Dr. Droege has more than 40 years of experience in orthopedic rehabilitation, involving car accidents, work-related and sports injuries.
Dr. Droege is a Board Certified Chiropractic physician with more than 37 years of experience treating patients. Dr. Droege specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation, involving car accidents, work-related and sports injuries. Dr. Droege is ESM’s CEO.
Dr. Droege is a native of St. Louis and graduated CBC high school and Logan College of Chiropractic. He began taking classes at Logan during the off-season while he was playing baseball for the Chicago Cubs from 1972-77. That followed a 4-year baseball scholarship at Kansas State University where Dr. Droege was later named to the All-Century Baseball Team at KSU. Dr. Droege is Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Board Qualified in Orthopedics. In addition, he has a Master’s degree in Traumatic Biomechanics and is a former Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). He is currently a member of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
In addition to treating patients, Dr. Droege has managed to continue his sports competition. He is a 22-time World Long Drive Finalist (seen annually on ESPN Christmas Day) and received the Long Drivers of America lifetime achievement award in 2012. In June of 2013, Dr. Droege was appointed the chiropractic physician for the Senior PGA Tournament at Bellerive County Club. He is also the chiropractic physician for all events at the Scottrade Center, the Chaifetz Arena, the Muny Opera, and the Repertory Theatre. Dr. Droege has been the team physician for the St. Louis Blues, Player Association for St. Louis Rams, Harris Stowe State University and numerous high schools.
Dr. Droege spends many hours working with local charities throughout St Louis and is a frequent guest speaker. Some of the charities Dr. Droege is actively involved in include Blast It out of Bush, Homerun for Heroes, Little Patriots and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Dr. Droege is a co-founder of the Bommarito St. Louis Long Drive Team which has raised more than 500-thousand dollars for local charities in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.
Dr. Droege and his wife have two daughters.