Stephen is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College and previous Clinic Supervisor for the Dominican Republic clinic. His passion is to help people overcome their back and neck pain so they are able to live the life they intend to. In practice, he focuses on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of non-surgical, spine-related disorders through evidence-based and patient-centered care. He specializes in the integration of movement and physical rehabilitation so that patients can feel, function, and live at their best.
He is a certified Primary Spine Practitioner through the University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences, and has completed additional education in pain classification, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy, as well as other manual therapies. Currently, he works as part of the Volunteer Recruitment team to share World Spine Care’s mission with prospective volunteers and inspire them to become a part of their goal to create a world in which everyone has access to the highest level of spine care possible.
Mufudzi is a recent Chiropractic graduate from Durban University of Technology in South Africa. As a student, he was a member of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students which is how he first got involved with World Spine Care. In 2017, he carried out his research for his Master’s degree in the Mahalapye District Hospital where he was looking at how the local health care professionals at the hospital perceive World Spine Care. He has now joined the clinical team with World Spine in Botswana. He has a keen interest in African development and public health and is excited to see how health care systems across the continent evolve to better meet the needs of the local people. He is an avid blogger and part-time voice-over artist.
Dr. Carly Broderick is a recent graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West in California. She originally came to Botswana as a short term volunteer and enjoyed the experience so much that she came back in the role of Clinic Supervisor. Prior to chiropractic school, she earned a Masters of Public Health, which sparked interested in community-based health care in under-served communities. During the course of her studies, she became an avid rock climber with a keen interest in treating athletes. She has had additional training in extremity adjusting with a focus on returning athletes to sport. Always interested in embracing different cultures while working in a sustainable, integrated health care setting, World Spine Care has been an excellent choice.
The World Spine Care Dr. Shannon Bloch Volunteer Grant offers financial assistance to qualified chiropractors based in North America who wish to volunteer as a Clinical Supervisor at one of the WSC Botswana Clinics and who can demonstrate a financial need, related to student debt. Learn more: