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Meet The Doctor

Dr. Tuggle

Dr. John Tuggle | D.C.

Dr. Tuggle's journey into the healthcare field began in the 1990s after a life-altering experience at a theme park. Following an accident resulting in a sprain-strain injury, he discovered the healing potential of chiropractic care through a chance meeting with a chiropractor.

Intrigued by the relief he experienced during a trial of chiropractic treatment, Dr. John Tuggle, equipped with natural manual dexterity and a profound respect for the healing process, envisioned integrating these qualities into his future profession.

Initially holding a degree in theatrical arts from Austin Community College, Dr. Tuggle redirected his academic focus to the scientific realm, choosing Texas Chiropractic College, a longstanding institution established in 1908.

Graduating in 1999, he relocated to the Austin area in 2001, embarking on an active and impactful practice spanning over two decades, catering to patients across central Texas.

In his personal life, Dr. Tuggle is happily married to his wife, Andrea (Andi), and they are proud parents to three children: Chayseland, Cameron, and Kendall. Beyond his professional pursuits, Dr. Tuggle engages in various hobbies, including exercise, lake activities such as surfing and occasional slalom skiing, motorcycle riding, and flying airplanes.


Tuggle FamilyLiving an Active Lifestyle

With over 24 years of experience, Dr. Tuggle has been a dedicated force in enhancing the well-being of his patients in central Texas. His practice, known as "The Tri Doc," has evolved to incorporate state-of-the-art rehabilitative techniques, specializing in the treatment of triathletes. Dr. Tuggle and his skilled team hold certifications in progressive methods such as Active Release Therapy, Dry Needling, Graston Technique, and Kinesio Taping.

Offering exceptional alternatives to surgical procedures, Dr. Tuggle provides a pathway to pain alleviation and a swift return to optimal health. The Tuggle family proudly embraces the title of "Lake Rats," regularly spending weekends on the scenic Lake Travis. Dr. Tuggle, the family patriarch, has an illustrious history in athletic pursuits, particularly in triathlons, marathons, and cycling events.



Tuggle RunningFocused on Delivering the Best Results

While the era of participating in over 100 events may be in the past, Dr. Tuggle's commitment to an active and healthy lifestyle endures. He now focuses on racing less frequently, opting for shorter distances, yet his dedication to maintaining fitness and pursuing his passion for triathlons remains a defining aspect of his daily routine.

Certified in Active Release Therapy, Active Release Technique, Dry Needling, Graston Technique, and Kinesio Taping, Dr. Tuggle is equipped with a comprehensive skill set to address a range of health issues. His commitment to ongoing learning reflects his passion for providing patients with the most effective and efficient treatment options available.

Dr. Tuggle's dedication extends beyond the classroom; he embraces a hands-on approach to his own training, mirroring the commitment of his patients. By immersing himself in the challenges of sports training, he gains a deeper understanding of your concerns, ensuring a more informed and effective approach to your well-being. Trust Dr. Tuggle to not only expand his knowledge but to share in your experiences, offering personalized care that prioritizes your health and success.

The Tri-Doc Explained

The "Tri Doc" Explained

Dr. Tuggle has given himself the title of "The Tri Doc", to designate him as a doctor who treats triathletes but he also treats all athletes and non-athletes alike. Dr. Tuggle is a believer on being a part of the athletic community, so the clinic sponsors many athletic events from 5k's to bigger events.

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  • Jennifer R.

    "Dr. Tuggle and his team are amazing! They have a solid approach for getting patients healthy with multiple treatment modalities and encouragement. He and his team subscribe to the belief that being healthy is a journey and they invite their patients in to participate in their healing. I have had truly remarkable success and am greatful"

  • Laurie C.

    "I had severe neck and shoulder pain and had tried all kinds of treatments and nothing was helping. I went to Dr Tuggle and I don’t have any pain at all anymore!! Thank you Dr Tuggle and team!! It’s been life changing for me."

  • Conna P.

    "I came in with a laundry list of pain points in both my back and neck. The team at BDPM listened to me, strategized with me on treatment and provided a comfortable place to heal and get stronger. The staff is incredible and made me feel like family while teaching me better ways to take care of myself. Highly recommend!"

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