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Dr. James Jernigan

Owner and Chiropractor

Everyday that I walk into Cornerstone Chiropractic I am reminded of the power of prayer and hard work. The thing that brings me the most joy in life is connecting with people and helping them restore their health to live the life of their dreams. In order to do this, we need to build our lives on a strong foundation.

I believe that our health is something we should never take for granted. I suffered with headaches all my life. They started in elementary school and progressively got worse as I got older. In undergrad, I started getting them 5-6 times per week. I could sense them coming on and knew that I had 30 minutes to get home. If I wasn’t able to make it, I would need someone to drive me because of the intense pain.

After trying everything, I started to become hopeless. What if this was what the rest of my life looked like? At that time, my mom started going to a chiropractor and said I should try it as well. Little did I know, my life would never be the same.

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

– Mark Twain

Finding Hope

The chiropractor told me that my body was designed to be healthy. She told me what was causing my headaches and that she could help. Over the next few weeks, I started getting my life back! For the first time in a long time I started to look at my future with excitement. Now that I regained my health, I was free to dream of a life far greater for the future.

I enrolled in a fast-track program at Palmer College of Chiropractic and never looked back.

Giving Hope

For the last 12 years I have been traveling the United States and Canada in search of the best chiropractors in the world. I have seen thousands of people recover their health and be able to experience the same joy I had when I realized I didn’t have to suffer for the rest of my life.

In practice, I have personally seen families reunited, marriages restored and people set free in every aspect of their lives. The amount of joy I feel in my heart is incredible. Knowing that I get to do this for the rest of my life is beyond humbling.

Outside The Office

My wife, Brianne, and I starting dating in 8th grade and have been together ever since. We have a two precious daughters, Leona & Mckenna, and a cat, Chloé. We love traveling the world, going on mission trips and serving at our church. In our free time, we like trying new restaurants and hanging out with friends and family.

I like to tell people that Dr. Jernigan has magic. It isn't magic, of course, it's science+skill, but it felt like magic when I'd been stuck in illness for decades and within just a few visits, there was movement - towards actual healing.

Liz K.

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