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About Dr. Michael Tigges

Dr. Michael J. Tigges Certified DOT Medical Examiner Chiropractic Physician Certification: Dr. Tigges is one of the first in TN to become a certified DOT Medical Examiner of the United States Federal Government. The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners requires all medical examiners performing physical examinations for interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers to be trained and certified in FMCSA physical qualification standards. Education: Palmer College, School of Chiropractic, D.C. About Dr. Tigges: Dr. Michael J. Tigges is originally from Dubuque, Iowa. He earned his Doctorate Degree from Palmer University School of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. He has been practicing for more than 25 years. He started his practice in 1988 in Gallatin, TN. He serves his patients who live in surrounding communities in middle TN, or those passing through the area. He is a member of the Tennessee Chiropractic Association.

1. Audiometric Hearing Tests – OSHA Compliant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Doctor Certified in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 3 Million Whiplash Injuries A Year from Vehicle Crash Gallatin, TN Tigges Chiropractic & Wellness, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Doctor Certified in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 3 Million Whiplash Injuries A Year from Vehicle Crash Gallatin, TN Tigges Chiropractic & Wellness, 2017 – Did you know that over three million whiplash injuries occur each … Continue reading

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Same Day DOT Physicals Drug & Alcohol Testing Urgent Care in Gallatin, TN

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DOT Checklist Need to know what to bring to your DOT physical?

DOT Checklist Need to know what to bring to your DOT physical? To contact us directly to discuss what you need to bring to a DOT Physical, Click Here All drivers Bring a complete list of ALL of your medications, … Continue reading

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Does a DOT Physical Include a Drug Test ?

Does a DOT Physical Include a Drug Test ? “Does a DOT physical include a drug test” is a recurring question asked by CMV drivers. Most CMV drivers are required to take a DOT physical exam every 2 years to … Continue reading

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Medical Condition – Medical Release Opinion

One of the complications of getting your medical certificate is if you have a medical condition that may pose a risk to safety while operating a commercial motor vehicle. How does this play into the FMCSA DOT physical exam? The … Continue reading

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Your Best Driver Failed a DOT Drug Test, Now What?

What CDL Drivers & Employers Need to Know For many employers it can be a stressful and confusing time when an employee tests positive on a DOT mandated drug or alcohol test. Does the employer now have to “DO” anything? … Continue reading

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7 Delayed injury symptoms after a car crash

7 Delayed injury symptoms after a car crash Everyone reacts differently to a crash. Some experience pain, headache or a mental fog, making it difficult to think or focus. Others might find their minds flooded by thoughts and concerns. Some … Continue reading

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If You Take These Medications, You Might Not Get A CDL

If You Take These Medications, You Might Not Get A CDL If you suffer from anxiety, depression or other mental illnesses but take medication to treat the symptoms, you may be ineligible for a CDL or you may need a … Continue reading

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Same Day DOT Physicals Drug & Alcohol Testing Gallatin, TN

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