Welcome to our chiropractic center where patient care and professional treatment are provided. Dr. Bonham and Dr. Buckley have the experience and qualifications you deserve in order to help alleviate pain and discomfort as well and mend your body.
Please see below for each doctors unique bio to learn more about how Elite Chiropractic Center of Clayton can help you.
Dr. Bonham is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native who spent much of his childhood involved in sports, primarily wrestling. When he was struck with an injury his junior year of high school requiring surgery, it was a chiropractor that was not only able to provide the necessary rehabilitation, but was also able to provide comfort and an increased quality of life during that time. Admittedly, Dr. Bonham has had many career dreams, but states that chiropractic always had a way of coming back into his life. After attending Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania and graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science, he decided to pursue a chiropractic education at Logan University in St. Louis, MO. While attending Logan, Dr. Bonham took extra seminars and classes in several adjusting techniques, as well as pediatric and pregnancy care, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Kairos Training Culture, and Functional Medicine seminars through Apex Energetics.
As a student, he helped facilitate other students to learn chiropractic adjusting skills, philosophy, and sustainable movement to better prepare them for their future in the profession. He was the first student in the international organization of the Kairos Training Culture to be awarded a badge of mastery for his commitment and service to his group at Logan. In 2016 he graduated with Summa Cum Laude, the highest honors, and moved to Raleigh with his wife Michelle, dog Sadie, and cat Gizmo. He brings with him Certifications in Webster Technique, a technique practiced on pregnant mothers, SFMA, a movement screen that is especially effective with athletes and active people, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. He has attended seminars in blood chemistry analysis, thyroid function, and brain chemistry.
In his free time, Dr. Bonham enjoys trying new restaurants with his wife, taking his dog Sadie to the park, and watch the Pittsburgh Penguins play hockey. Dr. Bonham is committed to serving his patients and his community with the most up-to-date information in the health industry and believes that all people should be free to live at their greatest potential, regardless of their age or circumstances.
Dr. Sam Buckley grew up playing many sports- his favorite was football. As with most contact sports, injuries are not uncommon. After sustaining a neck injury, Dr. Buckley saw a Chiropractor and had incredible results. Years later, he started developing sleep issues for which he was prescribed medication. During the same time, another injury brought Dr. Buckley back to the Chiropractor. This time, the result wasn’t just pain relief and a return to the sport he loved, but the ability to sleep without the use of the prescribed medication. This was the moment he realized that chiropractic was more than a pathway to better function, but the career he was seeking to help change the lives of others.
Dr. Buckley attended Murray State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Following graduation, he moved to Marietta, GA to pursue his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Life University. During his time at Life University, Dr. Buckley attended many seminars and workshops including full spine adjusting, upper cervical chiropractic, and tonal adjusting. During his time at Life University, he participated in Kairos Training Culture to help facilitate the growth of chiropractic students by teaching adjusting, sustainable movement and posture, and other skills required for a long, healthy chiropractic career. After graduating with honors from Life University in 2020, he moved to Clayton to begin practice at Elite Chiropractic Center.
Outside of the office, Dr. Buckley enjoys exercising, learning more about the body through books and podcasts, throwing axes and playing piano. He pushes himself physically, mentally and spiritually so he can show up as the best doctor for his patients. His purpose in life is to help remind everyone of their innate healing and functional power. He is honored to be here in Clayton to help facilitate our community in the expression of that power.
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Dr. Jordan Bonham and Dr. Sam Buckley strive for excellence through superior chiropractic treatment, education and patient satisfaction.
We treat ALL types of neck, back, hip, knee, foot conditions, as well as provide revolutionary soft tissue technique for athletic injuries or chronic conditions.
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 7:30am - 12:30pm 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am - 12:30pm 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am to 12:30pm
Thursday: 7:30am - 12:30pm 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Saturday: Appointment Only