Dr John Cappola received his Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree, with honors, from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Spartenburg South Carolina, in December of 1983.
He commenced practice in Brisbane in May of 1984. Amongst some if his achievements he was elected on the Deans list for academic excellence in 1983.
He has served on the Executive of the Queensland Branch of the Chiropractic Association for five years from 1984 – 1989.
He is a diplomat of the Pierce – Stillwagon Chiropractic Technique.
Dr Cappola keeps developing his knowledge in chiropractic current by attending various technique and workshop seminars and by reading the latest research available.
Dr John has a great deal of experience in the treatment of Sports Injuries.
His other areas of particular interest are body bio-mechanics and movement, exercise physiology and correct lifting procedures as he is a qualified powerlifting coach.
Dr Cappola’s hobbies include powerlifting, wood work, gardening and picking at his guitar.
Techniques that Dr John applies and utilizes are:
- Upper Cervical Toggle Recoil
- Pierce – Stillwagon
- Thompson Technique
- Nimo Trigger Therapy
- Logan Basic
Dr Cappola has practised chiropractic in Italy for a period in 2005 and 2006. He is a member of the Italian Chiropractic Association. Dr Cappola speaks fluent Italian and can communicate in basic French.
His sporting achievements include Bronze medallist at the world powerlifting championships held in Munich in 1983, Broke , held and rebroke 81 Australian records over 3 weight categories. Current Masters 3 Australian Powerlifting Champion and currently holds Australian, Oceana and Commonwealth records. Currently training to break the world dead lift record.
Dr Cappola is a passionate chiropractor and will never take a short cut.