The mission of the R.W. Sweat Research Foundation is a not for profit organization dedicated  to the research and development of the – Atlas vertebrae & the Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic Adjusting Technique . Our organization provides Research and dedication for the Advancement of the Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic Program.

We also partner with healthcare technology manufacturers to aid the development of portable and sustainable healthcare instruments to assist our efforts.

We are accountable to our supporters, donors, and Board of Directors. We keep our commitment to the Research developments of the  -Atlas vertebrae .

The Foundation strives to establish and develop Research to provide to the AO Doctors around the globe.


Our vision is to illustrate the Atlas vertebrae , to promote treatment with the Atlas Orthogonal Adjusting Instrument, adjustment evaluation and  studies that clearly document the health benefits for the Atlas Orthogonal vertebrae corrections.

Dr. Roy W. Sweat, D.C.

Dr. Darrell Boutwell, D.C.

Dr. Matthew H. Sweat, D.C.
Co-Chairman, Ethics Committee

Vice President

Dr. Dennis G. Fiorini, D.C.

Dr. Daryl Ammons, D.C.

Dr. Rick Saggau, D.C.

Dr. John A. Ellwood, D.C.

Dr. Angelo Colavita, D.C.
Co-Chairman, Ethics Committee

Tecla Sweat
Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Maureen O’Toole Work, D.C.