About

Dr. Joanie Winstead is a Board Eligible Chiropractic Neurologist located in Jackson, MS. Dr. Winstead is a Graduate of the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA and has been in private practice for 7 years. She is a member of Dr. Michael L. Johnson’s Functional Neurology Group which is comprised of in excess of 500 chiropractors who consult on difficult cases such as Peripheral Neuropathy, Migraine Headaches, Thyroid conditions, Diabetes, Auto Immune Conditions, etc. Dr. Johnson is the author of “What Do You Do When the Medications Don’t Work?” Dr. Winstead has completed in excess of 600 Post Graduate Neurology Courses, since 2009,  through the world renowned Carrick Institute. She will sit for part 2 of the Diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology in August 2014. Dr. Winstead has completed, since 2009, in excess of 150 Post Graduate hours in Functional Medicine, including Functional Blood Chemistry, Functional Endocrinology, Neurotransmitters and the Brain, Brain Chemistry and Mastering the Thyroid. She is presently enrolled in Functional Medicine University. Dr. Winstead has had success helping patients recover from the symptoms related to their chronic illnesses such as: Thyroid Disorders, Migraine Headaches, Peripheral Neuropathy, AutoImmune Conditions(IBS, Chron’s, RA, Eczema, MS, etc), Diabetes, and all forms of Chronic Back and Neck pain.

Dr. Winstead’s Biography

Graduate of Leake Academy 1994

Associate Science Degree, East Central Community College 1997

Doctor of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA 2002

Passed All NBIC Examinations and Received Chiropractic License in MS, 2004

Chiropractic Wellness Center, Carthage, MS Opened October 2004

Member Mississippi Chiropractic Association 2004 – present
Board Member District 5 Representative, 2009 – present

Continuing Education

12 Hours Yearly as required by the MS Board of Chiropractic Examiners

March 2009 Began Post Graduate Coursework toward Diplomate in
Chiropractic Neurology through the Carrick Institute.

Sampling of Post Graduate Neurology Courses:

801: Neuron Theory and Receptor Activation
802: Neuromuscular Applications
803: Peripheral Nervous System
804: Spinal Cord
814: Head and Face Pain
816: Peripheral Nerves
940: Vestibular Rehabilitation Part I
941: Vestibular Rehabilitation Part II
942: Vestibular Rehabilitation Part III
930: Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders, Part I
931: Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders, PartII
980: Autism
981: Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities
982: Physical Exam for the Newborn and Infant(Introduction to Childhood Neurobehavioral Disorders Examining the Newborn, Child and Adolescent
991: Nutrition for Children: Nutritional, Dietary, Immune and Endocrine Considerations in Neurobehavioral Disorders of Childhood

November 2009 Began Functional Medicine/Metabolic Testing Coursework Through Apex Energetics

Nov. 2009 Houston, TX and December 2010 Atlanta, GA, Functional Blood Chemistry,
March 2009 New York City, NY, Functional Endocrinology
July 2009 Houston, TX and November 2009 Atlanta, GA, Neurotransmitters and the Brain

November 2009, Austin, TX and June 2010, Atlanta, GA. Mastering the Thyroid with Dr. Datis Kharrazian, DHSCc, DC, MS, author of “Why Do I Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal?”

September 2010, Dr. David Clark, DACNB Master’s Class in the Functional Neurology and Functional Medicine of Type 2 Diabetes, Dallas, TX.

November 2010, Dr. David Clark, DACNB Master’s Class in the Functional Neurology and Functional Medicine of Peripheral Neuropathy, Dallas, TX.

2009-2012, Dr. Andy Barlow, Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist, Neurology Bootcamps, Tupelo, MS.

2011-2012 Graduate of the American Functional Neurology Institute

2014 Apex Energetics, Mastering Brain Chemistry, Atlanta, GA

Functional Medicine University
Planned for 2014:

Carrick Institute courses: 957 Movement Disorders I, 958 Movement Disorders II, 823 Neurology Review, 810 Lobes of the Brain, 916 Peripheral Nerve Disorders and Neurophysiologic Testing, 806 Autonomic Nervous System, 807 Spinal Cord and Cerebellum, etc.

Apex’s Brain-Gut-Immune Axes

Sit for the Part 2 Diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology August 2014