Dr. Leick is a l975
graduate of the Ohio State University. He had a
traditional multi-person veterinary practice for 25 years. Ron began to
take classes in veterinary chiropractic from the American Veterinary
Chiropractic Association, and became certified in 1998,. He took the
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society course of classes in 1999
and became certified in acupuncture in 2000.
He incorporated both modalities into his already busy practice until
2001, when he made the choice to turn towards a more holistic practice,
as the effectiveness of chiropractic and acupuncture became more and
more apparent to him.
In 2004, Ron next began taking classes from the Chi Institute of
Traditional Chinese Medicine in Herbology, and became certified in the
use of Chinese Herbs for treatment in 2006.
Ron has been an examiner for the AVCA Certification Committee and also
has served as chairman of the AVCA Examination Commission over the past
few years. He has incorporated Chinese herbs into the Chiropractic and
Acupuncture practice, while also including diet, rehabilitation and
saddle fit advice.
Ron works with his wife Margy in his practice. After graduating, also
from OSU, with a BS in Microbiology, she became a registered
Microbiologist, Medical Technologist & Animal Techncian. She had set up a laboratory in
the clinic for routine lab work, cultures and sensitivities, and plasma
transfusions on newborn foals. In 1992, she became interested in Energy
Healing on animals, and after 1996 she continued in Healing Touch and
Energy Medicine on people, going to certification in Healing Touch. She
attended a two year school in advanced healing with the same teacher, as
well as studying with her for two more years privately.
She has always supported Ron in his search for more education in
Chiropractic, Acupuncture,and Chinese Herbology. She learned a lot by
watching Ron work, and she furthered her own education to become a
human Acupuncturist at the age of 58. She has graduated
from the SHI School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in
Lebanon, Ohio, and is now working toward National Registration in