Dr. Rusty Lavender, born in Illinois, moved to Sarasota in early 2022. He graduated from McHenry West High School in 2014 and was involved in sports and clubs that were involved with community service.
Dr. Lavender started his undergraduate studies at University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point and graduated from University of Wisconsin- Whitewater in 2018 attaining Magna Cum Laude. He started his doctorate studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2018 graduating from there in October of 2021 attaining Cum Laude.
During his studies at Palmer, Dr. Lavender spent countless hours studying upper cervical chiropractic with those practicing it in the field. He was certified with Advanced HIO Knee Chest, Upper Cervical Revolution, and TATS. In his last trimester of the program Dr. Lavender spent his time practicing at Simmons Specific Chiropractic, in Midland Michigan, under Dr. Steven Simmons.
When he is not in the office, you can find Dr. Lavender at the beach or on the water fishing. Dr. Lavender is truly loving the Florida life!