Melissa Kopp, Doctor of Chiropratic

Melissa is dedicated to the Cottonwood and Verde Valley communities and she believes that everyone is entitled to live a healthy life, full of happiness and laughter! Dr. Melissa Kopp graduated in 2008 from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Davenport is the cradle of the chiropractic tradition, and is responsible for training some of the most renowned chiropractic doctors. Dr. Kopp began her chiropractic journey following a car accident that left her with debilitating headaches and neck pain. Her introduction and experience with chiropractic was so successful that she decided to start a career as a Chiropractic Assistant (CA) and, in her seventeen years as a CA, she was fortunate to contribute to many amazing patient recovery stories.

Dr. Kopp graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic as a Doctor of Chiropractic and practiced in Fort Mohave, AZ, and in Chicago, IL and Sedona, AZ. She practices the Diversified technique, and uses the activator device, stretches, decompression, and physiotherapy techniques to improve the quality of life for her patients. Her focus is on helping her patients to achieve healthy nervous system function and quality of life and she is dedicated to educating her patients and her community.

Melissa was born in Ohio, and she grew up in Southern California. She moved to Arizona in 1993, and she now lives in the Verde Valley with her son, Danny and her two small dogs. Melissa loves to travel. She has visited the Taj Mahal, and plans to travel to Africa soon! Other interests include yoga, and movies (especially action films and movies that are based on true stories), as well as spending time with family and friends. Melissa’s infectious laugh and welcoming spirit encourage the patients and the staff of Main St. Chiropractic to strive for, attain and sustain wellness, and to feel confident and secure in their ability to live a happy, healthy life.

Amber Krippner, Chiropractic Assistant (CA)

Office manager and quarterback,  she keeps us all busy while running the office, we are grateful for her professionalism, sweetness and outstanding positive attitude. Amber also manages the rehab department including physiotherapy and decompression.

"You can't have a rainbow without a thunderstorm."

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Lynn Aker, Licensed Massage Therapist

Hello, my name is Lynn Aker. I am a mother to my daughter (20) and son (19), and have been a licensed massage therapist for over 13 years. Although I grew up in Arizona, I have lived in Oregon for the past 15 years; hiking, yoga, kayaking, rafting, and deep woods camping to soak up Oregon's earthly tones. Recently moved back to my hometown of Cottonwood, AZ to help take care of family. I have always had a passion for healing and rehabilitating those in need, which has led the start of my journey to caregiving/CNA while aiding in the daily comforts and routines for my patients, it broadened my inspiration to pursue the medical field. It became quickly apparent that massage therapy was my greatest calling due to my strong interest in the recovery of muscular and skeletal structures through trigger points and physiotherapy. I graduated from medical massage therapy school in 2005 with a hunger for the naturopathic approach to medicine. My strong desire directed me to be a part of the chiropractic family and strengthen the wellness lifestyle. For the past 13 years I have been dual licensed as a chiropractic assistant to also perform sports and rehabilitation modalities. I specialize in deep tissue, craniosacral therapy, cupping, myofascial release, and trigger points.

Objective:

To continue my career treating patients, practicing massage techniques, and building relationships at our chiropractic clinic; additionally, to add my free-spirited personality to a fun, friendly, and forward thinking team.