DR. CRAIG D. PEARSON, D.C., C.C., B.SC. (Chem.Hons.)
Dr. Craig Pearson was born and raised near Port Elizabeth, on the south-east coast of South Africa. He attended high school at Woodridge College. Following graduation, he spent a year in New Zealand on Rotary Youth Exchange. Returning to South Africa he attended the University of Port Elizabeth and graduated in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry. In 1988, he completed an honors degree in Organic Chemistry. Dr. Pearson served in the South African Air Force for two years, attaining the rank of 1st Lieutenant.Following three years in the workforce as a chemist, Dr. Pearson attended Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa. He graduated with a doctorate in chiropractic, magna cum laude, in 1997. He is a member of Pi Tau Delta academic fraternity, and was a Presidential Scholar.
Dr. Pearson has practiced in oulder since 1997. He has an advanced certification in Whiplash Trauma from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego and uses chiropractic techniques taught at Palmer College, with an emphasis on Sacro Occipital Technic™– SOT® taught by Sacro Occipital Research Society International (SORSI.) Dr. Pearson was President of SORSI in 2013 and is a Certified Craniopath (CC.)
Dr. Pearson has served multiple terms on the Colorado Chiropractic Association(CCA) Board, and as President of the CCA in 2021. He is currently serving as the Chair of the Legislation Committee.
He loves animals and respects their inherent intelligence and so became certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. He no longer maintains the separate license in Colorado. His English Bull Terrier, Yezi, joins him at the office every day.
Dr. Pearson is now a U.S. citizen and he and the wife of 27 years, Claire, have made Boulder County their home.
He played rugby as his primary sport for about 25 years and shared his knowledge as head coach of the Boulder Men’s Rugby Club in the late nineties and early 2000’s. He enjoys his personal time cycling, golfing, skiing, traveling and keeping fit with his wife.
Community and Professional awards:
Boulder Valley Rotary Club Rotarian of the Year 2002
CCA Community Service Award 2017
CCA Chiropractor of the Year 2020
CCA Committee Member of the Year 2022
CCA Appreciation of Service Awards 2021 and 2022