Dr. Alexia McClerkin worked for a chiropractor early in her career. Doing so inspired her to pursue her dream of becoming a sports doctor. Fortunately for her, she had the opportunity to meet some great people. The connections opened many doors for her allowing her to work with elite and professional athletes. She has worked with athletes from the high school level to the professional. These contenders have included Olympic track and field, NBA, and NFL players.
Alexia McClerkin, DC, RN Chiropractor
In 2012, 8 of the athletes that she worked with competed in the London Olympics. Dr. McClerkin has volunteered her time at the Chevron Marathon, BP MS 150, the Fort Bend Women’s Shelter, and the 2017 Superbowl in Houston. She has also partnered with The Rose to donate wigs to women with cancer. She is certified in the Graston Technique, Active Release Technique, Kinesio Taping, Dry Needling, Pre and Postnatal Fitness, and Yoga.
When she is not working on her patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young son. She also has a thirst for traveling and participating in adventure races.
It was during this early part of her career that she fostered a love and appreciation for artistry, which she would further cultivate into her interest in Plastic Surgery.
- Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from Texas Chiropractic College
- Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Michigan State University
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington
- Master’s of Science in Nursing at UT Arlington