Dr. David Ackerman, BS, D.C. practiced in central Denver from 1979 through 2003, utilizing homeopathy, herbology and acupuncture as adjuncts to chiropractic. He moved to Arizona and currently is based in Cottonwood AZ. He studied at the University of Michigan and The National College of Chiropractic. He has a B.S. in Human Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. He was a diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. He trained in Applied Kinesiology in the 1970's with its founder, George Goodheart, D.C. Dr. Ackerman studied in China as a member of an international educational exchange team in 1990. He is one of only two chiropractors to ever win the prestigious Westword Best of Denver Chiropractor's award. In 1991, he participated in an exchange of medical/acupuncture procedures in the People's Republic of China sponsored by the International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture. In 2022 he was voted Best Acupuncturist in the Verde Valley Kudos. He has studied with other pioneers in the holistic health field such as Dr. John Christopher, herbalist; Dolores Krieger, founder of Therapeutic Touch; Dr. D. Versendaal, founder of Contact Reflex Analysis; and Dr. Scott Walker, founder of NET (Neuro-Emotional Technique). Dr. Ackerman was one of the first 50 doctors ever to be certified in Neuro-Emotional Technique.