About the Columnist

Dr. Briggs is the senior associate of First State Health and Wellness in Delaware. His undergraduate degree is in biology and natural science from Messiah College, and he attended Palmer College of Chiropractic for his graduate training. While at Palmer he worked as a teaching assistant in the diagnosis department and the student clinic. He has written and contributed to several articles and books on the topics acupuncture and natural healing – including the chapter on chiropractic and acupuncture in the legal nursing text Medical Legal Aspects of Medical Records.

He has earned diplomate certification through the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He is also credentialed as a diplomate in pain management through the American Academy of Pain Management. In his spare time he works as an instructor at the Korean Martial Arts Institute.

Dr. Briggs lives with his wife, Dawn, and their son in Pike Creek, Del. He has had the honor of his patients voting him one of the “Best of Delaware” over the last few years.

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