Our team of dedicated health professionals are here to serve you. We combine extensive knowledge in the field of chiropractic with a passion for helping people. At Durant Chiropractic, it is our mission to help our patients achieve optimal spinal and neurological function. It is our goal to create a friendly and professional atmosphere that you can rely on for all of your chiropractic needs.
MELISSA KELLING, DC
Dr. Melissa Kelling is a Durant native. She is a 2012 Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate. Returning to Durant to practice was ideal for her in order to give back to the community in which she grew up. The methods she studied led her to develop a strong desire to develop a family practice. The adjusting styles she uses in treating patients are gentle and, above all, keep the patient’s comfort a priority. Dr. Kelling is a member of the Iowa Chiropractic Society. She is a former certified yoga instructor. When she’s not treating patients, her hobbies include spending time with her son, practicing yoga, and gardening.
LISA GEURINK, DC, DABCA
Dr. Lisa L. Geurink is a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician and holds a Diplomate in Acupuncture. A Durant native, she has enjoyed living and working in this community for most of her life. She graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1986. After attending Palmer, she completed advanced studies in Cox Lumbar Decompression, Sports Chiropractic, and Chiropractic Biophysics. Dr. Geurink earned her Diplomate in Acupuncture in 2010 from the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Chiropractic Acupuncture.
Dr. Geurink is passionate about Chiropractic and therefore welcomes the opportunity to care for people in a holistic manner without the use of drugs or surgery. She is an active member of the Iowa Chiropractic Society, American Chiropractic Association, American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncturists, and the Chiropractic Council on Acupuncture. When she’s not at her practice, Dr. Geurink enjoys traveling, relaxing with her children and grandchildren, and spending time with her husband, Russ, on their farm.
KAYLA WHIPPLE L.M.T
Kayla has been our Licensed Massage Therapist on staff since May 2014. She attended & graduated from Capri College in Davenport. Kayla’s knowledge, skills, and desire to help people make her the perfect fit for our office. Our ability to perform therapeutic massage right in our office allows patients to easily fit both their massages and adjustments into their busy schedules. Kayla resides in Wilton with her husband. When she’s not working, she enjoys raising & showing dairy cattle.
Darla has been our Front Desk & Insurance Department extraordinaire since August 2009. She attended Hamilton Technical College where she obtained her degree in Billing & Coding. When she’s not managing the front desk in our office & processing insurance, she enjoys spending her time reading, going to garage sales, spoiling her grandchildren.
CARISSA ORCUTT, LMRT
Carissa has been a Chiropractic Technician in our office since May 2017. She has been a patient of chiropractic since the age of five. She therefore is a strong believer and advocate of the many benefits of chiropractic adjustments & the therapies we provide in our office. Carissa also holds a license as a Limited Radiologic Technologist. Being a Durant native, Carissa loves being able to work in the community in which she grew up. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her husband & daughter.
Teresa has been a Durant Chiropractic employee since August 2021. She is a major proponent of exercising and strength-training. She can often be seen walking her grand-dog, Jax, around the town of Durant. A kind-hearted person, Teresa is always there to help out a friend and neighbor. She likes to stay active. Teresa also loves spending time with her sons & watching them race.