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Welcome to Tacoma Family Chiropractic

Meet the Team

Jorge
Licensed Massage Therapist

Jorge joined the Tacoma Family Chiropractic team in 2020 with over 7 years of massage therapy experience. Originally from Mexico, Jorge moved to the United States in 2008 in search of a better life and obtaining a career in health and wellness. He recently completed a Physical Therapy Assistant program to further his knowledge about the human body and to better help his patients with their rehabilitation. Jorge integrates a number of massage treatment techniques, is certified with RockTape™ and uses IASTM tools and kinesiology tape to help his patients feel their best. In his free time, Jorge enjoys riding his mountain bike, and spending time with his wife and dog, Guerita.



Leslie
Licensed Massage Therapist

Leslie has worked with the Tacoma Family Chiropractic team off and on since 2015. Born and raised on a potato farm in Alberta, Canada, Leslie now resides in Tacoma with her two beautiful daughters. Leslie specializes in many massage techniques such as Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Thai, and Swedish.  She is also certified in Intra-oral and Cupping techniques. In her free time, Leslie enjoys playing tennis. 



Mellissa 
Licensed Massage Therapist

With over 21 years of massage experience, Mellissa joined the Tacoma Family Chiropractic team in 2016. Born and raised in University Place, she currently resides in Tacoma with her fiancé Ben and their crazy pups, Bo and Shelby. Graduating from Ashmead massage school in 2001, Mellissa loves being able to help people improve their body’s health and wellness. Mellissa specializes in Relaxation, Deep tissue, and Prenatal massage. In her free time, Mellissa enjoys gardening, softball and spending time with her friends and family. 



Matt J
Licensed Massage Therapist

With over 14 years of massage experience, Matt has an extensive background in helping those with chronic pain or injury through the use of advanced Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, and Cupping modalities. He is specialized in helping patients with structural misalignment, nervous system dysfunction, and sciatica. Matt is passionate about helping patients find balance in their life and believes that "mind over matter" is an integral aspect to unlocking our fullest potential. In his free time, Matt enjoys making music and spending time with his wife and their new dog.



Matt S
Licensed Massage Therapist

Matt has over 15 years of Personal Training, Movement Coaching and Massage experience. As a life long athlete, he understands the importance of patient specific treatment plans to reduce pain and increase efficient movement. Matt is certified with RockTape™ and specializes in IASTM or Scraping and Dynamic Cupping. His massage style consists of a combination of techniques such as Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point/Neuro-Muscular Technique, Shiatsu, and Active Release Technique. Matt originally joined the Tacoma Family Chiropractic team in 2015 and recently added hours back at the office after becoming a Certified Integrative Nutrition Coach and completing his Functional Patterns® Certification. In his free time when he is not with family, Matt volunteers at a Boxing Gym in Seattle helping young athletes. 


Jessica
Billing Manager

Jessica has been with Tacoma Family Chiropractic since 2005. With over 16 years experience, Jessica is a great resource for any insurance or billing questions you might have. Jessica is from Lacey and currently lives in Puyallup with her husband and three kids, Trent, Eva and Stella. In her free time, Jessica enjoys hiking, spending time with friends and family and being outdoors. 



Kate 
Office Manager

Kate has been with Tacoma Family Chiropractic since 2014. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Kate obtained her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Washington in Communication and Media Studies with a focus in Web Design. Kate chose the Health & Wellness industry as she enjoys interacting with patients and connecting them with information in regards to chiropractic care. In her free time, Kate enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her friends and family. 



Brooke
Claims Manager

Born and raised in California, Brooke moved to Washington after attending school at Northwest Florida State in Destin, Florida. Brooke joined the Tacoma Family Chiropractic family in 2015 and enjoys utilizing her knowledge of the industry in a medical office setting. Married in 2012, Brooke currently resides in Texas with her husband, daughter, Lucy and dog, Duke. She enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her family.



Ally
Assistant Manager

Ally joined the Tacoma Family Chiropractic team in 2017. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Ally graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. Ally chose the Health & Wellness industry so she could utilize her degree, expand her knowledge of the industry and help people feel their best. Ally currently resides in Puyallup with her boyfriend and dog, Penny. In her free time, she enjoys bowling and watching movies. 


Tirzah
Chiropractic Assistant

Born in Colorado, Tirzah moved to Washington after completing her Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Sciences at Northern Arizona University. From a young age, she always knew she wanted to be a part of the alternative medicine field and plans to enroll at Bastyr University to become a Naturopathic Doctor. Tirzah currently lives in Seattle and is enjoying her adventure in the big city. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, and painting.



Caroline
Office Handyman

Caroline joined Tacoma Family Chiropractic in 2019, shortly after moving to Washington. Born in Louisiana and raised in Colorado, Caroline moved to the Pacific Northwest after visiting and falling in love with the area. Caroline currently lives in Tacoma with her husband and their three dogs- Roux, Cooper and Gus. In her free time, she enjoys riding horses, baking, and gardening.