Dr. Sam Peña is the owner and practicing Chiropractor at the San Antonio Muscle & Spine Clinic (SAMS Clinic). Sam Peña was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas where he graduated from William Howard Taft High School. After high school he attended Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas for a short period of time to play football. After suffering from athletic injuries, Dr. Peña then transferred to the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Samuel Peña worked as a personal trainer throughout college and after graduating. He helped a diverse population with fitness and wellness goals. Dr. Peña decided to further his education and attended Texas Chiropractic College located in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area. Dr. Peña participated in rotations at the Rice University Athletics Department, University of Houston Clear Lake Department of Health Services, Moody Health Center and other locations throughout the community. After graduating from Chiropractic College in 2016, Dr. Peña worked at a prestigious company right after graduating, which focused on a unique approach to treating musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Peña was invited to serve athlete services for the 2016 Crossfit Regionals in San Diego CA, Portland OR, and in Columbus OH, and again in 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Peña has extensive post-graduate training in I.A.S.T.M (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations) as well as Dry Needling (DN) and cupping thearpies. He is also a registered Certified Medical Examiner, and certified to perform WorkSteps, DOT & pre-employment physicals in the State of Texas. Dr. Peña also performs Independent Medical Examinations and Independent Medical Reviews for insurance companies and attorneys. Dr. Peña is also certifed as a Designated Doctor in the State of Texas and is qualified to perform and grade impairment ratings, determine if an injured person has reached maximum medical improvement, determine extent of injuries, give safe return to work guidelines. Dr. Peña has served as an expert testimony under oath. On his free time Dr. Peña likes to spend time with his family, and stay up to date with the most current research and medico-legal issues in his field of expertise.