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Chiropractor in Temple TX Chris Price

Chiropractor Chris Price D.C.


Dr. Chris Price completed his Pre-Med Undergraduate Studies in 1998 at Southern Utah University. He later went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2002 from Southern California University of Health Sciences in Whittier, CA.

Hobbies and Community Affairs

Dr. Price is a Health Nut. He enjoys sports, nutrition, and various outdoor activities. He is also Volunteer for the Temple Community Free Health Clinic.

Licensure & Certifications

  • Successfully completed all parts of The National Board of
  • Chiropractic Examiners, Diplomat
  • Successfully completed state licensing examination,
  • Washington State board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Successfully completed state licensing examination, Texas
  • Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Texas Chiropractic Association
  • Tri-County Chiropractic Association
Chiropractor in Temple TX Matt George

Chiropractor MATT R. GEORGE D.C.


Dr. George completed his undergraduate studies at Marshall University in West Virginia in 2006 with a bachelor's in biology. 

After finishing that, he went on to Parker College of Chiropractic from 2007-2010 where he competed another bachelor's in Anatomy and received his Doctorate in Chiropractic Care.

Hobbies and Community Affairs

Dr. George is an avid exercise guru, where he loves to trail run and participate in community runs and events. He also likes to golf with friends and family. Computer science is one of his many interests, along with helping to make others feel better!

Licensure & Certifications

  • Successfully completed the all parts of The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Diplomat
  • Successfully completed the state licensing examination, Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Chiropractor in Killeen TX Patrick McHorse



Dr. McHorse completed his undergraduate studies at Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX in 2006. After finishing that, he continued at Parker College of Chiropractic from 2007-2010 where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

Dr. McHorse is an avid fisherman, where he loves to fish for crappie and even makes his own jigs to fish with. He also enjoys building, flying and driving R/C helicopters, Quad rotor aircraft, and R/C cars. Dr. McHorse is also heavily into Origami and enjoys folding a variety of different creatures, animals and insects. He is also a veteran of the United States Navy.

Dr. McHorse has successfully completed all four parts of The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Texas state licensing examination, Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

Chiropractor in Temple TX Carlson Thwing



Dr. Thwing completed his undergraduate degree at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and a Mathematics Minor. 

After completing his undergraduate he went to Life University, Atlanta, GA from 2012-2015 and received his Doctorate in Chiropractic.


Dr. Thwing is an avid weightlifter and workout enthusiast. He also enjoys riding motorcycles, hunting/fishing, and going hiking with his Black Lab. In addition, Dr. Thwing enjoys attending musical performances with his friends and family.

Licensure and Certifications

  • Successfully completed all parts of the National Board of Chiropractic
  • Examiners.
  • Successfully completed the state licensing examination, Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
  • Successfully completed the state licensing examination, Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
  • Successfully completed the state licensing examination, Kentucky Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
Chiropractor in Killeen TX Blake Young

Chiropractor Blake Young, D.C., R.N.


Dr. Young completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wayland Baptist University. He received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Parker University in 2010 and is licensed by both the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Texas Board of Nursing.

Dr. Young is committed to the holistic care of his patients, focusing on the mind, body and spirit. In addition to his chiropractic adjustments, he can recommend a variety of therapies offered within the clinic to guide his patients towards well-being including exercise, acupuncture, physical therapy, and healthy lifestyle choices. When he finds the time, he loves to play tennis and golf, as well as pursue outdoor activities such as fishing and hiking.


Chiropractor Chris Taylor, D.C.


Dr. Taylor completed his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at Liberty University located in Lynchburg, Virginia, in May 2016. During his time at Liberty, Dr. Taylor worked with Division I athletes in a variety of sporting events ranging from hockey, lacrosse, football, soccer, baseball wrestling and much more.

Upon completion he continued his education at Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2019.

Dr. Taylor has loved sports from the very beginning. It does not matter what sport or the level of competition, he wants to be apart of it. In addition to sports, Dr. Taylor loves to hunt. Growing up in New Mexico he has had the privilege of going on a array of unique hunting expeditions. He also enjoys lifting weights in any setting. Traditional, CrossFit, HIIT or power lifting, it does not matter to him, he finds enjoyment in it all.

Another important aspect of Dr. Taylor’s life is his Faith. He has been involved in church, leadership and sharing Jesus’ love to everyone all his life. His goal is to continue to show this love to everyone he encounters and is foundational in his chiropractic services. Dr. Taylor believes that with the proper care and education everyone can experience complete health and wellness in all aspects of life.

