Meet Our Team

Chiropractor Christopher Wolff D.C.

Chiropractor Ballard Seattle WA Christopher WolffDr. Wolff, founder of Vitality Specific Chiropractic has been practicing in Seattle, WA Ballard area since 1998. A graduate of Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in 1997, Dr. Wolff was one of the first to specialize in the Blair Upper Cervical Technique and served on the Blair Chiropractic Society Board of Directors.

His approach to health is to live proactively rather than reactionary, and, as an Ironman Triathlete, he serves as a model for taking the next generation of wellness to unprecedented levels. His visionary leadership has led to the opening of six successful upper cervical chiropractic clinics in the greater Seattle WA area.

Chiropractor Andrew Hankins D.C.

Chiropractor Ballard WA Andrew HankinsDr. Andrew Hankins graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield Missouri in December 2017. Born and raised in Edwardsville, Illinois, Dr. Hankins has had a passion for chiropractic since his life was changed by Upper Cervical care at age 12. After struggling with constant headaches, depression, anxiety, and a stomach ulcer for six months, Upper Cervical chiropractic was able to restore his health. Since that day he has known he wanted to be a chiropractor. Dr. Hankins has committed countless hours to learning the trade by shadowing other Upper Cervical doctors and completing Blair training. He has a heart for helping people and is passionate about providing inspiration for those who have lost hope in their health.

Chiropractor Rachel Hernal D.C.

Chiropractor Ballard WA Rachel HernalDr. Rachel Hernal was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area where she was first introduced to chiropractic while working as an office coordinator for a chiropractic office. There, her life was changed when her chronic headaches, fatigue, and other symptoms were finally relieved under chiropractic care. This inspired her to become a chiropractor herself.

Dr. Hernal graduated with honors from Life Chiropractic College West in December 2020 and won the "To Give" award for "the benchmark of a healer that has extended themselves with no requirements and no agenda. Selfless, gives from the heart and for the right reasons." She has spent hours outside of classes to specialize and shadow other doctors in neurology, nutrition, and the Blair Upper Cervical work. Dr. Hernal is dedicated to helping those in underserved communities become active participants in their health.

Marquesa Newman - LMP

Chiropractic Ballard Seattle WA massage therapistMarquesa has been practicing massage therapy since 2007, with focus on treatment and injury rehabilitation. She joined the Vitality Specific team in 2009 as our first massage therapist, and has become a believer in Upper Cervical Chiropractic, working alongside the doctors as a valuable part of each patient's care. She has completed an 800-hour Medical Massage Certification course and is certified in intra-oral massage for treating TMJ disorders, sleep apnea, sinus issues, and improve voice range. She loves using her knowledge and intuition to identify the root cause of pain, and the skill to treat and improve lives.

Brenda Stueber - LMT

Chiropractic Seattle WA Brenda StueberBrenda has been practicing massage professionally since May 2019. She graduated from Cortiva Institute for Massage in Seattle, WA with training in Swedish massage, Myofascial release techniques, neuromuscular techniques, Pregnancy massage, chair massage, sports massage and basics in critical thinking for chronic conditions. She has also completed continuing education in headaches/migraines, chronic low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, lymphatic system, relieving sciatica, and more.

Brenda is passionate about massage because she believes that there is more to managing pain than medications and surgery. She enjoys increasing a person's quality of life and works with each client to create the perfect treatment plan by thinking critically about what the best course of action is.

Monday8:30am - 6pm
Tuesday2pm - 5pm
Wednesday8:30am - 6pm
Thursday9am - 11am
Friday9am - 5pm
SaturdayBy Appointment

*Massage Therapy by appointment only*

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