Education History

Andrew Jay Strauss

  • B.Sc., D.C. (Palmer), Dip. Acup., Dip. Clinical Nutrition, D.T.M. (M.A.), M.Sc.(Acup)

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science, (Biology) honors University of New Hampshire, 1978
  • Doctorate of Chiropractic, honors Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, 1982
  • Master of Science (Acupuncture) honors Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia 2000
  • Post Graduate Education Diplomas and Certifications:
  • Polarity Therapy Certification, Alive Polarity Fellowship, 1980
  • Yoga Teacher Training, Sanatana Dharma Foundation, 1981
  • Certificate of Excellence, Motion Palpation Institute, 1981
  • Reiki Certification, 1982
  • Diplomate, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 1982
  • Grostic Upper Cervical Technique Certification, 1982
  • Chiropractic X-Ray Certification, 1982 (over 300 hours of diagnostic training)
  • Pettibon Technique Certification, 1982
  • Radiology Graduate Certificate, Phillip Institute of Technology, Victoria, Australia 1984
  • Clinical Nutrition Graduate Diploma, International Academy of Clinical Nutrition, Australia, 1987
  • Acupuncture Diploma, International Academy of Acupuncure, Sri Lanka, 1988
  • Doctorate Traditional Medicines (Medicina Alternativa) Open International University for Complementary Medicine, [for field work and thesis], Sri Lanka, 1990
  • Neural Organisation Technique Certification, New York, 1994
  • Activator Methods Proficiency Certification, Arizona, 1994
  • Graduate Certificate Acupuncture and Chinese Herbalism, Melbourne, 1998
  • Graduate Diploma Acupuncture and Chinese Herbalism, Melbourne, 1999
  • Post Graduate Conferences and Seminars (alphabetical order):
  • Activator Methods, 12hrs., Adelaide, S. Australia 1990
  • Activator Methods, 8 hrs., Adelaide, S. Australia 1991
  • Activator Methods,12 hrs., Adelaide, S. Australia 1994
  • Acupuncture, 12 hrs., NYC, 1991
  • Acupuncture, 200 hrs., Sri Lanka 1988
  • Acupuncture, 40 hrs., Sri Lanka, 1990
  • Acupuncture, 48 hrs., Iowa, 1981
  • Acupuncture 650 hrs, Melbourne, 1998-2000
  • Acupuncture 8 hrs., Melbourne, 2001
  • Applied Kinesiology Craniopathy, 12 hrs., S. Australia 1984
  • Applied Kinesiology Research, 12 hrs., Sydney, 1989
  • Applied Kinesiology, 48 hrs.,Iowa, 1982
  • Applied Kinesiology, 20 hrs.,ICAK, Bali, 1993
  • Applied Kinesiology, 100 hrs., S. Australia1983-1984
  • Applied Kinesiology, Neural Organization Technique, 20 hrs.,NYC, 1992
  • Applied Kinesiology, Neural Organization Technique, 30 hrs.,Queensland, Australia, 1994
  • Applied Kinesiology, Neural Organisation Technique, 40 hrs.,Queensland, Australia, 1995
  • Applied Kinesiology, Neural Organisation Technique, 4 hrs., S. Australia, 1998
  • Applied Kinesiology, Neural Organisation Technique, 12 hrs., Melbourne, Australia, 1999
  • Chiropractic Bio Physics, 12 hrs, Newark, NJ, 2002
  • Clinical Nutrition, 4 hrs., S. Australia, 1994
  • Clinical Nutrition, 300 hrs., Sydney, 1986-7
  • Clinical Nutrition, 6 hrs., S. Australia, 1993
  • Clinical Nutrition, 36 hrs., S. Australia, 1991-2001
  • Clinical Nutrition, 6 hrs., Victoria, 1996
  • Cox Seminars on Low Back Pain, 12 hrs., Chicago, 1981
  • Craniopathy, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1989
  • Directional Non Force Technique, 20 hrs., Iowa, 1981
  • Herbalism, 8 hrs., Chicago, 1981
  • Herbalism, Traditional Chinese, 200 hrs., S. Australia 1988-2000
  • Herbalism, Traditional Chinese, 150 hrs., Melbourne 1998-2000
  • Emergency First Aid Procedures, 60 hrs., Iowa, 1981
  • Failed Back Surgery Conference, 12 hrs., NYC, 1987
  • Grostic Upper Cervical Technique, 60 hrs., Iowa, 1982
  • Homeopathy, 100 hrs.,S. Australia, 1990
  • Gonstead Technique, 12 hrs., Iowa, 1982
  • Gonstead Technique, 20 hrs.,Sydney, 1992
  • Motion Palpation, 12 hrs., Iowa, 1981
  • Motion Palpation, 12 hrs., Iowa, 1982
  • Neurology in Chiropractic Practice, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1994
  • Nimmo Receptor Tonus Technique, 12 hrs., Iowa 1982
  • Pediatrics in Chiropractic, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1983
  • Pediatrics in Chiropractic Practice, 20 hrs., S. Australia, 1991-2
  • Pettibon Technique, 100 hrs., Iowa, 1982
  • Philosophy of Chiropractic, 12 hrs., Iowa, 1981
  • Physical Therapy I & II, 120 hrs., Iowa, 1981-2
  • Polarity Therapy, 6 week intensive, Orcas Island, Washington, 1980
  • Practice Management, 12 hrs., South Australia, 1983
  • Practice Management, 80 hrs., Atlanta and L.A., 1984
  • Practice Management, 8 hrs., Victoria, Australia, 1990
  • Practice Management, 15 hrs., Victoria, Australia, 1997
  • Practice Management, 15 hrs., Queensland, Australia, 1998
  • Practice Management, 12 hrs., Iowa 1982
  • Practice Management, 15 hrs., Atlanta 2002
  • Radiology, CT Scans, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1982
  • Radiology, 24 hrs., Iowa, 1982
  • Radiology, 200 hrs., Melbourne, 1983-4
  • Radiology, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1985
  • Radiological Advances in Musculoskeletal Imagaing, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1994
  • Reiki, Iowa, 12 hrs., 1981
  • Sacral Occipital Technique, 90 hrs., Iowa, 1981-2
  • Sacral Occipital Technique (soft tissue techniques), 12 hrs., Iowa, 1982
  • Sacral Occipital Technique (cranial techniques), 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1983
  • Sacral Occipital Technique,(neurology) 12 hrs., Victoria, 1986
  • Sacral Occipital Technique, 12 hrs., Victoria, 1991
  • Skin Cancer, 3 hrs., S. Australia, 1994
  • Spinal Touch, 12 hrs., Iowa, 1981
  • Sports Injuries, 12 hrs., Iowa, 1981
  • Sports Injuries, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1989
  • Sports Injuries (extremity adjusting), 12 hrs., 1981, Iowa
  • Sports Injuries (extremity adjusting), 12 hrs., 1982, Iowa
  • Sports Injuries (extremity adjusting), 12 hrs., 1982, Iowa
  • Sports Injuries (extremity adjusting), 12 hrs., 1982, Iowa
  • Sports Injuries (extremity adjusting), 12 hrs., 1981, S. Australia
  • Sports Injuries (extremity adjusting), 12 hrs., 1994, S. Australia
  • TENS and Laser Acupuncture, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1990
  • Thompson Technique, 12 hrs., Iowa, 1982
  • Workers Compensation and Personal Injury, 12 hrs., S. Australia, 1987
  • Yoga Teacher Training, 200 hours, St Helena, California 1976-1981

