Our Nashville Chiropractic Clinic Team
Nashville Spine and Disc’s primary goal is to help you and your family to achieve and maintain optimal health through natural chiropractic care and welness programs. Our staff is dedicated to educating you about the many wonderful benefits of our drug-free and surgery-free method of pain relief and health care. Thousands of hours of advanced training, years of clinical experience, combined with sophisticated analysis and x-ray techniques enable us to help a wide range of spinal abnormalities that impede naturally healthy living. We all agree that Pain is Bad, never desirable, and detrimental to your quality of life! Pain is the body’s way of telling us something is wrong. We create a customized healing plan to address the cause of the pain. It is very common that patients leave us is a pain-free state. That is what we strive to achieve with each and every patient.
All things Spine and All Things Disc
Our chiropractors specialize in all conditions of the spine and discs. Our team instituted an effective treatment protocol that repairs herniated and ruptured discs when other physicians and clinics can’t. Our chiropractic team has helped hundreds of patients heal without back surgery.
Our clinic aims to help patients learn more about our effective treatments and personal plan to better health and wellness. Please feel free to browse our site and learn why having “a healthy spine equals a healthier body”. We invite you to schedule an appointment with us to discuss if you and your family can benefit from our care.
Dr. Casey Bearden
Chiropractor & Spinal Specialist
Dr. Casey Bearden is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and uses the Palmer method among other spinal adjustment techniques. He has over 20 years’ experience and has treated over 20,000 patients in his Nashville clinic. He is the author of 2 best-selling chiropractic books. He is a certified spinal decompression rehabilitation expert. He earned a Master’s certification in Spinal Biomechanical Trauma from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Learn more about our lead chiropractor, Dr. Casey Bearden
Dr. Josh Schanuel
Dr. Joshua Schanuel is a recent addition to the Action Chiropractic team. Joining in March 2013, Dr. Josh is very excited to be in Nashville. Originally from Bowling Green, Kentucky and a graduate of Western Kentucky University in 2006, the doctor loved frequenting the Music City. After college, he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic in St. Louis at Logan College of Chiropractic in 2010.
Dr. Josh holds certifications in ART (Active Release Technique), a soft tissue technique applicable to any patient with acute to chronic pain or simply to improve functional performance. He is also certified in Shoulder Functional Assessment from the Motion Palpation Institute, Sole Supports (Biomechanics and Orthotics Certification), and in LightForce Laser Therapy.
You will often hear Dr. Josh say “the body is made to move”. He enjoys being part of an active team, having served on WKU’s nationally competitive cheerleading team for 4 years in undergrad. Beyond that he has served on multiple volleyball, football, recreation dodge ball teams, and running teams. Staying active is important to him and he looks forward to participating in active sport teams here in Nashville.
Eddie Grayson is our nurse practitioner at Nashville Spine and Disc. Eddie has worked alongside physicians, physician assistants, and talented nurse practitioners within the Emergency Department of TriStar Centennial Medical Center. At TriStar Mr. Grayson practiced clinical excellence, outstanding patient service and bedside manner, and respectful medical provider collaboration. Mr. Grayson valued patient care and understands each patient has a unique background and diverse healthcare needs. Therefore, his care plan for each patient is individualized.
Mr. Grayson earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Mississippi. At the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). He enjoyed being a cheerleader at Ole Miss, where he was recognized as football cheerleader of the game vs Memphis his first year on the varsity squad. Mr. Grayson has also actively participated in community service projects, and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Nu Upsilon Chapter. After graduating with his nursing degree, he began his career in nursing as an Emergency Department Registered Nurse. Eddie Grayson made the decision to continue with a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) from South University, to position him to offer a more active healthcare plan to his patients. He earned his master’s degree and is a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Mr. Grayson strongly believes in treating patients as extended members of his family. This level of care he achieves ensures our patients receive the optimal healthcare possible. The ability to witness patients’ health improve to allow his patients live enhanced and healthier lives is a continual motivation to Mr. Grayson.
When not working with patients at Nashville Spine and Disc, you will find him in the great outdoors or participating in sports. Since moving to Nashville, he has become a local hockey and baseball fan, supporting both the Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds, and is looking forward to attending Nashville Soccer Club games.
Meet our Chiropractic Wellness Clinic Team
Ferial is a graduate of Iowa State University and has a background in retail. Working for JCPenny as a manager for nearly 10yrs, we convinced her to join us here in our day to day operations and she never looked back. She has been with the clinic since 1996 and makes it all come together just right. Her philosophy is do it right the first time and save yourself the unwanted surprises and additional workload later. She is the picture of health and vibrancy.
Grace received an Exercise Science-Kinesiology degree in 2015. She spent the last three years working in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer. In search of a career change, Grace and her husband, along with their two cats, moved to Nashville.
Tina grew up in North Carolina prior to moving to Nashville TN. She has a background in Human Resources and owned and operated her own bakery and boutique for dogs for 14 years. Tina is passionate about animals, including rescue of animals in need as well as holistic care of animals and people. Tina has a nine-year-old rescued Landseer Newfoundland dog, named Winston which she adores. During her spare time Tina loves spending time with family and friends, enjoying music, baking, outdoor activities and especially loves the beach.
Chiropractic Therapy Assistant (CTA), Registered Yoga Therapist (RYT)
Lauren graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in apparel merchandising in 2011. She moved with her husband, Chris, to San Francisco, and in her time there she grew her yoga practice. Due to intense physical activity during training, she experienced injury first hand. Chiropractic work provided healing and enabled her to get back to what she loves. This prompted a career change and Lauren is now a CTA as well as a certified yoga teacher, with an emphasis on restorative movement. You can bribe Lauren with puppies, coffee and food covered in hot sauce.