Dr. Jay Handt relates what it means to be a maverick, someone who is willing to stand up for what they believe and break the rules if necessary. He makes a case for why being a maverick is so important for chiropractic and why we need more of them.

Why you should watch

To learn how to step out of your comfort zone and into “maverick” status, when change happens.


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Jay Handt, D.C. holds a special place in his heart for the importance of family chiropractic care. His wife, Kathi, and their three children, Josh, Ryan and Morgan, all receive regular wellness chiropractic care. Dr. Handt thinks family health is so important that he established special family care plans to offset the rising costs of modern health care.

Dr. Handt founded New York Chiropractic Life Center upon graduating in 1978. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at Life University, the International Chiropractic Association (ICA), the American Chiropractic Association and many more national chiropractic associations and organizations.

LIFE Vision

Life University’s LIFE Vision Seminar provides ongoing inspiration and a community for likeminded, purpose-driven chiropractic professionals. LIFE Vision is a two-day shot of high-energy, high-impact inspirational and educational moments as well as practical, skills-oriented break-out sessions. These seminars, which take place multiple times a year, are designed to bring current and future chiropractic leaders of vitalistic perspectives together to connect and recharge. Learn more at