During his time at Parker University he also met his wife, Dr. Rachel Spicer Taylor. Their passion for loving people and Chiropractic has flourished and will continue to grow within the profession.

Dr. Taylor has successfully completed all four parts of The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Texas state licensing examination, Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners. In addition to his licensure in Chiropractic, he has continued and maintained his certification in Athletic Training.


Chiropractor Rachel Spicer, D.C.


Dr. Rachel Spicer completed her Undergraduate studies in 2015 at the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology-Fitness and Wellness. During her time at the University of Florida she competed on the gymnastics team accomplishing 3 National Championships and 2 SEC Championships.

She later went on to receive her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2019 from Parker College of Chiropractic located in Dallas, TX.

Hobbies and Community Affairs

Dr. Spicer is into all thing’s health related. She loves exercising, outdoor trails/hiking, going to the lake, country concerts, lots of sports, cooking, traveling, and quality family time. She is passionate about genuinely learning people’s life stories and increasing the quality of life through the facilitation of the chiropractic adjustment. She believes the body can heal itself and function at its most optimal level by freeing the nervous system and allowing the brain and body connection to work perfectly as God created. She loves motivating individuals to reach their own health goals and enjoys working with the entire family, really connecting with pregnant moms and pediatrics.

Dr. Spicer is very thankful to work along side her husband, Dr. Christopher Taylor. She and her husband met in chiropractic school and hope to shine their lighthearted personalities with all people.

Licensure & Certifications

  • Successfully completed all parts of The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Successfully completed state licensing examination
  • Texas State board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Webster’s Technique Certified in Pregnancy Protocols 
Chiropractor Temple TX Andrew Yakubik

Chiropractor Andrew Yakubik, D.C.


Dr. Yakubik completed his Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Auburn University in 2015. After completing his undergraduate degree from Auburn University, Dr. Yakubik attended Parker University where he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic, graduating Cum Laude.

Dr. Yakubik loves to spend time with his family. If he is not at the clinic or enjoying hikes with his wife, son, and Dog (Watson) you will find him on the golf course. Dr. Yakubik is very passionate about his patient’s care and well-being. Each patient has individual goals about their health. Dr. Yakubik makes it his mission that every patient meets and exceeds their expectations.

Chiropractor Temple TX Mitchell McKean

Chiropractor MITCHELL A. MCKEAN, D.C.


Dr. Mitchell McKean completed his Undergraduate Degree in Psychology in 1991 at University of Houston.  He later went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic in 1999 at Texas Chiropractic college in Pasadena, Texas.

  • He has successfully completed the state licensing examination, Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • In addition, he has successfully completed all parts of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Hobbies and Community Affairs

Dr. McKean enjoys working out.  The main reason he decided to become a chiropractor is during a workout, while squatting and also bartending at the tender age of 24 found his back pain was so bad that he had to hold himself up to brush his teeth.  One day someone recommended that he visit a Chiropractor.  Within two visits he was 70% out of pain. 

Then and there was when he decided he wanted to be able to help others as he himself had been healed.  Dr. McKean has always enjoyed giving to others whenever he can. So, stepping into this position 20 years ago has guided him through the journey of seeing people improve their overall health with the knowledge gained through his schooling and experience.

When Dr. McKean is not working, he enjoys time outdoors, working out and as much as possible precious time with his wife Jill and his two daughters Bella and Olivia.

Chiropractor Killeen TX Mariah Adams

Chiropractor Mariah Adams, D.C.


Dr. Mariah Adams began her journey as a pre-nursing student at the University of Louisiana Monroe. After hearing about the benefits of Chiropractic care, Mariah discovered a new passion that ignited within her: "Practicing Chiropractic allows me to directly improve the lives of my patients without harmful drugs or invasive surgeries. 

There is no better field in which I could promote such drastic improvements in my patient's health on a daily basis." Dr. Adams attained her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker University in Dallas Texas in April of 2019, the same month she married her best friend and classmate, Dr. Dillan.

Mariah and Dillan have settled down in Temple where they enjoy exploring local nature preserves, State Parks, wineries, and taking camping trips with their dog, Boudreaux, as well as the occasional round of disc golf.

