His educational background is locally rooted from Bridgewater College, with a B.S. in Health Sciences, before continuing his education at Logan College of Chiropractic in suburban St. Louis, Missouri. There, he received another B.S. in Human Biology before receiving a Doctorate of Chiropractic in April of 2003. His post-graduate education includes credentials from Active Release Techniques® and the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a “Performance Enhancement Specialist.” Ongoing certifications through the Prague School of Rehabilitation for the Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization and Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy (McKenzie Method) have also broadened his clinical approach to pain as well as sports performance. He is also board certified by NIKE® as a 360 Golf Performance Specialist, one that is unique to the entire region!
Current educational symposiums take Dr. Nieder across the world to some of the “best of the best” in regards to musculoskeletal patient care. These are typically multi-disciplinary sessions that blend the best of functional rehabilitation and manual techniques. He also feels very privileged to continue his education in order to help his patients reach their full potential.
He also is often requested by James Madison University in the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) for lecturing on rehabilitation approaches in Sports Medicine as well as their Athletic Training staff on in-services on the current topics of sports rehabilitation.
Dr. Nieder is also an approved rehabilitation specialist for the Sports Medicine Staff at James Madison University, which is currently in 10+ years of service! Dr. Nieder has also been invited to an “on-site” physician for JMU Sports Medicine during home football games for additional treatment and “game prep” readiness sessions. Further consultations also exist with Bridgewater College and Eastern Mennonite University Sports Medicine.
He resides in Dayton with his wife, Kim, and 3 daughters. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys researching more about rehab, playing basketball, weight-training, and playing golf.
Dr. Glazer is committed to serving the city of Harrisonburg and the surrounding counties of the Shenandoah Valley through building relationships and serving his patients based on foundational principles. These principles include offering the utmost quality of care, offering individualized treatment plans, spending the necessary time needed to listen to their concerns and integrating the best treatments available in an evidence-based manner.
He has provided care to the athletes of James Madison University, Bridgewater College and Eastern Mennonite University along with local high schools in Rockingham, August, Shenandoah and Page counties to stay active with the sports community since he played football in college. He is also an avid runner, weightlifter and enjoys obstacle course racing.
Interests in Women’s Health have led to advanced treatment and rehabilitative techniques for women during the prenatal & postpartum stages of life. He is a Birthfit Professional and Webster Certified provider allowing to successfully help women when their baby is in a breech position and with conditions such as pubic pain, diastasis recti, carpal tunnel, sciatica, swelling, incontinence and some pelvic floor disorders. Furthermore his trainings have allowed him to help with breastfeeding concerns of mother and child in regards to pain during/after, milk supply & latch of child derived from musculoskeletal imbalances.
He thoroughly enjoys educating the public on common conditions and ways to self-heal by lecturing at various locations including offices, businesses, schools, gyms and at conferences. Please contact him if you have an opportunity for him to speak somewhere!