Dr. Short, DC Dr. Nancy Short

Dr. Nancy Short is the only Advanced Activator Certified Atlas Orthogonist in North Florida. With a Master's degree in Sports Medicine, Dr. Short addresses soft tissue issues, providing several types of therapy, including trigger point therapy, along with correction of bony misalignments for optimal results. Dr. Short completed internship with Dr. Roy Sweat, founder, Atlas Orthogonal, in 2008. Atlas Orthogonal is a very specific adjustment of the first bone in the neck. X-rays are necessary to correct the misalignment. Activator offers safe, gentle "low force" adjustments. Her techniques are ideal for children, elderly or anyone apprehensive about being adjusted.


  • Doctor of Chiropractic, 2008 - present
  • Board Certification, Atlas Orthogonal, 2008- present
  • Activator Methods Certification, 2007- present
  • National Certification achieved, Massage Therapist
  • National Certification achieved, Athletic Trainer
  • Veteran, United States Navy


  • D.C., Doctor of Chiropractic - Life University, Marietta, GA
  • M.S., Sports Medicine, Athletic Trainer - University of Tennessee
  • B.S., Sports Medicine, Athletic Trainer - Indiana State University


Lead Author: Neuromuscular Changes in Female Collegiate Athletes Resulting from a Plyometric Jump-Training Program. Journal of Athletic Training 2004; 39(1): 17-23

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Office Locations

SE 28th St Melrose, FL 32666

Hours Of Operation

Subject to change


9:30 am-7:00 pm


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9:30 am-7:00 pm


9:30 am-7:00 pm


9:30 am-4:00 pm



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