meet the team
Michael Palamone D.C.
Dr. Michael Palamone was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. He began his pursuit in chiropractic when traditional medicine failed to help him for an injury. After not only treating with chiropractic but getting amazing results, he decided to pursue a career in chiropractic.
He attended Palmer College of Chiropractic where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1993. He has owned and operated Forest Hills Chiropractic Center since 1994 as well as starting The Pittsburgh Back Institute, a Spinal Decompression Clinic for low back problems which is non-surgical in nature.
Dr. Palamone was one of the first doctors in Western Pennsylvania to utilize the Erchonia Cold laser. He has completed post graduate studies in Vaccination Concept and The Controversial Effects on the Immune System, Winning Protocols at the Tour de France, Chiropractic Rehabilitation, Advanced Extremity Adjusting Functional Recording and Analysis Systems of the Pulstar Fras, Applied Neurology, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue, Headaches and Etiology, Spinal Biomechanics Clinical Nutrition, Reconstructive Chiropractic Care and Certified Sports Physician. Dr. Palamone believes in patient education and frequently performs community screenings and lectures and has been interviewed and televised with Ann Devlin on WPXI. In addition, Dr. Palamone has been featured in the Gateway Times regarding his non-surgical Carpal Tunnel treatment. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractic Association and the Florida Chiropractic Association. Dr. Palamone is married with three children.
Dr. Palamone has an enthusiastic approach to chiropractic and educating his patients. He has worked with a variety of patients; Professional Athletes, Rock Stars, TV personalities, kids, elderly, housewives, and construction workers just to name a few. You can feel both confident and comfortable as a patient at Forest Hills Chiropractic Center.
Michael Testen D.C.
Originally from a small town in Pennsylvania, Dr. Michael Testen, D.C., now calls Pittsburgh home. After practicing in Chicago for 3 years right out of school, he's thrilled to be back in his home state to help serve the Forest Hills community as an associate chiropractor alongside Dr. Michael Palamone, D.C.
At only 13 years old, Dr. Michael vividly remembers limping into the chiropractor's office after a wrestling injury—he could barely bend his knee. His chiropractor simply adjusted the area, and the pain suddenly stopped. In fact, it felt like the injury had never happened in the first place.
This experience made such an impact on Dr. Michael that he continued care into his college wrestling career at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. After, he went on to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, Ga. He is national board certified and belongs to the International Chiropractic Association.
"Giving, loving, serving with no attachment to the results."
In practice, it is Dr. Michael's personal mission to spread the word of chiropractic to as many people as possible. He is driven to help all ages stay active and healthy, and nothing makes him happier than helping someone learn what chiropractic can do for their health and well-being. When he is with a patient, he's with that patient—nothing else matters.
This singular focus on patient care has brought Dr. Michael across the globe. He's been on two mission trips, one in Haiti and the other in El Salvador, serving those in need with chiropractic care. In his spare time, Dr. Michael enjoys lifting weights, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, attending church, going to the movies and seeing live music—especially country!
Dr. Michael's personal mantra is, "Giving, loving and serving—with no attachment to the results." This saying reminds him of the natural power of the chiropractic adjustment. He adds, "It is only the body that can heal—all I do is help remove any interferences to the innate power of the body."
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