Dr. Melanie L. Six, D.C., owner and founder of Six Chiropractic, began her practice in 2003, with the vision of helping people achieve their overall health and wellness. She incorporates specific chiropractic techniques to correct aberrant biomechanics of the spine and extremities, as well as physical modalities for rehabilitation. She’s also a credentialed provider of Active Release Technique (ART), a soft tissue massage technique.
Dr. Six maintains her license to practice chiropractic from the Virginia Board of Medicine and the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. She is a diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic Practice Examiners, and a member of the American Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Six graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA, in 1998, where she was mentored by some of the most respected chiropractors in the country. Palmer is considered The Fountainhead, as it was the first school of chiropractic in the world. Born and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., Dr. Six also received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Lemoyne College in 1994.
In her spare time, Dr. Six enjoys bicycling with her family, and participating in triathlons (Ironman 70.3 and Olympic distance), as well as road and running races.
Kimberly Catalano, M.Ed ACSM EP-C, NASM, FMSFunctional Fitness Expert
With nearly 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, Kimberly Catalano is passionate about developing the next generation of fitness professionals. Her goal is to improve the quality of others lives by keeping them doing whatever they love to do, for as long as they can, without getting injured. Certified through the American College of Sports Medicine, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and Functional Movement Screening, she also received her Masters of Education in Health and Physical Education from East Stroudsburg University in 2000. Kimberly has spoken frequently as a guest presenter for corporate wellness events and outreach. Most recently, Kimberly was partnered with Dr. David Luedeka of CKC Fitness. He created the mismatch theory, which led to the clinical trials at USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. The study and outcomes utilize closed-chain exercises for rotator cuff tears (CERCT). Kimberly is currently implementing the integrative functional fitness model.
Yhara CorcuyPatient Care Coordinator and operations
Yhara has over 15 years of CA experience working with Dr. Six. She loves coming to work everyday watching our patients always leave our office feeling better than they did when they originally came in. Ever since she started working with Dr. Six Yhara continues to learn about new and exciting advancements in the medical wellness world, which she enjoys sharing with others so they too can discover a independent wellness lifestyle.