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Susumu Ikeda, D.C.,D.A.C.N.B.

Dr. Ikeda is from Japan and attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa after completing a three year pre-med curriculum at State University of New York and University of New England. He graduated Cum Laude with a doctor of chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2012.

While he attended Palmer College of Chiropractic, he also attended advanced educational seminars from Carrick Institute for neurological rehabilitation of physical and neurological disorders. He joined Dr. Gail Henry as an associate doctor specializing in neurological rehabilitation upon graduating and obtaining his license to practice in Texas. He has continued post-graduate education with the Carrick Institute and has become a Diplomate of the American College of Neurology Board in 2014.


In addition to functional neurological training, he is a certified practitioner for Interactive Metronome (IM), Active Release Technique (ART), Functional Movement System (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Y-balance testing and kinesio taping. He incorporates all of these techniques on an individual basis for each patient based on findings of an extensive neurological examination in order to make appropriate changes in physical and neurological function for each patient for long term effects and quality of living. Dr. Ikeda explains his neurological findings thoroughly to each patient and what methods of treatment will facilitate healing and stabilizing that patient’s individual physical and neurological disorder. He builds up individual treatment plan and set their goals with patients. He is dedicated to achieving long term health and optimal physical function for each patient.Dr. Ikeda will be happy to discuss with you any health or physical disorders you or a loved one may have.

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Practice in Houston, TX

Dr.Ikeda practiced in Houston Chiropractic Rehabilitation between 2012-2018 with Dr.Gai Henry.

We are specialized in functional neurology and saw patients with parkinson's disease, concussion, traumatic brain injury, developmental disorders, dystonia, gait disorders and other neurological disorders. 

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Case studies and publications
  • [Studying toward Functional Neurologist-stroke1].2014.Manual Medicine Vol.91

  • [Studying toward Functional Neurologist-stroke2].2014.Manual Medicine Vol.92

  • [Balance and Postural Control-case study].Manual Medicine Vol.93

  • [Balance training for a Parkinson's patient].2015.Manual Medicine Vol.94

  • [Multiple sclerosis1].2015.Manual Medicine Vol.95

  • [Multiple sclerosis2-case strudy].2015.Manual Medicine Vol.96

  • [Functional Neurological Rehabilitation-Case 4-spinal manipulation affects brain].2015.Manual Medicine Vol.97

  • [Functional Neurological Rehabilitation-Case 5-Eye movement trainings and concussion].2016.Manual Medicine Vol 98.

Degrees and certifications
  • Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)

  • Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (D.A.C.N.B.)

  • Functional Neurological-Orthopedic Rehabilitation (FNOR)

  • Certified Functional Range Release® Practitioner 

  • Certified Functional Range Conditioning® Practitioner 

  • Certified in Selevtive Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)

  • Certified in Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

  • Certified in Y Balance Test

  • Certified IM provider

  • Certified FAKTR (Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab) provider 

Education and training
  • Functional Neurology Seminars (FNS) [2016-presnet]

  • Functional Neurological-Orthopedic Rehabilitation (FNOR)

  • Module 1~6 [2015-2016 in Atlanta, GA]​

  • Melillo Educational Series

  • Module 1, Physcail exam for newborn and infnats by Robert Melillo [6/10-6/12/16]​

  • Carrick Institute [2011-present]

  • 800's module series [2011-2014], 300 hours​

  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury series [2013-2014], 250 hours

  • Dr. Carrick's Clinical Ground Rounds [2013], 1 week 

  • 824: Clinical Applications of Joint manipulation by Dr.Carrick [6/3/2017], 15 hours in Atlanta, GA

  • Functional Medicine

  • Apex: Fundamentals of Functional Blood Chemistry by Dr. Noseworthy,S [3/29-3/30/14]16 hours

  • Apex: Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry by Dr. Brock B [6/20-6/22/14],22 hours

  • Apex: Mastering Brain Chemistry by Dr.Brock, B [7/25-7/27/14],22 hours

  • Apex: Mastering the thyroid by Dr. Brock,B [9/10-9/12/14], 20 hours

  • Apex: Early signs of neurodegeneration by Dr. Brock,B, 2 hours

  • Apex: Food allergies and Sensitivities in the New Milennium by Dr. Brock,B, 2 hours

  • FAKTR(Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab) by Dr.Todd Riddle, [5/20-5/21/2017]

  • Functional Release (FR®)

  • Lower limb [9/9/16-9/11/16, in Austin, TX, 24 hours]

  • Functional Range Conditioning (FRC®)

  • ​by Andreo Spina [4/22/17-4/23/17 in Denver, CO]​​

  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)

  • Basic A by Brett Winchester, D.C. [4/22-4/24/16 in Houston, TX]

  • Dynamic Taping by Todd Riddle, D.C. [5/22/16 in Woodland, TX]

  • Fascial Highwat System by Adam Wolf, P.T., L.M.T., F.A.F.S [6/25-6/26/16 in Austin, TX]

  • Neuromechanical Innovation, Impulse Adjusting System

  • Extremity [10/11-10/12/14 in Austin,TX]

  • Functional Movement System (FMS) 

  • Level 1 and level 2 [10/2-10/4/14 in FL]​

  • Low level laser training

  • Thor laser[9/13/14 in Austin, TX]

  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)

  • Certification course [5/18-5/19/13 in Dallas, TX]​

  • Advanced course [7/14-7/15/13 in San Francisco, CA]

  • Advanced course [10/19-10/20/13 in Chicago, IL] (audit)

  • Level 1 Certification course [9/24-9/25/16 in Houston, TX] (audit)

  • Level 2 Advanced [2/17/17-2/18/17 in Raleigh, NC] (audit)

  • Mulligan Concepts

  • The diagnosis & treatment of the Upper and Lower Quadrants [10/6-10/7/13 in San Francisco,CA]

  • Upper Quater [10/1/16-10/2/16 in Frisco,TX]

  • Neurokinetics (NKT)

  • Level 1 by Perry Nickelston,D.C. [11/9-11/10/13 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL]​, 15 hours

  • Redcord

  • Neurac 1 by Gabrielle Shrier & Allyson Cabot [2/24/17-2/26/17, 20.75 hours, in Los Angeles, CA]

  • Kinesio Taping ,KT1, KT2, KT3, [2012,2013]

  • Active Release Technique (ART)

  • Upper and Lower extremity [2011, 2012], 48 hour

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