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Sample in-app messaging conversation between Motion Care Advocate and sample member, Julia Motion: 'Hi Julia, welcome to Motion! How can we help you today? Would you like to schedule an appointment?' Julia: 'Yes, that would be great.' Motion: 'To better match you to one of our clinicians, can you give us a little more information?' Motion sends Julia a link: 'Tell us about your issue or injury'

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Michael Lord
Doctor of Chiropractic

Education and experience

Doctor of Chiropractic
Palmer College of Chiropractic West

My experience with professional and elite amateur athletes includes working with the Oracle Team USA for the America's Cup, Purple Patch fitness professional and elite amateur triathletes, and the Olympic Club Rugby Team.

Executive Board of the American Chiropractic Association Councils on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness (3 years)

Michael Lord
Doctor of Chiropractic

About me

I believe movement is medicine. As a chiropractor, I enjoy partnering with patients and educating them about their bodies, tailoring treatments to the individual — whether they are endurance athletes or experiencing day to day pain. When I treat athletes, I look at their care through a performance lens and I enjoy the challenge of overuse and chronic injuries. I love helping people get back to the things they care about.

Special interests

My special interest include treating sports injuries, lower back injuries, and injuries of the lower extremity (hip, knee, ankle and foot).

Clinical scope

Order and interpret imaging
Perform treatment
Prescribe equipment
Refer and coordinate care
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How I move

When I’m not busy at Motion, you’ll find me on my bike cycling around Mt. Tam and Marin County. I also love trail running, skiing, and any other activities that get me outside.

Meet the rest of the Motion clinical team

Dr. Veronica Jow, Medical Doctor, Sports Medicine

Veronica Jow
Medical Doctor, Sports Medicine

I've been practicing Sports Medicine in the Bay Area for the past 9 years. While training to become a physician, I gravitated toward the patients…
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Jake Bagley, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Jake Bagley
Doctor of Physical Therapy

I’ve been fortunate to have travelled and practiced in multiple countries, working in many different care settings. What drew me to Physical Therapy is the ability …
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Natalie Mar, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Natalie Mar
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Helping people reach their highest potential is what motivated me to become a physical therapist. I love the challenge of problem solving, educating and…
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Molica Anderson, Doctor of Chiropractic

Molica Anderson
Doctor of Chiropractic

Everyone should be able to do what they love, and pain shouldn't stop them! I discovered chiropractic during a shoulder injury in the peak of my swimming…
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Molly Taylor, Athletic Trainer

Molly Taylor
Athletic Trainer

Musculoskeletal injury can be an exhausting journey. As an athletic trainer, I’m devoted to helping people navigate that journey from start to finish. I believe…
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Ryan Sargent, Athletic Trainer

Ryan Sargent
Athletic Trainer

I knew I wanted to be an Athletic Trainer after sustaining a knee injury my sophomore year of high school. The care I received from my school’s Athletic…
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