Our Doctors

Dr. Kristy Clinton
Dr. Kristy Clinton

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Dr. Kristy Clinton-Hodges, DC, DACBN, MS, IAMA, ACN

Dr. Clinton has been living and practicing in Austin since 2000 and has a dedication to learning the most current health information and techniques that allow her to better treat her patients. She takes it seriously that she has been entrusted to care for a patient and will educate the importance of chiropractic, proper nutrition and a healthy balance in your life to get and stay healthy. Health restoration through the most effective and individually designed treatment is her goal for your care. Dr. Clinton will identify the source of your complaint and use the most advanced treatment methods available to treat postural, athletic, traumatic or genetic conditions related to the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. She will also address any lifestyle, nutritional, or therapeutic exercise changes that maybe necessary for you to reach your optimal health potential. She is focused and passionate about learning the latest methods and treatments to ensure you receive the best care and quickest results.

Dr. Clinton received her Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker College in 2000 from Dallas, Texas. While attending Parker Dr. Clinton received the prestigious Parker College Jim Parker Philosophical Award for her care and dedication to patients. She was also named “Most Likely to Make a Positive Impact on Chiropractic” by her colleagues. Immediately after Chiropractic College she began and still continues her studies in acupuncture, nutrition, functional medicine and natural drug free treatment of disease and illness. A natural holistic approach to your health is necessary to see how the whole body works together, only then can you begin to understand how to heal it.

A typical chiropractic visit to Dr. Clinton will include your health history, examination, addressing any nutritional needs and current state of your health via the nervous and musculoskeletal system. Corrections of spinal or extremity joint problems, notation of any arthritic or disc degenerative conditions in your spine and specific physiotherapy and exercise treatment plans designed to inform you on how to care for your spine throughout your lifetime. Many patients of Dr. Clinton will utilize a multi-discipline approach and take advantage of a balanced treatment plan that utilizes her knowledge of chiropractic, acupuncture and nutrition to achieve the best healing results possible.

Education

  • Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker College of Chiropractic
  • Masters Degree in Human Nutrition from University of Bridgeport
  • Acupuncture license from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • Bachelor of Science in Anatomy from Parker College of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma (concurrently with 4 years of undergraduate study in Clinical Nutrition)

Current studies:

  • Institute for Functional Medicine Certification (IFM) completion est. 2018
  • Completed modules: Energy/Cognition, Detox, Hormone, Thyroid/Adrenal

Certifications

  • DACBN (Diplomate American Board Clinical Nutrition).
  • Brimhall Certification (Treatment of the 6 Interferences to Health) with emphasis on spinal disc problems and nutrition.
  • Applied Clinical Nutrition License.
  • Deepak Chopra’s Journey to Healing.
  • MSAS Professional Biomeridian Stress Testing.
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs dedicated to health restoration, stress reduction, reversing disease risk factors, body fat reduction and weight loss.
  • First Line Therapy for Metabolic and Cardiovascular disorders.
  • Turner style Cranial Adjusting.
Dr. Tracie Schwab
Dr. Tracie Schwab

Dr. Tracie Schwab, DC, ACN

Dr. Tracie Schwab has been practicing in Austin since 2002, prior to that, she practiced in Copperas Cove, TX near Fort Hood Military Base where she had the opportunity to care for many members of the military and their families. Dr. Schwab has extensive training in nutrition, sports injuries, chronic pain, extremity injuries, fibromyalgia, digestive/GI problems, disc issues, arthritic joints, radiating pain, neck injuries, and women’s health. She loves watching her patients live healthy active, and pain free lives through chiropractic care and nutrition. She will diligently look for the source of your health complaints and concerns and not just chase symptoms. Every symptom has a cause and it is necessary to address those to arrive at a place of optimal health. Dr. Schwab’s skills and education allow her to take an integrative approach when addressing each patient’s individual needs. She is known as a compassionate doctor and will take the time necessary to thoroughly assess your musculoskeletal, neurological and other health issues. She will perform or refer for necessary diagnostic tests, and make individualized treatment recommendations. She will also advise you on proper lifestyle health choices, recommend necessary treatment, rehabilitative exercises, exercise and work ergonomics, nutritional recommendations and supplementation.