Dr. Adams is also Webster certified through the ICPA program so she can provide her pregnant patients with the best care possible. She loves working with soon to be Mamas and children of all ages. Dr. Adams has loved immersing herself in her new community: "Every patient I have the privilege to adjust adds joy to my day! This community has been so welcoming and I could not be more grateful for the trust they place in me to take care of them."

Chiropractor Killeen TX Dillan Friedrichs

Chiropractor DILLAN Friedrichs, D.C.


Dr. Friedrichs graduated from Parker University in April of 2019, and has since been passionate about mastering the art of Chiropractic. Patients of all ages have seen a number of issues and symptoms resolved under Dr. Friedrichs' care.

He takes great pride in not only treating his patients, but making a personal connection with each of them while providing the care they need to feel in control of their lives again. "Nothing makes me happier than hearing a patient talk about what hobbies or activities they have picked back up now that they are pain free." Dr. Friedrichs and his wife Mariah have been proud to serve side by side in the Chiropractic field for the last two years. Outside of work, they enjoy their lives together finding new places to explore in their new home of central Texas. While out of the clinic, he can be found with his family in local parks, finding new hiking trails, or on the racquetball court. "I look forward to meeting all of you in my new community, and can't wait to help get you pain free and enjoying your life to the fullest!"

Chiropractor Temple TX Nichole Roedel

Chiropractor Nichole Roedel, D.C.


Dr. Roedel completed her Bachelor of Exercise Science from North Dakota State University in 2017. After completing her undergraduate degree from NDSU, Dr. Roedel went on to receive her Doctor of Chiropractic at Parker University in Dallas, TX.

She is very passionate about building strong doctor-patient relationships and helping people get better through chiropractic care. She suffered from severe headaches and neck pain throughout high school and college from sports, and chiropractic was the only thing to help her issues and sparked her interest in chiropractic.

Dr. Roedel loves spending time outdoors with her three dogs (Ollie, Louie, and Theo). When she has the time, preferably in the summer, she visits family back home in Minnesota. And yes, she is a Vikings fan and loves watching football with friends and family!

Chiropractor Temple TX Bob Pompella

Chiropractor Bob Pompella, D.C.


Dr. Bob Pompella graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in the fall of 2012 with a degree in Biology with an emphasis on Exercise Science. He then enrolled at Parker University in Dallas, Texas to start his chiropractic education.

While at Parker University, Dr. Bob took on many leadership roles such as Vice President of multiple technique clubs, liaison between Parker University and the Collective Leadership Alliance.

After graduating from Parker University with a Doctorate of Chiropractic, Dr. Bob worked at some of the largest family-based chiropractic clinics in the United States. Dr. Bob has experience in five clinics in three states. In October of 2017, he helped start Impact Family Chiropractic in Round Rock,TX and helped turn it into one of the largest family-focused, neurologically based, chiropractic clinics in the state.

Dr. Bob lives in Temple, Texas with his wife Mackenzie and their four animals. Dr. Bob and his family have always enjoyed the outdoors including hiking, camping, and fishing. Dr. Bob grew up playing almost every sport he could. He and his family are very active in their local church and enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Chiropractor Killeen TX Michael Si

Chiropractor Michael Si, D.C.


Dr. Michael Si began his journey as a pre-veterinary student at Texas A&M University. After hearing about the benefits of Chiropractic care in a freshman biomedical studies class, Michael discovered a new passion that has led him to where he is today. Dr. Si completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Parker University in Dallas Texas minutes away from where he graduated high school bringing things full circle.

On the weekends he enjoys hikes with his dog Laela, being an amateur food critic, and occasional USPSA shooting competitions. He has never met a food he doesn't like and is always open to any culinary recommendations.

"Chiropractic is the most rewarding job in the world. Seeing your patients progress from pain and hopelessness to getting back to doing the things they love. There is nothing like it!"

Acupuncture Waco TX James



Dr. James has been practicing Chinese Medicine and acupuncture since 2003 in Taiwan and has been practicing in Texas since 2012. He the 4th generation in his family to practice Chinese medicine, spanning over 150 years of passing down experience and knowledge!


Dr. James graduated from Texas Health and Science University in 2012. During his studies, he had the most clinical hours of practice and was known as the student in practice with the most patient recommendations. Most of his patients show significant improvement after the first treatment session.

