Dr. Arlan W. Fuhr
Arlan W. Fuhr, DC, Founder and Chairman of Activator Methods International, is the co-inventor of the Activator Adjusting Instrument and the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique. Now the world’s most widely used instrument adjusting chiropractic technique, the Activator Method is taught in nearly every college in the United States and abroad, as well as in professional seminars throughout the year. In 2008, Dr. Fuhr authored the second edition of the textbook The Activator Method, globally acknowledged as the standard reference for instrument adjusting. Dr. Fuhr, a graduate of Logan University, is also credited with more than 25 peer-reviewed publications, 13 domestic patents, 47 worldwide trademarks, and more than 100 copyrighted works.
Judith J. Hamilton Fuhr
Judi Fuhr is the Chief Executive Officer for Activator Methods International. Since 2000, she has been at the helm of the company’s day-to-day operations as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, President, and co-owner. A groundbreaking business and civic leader, she founded Hamilton Consulting, an Arizona-based public affairs firm that represented a wide range of prominent organizations including NASCAR, Phoenix International Raceway, and W.M. Grace Companies among many others. Her long track record of community work includes service as President of the local school board, as well as membership on nonprofit and corporate boards. In 2009, the Chandler (AZ) Education Foundation presented Judi with its “Woman of Greatness Award.”
Dr. Zane Gard
Dr. Zane Gard graduated from the University of Western States in 2000 and has an advanced certification in the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique and is an associate clinical instructor for Activator Methods International. Dr. Gard also serves as adjunct faculty for the University of Western States as a clinical instructor for the Activator Technique. Dr. Gard is certified in Applied Kinesiology and was formerly a teaching assistant for the 100-hour Applied Kinesiology certification course taught annually in Portland.
Dr. Gary McCleod
Dr. McLeod received his Bachelor of Science in Human Foods and Nutrition from Michigan State University. In 1981, he graduated with honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He and his wife, Dara, live in Three Rivers and have three daughters. Dr. McLeod is an instructor for the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique. He is also a member of the International Chiropractors Association and Michigan Association of Chiropractors. He is a past president of the Michigan Chiropractic Association and was named its Chiropractor of the Year in 1996 and has served on the Michigan Board of Chiropractic Examiners, appointed by Governor Granholm. In 2010, Dr. McLeod was inducted to the Palmer Academy of Chiropractic Fellows, one of the most prestigious awards given to alumni of Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Dr. Rebecca McGill
Dr. Rebecca McGill, who earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic (Magna Cum Laude) at Parker University, is a life-long advocate of the Activator Method. Her father, Dr. Tim McGinnis – also an Activator doctor – started Becky on her chosen path, using Activator instruments to adjust her as a child. After graduation in 2007, Dr. McGill spent two years at her father’s Missouri clinic before opening her own practice, Abundant Health Chiropractic, in Carrollton, Texas. Dr. McGill is certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA). She has a particular interest in horses, with a depth of knowledge in animal physiology, anatomy, pathology, and gait training. Dr. McGill is currently an Associate Professor of Chiropractic Sciences at Parker. She joined the Activator Clinical Advisory Board in 2014.
Dr. Michael McMurray
Dr. McMurray has been practicing for 35 years and is a graduate of Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, where his study of low-force techniques led him to discover the Activator Method. In 1984, he became a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and found that the Activator Method gave him options to treat sports-related injuries not offered by other techniques. He has been an Activator instructor since 1992, is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and California Chiropractic Association. Dr. McMurray has been the team chiropractor for the San Jose Sharks NHL hockey team. His primary technique for the San Jose Sharks is the Activator Methods.
Dr. Nathan Unruh
Dr. Nathan Unruh is the founder and leader of the premier chiropractic destination in the upper Midwest, Envive Chiropractic, with multiple clinics embracing and supporting the mission of exceptional patient experiences. Dr. Unruh leads with purpose, passion, and discipline while employing a values-based approach to mentoring that is a proven model for going from success to significance. Dr. Unruh is the author of “Envive Your Life”, which teaches the seven pillars of wellness, and “Strike It”, which offers instruction and insight for reaching your fullest human potential. Dr. Unruh demonstrates outstanding knowledge and skill in team-building, practice systems, communication, and innovative marketing strategies. Balancing these talents with the precious time he enjoys with his wife and three kids, Dr. Unruh successfully fulfills the positive patient experience of exceptional health and well-being while he himself enjoys the rewards of a life well-lived.