At Total Health Chiropractic and Wellness Center we recognize that your choice of a physician is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. With chiropractic problems, you need a chiropractor who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Total Health every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you!

Kenneth P. Clenin, DC, CCRD, CSCS

Kenneth P. Clenin, DC, CCRD, CSCS, CKPT

Memphis, TN Chiropractor

Total Health Chiropractic and Wellness Center
 

Dr. Clenin has demonstrated great passion and purpose while practicing for thirty-five years.  He is known fondly by his patients as, "Dr. Ken." He has advanced training in Gonstead techniques, but incorporates many disciplines according to the patient's needs. He continues to update the services of the clinic by incorporating new therapies, products, and techniques that he extensively researches and aggressively pursues in continuing education seminars and post doctoral certifications.  Dr. Clenin is a Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor, as well as a, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He combines disciplines in order to help people injured in automobile accidents, those injured at work, athletes with sports injuries, or people who have chronic pain. In December 2007, Dr. Clenin was recognized by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) for his superior care for patients with back pain. He is currently the only Mid-South chiropractic physician that has been recognized by the NCQA Back Pain Recognition Program.  In January 2009, Dr. Clenin was awarded the Small Business of the Year Award for 2008 by First Tennessee Bank and the Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce.

In his spare time, Dr. Clenin continues to weight train after a successful career as a professional bodybuilder. He also enjoys golf and is an avid supporter of the Memphis Tigers.

  • Dr. Clenin wants to help people not only become free of pain, but to stay healthy, naturally, without needless surgery or dangerous drugs.

  • Dr. Clenin has dedicated his life to serving patients in the Mid-South for 35 years. After receiving his chiropractic medicine degree from Logan University in St. Louis, MO, and his Gonstead Specialty degree from the world famous Gonstead Clinic in Mt. Horeb, WI, he pursued extensive post graduate studies that resulted in licensed certifications in diagnosis, rehabilitation, strength, and conditioning from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

  • Dr. Clenin has also done impressive post graduate studies in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Lumbar Spine, Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatrics and Orthopedics, Clinical Radiological Analysis and Treatment of Acute Injuries, Sports Medicine, Nutritional and Exercise Analysis, and, finally, Ultimate Wellness Techniques, Therapies, and Treatments.

  • Dr. Clenin emphasizes patient education and awareness in his overall health philosophy. He frequently conducts health discussions and community lectures, having spoken to employees of Federal Express, International Paper, Memphis City Schools, Crye-Leike, NSA, The Shelby County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Workman's Compensation Board, and many others.

Education:

  • University of Missouri, 1972
  • Laramie County Community College, 1979
  • University of Wyoming, 1980
  • Logan Chiropractic College, Bachelor of Science, Human Biology
  • Logan Chiropractic College, 1981-1984
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement 1983
  • Academy of Clinic Internship, 1984
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examination Certified, 1984
  • Clinic Proficiency Award in Physical Therapy and Radiographic, 1984
  • Graduated Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, 1984
  • Graduated Doctor of Gonstead Chiropractic Technique, 1984

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Doctor of Davis Chiropractic in Memphis, TN, 1984-1985
  • Owner of Clenin Chiropractic Clinic in Memphis, TN, 1985-1998
  • Owner of Total Health Chiropractic Clinic in Memphis, TN, 1998-present

Other Certifications and Specialties:

  • Gonstead Chiropractic Specialist
  • Applied Kinesiology Specialist
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Specialist
  • Carpal Tunnel, Tarsal Tunnel, Thoracic Outlet, Brachial Neuralgia, TMJ
  • Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor with the Chiropractic Association
  • Board from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
  • Certified Chiropractic Claims Review and Independent Examiner with the Texas Chiropractic College

Professional Licenses:

  • Tennessee
  • Arizona

Professional Memberships:

  • American Chiropractic Board of Rehabilitation and Physiological Therapeutics
  • Tennessee Chiropractic Association
  • Shelby County Chiropractic Association
  • Gonstead National Chiropractic Association
  • ChiroAdvance, LLC

 

Dr. Clenin is fully qualified!

Today's Doctor of Chiropractic is a highly qualified specialist in his field. Six years of college, state board certification, and 72 annual continuing education hours are now required for a chiropractor with Dr. Clenin's credentials. There are many conditions that chiropractors can help bring immeasurable service and dramatic results to the sick and to those desiring a healthy lifestyle. Below is a comparison of the basic educational curriculum of major chiropractic universities with that of major medical schools:

Chiropractic

Subject

Medical

Class Hours   Class Hours
520 Anatomy 508
420 Physiology 325
271 Pathology 335
300 Chemistry 325
114 Bacteriology 130
370 Diagnosis 374
320 Neurology 112
217 X-Ray 148
65 Psychiatry 144
65 Obstetrics and Gynecology 198
225 Orthopedics 156
     
2887 Total Hours 2756