Dr. Timothy Scott is a son of J. J. and Virginia Scott of Shelby. Timothy attended Shelby City Schools, participated in choir, school plays, football and 4-H.
During high school, he started having migraines and his chiropractor was the only one who could helped. Timothy thought physical therapy would be his profession. But his parents and the chiropractor were strong believers of that field, and it led him in that direction.
Timothy graduated from Shelby High School in 1972 and enrolled for one year at Bowling Green State University for undergrad work. Next, he entered OSU Mansfield for the two-year undergrad studies. When the prerequisites were done, Timothy went on to the National Chiropractic School in Chicago.
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Before leaving for Chicago, Scott and Karen Wadley married in 1974. She also was from Shelby, enjoyed 4-H and showed horses all over Ohio. Karen graduated from Shelby High School in 1972 and began working for a vet in Shelby.
When the Scotts moved to Illinois, she became a vet assistant and helped put her husband through school.
Timothy said chiropractic school wasn’t like undergrad school; it required 30 some hours of credits per semester, with a big part being in the lab. It’s normally a 4 1/2-year program, year-round. They both worked summers, so it took over six years for Timothy to receive his degree. He graduated in December 1981 from Lombard College as a doctor of chiropractic.
School behind him, Scotts return to Shelby
The Scotts moved back to Shelby because he had to take the State Licensing Board exam which wasn’t offered until March. He already passed the required national boards before graduation.
Timothy started working with chiropractor Tom Rinehart, who had suggested he enter that field. He also started working with another chiropractor at Medway to learn more about nutrition for his future practice for general health and to help patients.
Finally, it was time for Timothy to go out on his own, and he and his wife wanted to be within 30 minutes of their parents' homes. The search was on to set up his own practice, which included his wife, in October 1982.
In their exploits, they found the "monster house" at 1005 Marion Road, Bucyrus. (It’s a big red brick home.) They did some remodeling and opened their doors to the practice in December. They hoped they could make a living out of this new practice.
Clients show up before the doors open
Actually, someone was knocking on their door at 9 a.m. on Dec. 20, and they weren’t really expecting anyone that soon. They were surprised just how many patients they treated in the first week, and it’s just kept going from that time forward.
The Scotts have remodeled several times, starting with two treatment rooms, and they’ve kept expanding. They lived upstairs, off and on, for about four years. Karen is the detailed person who set up the office and is the office manager. She also was raising five ornery boys and a daughter, according to Timothy.
Scott Chiropractic Center encounters all ages of people — from newborns right out of the hospital to 90 some years. Timothy often hears "can you help this?" and he says he doesn’t know until they try.
He also helps a lot of people nutritionally by using products from Standard Process. It’s a form of natural health care; the body is designed to heal itself, so any interference structurally or nutritionally can delay or prevent healing. Chiropractic care removes nervous system interference and the nutritional support gives the body the tools to function on its own.
One time, while assisting a patient and doing a form of muscle testing, Timothy yelled out “I need an arm," meaning a staff assistant. He was surprised when the patient offered him her prosthetic arm. They all had a good laugh over that one.
One of the precious stories was when a lady stopped Timothy while he was shopping at Kroger and announced, “I’m pregnant because of you.” He wasn't sure what folks standing by thought, but what she meant by the remark was his use of chiropractic treatments and nutritional work.
In 2004, Scott Chiropractic Center brought in Jennifer Rogers, a doctor of chiropractic, into the practice.
Looking forward to retirement and travel
After 39 years, Timothy is officially retiring and turning the practice over to Rogers. This will give the Scotts more time so they can visit their six children, spouses and grandchildren.
"We’ll also travel and see the USA in a Chevrolet, remember that old jingle?,” Timothy said.
While it’s a well-remembered line, the Scotts don’t have a Chevrolet, but they will travel just as well in their own car.
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