Meet the Team

Dr. Amber Kingsley

D.C., Q.M.E.,  Owner, (CEO)

Dr. Amber Kingsley-Stewart graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 2008. Dr. Kingsley-Stewart is a specialist in sports medicine. Dr. Kingsley-Stewart has extra training in Garston technique, Kinesio tape application, cold laser therapy, and myofascial release technique. Dr. Kingsley-Stewart is proficient in many different techniques specializing in postural correction and spinal rehabilitation. Dr. Kingsley-Stewart is Board Certified with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the State of California Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Kingsley-Stewart is also a member of the California Chiropractic Association. Dr. Kingsley-Stewart is DOT and QME certified.

Dr. Rick Joy

D.C., Q.M.E.

Dr. Rick Joy graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1990. Dr. Joy is a Qualified Medical Evaluator. Dr. Joy is Board Certified with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the State of California Board of Chiropractic Examiners the State Board of Industrial Medical Council, State Board of Industrial Disability Evaluators and the State Board of Radiology Health Branch. Dr. Joy is also a whiplash and disability specialist. Dr. Joy is a current member and was the President, Vice president and Secretary of the Stanislaus and San Joaquin Chapter of the California Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Taresa Whittenburg

D.C., Q.M.E.

Dr. Taresa Whittenburg graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1987. Dr. Whittenburg is a Qualified Medical Evaluator. Dr. Whittenburg is also a whiplash and disability specialist. Dr. Whittenburg is Board Certified with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the State of California Board of Chiropractic Examiners the State Board of Industrial Medical Council, the State Board of Industrial Disability Evaluators and the State Board of Radiology Health Branch. Dr. Whittenburg is also a member of the California Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Dianne Jurgensen

D.C., Q.M.E.

Dr. Dianne Jurgensen graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1987. Dr. Dianne is a Certified Medical Examiner and DOT Federal Drug Testing Collector. The Doctor is proficient in Kinesio Tape application, and gentle adjusting techniques such as, Sacro Occipital Technique and Activator. She is Certified in Botanical Medicine and Classical Homeopathy. Dr. Dianne is Board Certified with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the State of California Board of Chiropractic. Dr. Dianne is a member of the California Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Alejandra Gil

D.C., B.Sc.Kin.

I am from Central Valley. I graduated from Fresno Pacific University with a bachelor’s in kinesiology. I graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, CA! A little bit about myself: I love spending time with my family, and I am a big TV + Movie buff. My greatest accomplishments in life are making others feel healthier through the power of chiropractic care!

Dr. Kent Schwartz

D.C.

Dr. Kent Schwartz grew up in a small town in North Dakota called New England. He completed his undergraduate studies at Dickinson State University and received his chiropractic degree from Life University, Marietta, GA in 1991. Following graduation, he moved back to North Dakota where he spent 27 years in clinical practice. He owned a very successful clinic for twenty of those years, earning recognition for providing the best chiropractic care in the Bismarck/Mandan area.

In 2019, he moved to California where he has practiced for the last four years, joining the Chiropractic Health Center team in June 2023. Dr. Schwartz has provided chiropractic care to hundreds of babies and young children. Dr Schwartz has vast experience in caring for pediatric patients using a gentle technique called Activator Methods. Dr Schwartz is advanced proficiently rated inActivator Methods for chiropractic  care. Dr. Schwartz has helped children with colic, constipation, ear, infections, and torticollis. Dr. Schwartz is Board Certified with the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the State of California Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Currently, Dr. Schwartz lives in Turlock with the youngest three of his six wonderful children.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his children and 4 grandchildren, playing golf, traveling to the coast, scuba diving, playing board games, hiking, and woodworking.

Melanie Egger

Massage Therapist

My name is Melanie Egger. I have been a massage therapist for 18 years. I have been working at Chiropractic Health Center for many years. I love being able to help clients feel better than when they came for a massage. My goal for clients is to relieve their pain and make their tomorrow less painful than today. I enjoy my job. I do my best to make clients feel their best.

graduated from Utah College of massage therapy in 2005. I am trained in myofascial cupping which I enjoy doing along with deep tissue, pregnancy, reflexology and relaxation massages. I look forward to helping clients increase range of motion, be in less pain, and be able feel better after their session.

Brenda

Massage Therapist

Hi, my name is Brenda, I am a certified massage therapist. I have years of experience in Chiropractic, specializing in accidents and injuries. My passion is to help my clients feel better. I graduated from Carrington College. I enjoy spending time with my family during my free time.

Eden Curshellas

Licensed Esthetician

My skincare obsession started in my early teens and I next left! My personal struggles with acne led me to this wonderful career. Now with years of experience as a licensed esthetician I aim to help others struggling with their own skin health and confidence while maintaining a calm, relaxing environment. I am a certified Acne Specialist as well as a certified in Dermeplaning.