Meet Our Team at Central Chiropractic and Massage
Chiropractor Gina Yaritz D.C.
Dr. Gina Yaritz (Dr. Gina) is a 1991 graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She grew up in Wisconsin and moved to Spokane in 1992 where she began her practice. She enjoys working with her patients and believes the key to getting quality care is in the teamwork between her and her patients. Dr. Gina likes to work with all areas of the spine, including the joint conditions in the hands and the feet. She uses several techniques including manual manipulation, activator/instrument, Thompson technique, Gonstead technique and includes Cold Laser, massage and pressure point therapy and nutritional counseling in all her care. She treats any size of patients effectively and thoroughly. She also works hard to prevent her patients from having re-occurring problems and educates them regarding nutrition and lifestyle changes.
Dr. Gina has been a member of the Washington State Chiropractic Association and Spokane Chiropractic Association since 1992. She served as president for the Spokane Chiropractic Association for three years. Through her years of practice, Dr. Gina has successfully treated thousands of people who had been diagnosed with arthritis, fibromyalgia, headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJ (jaw problems), shoulder problems and knee problems. She enjoyed treating the cast members of the "Wiggles" when they came to Spokane. She has completed several classes regarding nutrition, spinal injuries and extremity adjusting just to name a few.
On a personal note, Dr. Gina is married and has 2 sons and a daughter. The younger son and daughter happen to be twins. Family life does keep her very busy, especially now that the kids are in sports 🙂 Dr. Gina loves the outdoors. You may see her water skiing on the lake, skiing in the mountains or doing many activities on the great trails of Spokane. She enjoys swimming, biking, running, and almost all forms of exercise. She may sound quite healthy but she does have a soft spot for sweets. In all, she tries to practice what she preaches.
All of our employees are professionals who love their job. You will experience this through the extra attention each of our patients receives in our office. Service which surpasses your expectations is our way thanking you for choosing Central Chiropractic.
Dr. Gina was recently listed as one of Spokane's top 3 chiropractors by threebestrated.com©. This company rates the top 3 local businesses, professionals, restaurants and healthcare providers in each city.
Dr. Gina's Hours:
Monday / Wednesday / Friday: 9am - 5pm
After-Hours Emergency Telephone:
Chiropractor Michael Marchese d.c.
Dr. Michael Marchese graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic-West in 2004. He was in private practice in Mountain View, California for four years and has been practicing in Spokane, Washington for just over seven years. He has done extensive post graduate training in cranial therapy, laser therapies, extremity adjusting and personal injury case management. Dr. Marchese enjoys focusing on gentle and effective care of the neck, chiropractic care of children and headache relief. He is currently working to refine a system for highly effective and efficient management of spinal conditions in an effort to help more people achieve their best outcome as quickly as possible.
During his time out of the office, Dr. Marchese enjoys downhill skiing, reclined reading and trying to keep up with his young son while they explore the Inland Northwest.
Dr. Marchese's Hours:
- Tuesday / Thursday: 7am - 5pm
- Friday: 8am - 5pm
- Saturday: 9am - 11am
cHIROPRACTOR Greg Hager D.C.
Dr. Greg Hager (Dr. Greg) grew up right here in Spokane, he graduated from West Valley High school. After suffering a number of injuries from basketball, track and riding motorcycles he became fascinated with how the human body can heal and adapt to stress. After high school he attended Eastern Washington University to get his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. A couple years after he graduated from undergrad he suffered a debilitating back injury while playing in Hoopfest. He went to several different health care providers, it wasn’t until he went to a chiropractor that he found out that he had herniated a disc. And after a couple months of treatment he was back to playing ball without any surgery. This led him to pursue becoming a chiropractor. Dr. Greg graduated from University of Western States in Portland, OR (a leader in Evidence Informed Practice).
Dr. Greg focuses on listening to his patients, injury prevention, rehab and having a gentle approach to adjusting. He believes that pain has many contributing factors and takes a holistic approach to treating his patients. He is passionate about disc injuries and enjoys treating necks, backs and headaches. Dr. Greg has experience working in several different health care disciplines allowing him to better fit the needs of his patients, he specializes in Diversified technique, mobilization, MET, IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation), Directional preference (McKenzie), Drop piece, trigger point therapy and rehab/preventative injury exercises. His goal in your treatment is to get you feeling better as soon as possible.
While away from the office, Dr. Greg loves to stay active. He enjoys riding motorcycles, playing/watching/coaching basketball, lifting weights, mountain biking and hiking with his wife, son and dogs.
Dr. Greg's Hours:
- Monday / Wednesday / Thursday: 8am - 6pm
- Tuesday: 3pm - 7pm
- Saturday: 8am - 12pm
After-Hours Emergency Telephone:
The Dynamic Duo - Amy and Michelle
At Central Chiropractic you will find friendly and professional service. Amy, our office manager, will be able to answer most of your billing and insurance questions and they both will make you feel at home. When you meet them you will see why our office is such a friendly place.
If you have any questions, please feel free to "ask the doctor" at email@example.com. Thank you for visiting our site!
Sarah Parks - L.M.P.C, C.I.M.I.
Sarah N Parks, LMTC- CIMI has dedicated her professional life to injury rehab care through her work as a Clinical Massage Therapist for over twenty years. Sarah specializes in creating treatment plans designed around patient needs and individual limitations. Areas of specialty include Myofascial Release, Structural Release, Trigger Point, patient education, Prenatal Massage, TBI, Auto Immune conditions, Geriatric Massage, end of life care, and rehab needed for Motor Vehicle or L& I recovery.
lisa pacot - l.m.t.
Lisa has been practicing massage therapy for over 33 years. Whether you suffer from a chronic condition, have experienced an accident recently, or are you some kind of acute pain, Lisa has many tools in her toolbox to help you move beyond pain.
She has many tools in her tool box including advanced techniques such as myofascial release, neuromucular reeducation, intra-oral techniques for TMJ related pain.
ANDREA JOHNSON - l.m.t.
Andrea has been a massage therapist for over five years. Areas of specialty include deep tissue, trigger point therapy, and pregnancy massage. She enjoys following a treatment plan and watching patients progress to living with less pain and being able to get back to their daily activities.
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