Dr. M.L. Woodruff – Founder

Dr. Woodruff began The Spinal Center Clinics over 30 years ago to serve Pensacola and the surrounding areas. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College then returned to his home town to provide the best quality of chiropractic care and services possible. As a Chiropractor with experience, Dr. Woodruff committed his clinics to promote optimal health and the well being of patients.

Dr. Thomas Kracht

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, competing in triathlons, or swimming at the local pool.

Educational History

  • 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

Professional Membership

  • American Chiropractic Assiciation
  • 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