Dr. James is specializes in nerve damage, such as neuropathy, pinched nerve, trigeminal neuralgia, shingles, sciatica, carpal tunnel, abnormal tingling and numbness sensation; also in internal medicine, such as circulation, stress, digestive dysfunction, female issue, infertility, low energy, obesity, fibromyalgia.

Not only does Dr. James inherit the full knowledge of the most ancient medical science in the world but he’s continued his education of modern health information in order to better provide treatment to his patients. It is his philosophy that the treatment is more than a “treatment.” The goal of his practice is to give patients a healthier and better life quality in the most natural way, such as through acupuncture, herbal medicine and balance nutrition.

Chiropractic Temple TX Mikala Schooler Nurse Practitioner



Mikala completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Tarleton State University in 2016. After completing her bachelor’s degree, she worked as a registered nurse while earning her Master of Science in Nursing. 

In 2018, Mikala completed her master’s degree at South University in Austin, Texas. She is currently working toward her Doctorate of Nursing degree at Baylor University. Sic ‘em Bears!

Hobbies In her spare time, Mikala likes to be outdoors. She enjoys concerts, the lake, and floating the river. She loves spending time with her friends and family, including her niece and nephew. She is a proud dog mom to a puppy named Harvey. Mikala is enthusiastic to help others become happier and healthier.

License & Certifications

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)-Texas Board of Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)-American Academy of Nurse Practitioner

Chiropractic Waco TX Charity Nurse Practitioner



Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Charity spent 18 years as a nurse specializing in women's health. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas State University in May 2020 with her masters degree. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through AANP. Her passion is Integrative Medicine with a focus on women's health and wellness. She loves to help people heal using a holistic approach with integrative therapies.

Charity is a mother to three children and loves to spend time outside in nature hiking, biking, and camping. She is also a certified herbalist and aromatherapist with a passion for herbal medicine.

Chiropractic Waco TX Arnold Washington Nurse Practitioner



Arnold Washington (AJ), obtained his initial Bachelors degree in Psychology in 2011 from Ashford University. He transitioned to nursing, obtaining both his BSN and Masters degrees from Texas Tech HSC in December 2015 and May 2020 respectively. His passion for caring for people is evident. He has a beautiful daughter he enjoys to during his time away from work.

He is a native of the Killeen/ft hood area, currently serving as an Army Reservist. His hobbies include reading, hiking, traveling, dancing, and watching anime. He loves French fries, a good comedy movie, and drinks from Dutch Bros.

Chiropractic Killeen TX Courtney Physical Therapist - staff new



In April 2011, Courtney completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. Prior to earning her D.P.T., Courtney attended the University of Oklahoma where she earned a bachelors in Health and Exercise Science in 2007. 

She began her education at Hill College in Hillsboro, TX where she attended school on a softball scholarship. She then continued at St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, Oklahoma on another scholarship for softball where her career ended due to injuries. Courtney is a skilled manual therapist with a wide range of clinical experience including rehabilitation of spinal dysfunction, sports related injuries, injuries sustained from motor vehicle accidents, and total joint replacements.

Courtney and her family currently live in Temple, TX. She is married to Eddie Dewbre, a coach/teacher for Troy ISD. and they have one daughter, Colleen Dewbre. She enjoys working out, going to sporting events, going to the lake, attending church and scrapbooking.

Chiropractic Temple TX James Aiken Physical Therapist



James Aiken, PT, DPT, OCS, cert MDT. Dr. James Aiken earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from The University of Arizona and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. James holds a certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (The Mckenzie Method), and is a board certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

He was also endorsed by the state of Washington department of health in spinal manipulation. Clinically, he has a special interest in various manual therapies including spinal manipulation, vertigo/vestibular treatment, dry needling, and post-operative. In his free time, you will find James playing soccer, walking his chocolate Labrador, making dog cakes for his Labrador, or out to dinner with his better half.

Chiropractic Temple TX Julia Assistant Therapist



Graduated South University in Austin Texas from their physical therapist assistant program, received license in July 2018.

Practice interests

Myofascial Decompression (cupping), Kinesiotaping, Orthopedics. Pain limits function; the goal of physical therapy is to eliminate pain and restore function. I use a process of immediate pain control followed by movement restoration to address pain induced functional deficits.

Hobbies and Interests

Spending quality time with my husband, son and English bulldog. Hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding and exploring taco trucks across central Texas.