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Guest Name
Dr James Stoxen
Guest Occupation
Chiropractic Sports Physician, Founder of “Team Doctors” & International Keynote Speaker
Guest Biography

Dr James Stoxen DC., FSSEMM (hon) is the president of Team Doctors® Treatment and Training Center Chicago, one of the most recognized treatment centers in the world.

Dr Stoxen is a #1 International Bestselling Author of the book, The Human Spring Approach to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. He has lectured at more than 15 medical conferences on his Human Spring Approach to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, 7 lectures where he was the keynote speaker. Editors from over 30 peer review medical journals have asked Dr Stoxen to publish his research on The Human Spring Approach to thoracic outlet syndrome specifically.   Dr Stoxen’s publishing company, Masters Academy Publishing published the book which is a #1 best seller in 8 countries. 

He has been asked to submit his other research on the human spring approach to treatment, training and prevention in over 250 peer review medical journals. (6) He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Orthopedic Science and Research (7) and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dermatology and Aging.  He is the Executive Editor or the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care, (8) Chief Editor, Advances in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Journal (9) and editorial board for over 40 peer review medical journals. 

He is a much sought-after speaker both to the general public and at CME credentialed medical conferences. He has given over 1000 live presentations and lectured at over 70 medical conferences to over 50,000 doctors in more than 20 countries.  He has been invited to speak at over 400 medical conferences in over 50 international cities in 30 countries.  He has been invited as the keynote speaker at over 60 medical conferences. 

After his groundbreaking lecture on the Integrated Spring-Mass Model at the World Congress of Sports and Exercise Medicine he was presented with an Honorary Fellowship Award by a member of the royal family, the Sultan of Pahang. This honorary fellowship was awarded for his distinguished research and contributions to the advancement of Sports and Exercise Medicine on an International level.  He was awarded a second honorary fellowship in 2017 by the formation of the Society of Sports and Exercise Medicine. 

In 1986 he was appointed the team physician for the American Powerlifting Association National Team, treating these world class athletes at every national and world championship until 1992.  In 1987 he served as the doctor to the US national team in the first competitions against the Soviet Union USSR.  In 1988 he organized the first sports medicine course in the former Soviet Union USSR at the famed National Institute of Physical Culture and Sports Medicine in Moscow

Dr Stoxen won the state title in Armwrestling in Arizona and Nevada.   In 1987 he was appointed the team doctor for all national and world championships for the American Armwrestling Association. In 1988 Introduced Armwrestling to Eastern Europe and USSR through negotiations with the USSR Ministry of Sport.  He then organized the first competitions between the US and eastern block countries in the former Soviet Union USSR.  From 1986 to 1992 he was official team doctor at over 60 national and world championships treating close to 1000 national and world champions athletes in many amateur and professional sports.

He was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in 2008  and the Personal Trainers Hall of Fame in 2012.   In 2012 he was appointed to serve on Appointed to the Advisory Board for the American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners (ABAAHP) and The American Board of Anti-Aging /Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM). He has also been appointed to the Advisory Board for the International Sports Hall of Fame. In 2021 he was presented with a certificate of appreciation and an Honorary Membership in the Libyan Society for Hand Surgery.

Dr Stoxen has a big reputation in the entertainment industry working as a doctor for over 150 tours of elite entertainers, caring for over 1000 top celebrity entertainers and their handlers.  He has been hired to work for some of the biggest concert tours such as the Michael Buble World Tour in 2006 and 2019, the Iron Maiden Tour in 2006 and, 2012 and 2017, The Bette Midler Tour in 2015, The New Kids On The Block Tour in 2006 and 2015, the Dancing With the Stars Tour 2007 and 2015, the Leonard Cohen Tour in 2009, the Brittney Spears Tour in 2009, the Steely Dan tours of 2008 and 2009, the Beyonce & Robin Thicke Tour in 2007, the Hannah Montana and Jonas Brothers Tour in 2007, the Kenny Chesney and Sugarland Tour in 2007, the Faith Hill/Tim McGraw & Taylor Swift Tour in 2007, the Tony Hawk Tours of 2006 and 2007, three tours with the American Idols in 2006, 2007 and 2008, the Cirque Du Soleil, Delirium Tour in 2007, The Aerosmith/Motley Crue Tour in 2006, again the The Aerosmith/Lenny Kravitz Tour in 2006, the Alicia Keys Tour/John Legend Tour in 2005, the Kanye West/Fantasia Tour in 2005 and the Kanye West Glow in the Dark Tour in 2008, the So You Think You Can Dance? Tour in 2006, the Mariah Carey/Sean Paul Tour in 2006, the Dolly Parton Tour in 2005, the Michael Flately’s Celtic Tiger Tour in 2005, the Justin Timberlake Tour in 2006, the John Fogerty/Willie Nelson Tour in 2006, the Ringling Brothers Barnam and Baily Circus Tour in 2006 ten tours with the Wiggles Tours in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2997, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and over 100 more tours not on this list.

Anthony Field or the popular children’s entertainment group, The Wiggles, wrote a book, How I Got My Wiggle Back which was published by Wiley and Harper Collins Publishing.  The book detailed Anthony’s struggles with the chronic pain and clinical depression he struggled with for years until he was treated by Dr Stoxen. At that time Anthony stated he was suicidal and thanked Dr Stoxen for saving his career and his life. 

Dr Stoxen’s interests are in working in materials science, advanced biological/biomedical materials, polymer and metallic biomaterials, materials synthesis for “active” medical, i.e. therapeutic and sports applications.  He recently accepted an invitation to speak at the 2nd International Meet on Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering will be held in Valencia, Spain during April 17-19, 2023

Physicians Medical Technologies does business as Team Doctors®, a medical device company that provides high end vibration massage tools.  In 2012, the Massage Assist Pro was cleared by the FDA.  Today the Massage Assist®  is sold in 13 countries.  In late 2019, Team Doctors launched the Vibeassage® which was cleared by the FDA in 2019 and has sold thousands of units around the world.  

Dr Stoxen is the CEO and founder of Physicians Medical Technologies. During the Covid 19 pandemic Dr Stoxen was instrumental in providing sourcing 4.5 tons or over 1,000,000 NIOSH approved, nitrile gloves, over 250,000 NIOSH approved N95 masks hospitals, healthcare providers and the public through his contacts in medicine internationally during the PPE shortage.

Dr Stoxen was interviewed on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, and many other media outlets around the world about the Integrated Spring-Mass Model and Human Spring Approach to how to examine, treat and train the human body as an integrated spring. 

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