Physician profile

Bruce Shannahoff, DC

Expert in Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy

Dr. Shannahoff has been a practicing doctor of chiropractic, in private practice, since 1984. Throughout those years of practice he has treated patients of all age groups and sought to provide his community with safe, effective and thoughtful treatment for a wide variety of conditions. He has worked with world class athletes as well as the infirmed. He has been an innovator within his profession, and acknowledged for developing chiropractic procedures, and helping to educate other chiropractors in the latest advancements in spinal technologies.

Dr. Shannahoff has also been a popular guest on radio for his opinions of current healthcare trends, has provided expert witness testimony, and has co-authored a book on pain.

Since 2005, Dr. Shannahoff has focused his practice on the non-surgical restoration of herniated and degenerative spinal discs utilizing the emerging technology of non-surgical spinal decompression. Many patients, whom were told they had no choice but surgery, have been treated effectively by Dr. Shannahoff with his non-surgical methods.

Professional Experience

With over 30 years of professional service to his credit, Dr. Bruce Shannahoff, D.C., is an international authority on Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression. Specializing in the care of patients suffering from moderate to severe low back pain and neck pain due to herniated and degenerative spinal discs, sciatica, and facet syndrome, Dr. Shannahoff has helped instruct doctors from across the country, is credited in professional texts with the development of currently used treatment technologies.

The driving goal for Dr. Shannahoff is to deliver the best health care available by addressing the three main factors that determine an individual's future health, well-being, and longevity. The 3 factors are:

  1. Pain Reduction
  2. Correction of the underlying causes of the problem
  3. Supportive care to maintain health.

You can also expect the latest in technological advances with the DRX-9000 Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression System. This remarkable treatment has been clinically shown to have an excellent success rate for back pain associated with herniated, bulging, or degenerative discs, sciatica and pinched nerves, and chronic back pain. And he personally performs and supervises every patient's treatment.

Dr. Shannahoff is a leader in rehabilitative and corrective care, and also guarantees that he will always maintain the highest quality education and research to provide you with the best available care. This process is not only assured to relieve your pain, but also to allow you to experience increased levels of productivity and performance as you regain your active lifestyle.

Dr. Shannahoff is ready to help you step up to greater performance and a pain free lifestyle. We look forward to starting you on your path to a pain free and healthier life.

Professional Education

Bachelor of Arts


Doctor of Chiropractic

Cleveland Chiropractic with Honors


Chiropractic Biophysics


Network Spinal Analysis


Axiom Worldwide Spinal Decompression – Lumbar Back


Axiom Worldwide Spinal Decompression – Cervical Neck