Dr. Miglis completed his pre-chiropractic studies at the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in Psychology. He completed an additional two years of post-graduate training as a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at the University of Florida, earning a nomination to the scholarship fraternity Phi Beta Kappa and to Mensa.
Dr. Miglis completed his professional training at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic with High Honors. He was on the Dean’s list for the entire four-year program and was nominated to Delta Sigma, the honorary scholastic society of the healing arts.
Upon graduation, Dr. Miglis practiced in Los Angeles. During this time, he co-founded a special training program to teach advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques to senior students at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, lecturing at the college on numerous occasions.
His post-graduate work includes studies with some of the world leaders of chiropractic: spinal diagnosis and treatment with European pioneers, Drs. Gillet and Pletain, radiology with Dr. Howe, and treatment techniques with Dr. Faye of Santa Monica, California.
Dr. Miglis developed a successful Injury-Reduction and Safety Program for the Avery Label Corporation in Southern California. This project included close collaboration with industrial engineers in the re-design of major manufacturing plants for the increase of work productivity and employee safety.
Dr. Miglis has taken post-graduate courses in neurology through New York College of Chiropractic. In addition, Dr. Miglis has completed post-graduate programs in the treatment and management of auto-related traumatic injuries and has completed special training in the evaluation and rating of physical impairment. Dr. Miglis has provided Workers Compensation treatment for injured Brevard County employees, including county firefighters, paramedics and police officers as well as local hospital and out-patient healthcare providers.
During the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, Dr. Miglis provided chiropractic treatment for the USA Women’s Volleyball Team. He has an advanced black belt in karate. Dr. Miglis served as 1990 President of the Brevard County Chiropractic Society.
In 2004, Dr. Miglis gave an invited presentation to the University of Florida College of Medicine faculty and students entitled: “Conventional Medicine and Chiropractic: Building Bridges in a Changing World” which presented scientific evidence for chiropractic treatment and a model for cooperative patient care in working with medical physicians.
Dr Miglis is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy using the McKenzie method (McKenzie Institute, USA, mckenziemdt.org). This is a well researched and internationally-practiced method for the safe, effective and patient-centered treatment of mechanical back, neck and extremity conditions. Dr. Miglis was on the planning committee for the McKenzie Institute’s Conference of the Americas in Denver in 2013.