Kevin R. Bates DC, FIAMA, Dipl.Med.Ac.
Dr. Bates is a graduate of The National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois, formerly known as The National College of Chiropractic, where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic and Bachelor of Science in Human Biology degrees. Prior to attending National College of Chiropractic, Dr. Bates studied Physical Education and received his Bachelor's degree at Brock University in Ontario, Canada.
After a visit to Denver in November of 2001, he decided to make it his home. He chose the area for it’s obvious natural beauty, the healthy community environment and numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. Dr. Bates practiced with Lifetime Health and Wellness for 14 years before joining Activa 360 in June 2016. Dr. Bates continually keeps on top of the latest in technology and techniques. He has continued his education with a Certification in Custom Foot Orthotics, and he has received a Fellowship and a Diplomate from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Bates is a member of The American Chiropractic Association and The Colorado Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Bates is trained in a variety of treatment methods, with a particular emphasis on sports injuries and nutrition. He takes pride in tailoring his adjusting techniques to his patients' needs. His extensive athletic background, including mountain biking, ice hockey, snowboarding, downhill skiing and golf have given him first-hand experience with the majority of the sports injuries that he treats.
When Dr. Bates is not in the office, he enjoys numerous activities including snowboarding, mountain biking, ice hockey, hiking and camping, which he shares with his wife and his son.
James T. Turnbull Jr., D.C., CCST, FIAMA
Denver chiropractor, Dr. James Turnbull started Activa 360 over 10 years ago. In 2016 he and his family had an exciting change which unfortunately resulted in a move out of state. He then passed the torch on to Dr. Bates to continue the excellent care many have come to expect at Activa360.
Dr. Turnbull began his college studies at Lawrence University, a small liberal arts college in Wisconsin, giving him a diverse background in English, history, philosophy, science and the arts. Following his time at Lawrence, Dr. Turnbull attended Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis where he actively studied rehabilitation and neurology around the country with respected leaders in both medicine and chiropractic. Following his graduation, Dr. Turnbull taught rehabilitation to senior students at Logan College of Chiropractic and helped in laying the groundwork for an interdisciplinary pelvic pain rehabilitation center for postpartum women at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Dr. Turnbull has been practicing chiropractic in Denver since 1999. In 2001 Dr. Turnbull earned his Chiropractic Certification in Spinal Traumafollowing an intensive year-long course of post-graduate study and in 2003-2004 completed a Fellowship with the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Currently, he is an Adjunct Clinical Sciences Faculty at Northwestern Health Sciences University. Outside of the office, Dr. Turnbull enjoys playing guitar, photography, hiking, camping and travel with his wife, Stacy, his son, Rigo, and his dog, Stella.
Meet Dr. Kevin Bates