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Dr. Jim Prado is the president and director of the Pomperaug Chiropractic & Holistic Center, PC in Southbury Connecticut where he has practiced since 1987. His emphasis is on the holistic treatment of acute and chronic pain syndromes as well as sports injuries. Dr. Prado is the creator of the acclaimed lifestyle-change course, The HolisticLifestyle: Contemporary Science Discovers Ancient Wisdom. Dr. Prado's approach combines the power of traditional chiropractic techniques with the contemporary science of mind-body medicine and the age-old wisdom of the natural healing arts. Dr. Prado emphasizes living a life of balance including regular exercise, proper nutrition, stress management and spiritual practice. He regularly lectures on the Holistic Approaches to Stress Reduction and Mind-Body Medicine. Jim lives in Roxbury, CT with his wife Karen and his son Matt. His interests include organic gardening, long distance bicycle touring, fly-fishing, ice hockey and reading.
Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), 1986, New York Chiropractic College, Magna Cum Laude
Honors & Awards:
Phi Chi Omega International Chiropractic Honor Society
Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Anatomy
Chiropractic Technique award
Bachelor of Science (B. S.), 1982, - Biology; Iona College, New Rochelle, New York
Captain of Men's Varsity Ice Hockey Team
Post Graduate Studies
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, (CCSP): New York Chiropractic College, 1988
Botanical Medicine: U of Colorado School of Pharmacy/Western States Chiropractic College 1999
Graduate Teaching Fellow/Teaching Assistant Human Cadaver Dissection Laboratory - New York Chiropractic College, 1986
University of Connecticut - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2007 to present
Holistic Lifestyle-change Course - Holistic Lifestyles, LLC - 2008 to present
Holistic Approach to Stress Management Course - 1997 to present
|Connecticut State Board of Chiropractic||American Chiropractic Association|
|New York State Board of Chiropractic||Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician|
|National Board of Chiropractic Examiners||Foundation for Chiropractic Edu. and Research|
St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT: Medical Practice Associate Staff Privileges - Department of Medicine
Practice of Chiropractic
President: Pomperaug Chiropractic and Holistic Center, PC, Southbury, Connecticut, 1987 to Present
Board of Directors - Lotus: Center for Integrative Healing and Wellness, 1999 - 2014
Board of Directors Griffin Hospital, Derby Connecticut, April 1997 - December 1998
As a complimentary and alternative practitioner, Dr. Prado was one of a select group asked to participate in hospital policy decisions.
Board of Directors - Southbury Business Association, 1996 - 1998
Board of Directors - Southbury-Middlebury Family and Youth Services, 1998 - 2001
James T. Prado, D.C. ~ Charles W. Benson, D.C.
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