Dr. Schwab is a graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas where she also received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Anatomy. Dr. Schwab’s undergraduate education was completed at Fort Hays State University in Kansas. While Attending Fort Hays State, she participated in the University’s Sport’s Medicine program where study was focused on athletic injuries and rehabilitation, health and human performance, exercise physiology and nutrition. Dr. Schwab believes in staying current on the latest technology and wellness techniques available, and attends several conferences each year educating herself on the most recent information, testing, and treatments available. Dr. Schwab and her husband Steve with their two children call Austin home. They enjoy spending time as a family, outdoor activities, exercise, books, pets, and friends. Dr. Schwab cares for patients of all ages ranging from newborns to the elderly. She enjoys educating her patients on the healthful benefits of chiropractic care and nutrition and the numerous other aspects of maintaining a healthy, energetic, and active lifestyle. She loves helping others achieve optimum wellness!

Education

  • Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker College of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Science in Anatomy from Parker College of Chiropractic
  • Acupuncture from The International Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • Fort Hays State University- Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, and Nutrition

Current Studies 2014

  • CCSP (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physican) Program in Dallas, Texas

Certifications

  • Applied Clinical Nutrition License
  • MSAS (Meridian Stress Assessment)Professional Biomeridian Testing
  • Brimhall Certification (Treatment of the 6 interferences to Health)
  • Firstline Therapy Lifestyle Coach/Educator
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs dedicated to health restoration, stress reduction, reversing disease risk factors, body fat reduction and weight loss.
Dr. Chris Ammann, DC
Dr. Chris Ammann

Dr. Chris Ammann, DC

Dr. Chris Ammann has been living and practicing in Austin since 2012. He lived in Austin for 9 years before deciding to go back to school to pursue his calling to chiropractic. In addition to chiropractic, he has studied nutrition, sports related injuries, headaches and concussions, chronic pain and myofascial release.  He continues to study and learn anything he can relating to health and wellness. Dr. Ammann feels that it is his job and duty to find and fix the causes of the condition that bring his patients to see him, not just “chase the pain”.  This requires addressing any lifestyle choices being made that are contributing to the problem as well as utilizing chiropractic care. For the patient, this requires a commitment to making the necessary changes.

Upon graduating from Parker University in Dallas in 2011, he moved back to Austin as soon as he could with his wife and son and began his career in the healing arts. Since that time, he has adjusted hundreds of people ranging in age from 9 weeks to 90 years young. By utilizing chiropractic and other healing methods he has helped numerous people regain once lost vitality, vigor and positivity. Dr. Ammann believes that the keys to health are reducing the toxic load on the body, eliminating negativity, clearing past traumas, and of course, regular cranial and spinal chiropractic adjustments. By addressing the physical, mental and emotional burdens on the body and mind, we can all achieve a better level of health. Dr. Ammann is dedicated to helping everyone express the most optimal state of health and well being possible. He has spent most of his adult life serving others and is honored to be able to pass on his knowledge.

Now living in North Austin/Cedar Park with his beautiful wife, 2 children and 2 dogs, Dr. Ammann looks forward to providing every patient with a personalized, enlightening and caring experience.

Education

Parker University Class of 2011

  • Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Anatomy
  • Bachelor of Health and Wellness

Certifications

  • Cranial Adjusting Turner Style
  • Bio Energetic Synchronization Technique
Dr. James Chen, Acupuncturist
Dr. James Chen

Dr. James Chen, Acupuncturist

Dr. James Chen is a 4thgeneration Acupuncturist. Collectively, he and his family have practiced Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for over 150 years. He inherits the full knowledge of the most ancient medical science in the world, and also continues to learn modern health information in order to deliver the best care to his patients. Dr. Chen’s philosophy is to provide more than just a “treatment”. In his practice, he strives to give his patients a healthier and better quality of life in the most natural way through Acupuncture, herbal medicine and balanced nutrition.

Dr. James practiced Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in Taiwan for 8 years. Upon making the move to Austin, he graduated from Texas Health and Science University with a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2012. During his study, he had the most clinical hours of practice out of his class and was known as the student who had the most patient recommendation.

Dr. James specializes in nerve damage, neuropathy, arthritic pains, pinched nerves, trigeminal neuralgia, shingles, sciatica, carpal tunnel, abnormal tingling and numbness sensations, circulation, stress, digestive dysfunction, female issues, infertility, low energy, obesity and fibromyalgia.