Shawn and Sarah LeathermanOur Purpose

We want to improve the overall health of the Northwest Florida community and build a culture of wellness through chiropractic care and optimal function.

We have dedicated our careers to educating and inspiring people to change their lives while creating a cultural shift of optimal health in our community.

How We’re Different

Our approach to patient care at Integrity is multifaceted and scientific.

Not only do we employ the mechanical and neurological techniques of chiropractic adjustments and manipulation, but we strive for optimal body function by incorporating nutritional counseling, supplementation, structural rehabilitation of the spine, functional rehabilitation of muscles and ligaments, physiotherapy, and soft tissue mobilization.

Our doctors are continually educating themselves through post-doctoral seminars and training, while seeking out new research in the areas of human health and performance from credible peer-reviewed chiropractic and medical journals.

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    Dr. Shawn Leatherman

    Shawn Leatherman, BA, BS, DC, CCST*, CCSP®*, fCBP*, CMVI*, is a chiropractic physician, devoted husband, father, and avid knowledge seeker. His education began in psychology before advancing to Chiropractic. As a dedicated student he was inducted to the Gold Key National Honor Society at University of Cincinnati, and the National Dean’s List at Chiropractic College. He is additionally listed in the Biltmore Who’s Who.

    Dr. Leatherman believes that an education does not end with a degree but continues over a lifetime. He and has completed over 1550 hours of post-doctoral training in Spinal Trauma, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Auto Crash Reconstruction, Motor Vehicle Crash Forensic Risk Analysis, MPI Spine & Extremity Diagnostics, Nutrition, Functional Neurology, Sports Injury, Physical & Structural Rehabilitation, Child Passenger Safety, Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Motor Vehicle Injuries, and attained basic Fellow Status in Chiropractic Biophysics.

    Dr. Leatherman is well-versed in leading patients through challenges of personal growth and the difficulties of poor health while moving away from chronic disease. In addition to post-doctoral CEU’s, he attends yearly training on personal growth, leadership, & mastering communication. He has five years of experience as a National Mastermind participant and two years of experience as a Regional Mastermind moderator.

    He resides in Valparaiso, Florida, enjoys activity on or near the water, is the Director of Clinical Operations at Integrity Chiropractic, working with Dr. Sarah Leatherman, and Dr. David Bak.

    *Although the CCST, CCSP, CBP, MPI, AAMVI and Spine Research Institute post-doctoral certifications are highly recognized throughout the country, the Florida Chiropractic Board WILL NOT recognize a certification that is not a diplomate program. The board requires the following verbiage to be listed: “The specialty recognition identified herein has been received from a private organization not affiliated with or recognized by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine”. Section 64B2.

    For Dr. Leatherman’s current and properly cited Curriculum Vitae, please contact the Integrity Chiropractic office at 850-864-5300.

    Dr. Sarah Leatherman

    Dr. Sarah Leatherman is a Chiropractic Physician, with a clinical focus on chiropractic care for pregnant women and children, as well as nutritional education. A graduate of University of Oregon, Dr. Sarah went on to attend Cleveland Chiropractic College and earn her doctorate degree in chiropractic. In addition to being the co-owner of Integrity Chiropractic, Dr. Sarah launched Integrity Weight Loss Center to help her community live a more lean, nutritious, and healthier life.

    While interning for her doctorate degree at Cleveland Chiropractic College, Dr. Sarah received the Clinic Service Award from her professors. Furthermore, Dr. Sarah is Webster Technique Certified, and has received the Elite Coaching lifetime member award. Recently, she received 2nd place honors in a women’s bikini fitness competition at age 38.

    She is passionate about living joyfully and positively, influencing and lifting up the women around her. Dr. Sarah is excited to share her secret to success “Living the Interval 1-2-3 Lifestyle: an Operations Calendar for the Working Woman with her patients. Dr. Sarah is married to her husband and business partner, Dr. Shawn Leatherman, and together they have two handsome, amazing, and energetic sons.

    Dr. David Bak

    Dr. Bak grew up in Canton, Michigan where he played ice hockey with aspirations of playing in the NHL. Dr. Bak benefitted from chiropractic care throughout his hockey career, from which he attributes much of his competitive edge. He attended Life University for undergraduate and graduate studies under a hockey and golf scholarship as a result of his athletic accomplishments.

    Dr. Bak graduated from Life University with Cum Laude honors earning a bachelor’s of science in biology and doctorate of chiropractic. Dr. Bak focused his studies on structural spinal rehabilitation and sports chiropractic techniques. Soon after graduating, Dr. Bak worked as team chiropractor for Life University’s ice hockey program.

    Dr. Bak is certified in Chiropractic BioPhysics® structural spinal rehabilitation and is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician®. In 2013, he was invited to present research on spinal biomechanics at the International Conference of Spinal Manipulation. Also in 2013, Dr. Bak presented spinal research at the 35th Annual Chiropractic BioPhysics® Symposium. In 2014, He worked with former Russian Olympic trainer, Vladimir Chubinsky, presenting research on the benefits of heavy load isometric training programs to various NHL organizations. In 2015, Dr. Bak was invited to attend NHL training camps as a free agent for Detroit Redwings and Carolina Hurricanes affiliates. In 2016, Dr. Bak accepted the role of team chiropractor for the National Rugby League Atlanta Rhinos and is working with Emory University on spinal biomechanics research. In practice, Dr. Bak serves as an authority on spinal rehabilitation and athletic performance as well as injury prevention. He is involved in conducting research with other health care professionals. Community outreach and education endeavors focusing on spinal health awareness is a major focus and passion of his.

    Staff Member 1

    Erin Rogers

    Weight Loss Advocate

    Staff Member 3

    Sean Bruenn

    Rehab Coordinator

    Staff Member 5

    Wendy Musselwhite

    Office Manager

    Rehab Assistant

    Kaitlin Jennings

    Rehab Coordinator

    Brandi Orr

    Brandi Orr

    Front Desk

    We’ve Helped Patients With…

    • Back and Neck Pain • Headache / Migraines • Scoliosis • Postural Deformities • Shoulder Pain • Fatigue • Trouble Sleeping • Low Metabolism • Allergies • High Blood Pressure • Acid Reflux / GERD • Asthma • Plantar Fasciitis • Frozen Shoulder • Disc Herniation

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    Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP) is a highly-advanced, scientific, and proven chiropractic technique which corrects and restores your spine back to alignment. CBP combines biology, physiology, physics, geometry, and anatomy to identify the root causes of your pain, discomfort, loss of mobility, and altered health.

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    Integrity Chiropractic
    431 E. Hollywood Blvd.
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32569