Education / Credentials


Dr Scott Paton
24722 State Road 54
Lutz, FL 33559

docpaton@patonchiropractic.com


Education

Acupuncture Society of America
Completed training to qualify for national board exam, throughout 2007 2008 Passed National Board Exam.

Licensed chiropractor certified in acupuncture, February 2008

Life University
Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, December 2000

M.S. Degree, December 2001
Management of Sport Injury

University of South Florida
B.A. Degree, Chemistry, 1995


Credentials

Licensed chiropractor certified in acupuncture in the state of Florida
NATA nationally certified athletic trainer

Master of Science degree in Sport Health Science

Adult CPR certified with AED training - current
Lectured at the local, state, national, and international levels


Experiences

8/2013 to present - Team chiropractor USF Men's and Women's Basketball

3/2004 to present - Owner, chiropractor of Paton Chiropractic and Sports Medicine in Lutz / Land O Lakes, Florida.

7/2005 to 7/2007 -
 Served on the Pasco County Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors

5/2005 to 6/2006 - 
Served on the Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

6/2004 to present -
 Official team Chiropractor for St Leo University: Provide chiropractic care for all collegiate athletic teams.

7/2001 to 12/2003 - 
Private practice in Alpharetta, Georgia.

8/2003 to 11/2003 -
 Athletic trainer / on-site medical for Bagataway Lacrosse camp. (700 participants). Responsibilities included: triage, taping, bracing.

5/2003
 - Athletic trainer / on-site medical for Bagataway Lacrosse camp. (700 participants). Responsibilities included: triage, taping, bracing.

7/2003 to 12/2003 -
 Team chiropractor for 2002 national champion South Atlanta Eagles minor league football team.

10/2002 -
 Chiropractor for 2002 Dannon International Duathlon Championship.

10/2002 to 12/2003 - 
 Team athletic trainer / chiropractor for Mt. Paran High School athletic program. Responsibilities include pre-participation physicals on student athletes, assessment of injuries, treatment of injuries, joint taping and bracing. Helped take basketball program from unranked to the school's first regional title in school"s history.

9/2001 to 11/2003 - 
 Team athletic trainer / chiropractor for Mt. Pisgah High School athletic program. Responsibilities include pre-participation physicals on student athletes, assessment of injuries, treatment of injuries, joint taping and bracing.

6/2001 -
 Assisted Atlanta Falcons football club team chiropractor. Responsibilites included adjusting Falcons players.

12/2000 to 3/2001 - 
Life University sports department chiropractor; adjusted rugby, basketball, and soccer players.

9/2000 to 1/2001 - 
Head athletic trainer; Life University mens ice hockey. Responsibilities included joint taping and bracing, assessment of injuries, treatment of injuries, rehabilitation of injuries.

7/2001 - 
 Medical staff - athletic trainer; Peachtree Road Race -Largest 10k race in the world. Responsibilities included: triage

7/2001 -
 Chiropractic / Medical staff - athletic trainer; Run for Life (5k race). Responsibilities included: Chiropractic treatment to runners and triage

11/2001 - 
Medical staff athletic trainer; Atlanta full and half marathon. Responsibilities included: triage

6/2000
 Medical staff athletic trainer; Georgia State Games. Responsibilities included: triage

7/2000 
 Medical staff - athletic trainer; Peachtree Road Race -Largest 10k race in the world. Responsibilities included: triage

11/2000 -
 Medical staff athletic trainer; Atlanta full and half marathon. Responsibilities included: triage

6/1999 -
 Medical staff athletic trainer; Georgia State Games. Responsibilities included: triage

11/1999 - 
 Medical staff athletic trainer; Atlanta full and half marathon. Responsibilities included: triage


Lecturing Experiences

November 2014 - Florida Chiropractic Assocation. State Convention, Naples Florida. Lecture topic “Ethics in practice”. Discussed common pitfalls and mistakes that people make that could easily be avoided. 2 hour lecture

November 2014 - Florida Chiropractic Assocation. State Convention, Naples Florida. Lecture topic "Chiropractic and sports injuries". Discussed how to accurately diagnose a typical sports injury to determine if conservative treatment is warranted or if athlete should be referred out. 2 hour lecture

September 2014 - FIFA World Headquarters. Zurich, Switzerland. World Summit for Ethics in Sports – Global Leaders, key political figures, professional athletes. Lecture topic “The Cutting Edge of Sports Performance: New Horizons”.

