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Roy Sweat DC, BCAO
Roy W. Sweat was born June 25th, 1927, in Albany, Georgia. He attended elementary and high school in Albany, and graduated from Albany High in 1944. Following graduation, he joined the navy in World War II and served for two years in the Pacific theater.

After leaving the military in 1946, he entered Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, in January of 1947 and completed the four-year course of study and graduated in January of 1950.

• Dr. Sweat went into practice in 1950 with Dr. Vic Brooks in Decatur, Georgia. In 1953, he opened his private clinic at 103 N. McDonaugh Street in Decatur, Georgia where he practiced for twenty-five years. In 1978, he moved his practice to 3274 Buckeye Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia, where he is presently located.

• In 1952, Dr. Sweat began a course of study specializing in the upper cervical occipital-atlanto-axial complex under Dr. John F. Grostic in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 1960, Dr. Grostic chose Dr. Sweat to become an instructor at his seminars and help present the Grostic programs. Dr. Grostic died in 1964, at which time Dr. Sweat and four other doctors organized the Grostic Presentation Seminars and continued the specialized training seminars in Atlanta, Georgia.

• In 1977, Dr. Sweat organized the Society of Chiropractic Orthospinology, which presented the same specialized programs.

• In 1981, Dr. Sweat created the program of Chiropractic Atlas Orthogonality, which continued in the specialized educational seminars.

• Dr. Sweat has written a series of four books on Chiropractic Atlas Orthogonality. Dr. Sweat has also written thirty articles published in various chiropractic magazines.

• In 1970, Dr. Sweat designed a chiropractic adjusting instrument and has made a series of six different models.

• He has designed an Atlas Orthogonal x-ray frame, x-ray chair and attachments for the x-ray machine.

• Dr. Sweat has designed an Atlas Orthogonal computerized radiographic analysis program.

Dr. Sweat has designed three radiographic analysis templates and a right-handed Cartesian orthogonal coordinate system vector booklet; this booklet is currently in its third edition.


• The Atlas Orthogonal program is taught as an elective course at Palmer College of Chiropractic, Life College of Chiropractic and at Sherman College of Chiropractic.

• Dr. Sweat has been on the Homecoming programs at Life College, Life West College, Palmer College, Palmer West College, Sherman College and Parker College.

• He is an associate professor of Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia, and has been associated with their research program.

• He presents the Atlas Orthogonal program at the Parker seminars.

• He is a member of the Presidents Club at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.

• Dr. Sweat received the Daniel David Palmer Scientific Award on June 9th, 1995 from Palmer College of Chiropractic.

• Dr. Sweat is Board Certified in the Atlas Orthogonal program.

• Dr. Sweat completed the three-year orthopedic study program from National Chiropractic College.

• He has a graduate certificate in the videofluoroscopy program from Life Chiropractic College.

• Dr. Sweat’s programs have been presented to C.H. Suh, Ph.D. of the University of Colorado. The papers are then recorded at the University of Colorado as permanent records.

• Dr. Sweat has presented the Atlas Orthogonal seminars throughout the United States, Canada, and Tokyo, Japan.

• Dr. Sweat has been a member of the International Chiropractic Association since graduating from college and is a member at the present time.

• Dr. Sweat is listed in the “Who’s Who in Leading Professionals and Executives.”

• Dr. Sweat is a member of the Georgia Chiropractic Association. He was the association president in 1969-1970 and has served on many of the committees of the association.


• Dr. Sweat is a member of the Decatur Kiwanis Club, and has been a member for thirty years. He has been a past president of the Kiwanis and is currently a senior member. He was presented a Legion of Honor award from the Kiwanis.

• Dr. Sweat is married to Roylan Coop Sweat and has three children and three grandchildren; he was married in 1949. He was widowed May 2001.

• Dr. Sweat is presently a member of Mt Carmel United Methodist Church in Norcross, Georgia.
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