A 1967 graduate from
National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois, Dr. Schmidt’s
predominately visceral practice addresses a variety of acute and chronic
conditions which can include blood chemistry and therapeutic nutrition.
He holds certifications in Dr. Pettibon’s Spinal Biomechanics Institute,
Spinal Impairment and Disability rating, and Certification in Animal
Chiropractic from the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. He
also holds two Certifications in Acupuncture and one Fellowship from the
International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
Dr. Schmidt is the
current President of the Arkansas Chiropractic Society, was a two term a
Delegate to the Arkansas Chiropractic Society. He was Chairman of the
Practice Standards Committee on the Board of Directors of the American
Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA), on the AVCA committee for
NOCA accreditation and is an examiner for the AVCA certification
examination. He also was liaison from the Board for the Certification
Dr. Schmidt is a
member of the Council for Chiropractic Hospital Convalescent Care as
well as a member of the American Chiropractic Associations’ Council on
Diagnosis and Internal Disorders and Council on Diagnostic Imaging. Dr.
Schmidt is a Research participant in the International Metabolic
Research and Development Project. Correlating Blood Morphology and
Functional Imbalances from Bradford Research Institute. He also holds a
Fellowship in the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
Dr. Schmidt has been
adjusting animals for 25 years with the majority of his practice being
thoroughbreds. He has worked on a variety of animals including a rodeo
bulls, cats, dogs, as well as farm and exotic animals.
Dr. Schmidt has four
books published on animal chiropractic “Instructions on How to Adjust
Animal Sternums, the Costo-Sternal and Costo-Chondral Articulations” and
“An Addendum to the Sternum and Rib Adjustment Techniques,
Animal Chiropractic: The Visual Workbook and Advanced Equine
Chiropractic: More than Diagnostic Acupuncture. Dr. Schmidt has
been a guest lecturer at Options for Animals Diplomate Program in
Hillsdale, Illinois. Lectured at the Oklahoma Horsemen Association and
the Horseman’s meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, AVCA annual conferences
in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, Veterinary Technicians of
Oklahoma, Continuing Education to examiners at the Animal Chiropractic
Certification Commission certification exams.
He and his wife Kristen
live on a mountaintop near Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.