Dr. Lyman S. Atchley

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Lyman S Atchley

Dr. Lyman S Atchley, is a third generation native New Mexican. He graduated from Valley High School in Albuquerque and then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic graduating in June 1965. Upon gradu- ation, he went to Lubbock, Texas to intern with Dr. William Blair of the Blair Technique. Dr. Atchley remained in Lubbock for two years learning and perfecting his upper cervical technique. In1967, he re- turned to Albuquerque where he opened his own office on San Pedro across from the Fair grounds and later went into practice with Dr. Herb Beatty and Dr. Jack Zipper. In 1980, Dr. Atchley and Dr. Beatty built their own office on Pennsylvania Cir where they have been practicing together for the past 35 years.

Here is a short list of the many accomplishments in his career: Full time chiropractic practitioner since 1965; F.I.C.C. – Honorary, Fellow International College of chiropractors; Past President and all offices of New Mexico Chiropractic Association; Past Board of Director of New Mexico Chiropractic Association; Past Chairman/Member of Board of Chiropractic Examiners Appointed by Gov. Johnson; Present Chairman/Member of Board of Chiropractic Examiners Appointed by Gov. Richardson; and Lifetime member of the New Mexico Chi- ropractic Association.

Dr. Atchley has always believed in the betterment of his profession and improving the application of Chiropractic. He has advanced his skills with a variety of techniques including Gonstead, Activator; Goodhart, Sacro Occipital research seminars and Blair Upper Cervical.

He has mentored many fledgling Chiropractors throughout the years and has helped them establish practices of their own. His son, Dr. Derek Atchley, is now in practice with him. Dr. Atchley’s love of the profession is only matched by his love of serving the generations of patients he has treated over the last 50 years. Still in a very active practice and exhibiting no signs of slowing down, he continues to have passion to serve Chiropractic and the community of New Mexico to the best of his abilities.