• Shannon
    Shannon Gaston
    Office Manager

    Shannon studied Business Administration at Lincoln Land Community College and UIS, and has always had a passion for helping people achieve total body health. When she’s not in the office, you can find her with paint brush or pen in hand, knee-deep in restoration projects, or participating in her small-town community events. She enjoys seeing patients reclaim their quality of life and hopes to continue serving them for years to come!

  • Amy
    Amy Fanter
    LMT, LPN

    Amy is a long time proponent of chiropractic and massage therapy. She understands the benefit of combining massage therapy with chiropractic adjustments to heal the body. Amy provides years of experience providing quality massage therapy. Amy also duals as an LPN and serves her community with home health, nursing services, and patient care.  She has the knowledge of a nurse and the hands on skills of a trained licensed massage therapist. 

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  • Pat Curry
    Pat Curry
    Chiropractic Assistant

    Pat has been on the team with Curry Chiropractic since the start! We are excited to have a smiling face at the front desk. Pat has been an integral part of helping the office get started. She continues to provide excellent help to the front desk and will assist in anything that you need. We appreciate her dedicated service and help to Curry Chiropractic. Pat is a proud grandmother and very active in her community and church.

  • Alicia
    Alicia Dirksen

    Alicia M. Dirksen is a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Licensed Massage Therapist. She graduated from Healing Hands School of Holistic Health in Laguna Hills, California in 2014. In March of 2021, Alicia opened her business, Kiron Wellness, in Springfield, IL, operating in association with Curry Chiropractic.

    She has studied a wide variety of healing modalities including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) utilizing acupressure points and energetic meridians in addition to other TCM therapies such as Cupping Therapy, GuaSha and Moxibustion. She uses a unique combination of healing modalities to personalize each treatment. Alicia believes everything in the body, and mind, is connected and she works to bring overall balance through a variety of healing techniques such as acupressure, triggerpoint, neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue, reflexology, energy work and more. Alicia also specializes in a unique style of massage called Ashiatsu. In the Japanese language “Ashi” translates to foot and “Atsu” into pressure. Using the padded soles of the foot this massage provides an experience like no other. Deeply relieving pain and tension and achieving better, longer lasting results.

    With over 1500 hours of training and many years of experience, Alicia offers a very unique and effective healing treatment style. She is passionate about helping clients meet their personal health and healing goals through individualized treatment plans and bringing awareness to the nature of holistic healing and health.

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  • Julie Kennedy at Curry Chiropractic
    Julie Kennedy
    Chiropractic Assistant

    Julie came to us as a state employee retiree.  Upon retiring 5 years ago, Julie was looking for something to do in her spare time.  After working at a retail craft store for a while, she heard we were looking for an office assistant in Springfield then soon joined our team.  With a work background that includes working with people, she enjoys interacting with our clients and staff from her position at the front desk.  Julie's current hobby of choice is crafting with her Cricut but she enjoys many types of crafts, jigsaw puzzles, and reading in her spare time.  Like her co-workers here at Curry, Julie is an animal lover having adopted several rescue animals over the years.  Julie and her family currently have 1 cat (Gingy) and 1 dog (Princess). 

  • Elaina
    Elaina Baugh
    Massage Therapist

    I have been a massage therapist for 2 years. I went to school at Midwes tTechnical Institute in East Peoria, IL. I specialize in Swedish and deep tissue massage. I tend to really go for a more therapeutic approach with assisting my clients in relaxation.Outside of massage, I spend a lot of time with my three daughters. I am also in school to become a dietician. A couple hobbies I love are hiking and reading.

  • Ashley
    Ashley Lefferts

    Ashley graduated from Lincoln Land Community College’s Massage Therapy program in June 2023 and became licensed in August 2023. She opened her massage practice, Simply Equanimity, in Athens in October 2023, where she works part-time. Prior to becoming an LMT, she worked at the Illinois Army National Guard as a contractor, then a Federal Technician for a combined 18 years. She is excited to begin this chapter of helping clients reach a new level of health and wellness at Curry Chiropractic!

  • Alex
    Alexandra Cisco
    Chiropractic Assistant

    Alex has been a Medical Assistant for 4 years, and her favorite thing about it is to be the smile patients see when they first come in to when they leave. In her spare time she likes to watch her cousins play all kinds of sports, and watching her niece and nephew grow up. She likes to spend most of her time with her husband and all of her family. You can also find her in the pool, crafting, reading or watching crime shows!