Dr. Garrett believes that every person has an opportunity to return to health, and he is living proof that this is possible. After his military and college football experience, Dr. Garrett experienced constant pain and significant weight gain (over 100 pounds). The pain was almost completely debilitating. Over the last decade, Dr. Garrett has worked with medical professionals to treat his pain and lose weight. He is most thankful for his pain management physician, Dr. Robert Spicer, who has provided incredible medical care and guidance throughout his journey. Dr. Garrett’s experience with Dr. Spicer and his complete confidence in Dr. Spicer’s ability are the reasons why Dr. Garrett asked Dr. Spicer to serve as the Medical Director of Return to Health.
Dr. Garrett has worked with Dr. Spicer and other health care professionals to find his own return to health. Since his journey commenced, he has been able to qualify and compete on Team USA in the Duathlon World Championship – Long Course in 2016. Dr. Garrett has also completed five marathons, one Iron-Man triathlon, six Iron-Man half-triathlons, seven duathlons, multiple Olympic-distance triathlons, and at least 20 half-marathons.
Dr. Garrett has three children and is proud to have his oldest daughter, Laura, work at Return to Health as his scheduling coordinator.
Dr. Robert Spicer is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and provides expert pain management and rehabilitation solutions for a wide range of conditions and traumas, including job-related injuries, sporting injuries, spinal injuries, spondylosis, fibromyalgia, acute neck, back and pelvic pain, osteoarthritis, fractures and dislocations, bursitis and autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Spicer graduated from the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. After an internal medicine internship at East Tennessee State University-James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, he completed a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Dr. Spicer then completed a fellowship in Interventional, Spine, Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville. While there he helped comprise the Spine Care Team servicing the University of Florida athletes and students.
Dr. Spicer earned his Bachelors of Science in Biology with a Chemistry minor from Austin Peay State University, his Masters of Science in Biology at Tennessee State University. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Spine Intervention Society.
Dr. Spicer's interests include a variety of athletics, exercise and fitness. On weekends, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family: wife Benita, son Caleb and daughter Carsyn.