November 2010 - European Parliament. Brussels, Belgium. World Forum for Ethics in Business – Global Leaders, CEO’s of global companies.Lecture titled “Mind, Body and Spiritual Equilibrium and it’s effect on Leadership”.This was the first time a chiropractor was invited to lecture at this event.

September 2010 - Pinnacle Chiropractic Conference – Chiropractic Group.Lecture titled “A Caring Staff and Attentive Doctor: The Ingredients to a Successful Practice”.

August 2009 - Wiregrass High School - Entire coaching staff.Lecture titled “Things a Coach Should Know in the Event of a Sports Injury”.

April 2009 - Saint Leo University -Athletic Training class. San Antonio, Florida. Lecture titled, "Utilizing Chiropractic in the Treatment of Athletic Injuries".

February 2009 - University of South Florida college of Medicine -Athletic Training class. Tampa, Florida. Lecture titled, "Utilizing chiropractic in mainstream medical model".

June 2008
 - Pinnacle Chiropractic Group. San Antonio, Texas.Lecture titled, "Achieving a Referral Based Practice: Putting Patients First".

April 2008 - Lectured at the Fibromyalgia support group. Group meetings are at Florida Hospital, Zephyrhills, Florida. Lecture titled "Unknown Barriers of Achieving True Health".

April 2008 Saint Leo University -Athletic Training class. San Antonio, Florida. Lecture titled, "Utilizing Chiropractic in the Treatment of Athletic Injuries".

August 2007 - 
Lectured at Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) National Convention. Title: The Responsible Sports Chiropractor. Presented 4 hour lecture for chiropractic license renewal.

April 2007 - Saint Leo University -Athletic Training class. San Antonio, Florida. Lecture titled, "Utilizing Chiropractic in the Treatment of Athletic Injuries".

December 2006 -
 Lectured at Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) winter license renewal symposium. Title: The Chiropractor in an Athletic Setting. 4 hour lecture. This was the only lecture which featured prevention and treatment of sports injuries at the symposium.

October 2006 - 
Pinnacle Chiropractic Group. Atlanta, Georgia. Title: Creating an office that patients refer friends and family to.

March 2006 -
 Bob Sierra (Tampa) YMCA. Lectured on the physiology of exercise and weight loss.

February 2004 - 
Lectured at the Fibromyalgia support group. Group meetings are at Florida Hospital, Zephyrhills, Florida. Lecture titled "Conservative treatment of patients with fibromyalgia".

December 2004 -
 Lectured at Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) winter license renewal symposium. Title: The Chiropractor in an Athletic Setting. 4 hour lecture. This was the only lecture which featured sports injuries at the symposium

August 2004 -
 Research on "Artificially Induced Leg Length Inequality and its Effect on Sway" has been accepted by the pre-Olympic 2004 scientific congress. This was the first time a chiropractor has ever been asked to present research at the Scientific Congress during the Olympics



December 2003 -
 Roswell / Alpharetta, Bagataway Lacrosse. Sports injury prevention lecture for 65 division 1 college Lacrosse coaches and referees. Included steps to take in an emergency when trainer or medical professional is not present.



November 2003 - 
McKesson (medical software) (Alpharetta, Georgia). Lectured on office ergonomics, work place safety, and prevention of low back injuries.



August 2003 
Coaching staff - Mt Paran High School. Preseason lecture on sports injury prevention and steps to take in an emergency when trainer or medical professional is not present.



October 2002
 - State Farm Insurance Southeastern Corporate Headquarters (Duluth, Georgia): Ergonomics in the workplace.