Professional Licensure:

  • New York State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Issued 1982
  • South Australian Chiropractic Registration Board, Issued 1982
  • Florida State Board of Chiropractic Examniers, Issued 1984 (lapsed)
  • Victorian Chiropractic and Osteopathic Registration Board, Issued 2000

Professional Memberships and Offices Held:

  • Past President, Upper Cervical Society
  • Member, Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni Association
  • Member, Chiropractors Association of Australia
  • Member, Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association
  • Fellow, Commonwealth Institute of Acupuncture and Natural Medicines
  • Member, International Laser Therapy Association
  • Member, New York Chiropractic Association

Professional Experience:

1982, Research Assistant
Research Project, Palmer College of Chiropractic
‘A pre-pilot study of the clinical measurement and additional parameters of cervical motion following upper cervical chiropractic care.’ March 1982

1982-3 Associate
Murray Valley Chiropractic Clinic, Murray Bridge, S. Australia

1984-91 Owner/Operator
Strauss Chiropractic Clinic, 1265 North East Rd, Ridgehaven, S. Australia

1987-2002 Owner/Operator
Strauss Chiropractic Clinic, 10 Gawler St, Mt Barker, S. Australia

1995-2001 Owner/Operator
Strauss Chiropractic Clinic, 463 Greenhill Rd., Tusmore, S. Australia

2002 – Present Owner/Operator
Nanuet Mall Family Chiropractic