Dr. William Santos is a long-time friend and a peer of Dr. Beth Rizer.’s He comes with an excellent background in sports medicine and soft tissue work and initially joined us to help when Dr. McKen was injured but he was such a great fit that he’s now a permanent part of the wellness team at Hatch Chiropractic & Wellness.
About Dr. Will Santos
Dr. Will Santos was born in Chicago in the late ’80s, during the Golden Era of Chicago sports. He loves discussing all things related to the Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, or Cubs. He grew up on a horse farm in NW Virginia with his mom, stepfather, and two brothers. He played basketball, and football, and ran track in high school.
Dr. Will attended the College at William & Mary and Shenandoah University where he played football, was a 2-time academic All-American, and received his Bachelor’s in Kinesiology specializing in Exercise Science.
He earned a graduate degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange Florida and finished his Doctorate in 2012.
He went on to work in New York City in a scoliosis-specific clinic for a year, before moving to Texas to work with a sports and soft tissue injury-oriented practice. There, he had the pleasure to work with high-profile members of the Dallas Cowboys, Stars, Mavericks, and nationally ranked CrossFit athletes. He has also had the opportunity to help several medal-winning Olympians stay strong and healthy through their training to achieve their goals.
Dr. Santos works with patients of every age, from infants to grandparents, from elite athletes to weekend warriors, and anyone who simply wants to feel and move better. He uses an evidence-based approach to deliver custom-tailored treatments to deliver a resolution to a wide variety of ailments including neck pain, headaches, lower back pain, sciatica, shoulder injuries, golfers/tennis elbow, knee pain, tendonitis, and many other musculoskeletal issues through manual manipulation.
When Dr. Santos isn’t treating patients he loves spending time with his American Bulldog Roxi, maintaining his fitness with weight lifting, yoga, cycling, and hiking. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys mountain and rock climbing, mushroom foraging, and nature photography.