Craig Banks, DC
Dr. Craig Banks is a chiropractic sports physician and a 2003 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, in Davenport, Iowa. He is the founder of Pinnacle Chiropractic and MaxRecovery, a multidisciplinary clinic in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He has helped to consult five other chiropractic offices, including two in Chicago, Illinois and at one point expanded to a second location in Brimfield. He is currently a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Ohio State Chiropractic Association. He is an active supporter numerous charities, especially those focused on autism, animals and reducing hunger in America.
Dr. Banks was a member of the Kent State wrestling team during his undergraduate years, and while at Palmer, he played Men’s Division I rugby. He is a former state powerlifting champion and NPC 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, Kent State University Athletics, the Cleveland Gladiators arena football team, and high school wrestling programs.
Several highlights of Dr. Banks’ career have been outside of his office, providing care at local and national sporting events. He has treated several professional wrestlers from two major televised brands and a handful of mixed martial arts fighters. He has traveled to Hungary to assist in providing free chiropractic 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 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. At the fitness expo, he has been a staff doctor, helping to provide trauma care for the over 17,000 athletes. In fact, the event is larger than the Olympics.
At home, Dr. Banks has a son, Alex, and a daughter, Taylor. They reside in Kent, along with their “mutt”, Kodiak and too many cats. He is lucky to have a fantastic wife by his side, Courtney Banks, who is the billing manager for Pinnacle. “Although I’ve had a ton of great experiences in life, I feel luckiest because I have an amazing family!”
Timothy Ko, MD
Dr. Ko is a native of northeastern Ohio and grew up in Youngstown. He has never really left the area and has a strong commitment to the region. He earned his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine (2003) and completed his anesthesiology residency (2007) and pain medicine fellowship (2008) at UH Case Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. He is board certified in pain management and anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiologists. He currently practices at numerous locations in Ohio.
Dr. Ko believes in educating his patients on their pain conditions and encouraging patients to take control of their pain. His patients receive a comprehensive evaluation and recommendations based on his training in advanced pain management techniques. He loved the idea of a non-medication based solution for pain and inflammation and originally was interested in using it in his practice. He helped in developing the final product.
Dr. Ko’s hobbies include golfing, cooking, biking, supporting the local restaurants and watching his favorite teams (Browns, Cavs, Buckeyes) which can be painful.