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Published by Dr. Yoder and Dr. Heldreth

Meet Dr. Jason Yoder
and Dr. Jud Heldreth

Dr. Jason Yoder

Dr. Jason Yoder is a 1997 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He also has an Summa Cum Laude B.S. degree from Illinois State University. Dr. Jason uses Thompson, Gonstead, Diversified, Toggle Recoil, and Activator techniques in practice. He has also done post-graduate study of the Webster Technique, B.E.S.T (Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique) and NRT (Nutrition Response Testing).

Dr. Jason is originally from Arcola, IL, but has practiced in Lexington since 1999. He has a wife, Nicki, and two children, Mackenzie and Keaton. He was lead to Chiropractic by his desire to help people achieve their optimal health potential. The Chiropractic philosophy of removing the interference to the innate recuperative powers of the body, thus allowing the body to regain it’s health potential, was the driving force behind his choice of Chiropractic as his profession. Dr. Jason is committed in helping individuals and families of the Lexington community make good health choices today for a better and brighter future. Dr. Jason was awarded to “Key to the City” in 2007 by the Town of Lexington for his work with children and families of the community.

Dr. Jud Heldreth

Dr. Jud Heldreth graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA in 1997 and has been caring for families in Lexington ever since. Dr. Jud and his wife Tracy have three children…Abbey (14), Dori (11) and Lane (7). They live here in Lexington and the children attend Lexington 1 schools.

Originally from Manning, SC, he graduated from Manning High School in 1989. He received a B.S. in biology from Wofford College (where he lettered 4 years in football) in 1993 before entering Chiropractic College. Dr. Jud uses a variety of techniques in caring for practice members to help everyone receive an optimum benefit.

Over the past 15 years Dr. Jud has been a member of Lexington Baptist Church, co-founded Kid’s Day of Lexington, member of the SC Chiropractic Association, Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Columbia Children’s Theater Board and coached varsity football at Lexington High School for 8 years.

For his dedication to working with children and families, Dr. Jud has received the 2001 SCCA Young Chiropractor of the Year, 2006 Lexington Small Business Person of the Year and the Town of Lexington “Key to the City” in 2007.

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Contact Information

Dr. Yoder and Dr. Heldreth
Palmetto Chiropractic Center
929 N. Lake Dr.
Lexington, SC 29072

Phone: 803-356-8554
Fax: 803-356-8245
Email: palmettodcz@aol.com
Website: www.palmettochiropractic.com

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