Dr. Kelly McCown BS, DC
Dr. Kelly graduated in 2007 from Western States Chiropractic College (WSCC) in Portland, Oregon with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He is licensed in Washington State and is accepting new patients.
Dr. Kelly graduated from Columbia Heights Christian High School in Longview with honors. He started his pre-requisites for Chiropractic College at Lower Columbia College. His pre-requisites were completed at Washington State University, at Salmon Creek. He was on the Dean’s List for academic excellence throughout his undergraduate studies. He received his Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from WSCC in 2006.
Dr. Kelly chose to attend Western States Chiropractic College (WSCC), which is the second oldest chiropractic college in the world. WSCC is well known as a leader in chiropractic education and offers an educational experience in keeping with the curriculum of other health science professions. WSCC is a pioneer in chiropractic research and is the first chiropractic college ever to receive a federally-funded research grant through the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Kelly has qualified as an honor student and has made the Dean’s List for distinguished academic achievement. He was a student member of the American Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Kelly is Proficiency Rated to provide expert-level care for the Activator Methods Technique.
Dr. Nancy McCown DC, DABCO, DACBN
Dr. Nancy McCown has been treating patients since her office opened in 1987. Her practice has been successful due to the referrals of satisfied patients. Ask your friends and neighbors as well as your other health care providers about her commitment to her patients. You’ll want to schedule an appointment for a thorough examination and evaluation for gentle, safe chiropractic care.
Dr. McCown is Advanced Proficiency Rated with Activator Methods Technique. She uses the Activator Adjusting Instrument to give consistent low amplitude/force, high-velocity/speed chiropractic adjustments.
Dr. McCown graduated from Western States Chiropractic College (WSCC) in Portland, Oregon in 1977. WSCC is dedicated to providing a science-based education. WSCC received a unprecedented $700,000 grant from the National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine of the National Institute of Health (NIH). In 2006, WSCC received a second NIH grant fro $2.8 million to study low back pain.
Dr. McCown was elected to the WSCC Board of Trustees in 2003. She served as Vice-Chair from 2005 to 2006. She was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees in August, 2006.
Dr. McCown holds a Washington chiropractic license. Since graduation, she has diligently pursued continuing postgraduate chiropractic education. She completed a three year post graduate course in orthopedics in 1989 and a three-year post graduate course in nutrition in 2000. After written and practical examinations she received her diplomate status in the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists (DABCO) and diplomate in the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition (DACBN). She also completed the required course work and passed the examination to become a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN). She is also licensed in the State of Washington as a Certified Nutritionist (CN).
Dr. McCown received her Bachelor of Arts from Kansas State University. She studied French in Paris and received a diploma from the Sorbonne. Her Master of Arts Degree is from Northwestern University. She also studied the Montessori method of education in London.
In 2000 Governor Gary Locke appointed and then re-appointed Dr. McCown in 2004 to the Washington State Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission (CQAC). She served as vice-chair from 2005 to 2007 and as chair of the Commission from 2007 to 2008.
She has been active in professional organizations and associations. She was a founding member of the Washington State Chiropractic Association (WSCC) and served on the WSCC Board of Directors for six years. She was a member of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) was Director of Education for the ACA Council on Nutrition for four years.
In 2000 she was the recipient of Washington State Chiropractic Association ‘Outstanding service Award’. In 2001 she was the recipient of Washington State Chiropractic Association ‘Distinguished Service Award’.
Nicole Becker, Licensed Massage Practitioner
Nicole graduated from Yakima Valley Body Therapy Institute in 2009 and she has been a therapist ever since. She worked in both Spa and medical settings, but she enjoys the medical aspect more because it focuses on specific areas and she really gets to see the progress of her patients.
She performs various types of massage: deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, sports, and clinical massage, pregnancy massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, whiplash therapy, low back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain. Nicole is married, has two kids and a dog. She is currently going to school for her AA in physical therapist assisting.
She enjoys camping in the summer and winter, skiing, traveling, hosting get-togethers and watching her kids participate in athletics.
Elsie Hargis. LPM
Elsie graduated for the Colorado Institute of Massage therapy in 2019. With her schooling, Elsie has been able to work with therapists from the Olympic medical team, and aspires to work with other athletes as a sports specific therapist.
Elsie is skilled in various modalities: Sports therapy, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, visceral massage, clinical massage, pregnancy massage, myofacial release, whiplash therapy, low back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain.
In her free time, Elsie trains as an Olympic weightlifting athlete and working on her personal business called “Gym Dogs” that provides strength themed toys, collars, and leashes for dogs.
Elsie is currently working to become a NASM personal trainer and a USAW coach.