Dr. Karen Maley joined Spinal Care in 2016. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in biology from King’s College in Wilkes Barre, PA. She later graduated with honors from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY. During her clinic commitment of her doctoral schooling, she was selected for an internship where she worked closely with a Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and helped patients avoid invasive spinal surgery.
As an athlete herself, Dr. Maley can relate to patients who want to get out of pain quickly and correct movement patterns to optimize their performance. Dr. Maley danced competitively with Adams Dance Company in Elmer, NJ and knows the importance of injury prevention. In her pursuit to connect chiropractic and dance she has developed a master class that incorporates valuable tools to give dancers the extra edge when performing.
Soon after joining Spinal Care, Dr. Maley developed a following of CrossFit athletes. Dr. Maley started crossfit to learn the lingo and experience it first-hand. She quickly found a passion for the sport. As an experienced crossfit athlete, she is able to better understand the physical challenges that can result in injury.
A Chester County, Pennsylvania native, Dr. Walters earned her Bachelor’s of Science in biology education and chemistry from the University of Delaware, and a doctoral degree from the Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida where she earned honors for academic and clinical excellence.
After earning her doctoral degree, she completed an internship with nationally known doctors, authors, and lecturers at the Spine and Pain Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Walters has been with Spinal Care since 2008 and in that time has been awarded the “Best of Montco” five times. In addition to her tenure at Spinal Care, she spent two years working with a national rehabilitation group that focused on the rapid recovery of musculo- skeletal injuries. She treated athletes from the NFL, MLB, NBA and the US Olympic team.
She has an avid following of athletes from high school to professional athletics, cross-fit and endurance athletics. “I know what it is like to be in pain, and if we can help people get out of pain, then there is no better feeling. Whether it is being able to play football with your kids in the yard or with the Eagles at the Linc, I don’t want pain to stop you.” Her goal is to always put the patient first and to fix musculo- skeletal injuries quickly and permanently.
Kristina (Nina) Balogh has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since the Spring of 2016. After graduating with her Bachelors’ degree in English she decided to pursue her lifelong interest in sports and fitness by studying the art of bodywork and massage. An avid runner and triathlete, Nina loves to work with everyone on varying levels of fitness: from the weekend worriers to serious athletes helping with everyday muscle aches to rehabbing injured muscles. She understands the importance of self-care in everyone’s lives and wants to be able to assist anyone and everyone to achieve optimum health and relaxation. Nina is skilled in many different modalities with special interest and certifications in Soft Tissue Mobilization (Grastin technique), Myofascial Release Techniques as well as Sports Massage and Cupping. When she’s not massaging you can find Nina either relaxing with her husband and three fur babies or training for her next big race.
Mallory became a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2012 and joined Spinal Care in 2013. She specializes in deep tissue neuromuscular and myofascial techniques. Mallory is also training to become certified in Craniosacral Therapy and has been trained in several energy therapies such as Reiki and Integrated Energy Therapy. She also does work with chakras and meridians. Mallory is a classically trained chef and loves making lamb curry, seafood gumbo, macarons, chocolate soufflés, and baking all kinds of gluten free and paleo treats.
Brittany is an avid bookworm who enjoys science fiction and fantasy literature. A natural fit for Spinal care, she became a Licensed Massage Therapist because she wanted to help people get out of pain. She joined Spinal Care in 2016 and has been performing massage therapy and assisting our doctors since then.
Bryant joined the Spinal Care team as a Licensed Massage Therapist in July of 2018. He is experienced in Swedish relaxation, deep tissue and myofascial techniques. He brings a calm, positive energy into the treatment room helping patients feel at ease right away. Outside of the office, Bryant enjoys spending free time with his family and playing basketball.
Jamie has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2015 when she joined Spinal Care. She has an avid following in her massage therapy practice and she can also be found assisting the doctors at Spinal Care. When Jamie is not in the office, she can be heard singing and teaching music. If you ever get the chance to hear her sing the national anthem, have a blanket handy – you’ll get chills.
Cindy recently retired from 35 years of teaching and is excited to work with the patients and staff at Spinal Care. She enjoys meeting new people and is eager to help patients with their scheduling and billing requests. In her free time, Cindy is often found singing or ringing bells in her church choirs, as well as enjoying time in her little house in the woods.
Colette joined Spinal Care in 2006. She manages the billing processes and leads the administrative team but also enjoys working the front desk since it gives her the opportunity to interact with our patients. In her spare time, you can usually find her “doting” on her little Yorkie, Coco.
After 5 years of practicing massage therapy alongside health care practitioners of many disciplines, Sharon joined Spinal Care in 2017 as a chiropractic assistant and is now our practice manager. Sharon was attracted by Spinal Care’s commitment to improving patients’ lives and she has certainly lived up to that creed herself. She is the “wizard behind the curtain” managing everything from Spinal Care’s website and social media marketing to HR and scheduling. Even with all she does behind the scenes, every once in a while you can find her working “hands on” in the office. Outside of the office, she can often be found in her workshop crafting wood signs or up-cycling salvaged goods to be used for a new purpose.
Leeanne has been a valued member of Spinal Care’s administrative team since 2017. She plays an integral role in ensuring our patients feel welcomed and supported as soon as they walk through the door. When Leeanne isn’t running the reception desk, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family including her fur-fam of 3 rescue cats.
Barb has worked at Spinal Care since 2007. She leads our patient services department. She works with patients to schedule appointments, answer insurance questions and help navigate the often daunting health care system. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and loves supporting her Philly sports teams.