Sonya Dunn Fulp, DC
Dr. Fulp was born and raised in Tift County, GA. She grew up on a farm where she was instilled with old fashioned values and ethics by her parents. Before becoming a Chiropractor, Dr. Fulp was an educator for 8 years and loved every minute of it.
Dr. Fulp has a B.S.E.D and a MEd from Valdosta State University. Dr. Fulp also has a minor in Chemistry and worked on research in the chemistry department at VSU. She was also president of the Pre-med honors society, Alpha Epsilon Delta. She received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Sherman College of Chiropractic in South Carolina. While at Sherman College of Chiropractic, Dr. Fulp did an externship working with athletes at Spartanburg Methodist College.
J.P. Fulp, DC
Dr. J.P. Fulp was born and raised in Cook County, GA. He spent most of his youth on a tobacco farm where he learned the value of hard work. Dr. Fulp is very proud of his South Georgia roots and he is happy to be back in "God's Country."
Dr. Fulp attended Valdosta State University and majored in Biology. While at VSU, Dr Fulp served as scalpel reporter for the pre-med honors society, Alpha Epsilon Delta. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC. While at Sherman College of Chiropractic, Dr. Fulp did an externship working with athletes at Spartanburg Methodist College.
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The first time Dr. J. P. Fulp visited a chiropractor, many years ago, it was due to lower neck pain and arm pain. After a quick examination, and x-rays, the chiropractor informed him that he had degeneration in his lower neck. For his treatment, the chiropractor twisted him on his side and crunched his left hip. He then had Dr. J.P. lay on his opposite side so that he could once again twist him to crunch his right hip. He then popped Dr. J'.P.'s middle back before having him lay face up so that he could pop Dr. J.P.'s neck on the right and then left side. The adjustment lasted about 3-4 minutes but Dr. J.P. felt great afterward.
Dr. Fulp returned for more visits for further relief and the same protocol was followed at each brief visit. With the relief that he was experiencing his wife, Dr. Sonya Dunn Fulp, soon decided to visit the same chiropractor for relief from some lower back pain that she was experiencing. Her treatment for her low back pain was the exact same as Dr. J.P. and relief from her adjustment was very minimal.
The Fulps quickly learned that they were both being given a generic treatment called the flying seven. The classic flying seven is a one size fits all adjustment technique that makes many feel better, but it does not address any specific problems. The Fulps were soon introduced to a more modern chiropractor whose adjustments were specific and addressed the actual root of their problems. Evaluations were made at each visit and their plan of care was individualized to their need which could include adjustments, soft tissue work, extremity adjustments, and/or rehab. Both Dr. Fulps were soon feeling better and unbeknownst at the time inspired.