Joyce McClanahan, receptionist & biller graduated from Nitro High School, the University of Charleston, and West Virginia University where she received her Master's Degree in Spanish and French. She was a middle school, high school and college Spanish teacher for many years. She joined Dr. J Chiropractic & Wellness Center in June, 2009. Joyce has three children, Jill, Jay, and Jon. She lives in Poca with her husband, Jack. Joyce enjoys spending her free time with her granddaughter, Joy. She likes to work out at the Nautilus and the YMCA.
Melinda Kuhn joined the practice in March 2014 as our morning receptionist. Melinda graduated from Dupont High School and West Virginia State University with a BA in Psychology. She lives in Cross Lanes with her husband and two sons.
Angelique Valdovinos-Ertl is our youngest staff member. She works as our receptionist and also is a trainer with the weight loss program. Angelique graduated from Poca High School and Concord University with a degree in business marketing. She lives in Marmet with her two small dogs, Minnie and Penny. She likes to spend her spare time cooking and hanging out with her family.
Connie Eggleton is the office/chiropractic assistant, which means she performs chiropractic therapies, does drug testing, prepares patients for DOT exams. She graduated from St. Albans High School. She is happily married to her husband, Bobby, and they have 2 children. She lives on a farm, and in her spare time, Connie enjoys riding horses and caring for her animals
Patricia Burkey is our licensed massage therapist, she has been practicing massage therapy for 17 years, however, she has been massaging her family since she was 10 years old. Patricia attended the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh where she obtained an Associate's Degree in Science for Massage Therapy. She was on Dean's List and graduated with honors in Phi Theta Kappa. She is a proud aunt to 8 wonderful children. She has 2 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law in her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pa. She moved to Huntington, WV in 2011 to teach massage therapy at a private college. She enjoys helping people through the healing powers of touch. She practices Swedish massage, Deep tissue, Hot Stone Therapy, and several other styles of massage.