Dr. Beau B Hightower received the first of three Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology from the University of New Mexico. Subsequent Bachelor of Science degrees in Anatomy, followed by Health and Wellness were received. Dr. Hightower graduated with honors from Parker University where he received his DC degree. His Sports Medicine Internship was finished in Bogota, Colombia where he worked with the country's Olympic athletes at the Coldeportes training facility. Dr. Hightower is licensed by the New Mexico Medical Board. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from California University with a Masters degree in Exercise Sciences. He holds over 400 hours of post-doctoral education in physical rehabilitation and functional neurology and received his second Doctorate degree in Naprapathic Medicine. He is currently pursuing a third doctoral degree. Dr Hightower has achieved the prestigious credential of Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Hightower has been named as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the Commission of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Continuing his post- graduate education, "Dr. H"has also been recognized by The National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist. Besides, Dr. Hightower has completed his Functional Movement Screen education, and is a Certified FMS Instructor. Dr. Hightower has successfully worked with NFL players, major league baseball players, national champion NCAA wrestlers, champion UFC fighters, Ironman triathletes, elite marathon runners, Olympic athletes, and IFBB professional bodybuilders. Elite-OSM is the preferred provider for Jackson's MMA. He is a member of several “high IQ” organizations such as Mensa, Intertel, and the Top One Percent Society.
Dr. Hightower is a member of the University of New Mexico Alumni Letterman's Association.
He was a linebacker for the Lobos from 2003-2005. Dr. Hightower is the team doctor for Jackson/Winklejohn's MMA, and writes a national injury column for KNUXX, a website dedicated to the coverage of boxing and mixed martial arts. He is often sought for to treat Hollywood's elite, and has previously treated actors and actresses on the film-sets of NBC's hit drama the Night Shift, as well as the set of Independence Day 2. Dr. Hightower has been featured on the Discovery Channel, Fox Sports 1, Fox, Spike, ESPN Radio, UFC TV, and the Albuquerque Journal.
Dr. Hightower has served on multiple occasions at the Roundhouse in New Mexico, treating state senators and representatives and was recently appointed to the medical staff for USA Track and Field's National Indoor Championships. He also serves as a ringside doctor for the New Mexico Athletic Commission during combat sports and has been an ringside doctor for the UFC and Legacy FC.
He enjoys teaching and is currently a clinical instructor at Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine where he teaches doctoral students in manual medicine. Dr Hightower is the creator of Ortho-Therapy.