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Dr. Nicholas E. Leverette

Lexington Back Doctor Nicholas LeveretteExceptional Care for Central Kentucky

Growing up in a small farming community in rural Mississippi, Dr. Nicholas Leverette knows the value of hard work and strong relationships. He completed his undergraduate studies at Mississippi State University, majoring in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology. During his time at MSU, he earned The Holmes Academic & Cultural Diversity award as a sophomore. After attending Mississippi State, he continued his education at Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas Texas. At Parker, Dr. Leverette earned double bachelor’s degrees in human Anatomy & Health and Wellness. He also earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic, graduating at the top of his class in 2007.


Dr. Leverette has been Board Certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiner, since 2007. He has been licensed by the Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners since 2008 and serves as a Peer Reviewer/Insurance Consultant, licensed by the Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners since 2018. Dr. Leverette wrestled with a shoulder injury for many years that was impacting his ability to practice the profession that he loves dearly. A colleague treated his shoulder with Dry Needling and had amazing results; his shoulder injury completely resolved. As a result, Dr. Leverette decided to pursue additional training in this specialty, Dry Needling. In 2018, under the instruction of Dr. David Fishkin, Dr. Leverette became a Certified Dry Needling Practitioner, through The Dry Needling Institute.

Additional Training

Dr. Leverette also has extensive post-graduate training and certification through the Academy of Chiropractic, which has been awarded the coveted “provider status” from the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards and is recognized with Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College and the ACCME in Partnership with the State University of Buffalo, School of Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Leverette is immensely proud to be one of the few chiropractors to have received advanced Medical & Chiropractic training through this prestigious medical training institution. To date, this training includes MRI Spine Credentialing, Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Spinal Trauma Pathology, Spinal Discs and Ligaments; Neurology & Pathology, Accident Reconstruction, Impairment Rating, Orthopedic Testing, Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke Anatomy and Evaluation, Electro-diagnostics, Interprofessional Hospital based Spine Care, Personal Injury Triaging the Trauma & Non-trauma patient, and Documentation, Diagnosis, and Management. Recently, Dr. Leverette was accepted as a Fellow Candidate in Primary Spine Care through the State University of Buffalo, School of Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences.

Nationally Certified

During his career, Dr. Leverette became Nationally Certified in Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression by Life University approved by the International Medical Advisory Board for Spinal Decompression and is the first decompression program of it’s kind to be offered in America.

It is Dr. Leverette’s mission and passion to help as many people as possible in the Lexington and surrounding communities avoid invasive procedures like back surgery, neck surgery, spinal fusions, spinal injections, and the harmful side effects of drugs and medications, using Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression therapy and other natural and effective alternatives. Dr. Leverette is extremely passionate about this treatment because of the research that proves the effectiveness in treating spinal disc problems and the fact that this therapy is an all-natural and safe alternative to spinal surgery.

Outside the Office

Dr. Leverette is more than just a chiropractor, educator, & serial entrepreneur; he is a husband to his soul mate and business partner, Dr. Missy Leverette, and father to 6 active little boys and 2 beautiful princess girls. When he is not in the office treating patients, on the stage teaching, speaking, or training, he loves spending time with his family, traveling, exploring, learning, and being silly with his kids.

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