The majority of my childhood and teenage years were spent in hospital rooms; my father was injured in a fall as a child and, due to a lack of rehabilitation, was constantly in and out of the hospital for various knee, hip, and shoulder replacement surgeries, totaling 17 in all. This, along with the experience of donating bone marrow to save my sister at age 5, convinced me that I wanted to spend the rest of my life helping people.
I began college with the intention of graduating and going to pharmacy school to become a pharmacist; as in my mind at the time surgery, drugs, and other medical treatments were the only avenues to effectively help those who were in pain and suffering. Halfway through that first year, however, the goals and plans I had for myself were turned upside down when I gave my heart to Christ and He called me to chiropractic.
Now, all my experience with helping people up until that point was through medical doctors and medication, so to say that I was a skeptic of chiropractic care is a pretty big understatement. At the time I had been reading the story of the Jews challenging God on their journey to the Promised Land, so I decided to do the same and challenged Him by stating that if He wanted me to become a chiropractor, he could pay for it; and that he did. I was blessed to work under 12 different chiropractors throughout college who collectively paid over $100,000 for my tuition; exposing me to a plethora of different techniques and specialties that allow me to offer the most tailored and effective care possible for my patients.
Since graduating in 1999, it has been my mission to help those in pain by following the philosophy that God created our bodies with everything they need to heal and take care of themselves. My purpose is simply to get you moving the way you were meant to and to help remove the internal road blocks that prevent your divinely created systems from functioning at their full capacity, therefore allowing your body to heal itself the way it was intended!
I have been very blessed to see some miraculous things happen through the power of Christ and chiropractic; my prayer is that I will be able to share these experiences with you and work together to create your own success story of a new life free of the bondage that your pain has bound you in. I hope to see you in soon, and remember, Motion is life!
Our mission is to work as an instrument of God by empowering our patients through education and encouragement to lead healthy and movement-filled lives; bringing hope and healing to as many families as possible through chiropractic, nutrition, prayer and other natural health methods. We take pride in being "different" and strive to do our part in showing and spreading God's love by treating each and every one of our patients as the specially made creatures of God that they are. We look forward to having you in and as Dr. Clift always says, "Motion is life!"
Dr. Clift knows that every patient's situation is as unique as they. To ensure that we are able to give every patient the most efficient, personalized care possible he has focused a good portion of his continued education into specialty care for a variety of different patient types including infants, children, those with special needs, athletes, those who have suffered concussions, pregnant women, and the elderly.
Over the course of his collegiate career, Dr. Clift was blessed to work under several different chiropractors with specialties ranging from pediatric chiropracty to athletic and geriatric care. Throughout these experiences and continued education, as stated above, Dr. Clift became proficient in a multitude of techniques to better serve these specialty patients and their specific needs.
Upon graduating from chiropractic school, God called Dr. Clift and his wife, Diane, to Flint and immediately placed this city and it's people on their hearts. Throughout their time here, God has been consistently expanding the vision that He gave Dr. Clift of a healing complex that helps transform the people of Flint through biblically-based services in all the core areas of acute & wellness healthcare, nutrition, exercise, financial counseling, psychiatric care and inter-relationship counseling, and spiritual mentoring. While this is still being worked towards, Dr. Clift also enjoys speaking with local sports teams and even workplaces on how chiropractic care can benefit them and their teams!
Dr. did an exam and took X-rays and we set up a follow-up appointment. Well, Dr. Clift didn’t want me to wait so he reviewed his X-rays after the office closed and he called me that night!! My son does not have scoliosis, he has a severe rotation and Dr. Clift is confident that he can fix it and ya know what, I am more than confident that he can fix it! I cannot say THANK YOU enough to Dr. Clift and his amazing staff!! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!!
Dr Clift and his staff I've known for over 15 years now and always provides excellent quality treatment.
A great atmosphere at New Life! Doctor is extremely kind and loves people! He knows what he is doing in his practice and super educational! I always walk away feeling better!
I would strongly urge anyone who is having joint, body aches, and/ or pain to come give it it a try. You will be wildly amazed at the results. Don't be like I was, a chiropractor pessimist! Make that appointment.
I’ve only had 1 adjustment so far but I feel so much better already and would recommend Dr. Clift to EVERYONE. His staff is also extremely kind and helps out with whatever you need.
Dr. Clift is knowledgeable, personable, and caring. His expertise is evident and his ability to customize care to your individual needs is excellent. I appreciate the knowledge, efficiency, and kindness of his staff. The overall experience is great and the results of his care is amazing!