Meet the Doctor

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Dr. Schantz is one the few chiropractors in the State of Georgia Certified to treat patients using the Cox Technic Flexion-Distraction and Decompression protocols. This method is based on significant clinical research as well as clinical documentation. These protocols were started 48 years ago by Dr. James Cox. At Leading Edge Sport & Spine, we are very proud to be offering this cutting-edge, non-surgical pain relief methods.

 James E. Schantz, D.C.


When the nation’s top chiropractic organizations teamed up with Prevention Magazine to honor six U.S. doctors with the Chiropractic Award of Excellence, they chose Dr. Schantz. He was selected to represent the pinnacle of community service and clinical excellence for the Southeast.

Dr. Schantz has been twice honored by the Georgia Chiropractic Association as Humanitarian of the Year- a distinction shared with former President Jimmy Carter. Dr. Schantz volunteers his time with Flying Doctors of America, having performed chiropractic on medical missions to Peru, Guatemala, Vietnam and Peru.

Dr. Schantz graduated with honors in 1986 from the nation’s leading chiropractic school, the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago. He has completed post-graduated seminars at Harvard Medical School on Low Back Pain, Disk Syndromes and Sciatica and is Cox Technic Certified. Dr. Schantz has been a member of the American Chiropractic Association Sports Injuries and Fitness Council and the Federation of International Sport Chiropractors. He has trained as a Certified Golf Conditioning Expert. Dr. Schantz serves as an External Faculty Member for Life University School of Chiropractic, mentoring student interns.

In his free time, Dr. Schantz enjoys rock climbing, kayaking, running, biking, yoga and volunteer work with his friends and family.


For an appointment, please call the office at 770-993-9287.




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