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Clinic History 

Barnum Chiropractic Center opened in 1953 in downtown Morehead City Dr. Robert Barnum graduated from Palmer Chiropractic College in 1949. Dr. Barnum retired in 2003 after enjoying serving his patients for 50 years.

Dr. Lewis Barnum

Dr. Lewis Barnum has been in practice for the past 30 years. He is a graduate of the largest chiropractic university, Life Chiropractic University in Marietta, Georgia. While attending Life College, Dr. Barnum was one of the first rugby players who lead the way to many state and national championships.  Today, Life Rugby Team competes against many big name universities such as Penn State University, Clemson University and University of Alabama.  Dr. Barnum has a passion for sports related chiropractic care, allowing his patients to reach their fullest potential.

  Over the years Dr. Barnum has attended numerous post graduate courses in athletic and sports injuries. A combination of different chiropractic techniques have allowed this clinic to treat literally thousands of patients of all ages. These techniques include: Pettibon Bio-mechanics, Diversified, Thompson,  Fras (Force Recording and Analysis System), and nutritional recommendations.

     Dr. Barnum is also co-owner of Cape Carteret Aquatic & Wellness Center. This full scale health club has been instrumental in improving the quality of life for  senior citizens all the way to teaching babies to swim. 

     Dr. Barnum enjoys spending time with his wife fishing, diving, wind surfing and gardening. They have two children, one in the Navy and one currently in the Peace Corp. 

 Barnum Chiropractic employs several support staff that are trained to be both professional and compassionate. You will be welcomed with a smile and a cheerful voice while knowing that our primary concern will always be your health care needs.