About Dr. Michael Nelson
Dr. Michael Nelson is a pioneer of functional medicine with over three decades of clinical experience and a focus on identifying and addressing the root causes of disease. A national board-certified chiropractor and former neonatal respiratory therapist, Dr. Nelson has helped over 10,000 patients worldwide, including A-list celebrities, elite athletes, and Olympians, reach their optimal health. Dr. Nelson has previously formulated and manufactured multiple cutting-edge nutraceuticals to effectively support the needs of his patient population. His expertise, guidance, and knowledge will allow LE to advance into the future and serve their customers with greater health and wellness support.
Dr. Nelson earned his doctorate in chiropractic medicine from Western State University in Portland, Oregon, and his undergraduate degree in respiratory science with over 1,500 hours of post-graduate training in functional medicine from the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM), A4M, and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH).
A regularly sought-after speaker as an expert in his field, Dr. Nelson has presented for the Cancer Control Center, the American Osteopathic Society of Rheumatic Disease, the Integrative Health Alliance, and multiple health summits and podcasts.
Passionately dedicated to his mission of fostering optimal health for his patients, Dr. Nelson reflects these tenants in his personal life by committing to an active lifestyle involving road/mountain biking near his home in Lake Tahoe, Olympic distance Triathlons, UCSF cycling coach-training at the US Olympic training center, and open water swimming competitions as well as yoga, weight training, alpine and nordic skiing and trekking around the high Sierra mountains.
Dr. Michael Nelson CEO- Dr. Michael Nelson is a pioneer of functional medicine with over three decades of clinical experience and a focus on identifying and addressing the root causes of disease. A national board-certified chiropractor and former neonatal respiratory therapist, Dr. Nelson has helped over 10,000 patients worldwide, including A-list celebrities, elite athletes, and Olympians, reach their optimal health.
Dr. Jonathan Wright- Dr. Jonathan Wright is the best-selling author of Dr. Wright's Guide to Healing with Nutrition, Dr. Wright's Book of Nutritional Therapy (over 600,000 copies sold), and Natural Hormone Replacement for Women Over 45. He is the medical director of the Tahoma Clinic in Kent, Washington, and the publisher of the newsletter Nutrition & Healing.
Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw- Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw are independent experts in anti-aging research and brain biochemistry, and pioneers in the life extension field since 1968. The publication of their runaway-bestseller Life Extension, A Practical Scientific Approach in 1982 was a benchmark in the history of nutritional science and created a new biomedical paradigm for the industry. Among other best sellers, Durk & Sandy are the authors of Freedom of Informed Choice: FDA Versus Nutrient Supplements, a book that discusses constitutional and scientific issues relating to the FDA's regulation of the dissemination of scientific information.
Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw Articles
Anti-aging, brain biochemistry, and life extension pioneers Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw discuss their breakthrough research as well as new advents in the health and wellness sphere.