Meet Dr. Timothy Caruthers
Dr. Caruthers started chiropractic at the prestigious Palmer University in 1981. At the urging of one of his San Diego State professors, Dr. Caruthers started attending the Gonstead Club upon starting school. Fortunately for him, Dr. John Cox was teaching the Gonstead Club at the time. He told Tim that if you really wanted to learn the Gonstead technique, then he should go to the Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin and learn from his father, Dr. Alex Cox. Dr. Alex Cox practiced with Dr. Clarence Gonstead for approximately 20 years and bought the Gonstead Clinic and the seminar rights prior to Dr. Gonstead’s passing in 1978. Dr. Alex and Dr. John Cox, father and son, continue to teach the Gonstead seminars to this day, Dr. Caruthers persevered through the learning curve of the Gonstead technique. Although the technique is taught as the foundation of all techniques at chiropractic universities, very few doctors specialize in Gonstead due to its complexity.
Dr. Timothy Caruthers graduated with honors from the very prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1984 and has been in active practice ever since. He is highly regarded in the La Mesa area as a leading chiropractic physician working with a wide range of conditions and patients. He has also continued his quest for excellence in the Gonstead work throughout his career. He was a board member for the Gonstead Clinical Studies Society for several years. He earned the Gonstead Diplomate designation which very few doctors achieve. His continual belief that learning never stops is attributed to almost 70 Gonstead seminars attended. He was awarded the ‘Best of the Best’ Gonstead Commitment Award and is considered the top Gonstead Practitioner in Southern California.
Dr. Caruthers takes a whole person approach to healthcare, seeking to treat the underlying causes of disease and injury rather than treating the symptoms themselves. He is committed to helping all of his patients to live a healthy and active life. Dr. Caruthers is incredibly passionate about empowering each of his patients with the knowledge and resources to take control of their health. He believes in building long lasting relationships with his patients by taking the time to get to know each one of them on a personal level.