Yeovil Chiropractic Clinic

Martin Young, BSc (Hons), MPhil ,DC, FRCC, FRSM


Martin Young, BSc (Hons), MPhil ,DC, FRCC, FRSM

'Doc Martin' graduated from the University of Nottingham in 1984 with an honours degree in Physics. He subsequently attended the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, an affiliated College of the University of Portsmouth situated in Bournemouth, from whence he graduated in 1996, winning the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) award for best academic student. He then completed a further year's pre-registration training to obtain his DC.

He has taught biophysics, biomechanics, neurology, clinical medicine and general diagnosis at undergraduate level and lectured to postgraduate groups on research dissemination, temporomandibular dysfunction and medicolegal expertise. He has published over fifty articles in professional biomedical journals and was Editor of the international peer reviewed journal Clinical Chiropractic from 1996-2013. He has written two medical textbooks: Essential Physics for Manual Medicine (2010) and Essential Musculoskeletal MRI (2011).

In 1999, he was elected as an inaugural Fellow of the College of Chiropractors, now the Royal College of Chiropractors and, in the same year, started work on a clinically-based doctorate in gastric neuropathophysiology through the University of Glamorgan. At this time, he also became the first chiropractor to be elected as a Member of the Expert Witness Institute. He still regularly gives expert opinions both in cases of alleged chiropractic negligence and malpractice and personal injury cases, particularly those involving prior or contemporaneous chiropractic care.

Martin Young Receiving His FellowshipHe became a double Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors in 2014, being elected as an inaugural Fellow of its Faculty of Pain; he has also received fellowships from the British Chiropractic Association, the Royal Society of Medicine and the European Academy of Chiropractic. He has twice been awarded the Royal College of Chiropractors President's Award for outstanding services to the profession.

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