Dr. Mike McGough, a native of eastern Ohio, earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic and Bachelor’s degree in Biology at The National University of Health Sciences in the Chicago-land area from 2001-2004. Prior to attending chiropractic school, Dr. McGough attended Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology. While completing his undergraduate program, he worked at a chiropractic office in St. Clairsville, Ohio as an assistant. This is where he saw the benefits of chiropractic care and its ability to heal the human body naturally.
While earning his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, Dr. McGough worked as a personal trainer at Bally Total Fitness in downtown Chicago. He concentrated not only on overall fitness but also on physical rehabilitation for patients and clients with specific debilitating injuries. He also worked at the University as a teacher’s assistant in the gross anatomy lab spending extensive time studying the human body’s neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems. Upon graduating, Dr. McGough worked as a chiropractor at Capital City Chiropractic in Worthington, Ohio from 2004 to 2007. In December 2007, he opened Amerihealth Chiropractic in Columbus. Then in December 2012, he changed the name to AcuHealth Chiropractic & Wellness Center. Dr. Mike McGough’s philosophy has been that patient healing is best achieved by combining chiropractic methods with physiotherapy, massage, and lifestyle changes.
At AcuHealth Chiropractic, Dr. McGough has been able to help people by using a variety of different services. He uses gentle manual techniques including Diversified, Thompson Drop and Cox Techniques and Acupuncture. Dr. McGough received his Acupuncture certification from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture in May 2008 and he has met all required prerequisites under Ohio Law to legally institute the practice of Acupuncture. He also works as a pain management acupuncturist at the Veterans Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
For patients who do not prefer standard manual adjustments, Dr. McGough uses a state-of-the-art computerized ProAdjuster. The ProAdjuster uses gentle mechanical tapping on the spinal joints allowing them to move freely and reach full range of motion.