Dr. Burkhardt grew up in southeast Ohio and got his bachelors degree from Ohio State University in 2010, majoring in Human Nutrition and Exercise Science. He then attended Life University and graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2014.
He started his chiropractic career in Pensacola, Florida in 2014. After 2 years as an associate, he opened a practice outside of New Orleans, Louisiana with a friend from chiropractic school. After growing the business for 5 years, he sold his share of the practice and moved his family back to where his heart felt was home, Pensacola.
Dr. Burkhardt has an Advanced Certification in Whiplash and Traumatic Brain Injuries from the Spine Institute of San Diego, Chiropractic Biophysics Certification, a published case study, is certified in elastic therapeutic taping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. He is also an independent medical examiner, has worked with NFL Saints players, passed all parts of the Chiropractic National Board Exams, is proficient in radiology and certified to practice chiropractic in Florida and Louisiana. He is member of the Florida Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Burkhardt and his wife moved back to Pensacola Florida at the end of 2020 where they felt a calling to a community that better fit their lifestyle.
During his free time, Dr. Burkhardt enjoys running, working out at the YMCA, attending Ice Flyers and Wahoo's games, listening to local live music, enjoying the beach, fishing, surfing, and exploring Pensacola's ever expanding craft brewing scene with his wife and two pups.
Dr. Kracht was born and spent his early years in Detroit, Michigan. After completing his undergraduate studies, he graduated from Life Chiropractic College in 1989 and returned to his hometown where he practiced for the early parts of his career. In 1995, Dr. Kracht moved to the south to open his own practice in the Destin area. After running a successful practice, he felt a calling to work with the Air Force aligning spines of service men and women. Dr. Kracht now works for The Spinal Centers offering his expertise in posture correction and maintaining an overall healthy lifestyle. In his spare time you can find him playing jazz music on the piano or saxophone.
Grand Valley State College-1984
Western Michigan University-1985
Bachelors of Science in Nutrition-1989
Doctorate of Chiropractic-Life College-1989
Clinical Internship-Life College-1989
120 hours Post Graduate certification in Physical Therapy-1993
Chiropractic Biophysics Certification-2006
National College of Chiropractic Certification Cox Distraction Technique-2007
American Chiropractic Association
Florida Chiropractic Association
Life Chiropractic College Alumni Association
Destin Chamber of Commerce Health Committee & Board of Trustees
Awards and Honors
Chi Rho Honor fraternity-1987-1989
Graduated Cum Laude-Life Chiropractic College
Deans List-Life Chiropractic College-1985-1989