Dr. Craig’s Corner

Dr. Craig Banks

Owner of Pinnacle Chiropractic and CEO of Pheonix Bioperformance, the makers of KinetiCream.

Dr. Craig Banks is a chiropractic sports physician with nearly 20 years of experience in treating athletes. He is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, in Davenport, IA. He was one ofthe first D.C.’s in the state of Ohio to complete a recognized internship in Chiropractic and is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the Ohio State Chiropractic Association. 

During his undergraduate time at Kent State, Dr. Banks was a member of the wrestling team, and while at Palmer, he played Men’s Division I rugby. He is a former state powerlifting champion and an NPC competitive bodybuilder. He understands the needs of athletes, whether recreational or professional, because of his own personal experience.

Dr. Banks has given on field support to several rugby teams, and off field support to hundreds of athletes including seven-time Mr. Olympia, Phil Heath, the Cleveland Gladiators arena football team, professional wrestlers from two major televised brands and a handful of mixed martial arts fighters.

Dr. Banks has traveled to Hungary to assist in providing freechiropractic care to not only people in desperate need of any form of health care, but also the Hungarian Olympic athletes that were training for various sports. In March of each year, Dr. Banks heads to Columbus for the Arnold Classic and the International Chiropractic Association’s Symposium on Natural Fitness, which is headlined by Arnold Schwarzenegger. At the fitness expo, he has been a staff doctor, helping to provide trauma care for the over 17,000 athletes.

Dr. Banks is also the primary formulator for KinetiCream, a topical anti-inflammatory pain reliever sold worldwide and endorsed by numerous pro athletes and celebrities.

At home, Dr. Banks has a son, Alex, and a daughter, Taylor. He and his wife Courtney reside in Ohio, along with their “mutt”, Kodiak and five cats, Rocky, Apollo, Drago, Mick and Paulie. 

Dr. Craig’s Corner Blog Posts

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