Brad Ralston DC, DACNB, FABBIR
Dr. Brad Ralston is the owner of NeuroHealth Services and lead doctor at the practice. He specializes in treating patients that have concussion, migraines, vertigo, and other complex neurological disorders. He is passionate about restoring optimal function to patients' lives.
Dr. Ralston is a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board and a Fellow of the American Board of Brain Injury and Rehabilitation. He has also completed coursework in vestibular rehabilitation.
Dr. Ralston earned degrees from Ball State University and Indiana University Purdue University - Indianapolis before earning his doctor of chiropractic degree from Logan University College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, MO., in 1999. While at Logan University, he worked as an emergency medical technician and participated in a post-graduate neurology program taught by Dr. Ted Carrick, founder of the prestigious Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies. Dr. Ralston received his diplomate from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board in 2000.
Dr. Ralston earned certification in Treatment of Neurobehavioral Disorders in Childhood, after completing a course taught by preeminent childhood neurology specialist Dr. Robert Mellilo. Dr. Ralston has years of experience treating children with ADD, ADHD and autism.
Dr. Ralston recently completed coursework in Functional Neuro-Orthopedic Rehabilitation, which is a robust and novel approach to treating chronic pain, sports injuries, and post-surgical complications by combining rehabilitation with contemporary brain research. Dr. Ralston uses these approaches to manage complex pain cases.
Lucas Gafken DC, DACNB
Dr. Lucas Gafken treats patients at both NeuroHealth Services, and at his private practice in Auburn, IN. He specializes in treating patients with chronic disease, neuroendocrine imbalances, autoimmune disorders, and diverse neurological illnesses. Dr. Gafken focuses on relieving the effects of these complex issues with brain-based rehabilitation and nutritional or non-pharmaceutical application. His specialized training has provided him with the skills required to diagnose and treat patients who have been unable to find relief from their symptoms.
Prior to earning his chiropractic and neurology degrees, Dr. Gafken completed his undergraduate studies at Ball State University. He obtained his doctor of chiropractic degree in 2009 from Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, GA. Dr. Gafken earned his is diplomate from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board, after completing coursework at the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, in Cape Canaveral, FL. As a board-certified chiropractic neurologist, he continues to expand his clinical skills and is pursuing his certification in vestibular rehabilitation and functional neurological rehabilitation for concussion/traumatic brain injuries.
In 2014, Dr. Gafken joined Apex Energetics as a national seminar speaker/educator. He has lectured on several topics for healthcare practitioners on the application and implementation of functional neurology, functional medicine, and neuroimmunology, including: