Meet Our Charleston Holistic Health Expert – Dr. Todd Overdorf.
A native of central Indiana, Dr. Todd Overdorf completed three years of study at the University of Southern Indiana and then matriculated to Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, MO where he obtained his bachelors and doctor of chiropractic degrees. He holds diplomate status from the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK), Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition (CBCN), and the American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM). Dr. Overdorf teaches certification courses in Applied Kinesiology and also sits on the International Board of Examiners for the ICAK. He has taught hundreds of doctors and students the art of manual muscle testing as a way of neurological assessment and diagnosis.
After graduation from Logan College, he spent ten years in West Michigan working in a large multi-doctor clinic where he honed his skills in treating environmentally sensitive patients with rare and chronic symptoms ranging from a few days old to 94 years of age. The desire for a milder climate lead him and his wife, Rebecca, to Mount Pleasant in 2011.
Dr. Todd founded Solutions Integrative Health Care as a family practice grounded in Professional Applied Kinesiology and the Triad of Health. He firmly believes that structure, chemistry, and emotions all play a role in our physical well-being. Whether he is treating infants and children or adults dealing with chronic injuries, pain, fatigue, hormonal/endocrine imbalance, his priority is to help his patients achieve their goals and address their health concerns. Dr. Todd also works with a variety of high level athletes including tennis and golf professionals, ultra-marathoners, Olympic lifters, gymnasts, snowboarders, and moto-cross racers to help them achieve optimal performance and prevent injuries. Through his unique abilities of blood chemistry assessment, combined with muscle testing, he is able to generate answers to patient’s health problems that many other physicians are not.
Dr. Todd has a variety of credentials in
holistic health care, including:
Diplomate from the International College of Applied Kinesiology
Diplomate from the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition
Diplomate in Clinical Nutrition from American Association of Integrative Medicine
- Learning Difficulties Certification I and II (child and adult ADD/ADHD)
Balancing Hormones in Menopausal Women Utilizing Nutritional and Herbal Therapies Part I and II
Functional endocrinology for male and female hormones utilizing natural therapies
70 hour certification in Applied Clinical Nutrition with specialization in Blood Chemistry Analysis
20 hour certification for Thyroid imbalances
- 12 hour certification of concentrated study in Clinical Nutrition and Blood Chemistry Analysis
- Skilled in Saliva Hormone Analysis, Hair Mineral Analysis, Nutritional and Herbal Therapy
Our mission is to provide patients with exceptional, individualized care
that allows them to function at their highest level.
Meet Dr. Hamid Bakhtiari
Dr. Hamid has always been passionate about natural science. Prior to becoming an integrative chiropractic physician specializing in Applied Kinesiology, Dr. Hamid worked as an agricultural engineer on his family’s farm. After seeing the near miraculous recovery of his bedridden brother under chiropractic care, Dr. Hamid knew he found his calling. He was inspired to help people heal in a natural way so instead of going to Norway to pursue a master’s degree in plant science he chose to pursue the path of becoming an integrative physician.
After completing his doctoral studies at Sherman College of Chiropractic in South Carolina, he did extensive post-doctoral training in Applied Kinesiology with a focus on the structural, chemical and emotional side of health and disease. Dr. Hamid is certified by the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK). He has completed additional training and study in Brain Chemistry, Brainwave Imbalances, Thyroid, Functional Endocrinology, Blood Chemistry, Neuro-Emotional technique, and Soft Tissue rehabilitation. Dr. Hamid works with patients of all ages dealing with a wide range of conditions including sport injuries, chronic pain, weight loss, hormonal imbalances and other unresolved health issues. Dr. Hamid is very personable and enjoys getting to know his patients and helping them reach their optimal health care goals.
Dr. Hamid has a variety of credentials in holistic health care, including:
- Certification from the International College of Applied Kinesiology
- Functional endocrinology for male and female hormones utilizing natural therapies
- Certification in Mastering Brain Chemistry
- Certification for Thyroid Imbalances
- Certification in Reiki level 1
- Neurofeedback and Brain wave balancing
- Neuro Emotional Technique (NET)
- Torque Release Technique (TRT)
- Active Release Technique (ART)
- Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab (FAKTR)
- Webster Technique (Pregnancy Care)
- Network Spinal Analysis (NSA)