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About Us

John K Maltby, DC, FICA

A graduate of the Palmer College of Chiropractic, and practicing in Blythe, California, Dr. Maltby is a renowned Doctor of Chiropractic and advocate. Beyond his successful practice, he is an experienced and popular instructor. He is also a consultant to individual chiropractic practitioners and companies for documentation and credentials protocols, case-management practices, and Chiropractic techniques. He has served as past president and chairman of the board of the International Chiropractors Association of California (ICAC), and as the Chair of the Programs Committee for the ICA Council on Applied Chiropractic Sciences. Additionally, Dr. Maltby is a highly requested speaker who regularly lectures worldwide on the many advantages of Chiropractic.


Dr. John Maltby  has been helping people live pain free since 1978 in his clinic in Blythe. He is committed to promoting health and helping others live medication free. He grew up in Blythe as a child until 10 years old and wanted to raise his family here.

Dr. John Maltby has been a licensed Chiropractor since June of 1977.


Golden West Community College

1972-1973 Associates of Arts

1972-1972 Water Polo and Swimming (1973 All American Swim)

2009 Pillar of Achievement Award

Palmer College of Chiropractic

1973-1977 Doctor of Chiropractic

1996 Certified Spinal Trauma and Whiplash 

1977-Present Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics

International Chiropractors Association of California(ICAC):

1986-Present Board of Directors

1993-1996 President

1996-2002 Chairman of the Board

1995-1996 Chiropractor of the Year

1991 Meritorious Service Award

1996 ICAC Fellow

2000 President's Phoenix Award

2003 Educator of the Year

2004 President's Distinguished Service Award

2013 DD Palmer Life Time Achievement Award

International Chiropractors Association(ICA):

2007 ICA Chiropractor of the Year

2003-2005 Western Regional Director

2005-2009 President

2009-2013 Chairman of the Board

2001-2013 CCST Program Director

2000-Present Lecturer, "Documenting the Subluxation"

World Federation of Chiropractic(WFC):
2015-Present Board of Directors

Council of Chiropractic Education:
2007-Present AD HOC Committee, Education Standard Committee

Published Articles:
"Pain of Care from Pain Data Recorded in RCT's Low Back Pain", Journal Vertebral Subluxation rev., February 14, 2009, Maltby Harrison, Harrison, Betz, Ferrentelli, Clum

"Frequency & Duration of Chiropractic Care for Headaches, Neck and Upper Back Pain", Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Rev., August 21, 2008, Maltby, Harrision, Harrison, Betz, Ferrentelli, Clum

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