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Federal Way chiropractor earns top state honor
Mirror staff reports:
Dr. Lorri Nichols, a Federal Way doctor of chiropractic, has been named “Chiropractor of the Year” by the Washington State Chiropractic Association (WSCA). She was presented with the association’s highest and most prestigious award at the WSCA Spring Conference on April 14 at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash.
Dr. Nichols was also honored with the “President’s Gavel Award” at the conference. The awards recognize her leadership as President of the WSCA Board of Directors in 2011 and her contribution to the chiropractic profession over the years. The 1,000-member WSCA is the only statewide association that represents the chiropractic profession in Washington.
Dr. Nichols operates Northwest Chiropractic Center, located at 34730 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way. She is a 1983 graduate of Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic and has been in practice for 29 years.
In Federal Way, Dr. Nichols and Northwest Chiropractic Center sponsor local athletic events and are involved in yearly backpack and school supply drives, as well as an annual food and clothing drive. She is a founding member of the WSCA, a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Tacoma Tuesday Night Riding Club and the Federal Way Chiropractic Society, in which she has served as secretary.
She has served on the Washington State Department of Health Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission whose primary goal is to protect the public. She is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner and a Board Eligible Diplomate in Chiropractic Rehabilitation.
Dr. Nichols is a resident of Lake Tapps.