November 2001 - 
Masters Thesis defense; Artificially Induced Leg Length Inequality and its Effect on Sway



September 2001 - 
4 hour presentation on the knee with Athletics Unlimited; discussed anatomy, functionality, assessment, adjusting, taping and bracing




Media Appearances

November 23, 2009: Healthquest radio show. Philadelphia, PA. Live radio 10 minutes, WURDHost - Sara Lomax Reese.

December 7, 2009: Lifestyle Talk Radio.Syndicated National.Live radio 15 minutes, Host - Frankie Boyer.

December 9,2009: Morning Show.Colorado Springs, CO. Live radio 5 minutes, KCMN Host - Tron Simpson

December 11, 2009: TV8 Vail, CO.(2) separate 5 minute Live television interviews.Host – Tricia Swensen.

December 11, 2009: Energy Talk Radio.Syndicated New England Area, Boston.Live radio 10 minutes, Host - Frankie Boyer

December 28, 2009: Showcase Minnesota, NBC Minneapolis.Live television 5 minutes, KARE 11 Host - Rob Hudson

January 13, 2010: The Adams Report, Syndicated New York and Sacramento. WHCR-FM and KDEE-FM.Taped radio interview 20 minutes, Host – Audrey Adams

January 20, 2010: Chicago Connection, Greater Chicago.WBBM-FM (B.96).Taped radio interview 10 minutes, Host Greg Murray.

January 21, 2010: It’s Your Health.Greater Boston Area. WMFO-FM.Live radio, 20 minutes, Host -Lisa Davis.

January 28, 2010: Sunday Magazine, Johnstown / Pittsburgh PA.WKYE-FM.Taped radio interview, 10 minutes, Host – Rick Shepard.

January 28, 2010: Health Feature, Seattle, WA.KOMO-AM.Live 10 minute interview, Host Kristin Haynes.

February 2, 2010: Around the Triangle.Greater Raleigh, NC.WRVA-FM, WRDU-FM, WKSL-FM, WDCG-FM.Taped 15 minute radio interview, Host Sybil McGuire.

March 15, 2010: Morning News, San Diego, CA.XETV San Diego 6 CW.Live 5 minute interview, Host Marc Bailey.

March 26, 2010: Good Morning Vail, TV8 Vail, CO.5 minute Live television interview.Host – Tricia Swensen.

March 27, 2010: TV8 Vail, CO.5 minute Live television interview.Host – Kirsten Ginnity.

May 7, 2010: Jumbalaya morning show, WALB NBC 5, Louisiana.5 minute Live television interview, Host – Mark Hamblin

August 23, 2010: Daytime morning show, WFLA NBC 8, Florida.5 minute live television interview, Hosts – Cyndi Edwards and Dave Nemeth

March 8 and 9, 2015: TV8 Vail, CO. (2) 5 minute Live television interviews. One discussing nutrition and foods and the other focused on the lecture experience at FIFA world headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland

Post Graduate Continuing Education

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Heat and Hydration: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance in Athletes

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Selecting Concussion Assessment Tools / Current Trends in Concussion Management

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Tendinopathy in Athletes

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium The Impact of Shoe Selection on Lower Extremity Injuries National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Senior Athlete Fitness

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Syndesmotic Ankle Injuries (high ankle sprains) in the National Hockey League

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Protein, the Unappreciated Ergogenic Macronutrient

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Concussion: Prevention and treatment.

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Exertional Heat Illnesses (Dehydration / Rehydration)

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Nutrition and Bone Health through the Lifespan.

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Surgical Treatment Options of the Fingers and Thumb.

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Nutrition and the athlete

National Athletic Trainers Association annual Symposium Common fractures of the wrist and hand in the athlete.

Florida Chiropractic Association Florida workers compensation rules and regulations state certification.

International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS) Mexico City Concussion in the young athlete: Different assessment options, management, return to play protocols.

International Federation of Sports Chiropractic (FICS) Switzerland Assessment of knee injuries and treatment protocols.