Roger graduated from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN with a Bachelor of Science degree in June 1981. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine degree, graduating with honors, from Life University School of Chiropractic in Marietta, GA in September 1987 and started practicing in 1988. Roger served the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine for many years as an examiner, consultant, and expert witness.
In November 1995, Roger was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists – a designation emphasizing a specialty level in non-surgical orthopedics and spinal disorders. He was named a Fellow of The Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists in March 2001. Roger spent over 25 years in practice with a strong focus on non-surgical orthopedic and spinal disorders, full-spine rehabilitation programs, sports injuries, strength and conditioning, and biomechanics. He has been a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine for many years, has served on the medical team for the U.S. Powerlifting Federation, the Florida Sunshine State Games, the Tallahassee Thunder arena football team and been a team doctor for multiple schools throughout his career. He has written a private practice rehabilitation manual and consulted, setup, and trained numerous private practice rehab facilities in Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee. He had five of his patients compete in the 2008 Olympics and has treated numerous professional, college, and high school athletes during his career. He enjoys training individuals for general fitness and strength and especially those with past or present medical issues, including pre and post surgical orthopedic and spinal disorders. His training philosophy is “Training for Life.”