Dr. Amanda Owens
Dr. Amanda Owens is a Missouri native and has lived in Columbia for over 10 years, she has owned and operated Tiger Family Chiropractic that entire time. She graduated with honors from chiropractic college in Davenport Iowa: Palmer College of Chiropractic, which is the founding school for the profession. Her post graduate studies have included emphasis on caring for athletes, pediatrics, pregnancy, and nutrition.
A dedication to life-long learning has enabled Dr. Amanda Owens to be familiar with a number of different chiropractic techniques. “One of the greatest aspects of chiropractic care is that it is tailored to each patient’s specific needs. If someone is interested in traditional chiropractic care we can do that, if they request a low force technique that is extra gentle, our office is happy to accommodate and will meet each person on their individual comfort levels.”
“My passion is to help people achieve a higher quality of life through proper health and wellness of their spine”
Dr. Jennifer Isringhausen
Dr. Isringhausen graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, MO. She has experience in several different techniques and is passionate about her patients’ wellness.
Logan was established in 1935 and provides an intensive and thorough training for students in chiropractic, including a full knowledge of the structure and function of the human body.
Dr. Jen is originally from Carrollton, Illinois, but after coming to Columbia, decided this was the place for her. “The people here are so full of energy and life. Columbia has so much to offer, and I’m excited to be part of that!”
Dr. Melanie Gilbert
Dr. Melanie has a bachelor of science degree, and received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland College. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and is especially interested in helping people understand how repetitive stress injuries impact their health and body. Dr. Melanie practices chiropractic care with great love, “The art of chiropractic is to remove nerve interference so that the communication remains open between the brain and the body. Now the body can function and perform as it was designed to do. It is an honor to be able to help facilitate this.”
Dr. Melanie is a Kansas City native who spent some time in her younger days as a nanny and theatre worker on the East Coast. Having then spent over 20 years in the casino industry, she began to see the physical effects of repetitive stress on the body. She got her degree in Massage Therapy and was mentored by a passionate chiropractor during her schooling. After realizing she wanted to help people even more, she returned to school and fulfilled her long standing love of learning by getting her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland University in the Kansas City area. “Every day is a learning experience, you never stop learning and growing. I am excited to be part of a new community and able to help change lives every day.”
Dr. Brandon Lehr
Dr. Brandon Lehr received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at University of Central Missouri before attending Logan College of Chiropractic where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Throughout his time at Logan, he became well rounded in the various aspects of Chiropractic, obtaining advanced training in several adjusting and manual soft tissue techniques such as Diversified, Thompson, Cox-flexion, IASTM, NIMMO, Kinesiotape, and cold laser therapy. He truly found the benefits of chiropractic after experiencing a low back injury while at UCM. Always having an interest in natural health, he sought a local chiropractor who changed the course his of life forever. Dr. Brandon is extremely passionate about getting his patients back to enjoying life and considers nothing more gratifying. While having an emphasis on working with athletes, he enjoys working with all ages and types of people. He has also always had a soft spot for giving back to the community by being involved in organizations such as the Arthritis Foundation, United way canned-food drive, Special Olympics, and adopt a family for Christmas. Dr. Brandon was drawn to Columbia for its eclectic culture and community’s natural demeanor for health. He enjoys playing intramural sports, music, hiking, biking, and drawing/painting in his free time.
“The spine is as essential to the body as water is to a plant. By healing the nervous system, the possibilities are endless!”