CAHABA HEIGHTS: BRAD RUSSELL, D.C., F.I.C.C.; PRESIDENT/CLINIC DIRECTOR
Brad Russell was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, where he attended Briarwood Presbyterian Church and school. He graduated from Mountain Brook High School in 1992 and went on to The Citadel--The Military College of South Carolina where he was awarded scholarships for both academics and soccer. He graduated Cum Laude from The Citadel in 1996. Dr. Russell completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, Missouri, in 2001. In 2003 he acquired the Hug Chiropractic Clinic. He has since served in every office of the Jefferson County Chiropractic Society and the Alabama State Chiropractic Association (ASCA). He is currently serving in his first term as the President of the ASCA. He has served as Alabama's delegate to the American Chiropractic Association since 2008. Among several service awards, Dr. Russell has more recently been elected as a Fellow of the International Chiropractic College. He works to improve the quality of Chiropractic care nationally and here in Alabama by serving on numerous committees and also works here in Alabama to improve insurance coverage for Alabama's Chiropractic patients by serving on the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Chiropractic Advisory Committee. While coaching his children's soccer teams, he served a six year term as a board member of the Birmingham United Soccer Association. Dr. Russell has three children, Elaine, Emily and Robby. The Russells are members of Briarwood Presbyterian Church and enjoy traveling to the lake and the beach.
CAHABA HEIGHTS: LAKE FRANKLIN, D.C.; CHIROPRACTOR
Lake Franklin grew up in Eufaula, Alabama, and graduated from high school there. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from The University of Alabama and graduated Magne Cum Laude from Parker Chiropractic College. Lake enjoys being a mom of two small children, is an active member at Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church and Bible Study Fellowship, and if she had more free time she would spend it gardening and sewing.
CAHABA HEIGHTS: JILL BIVONA, D.C.; CHIROPRACTOR
Bivona is a Birmingham native. She
graduated with Honors from John Carroll High School and Magna Cum Laude from
Birmingham Southern College. Her passion
for helping others as well as her interest in health and fitness led her to
embrace a career in chiropractic. She
received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Atlanta. In her free time, Dr. Bivona enjoys spending
time with her husband, Keith, and their dog, Jack. Her hobbies include yoga, hiking, paddleboarding
and anything else that involves the outdoors.
CLAY/CHALKVILLE: BILL ELLIOTT, D.C.; CHIROPRACTOR
Bill Elliott graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in 1982. Dr. Elliott pursued his interest in athletic injury with Olympic committee physician, Dr. Lee Roy Perry. Later he trained with Logan Chiropractic College in the AMA disability guidelines. Dr. Elliott has developed relationship with variety of medical physicians with whom he consults the greater Birmingham area. These physicians range from pain management and orthopedics to gastroenterology and endocrinology.
CLAY/CHALKVILLE: RACHEL GILMORE, D.C.; CHIROPRACTOR
Dr. Rachel Gilmore is an Alabama native, born and raised in Alabaster, AL. She graduated from Thompson High School and attended the University of Montevallo on academic and music scholarships where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology. Prior to graduating from Cleveland University Kansas City (CU-KC), Dr. Gilmore participated in multiple internships with KC Care, the Kansas City Veterans Administration, and an extensive outpatient preceptorship providing her ample experience to better understand and care for her patients.
Dr. Gilmore has been involved in research from undergraduate through her time at CU-KC and continues this effort as an adjunct faculty member. As a graduate research assistant, she presented research at numerous conferences including the 2017 ACA Sports Council Symposium, ACCRAC 2018 and 2019. Dr. Gilmore attends the National Chiropractic Leadership Conference (NCLC) each year to lobby for chiropractic and further efforts in our profession.
In her off time, Dr. Gilmore enjoys spending time with her husband, Scott, her son, and their two cats. She loves all things fitness including boxing and participating in her local fitness community. Dr. Gilmore also enjoys reading, listening to live music, and traveling when possible.
GARDENDALE: KENT GLOVER, D.C.; CHIROPRACTOR
Kent Glover is originally from the Dora/Sumiton area of Alabama and is currently practicing at the Gardendale location. Providing quality, evidence-based care and education to his patients are his top priorities. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Glover went on to complete his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Atlanta, graduating Cum Laude. In addition to his doctorate, Dr. Glover is also board certified in physio-therapeutics and has taken advanced courses on pediatric diagnosis. Dr. Glover uses a problem-centered approach to his care, ensuring that he is addressing the current needs of the patient in the most ethical and moral way possible. In his free time, he loves to spend his days with his wife, Kayla, and their 90 pound golden retriever, George. He and his wife are self-proclaimed “foodies” and love to try new restaurants and foreign cuisine. Dr. Glover is also a musician, playing in a classical jazz band for 7 years.