Education and Experience:  Jay C. Cook, D.C.


Active Release Techniques® Soft Tissue Manipulation
Certified Instructor, ART® Board of Examiners (Since 1997)

National Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics
Board Eligible Diplomate  (1995)

Palmer College of Chiropractic, West, Sunnyvale, California
Doctorate Degree as Chiropractic Physician  (1987)

United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering  (1961)

Chiropractic Practice: Over 20 years in the Monterey area

Teacher: Recognized authority/coach/lecturer on running injuries, training, nutrition and rehabilitation

Editor in consult and contributor to the American Running and Fitness Association  (Since 1991)

Public Service: Monterey Peninsula Chiropractic Society, a non-profit dedicated to the health of the Monterey Community (since 1992)

Rotary International, “Sunrise Club”, Music Director, (Since 1989) 

Big Sur International Marathon Board, a charitable volunteer organization  (Since 1988) 

Army Officer: Commanded American combat units in Europe, U.S.A, and Vietnam (1961 - 1983)
+One Bronze Star Medal, Valor +Two Bronze Star Medals, Merit
+Sixteen Air Medals +One Meritorious Service Medal +One Army Commendation Medal, Valor  +Three Army Commendation Medals, Merit +Three Vietnamese Campaign Ribbons + Airborne +Ranger

Hobbies: Piano; Running.  
Athlete:  All sports from intercollegiate wrestling to Captain of All‑Army Marathon Team. Forty-eight marathons: 2:35 best.   Other marks: 34:02 10K; 1:14 Half‑marathon





Active Release (ART®) site

Big Sur International Marathon

Wednesday Night Laundry
Hall of Fame