Jessyca HoLicensed, Board Certified Massage Therapist
Jessyca was born and raised in Hawaii. She moved to Alaska in 2009 and joined the Northern
Chiropractic team in 2016. She has a B.S. in Exercise Sports Science from BYU-Hawaii and studied massage therapy at Hawaii Healing Arts College. She offers various massage techniques, including: myofascial release, deep tissue and trigger point therapy.
Jessyca brings her laid back island vibe to Northern Chiropractic and we love it. She loves hiking, biking, kayaking, baking and eating. She also enjoys learning Krav Maga. Jessyca is a mother of four kiddos and enjoys life in Anchorage.
Rudi RuppBoard Certified Massage Therapist
Rudi has joined the Northern Chiropractic team in September of 2022. She has been practicing massage since 2015. She strives in every massage session to share her calm, relaxed, centered energy in order to create a trusting and healing environment that provides the ultimate rejuvenating and relaxation, or deep tissue massage experience. She has achieved effective results with eliminating or greatly diminishing pain from neck and upper back tension, rotator cuff injury, low back and hip strain, sciatica issues, carpal tunnel symptoms and other wrist/hand/leg/foot issues.
Rudi tailors each massage to meet the needs of the patient while also assisting them to increase their knowledge on how nutrition, posture, employment and other lifestyle choices can negatively impact one's physical comfort as well as provides them with recommended literature and various stretches or exercises they can utilize for pain management.
Rudi is a lifelong Alaskan who enjoys everything the state has to offer!
Natalie EfirdBoard Certified Massage Therapist
Natalie joined the Northern Chiropractic team June 2020. We get the opportunity for Natalie to join us seasonally as she travels with her husband and son.
Patti ColeOffice Manager
Patti joined the Northern Chiropractic team in January 2017. She originally moved to Alaska in late 2011 and has absolutely fallen in love with Alaska and everything it has to offer. Having worked in the hospitality industry for 20 years she decided a change was needed and transitioned into the medical administrative scene when she came to work for Dr. Greg and the team as Dr. Greg's scribe. Patti has since moved into medical billing and insurance, most recently she has taken the position of office manager.
Outside of the office Patti's world revolves around her son, Cade. The two of them can be found getting in a game of bowling, riding bikes, spending time in the gym, hiking a trail, camping, or may be even trying to catch a fish...just living their best lives!
Claire CookChiropractic Scribe
Claire began working at Northern Chiropractic as a chiropractic therapy assistant, moving to front desk and is now assisting Dr. Greg with documentation.
Originally from Florida, Claire fell in love with Alaska while working seasonally on the Holland America – Princess train in 2014, working two additional summers before moving permanently to this state. Born with an adventurous spirit, Claire has driven from Florida to Alaska three times, traveling most of the country and some of Canada on her journeys. She enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, foraging, and all sorts of live music. Claire is devoted to her Boston terrier, Thea – a dog with a larger wardrobe than most people.
Krystal TalamoaInsurance and Billing
Krystal was born and raised on the Island of O’ahu and moved to Alaska in June of 2020. Krystal worked in retail for many years and decided a change of environment was needed. She started working for Dr. Greg in March 2022 and is the insurance and billing specialist.
Outside of the office, Krystal enjoys spending time with her husband, her two cats and her doggo. She loves to travel and get out to experience different cultures. When Krystal is home, you can find her and her husband out dancing, hiking, going on drives, or just being foodies.
Allen ThonyFront Desk Administrator
Allen moved to this fine state in September of 2012 from Wisconsin. He has been working in Customer Service for 14 years. He joined the staff here at Northern Chiropractic in late March of 2022 as the Front Desk Administrator.
In his time away from the office Allen enjoys spending time with his amazing wife and two dogs. He is quite a movie buff and has a big passion for tattoos and Batman.
Aerin GainesWhatever We Tell Her:)
Aerin joined the Northern Chiropractic team in December 2010. She began working as the front desk administrator and has since moved into assisting Dr. Greg with his documentation. Aerin always has a smile on her face and takes any opportunity to crack a joke in order to spread her enthusiasm for life.
Aerin was born and raised in Alaska and has spent most of those years in Eagle River. Aerin received her Bachelor's degree in 2015 in Journalism and Public Communications through the University of Alaska Anchorage. Aerin enjoys many aspects of Alaska, but she is ultimately finds herself at a warm beach or thinking about a warm beach outside of Alaska.