Josef B. Stachowicz, D.C. – Chiropractic Physician/Owner
Dr. Joe Stachowicz completed his chiropractic education at Logan University’s College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, MO. While at Logan, Dr. Joe focused his studies on family practice, wellness, spots performance and pediatrics. Dr. Joe graduated with honors and returned to West Michigan to continue the family tradition of service through chiropractic.
Dr. Joe was born and raised in Whitehall, MI and was a standout multi-sport athlete at Whitehall High School. He participated in football, basketball, powerlifting, and track and field for the Vikings. He was an All-State qualifier in track and field as well as a state champion and All-American in powerlifting.
After high school and prior to his chiropractic education Dr. Joe attended Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI on a track and field scholarship. During his time at Aquinas he was a two time Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference Champion in the hammer throw and was a 5 time National Qualifier, two times in the indoor weight throw and three times in the hammer throw outdoors.
After completing his bachelors degree Dr. Joe moved to Central Missouri to coach track and field at William Woods University. While coaching Dr. Joe also earned his Master’s in Education. At William Woods Dr. Joe coached over 30 all-conference athletes and 4 national qualifiers including the 2013 NAIA Indoor runner up in the weight throw.
Following the completion of his education and coaching at William Woods, Dr. Joe moved to St. Louis after being accepted into the Logan University’s College of Chiropractic. In addition to beginning his education Dr. Joe couldn’t leave coaching and was hired at Washington University in St. Louis where he coached numerous all-conference athletes including 7 conference champions in various throwing events.
Dr. Joe loves all sports and loves to help athletes and all of his patients reach their full performance potential through chiropractic. When not in the office Dr. Joe coaches track and field at Whitehall High School, and loves to be outdoors, kayaking, hunting, fishing or just spending time with his wife Alissa.
Addison Walstra, D.C. – Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Addison is a West Michigan native graduating from Fruitport High School in 2013. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Exercise Science from Grand Valley State University in 2017. With her passion for chiropractic, Addison attended Logan University College of Chiropractic and graduated with honors December 2020. With a passion for women’s health and the pregnant and pediatric population, Dr. Addison is currently Webster Certified and is completing her certification in Chiropractic Pediatrics through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA).
Dr. Addison practices the following techniques:
-Logan basic technique
-Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM)
Growing up, Addison was an active equestrian competitor and coach—her horses actually started her passion for chiropractic care. Dr. Addison owns and operates Dynamic Animal
Chiropractic and Rehabilitation taking care of animals on the road when she is not in the office. Outside of the office and treating animals, she enjoys riding her horse Kayla, spending time with her dog Finn, hiking, traveling, and spending time outside!
Kateri Petrie, MA – Office Manager/Billing Specialist/Owner
Dr. Joe’s sister and Dr. Dave’s daughter Kateri is the office manager. She completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Davenport University in accounting and business management. She has previously worked at Davenport University and the West Michigan Symphony helping patrons and students to decide which paths they wanted to take. She currently resides in Whitehall with her husband, Charles, daughter, Taryn, and son, Calum.
Karen Neubauer – Chiropractic Assistant
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Morgan Ingvartsen – Chiropractic Assistant
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David B. Stachowicz, D.C. (retired)
Dr. Dave founded Stachowicz Chiropractic in 1987 and provided exceptional chiropractic care to the Greater Muskegon community for over 30 years. Dr. Dave was born and raised in Jackson, MI and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA before returning to Michigan. As of 2019 Dr. Dave has retired and is no longer seeing patients. He currently resides in Whitehall with his wife Tammy and their dog Marley. His daughter Kateri, son-in-law Charles, granddaughter Taryn and grandson Calum reside in Whitehall as well. He is excited that the practice will be kept in the family with the addition of his son Dr. Joe Stachowicz, and his daughter Kateri (Stachowicz) Petrie as the office manager.