Meet the Doctor
About Dr. Royer
Dr. Bryan D. Royer has been practicing chiropractic medicine in the Toledo area since 2005.
He graduated summa cum laude as the class salutatorian from the National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) in 2004. Dr. Royer’s earned a Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology from the University of Dayton in 1999 and another Bachelor of Science with a major in Human Biology in 2002 from NUHS.
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Dr. Royer graduated from a post-graduate program in functional neurology, a clinical field that can help improve the quality of life for those patients with movement disorders, traumatic brain injuries, vertigo and dizziness among other problems.
He went on to earn his Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (DACNB), which certifies him as a functional neurologist. He was the first functional neurologist in the Toledo area.
Dr. Royer also took classes in sports medicine from the current Medical Director of the US Olympic Committee and achieved his Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) credentials.
He has been certified in Graston Technique and in Kinesio Taping as well. He has taken extensive post-graduate classes in clinical nutrition and impairment ratings for disability evaluation. Since chiropractic school, Dr. Royer has had an interest in “the wellness of the whole individual, not just being a back doctor.”
He focuses on musculoskeletal problems in his practice but also enjoys helping people with nutritional deficits and allergy problems. He is also trained to be able to perform electrodiagnostic studies to include Nerve Conduction Velocity testing and needle Electromyography, which is used to diagnosis nerve problems like weakness, numbness/tingling, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or sciatica.
Dr. Royer recently became certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level 1, which is a movement based diagnostic system and provides healthcare professionals with an efficient and systematic tool to reach a comprehensive movement diagnosis regarding stability and/or motor control dysfunctions as well as mobility dysfunctions.
He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Ohio State Chiropractic Association (OSCA), the Northwest Ohio Chiropractic Association (NOCA), the International Association of Functional Neurology & Rehabilitation, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the ACA Council on Sports Injuries and the ACA Council on Neurology.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Ohio State Chiropractic Association as a District Director representing the counties of Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Williams and Wood and he served as the Treasurer and Secretary for NOCA for several years.
Dr. Royer is an instructor in Anatomy & Physiology and General Biology at Owens Community College and has been since 2007. He also worked for several years as an instructor for the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association teaching Health and Safety courses like CPR, First Aid, AED training and Bloodborne Pathogens.
As an educator, he intentionally focuses on educating his patients on the cause of their condition and how to promote a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Royer is available for lectures on a number of topics and he is willing to answer any questions related to health and wellness.
Dr. Royer is happily married and has two wonderful children and two loyal Labradors. His family loves spending time outdoors and he and his wife have a goal to visit all of the National Parks. The kids are a handful and both know they are cute. Dr. Royer also takes Kung Fu classes as part of his fitness routine.
If you have any questions about our Sylvania chiropractor, or would like to learn more about chiropractic care at Harmony Chiropractor Center, Inc, please call us at (419) 517-5055 today!