Dr. James L. Chestnut
B.Ed., M.Sc., D.C., C.C.W.P.

Download CV | View Bio


Clinical Excellence + Documented Patient Outcomes = Compliance, Retention, & Referrals

First Time in Canada - June 11-12, 2016 in Montreal

We define ethical practice success as the exchange of evidence-based care that elicits documented patient outcomes for a fair fee. We believe that every chiropractor and every chiropractic patient benefits from this ethical model. Numbers of patients does not define ethical practice success. Numbers of patients receiving value in the form of documented health outcomes does. If you agree, if you want to learn how to use the most evidence-based interventions to get the best possible documented patient outcomes and use this as the foundation of self-sustaining ethical practice success then we would love the opportunity to show you the turn key systems we have created to accomplish this. It is unprecedented and extraordinary.



A Self Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice full of Satisfied Patients that Comply, Benefit, and Refer.


You have less compliance with your recommendations than is needed to maximize patient outcomes, less ability to document patient outcomes, and less ability to communicate the evidence and need for chiropractic care, than you want and need. Further, your patients do not maintain their health the way you or they want, and you have fewer referrals than you want. Far too much of your energy, time, and resources are spent on the perpetual need to get more new patients and address the inability to get patients to follow your recommendations and to elicit the health outcomes both you and your patients most want and value. You don't have a self-sustaining practice - you are forced into perpetually building a practice.


You will NEVER build the practice you and your patients want by simply focusing on getting more new patients. The ONLY way to build the practice you and your patients want is with clinical excellence and documented patient outcomes - you must provide, document, and communicate the value of your care.




Spinal Health Assessment

The Evidence-Based Chiropractic Protocols Spinal Health Assessment (SHA) is the first spinal health assessment that allows the valid and reliable detection and severity rating of Vertebral Subluxation Complex (VSC) or segmental joint dysfunction. Using the peer-reviewed diagnostic criteria for VSC or segmental joint dysfunction (restricted segmental motion, segmental muscle hypertonicity, and segmental joint and muscle allodynia) we have created the first valid, evidence-based, standardized assessment protocol to assess both the presence and severity of VSC.


Health Risk Assessment

The Evidence-Based Lifestyles Protocols Health Risk Assessment is the first health measurement that assesses Allostatic Load (adaptive physiological status), Lifestyle Stressor Load, and Physical and Psychosocial Quality of Life and then analyzes and combines this data into a single and direct rating of current and predicted future wellness and prevention - the Wellness and Prevention Index.


90 Day Lifestyle Plan

The Eat Well - Move Well - Think Well™ 90 Day Lifestyle Plan is revolutionary and uniquely effective. It is the first program in history matched to the human genome-determined lifestyle choice requirements for the genetic expression of health and the prevention of illness. The Eat Well - Move Well - Think Well90 Day Lifestyle Plan combines all aspects of lifestyle into one comprehensive program that teaches you not just what you need to do, but how to develop the self-control you need to get yourself to consistently do it.


No Risk
No Cost Trial

Create a practitioner account try the SHA, HRA and 90 Day Lifestyle Plan for free.

Now Available With Accompanying CD and Presentation!

The most easily understood, evidence-based, undeniable argument ever put forward regarding the indisputable facts that:

1. The era of diagnosing and treating the effects (symptoms, risk factors) of diagnosed chronic illness with drugs as the only offered solution has never worked, will never work, costs millions of lives, costs trillions of dollars, is destroying healthcare, and must come to an end.

2. A new evidence-based era of addressing the causes of chronic illness (chronic lifestyle and environmental stressors) will save millions of lives, will save trillions of dollars, will save healthcare, and must come to a start.

New Accompanying Products:

The Wellness and Prevention Paradigm Audio Presentation
The Wellness & Prevention Paradigm Workshop Presentation

View Front and Back Cover Preview Excerpts

  Presentation Update
  • Innate Choice
  • Omega Sufficiency
  • Probiotic Sufficiency

Click here for information on the Wellness Lifestyle Certification Program and learn how to increase the health and vitality of yourself, your patients and your practice.

*We are going to do one centralized location per year.


Module 1: Jan 30-31, 2016 - Sold Out
Module 2: Feb 27-28, 2016
Module 3: Apr 9-10, 2016 - Sold Out
Module 4: May 14-15, 2016 - Sold Out

Click here for registration and additional info

Download Schedule and Registration Info


2016 North America

Wellness Chiropractic and Lifestyle Certification Module 1 (Chicago, IL) - Sold Out Jan 30-31
Evidence-Based Clinical Protocols and Ethical Practice Success (New Mexico) - http://www.cefordcs.com/ Feb 12-13
Wellness Chiropractic and Lifestyle Certification Module 2 - Human Nutrition (Chicago, IL) Feb 27-28
Cal Jam (Orange County) Mar 18-19
Wellness Chiropractic and Lifestyle Certification Module 3 - Human Movement and Physical Fitness (Chicago, IL) - Sold Out Apr 9-10
South Dakota State Association Seminar (South Dakota) Apr 16
Health Source Supercamp (Dallas) Apr 29-30
Wellness Chiropractic and Lifestyle Certification Module 4 - Thought, Attitude, Belief and Emotional Fitness (Chicago, IL) - Sold Out May 14-15
Patient Outcome Protocols: The Complete Evidence-Based Patient Management System for Ethical Practice Success (Montreal) Jun 11-12
Louisiana State Association Seminar Sep 23-24
British Columbia Association Seminar (Vancouver) Oct 4-5

Washington State Association Seminar (Seattle)

Oct 22-23

2016 Europe

Evidenced-Based Patient Outcome Protocols (Birmingham England)
Oct 28

United Chiropractic Association Seminar (Birmingham England)

Oct 29

Click here for registration and additional info