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Meet Dr. James D. Watkins (Dr. Dan)

Discovering the Power of Chiropractic

Dr. Dan was born in Knoxville and grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended The University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.

Knoxville Chiropractor, Dr. James Watkins

Dr. James D. Watkins

Growing up with an uncle who was a chiropractor for 50 years, his uncle encouraged Dr. Dan to follow in his footsteps. After applying and being accepted, Dr. Dan attended Life University graduating as a chiropractor in 2001. Halfway through college, he remembers adjusting his first patient and relieving her headache, leaving Dr. Dan in awe of chiropractic care.

Welcome to Offering Comprehensive Care

Dr. Dan has kept up-to-date on many different health issues through continuing educational classes. His continuing education ensures his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced chiropractic care. Dr. Dan is certified in golf injury detection and prevention, strength and conditioning, and holds advanced standing in chiropractic orthopedics.

Dr. Dan also completed the state required 250 hours of Acupuncture Continuing Education. This certification allows him to provide a more in-depth health approach to many issues that people suffer from.

Home, Sweet Home

East Tennessee, especially Knoxville, has always been home to Dr. Dan, and that’s why he returned to this area. “Living here offers me a chance to be close to my family while practicing what I love.”

Married to Keelie, who works here as the office manager, the couple stays busy with two young daughters. As a “dance dad,” Dr. Dan enjoys supporting his daughters as they grow. He also participates in Tough Mudders and Spartan races when he can. As a fan of the University of Tennessee sports, his family enjoys watching football games together. Dr. Dan is a member of the Farragut Rotary and the Tennessee Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Dan is here to help you feel better! Give our team a call today and experience natural healing! (865) 966-5885