Dr. Melissa Hoffmann
Dr. Melissa Hoffmann is a Doctor of Chiropractic who has 10 years of experience with diagnosing and treating a multitude of musculoskeletal conditions in all ages from birth to senior ages. Dr. Hoffmann is able to help those who have Sports Injuries, Automobile Accidents, Slip-and-Fall injuries, or Work-related injuries. Dr. Hoffmann also offers Dry Needling and additional care for patients wanting to achieve wellness through maintenance treatment and/or nutritional supplements.
Dr. Melissa Hoffmann is originally from Southeast Louisiana, and had the opportunity to travel with her husband who was serving our country, then finally returning to her home state of Louisiana, and resides in Mandeville. She attended her undergraduate studies at University New Orleans, Pima Community College, University of Arizona, and Parker University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. Dr. Hoffmann completed her chiropractic studies at Parker University in Dallas, Texas, where she received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in January 2009.
Dr. Hoffmann is not only a chiropractor, she is a mother of four children, and married for 20 years. Having dealt with personal experience in treating her own children, she is described as a “natural” when treating other children, from birth to adolescent ages. She also has a passion for working with the expectant mothers and helping them enjoy the beautiful gift of pregnancy in a pain-free state. She studied with the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association where she learned holistic chiropractic care for both children and expectant women and has additional training with the Webster adjusting procedure, a specific technique for expectant mothers.
When she is not in the office treating patients, Dr. Hoffmann spends time with her family and sharing her passion for chiropractic and wellness with others. Her unique treatment style, constant drive and ambition, and passion for helping all achieve health makes Dr. Hoffmann the chiropractor for your needs!
Gabrielle Baker – Office Manager
Gabrielle Baker grew up in a family with Chiropractic where her mother managed an office for 12 years. Gabrielle began to experience the positive benefits of chiropractic at a young age by going to the office after school most days. Her first job was in a chiropractic office at the age of 17, and she was able to help patients with hands-on therapy. After working with Dr. Hoffmann for five years and seeing the passion and relief for many, Gabrielle has decided to pursue a degree leading to Doctor of Chiropractic. She looks forward to learning on-the-job experience and returning with Doctorate degree in the future and practice with Dr. Hoffmann.
Rachael Bowden – Licensed Massage Therapist
Rachael Faith Bowden graduated in 2015 from Delta College in Covington, Louisiana with a diploma in therapeutic massage awarded to her as a graduate on the Dean’s list. Rachael is a current resident of Mandeville, but native to Slidell. Rachael is also a musician and member of a Slidell based band. She also previously attended Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond as a music major for a few years. Rachael is a mother of a little boy whom she spends a majority of her time with, while still remaining focused on her career. In our office, Rachael incorporates aspects of trigger point, myofascial release, and craniosacral therapies to establish maximum restoration to the patient’s quality of life.
Anita Glamuzina – Licensed Massage Therapist