Meet the Staff

"All of the staff is extremely caring, courteous and professional." - P.L., Centennial

Our focus is to give you pain relief that's fast and effective by bringing together all the best treatments for powerful pain relief. It means encouraging you to wellness with the enthusiasm of a coach. And it means helping you avoid future injuries, so you can live life without limits. That's the goal of our practice, and our personal mission.

  • David E. Friedman, DC

    A solid educational foundation

    'When choosing a healthcare practitioner, it's important to consider his or her educational background. I'm, extremely proud of the schools I've attended. My greatest challenge is to apply all I've learned so that each patient receives the best possible care.'

    • Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
    • Licensed Acupuncturist, Colorado School of Healing Arts
    • D.C., Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
    • B.A., Molecular-Cellular-Developmental Biology, University of Colorado

    Distinguished for professional dedication
    'I am committed to staying on the leading edge of my field and keeping abreast of the latest treatment, advances and innovations. I believe that staying active in various professional organizations is one of the most effective ways to bring you state-of-the-art care.'

    A respected leader in his field
    'I'm always honored when others retain my services as a consultant and/or lecturer. It's an opportunity to share the benefits of my education and experience with many more people than I could ever see in my office.'

    Board of Directors: Columbine Chiropractic Health Plan

    Chiropractic Consultant and Independent Chiropractic Examiner

    Independent Editor, MicroMedex Corporation

    Lecturer: Tri-County Health Department, Comcast and Sun Flower Farmers Market.

    Dr. Friedman uses many different techniques including; Gondstead, Diversified, Cox (Distraction), Thompson Drop Technique, Activator, Sacral Occipital Technique, Dry Needling and Traditional Chinese Acupuncture.

  • Marc A. Garfinkel, DC

    A solid educational foundation
    'I think that a quality education is one that sparks an enduring evolution of exploration, investigation, and insight. As a specialist in sports injuries and performance, my ongoing commitment to education ensures that you receive the best the field has to offer.'

    Diplomate: American Chiropractic Board of Sports Practitioners

    Certified: Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (Specializing in the shoulder and foot)

    D.C., Texas Chiropractic College

    Giving back to the community and his profession
    'It's always very rewarding to share my expertise with the community and my colleagues.'
    Consultant & lecturer: Office Depot, South Suburban Goodson Recreation Center, Cub Foods,

    Bishop Grey Inn, Costco, among other businesses

    Former Editor: Journal of the Florida Chiropractic Associations Council on Sports Injuries

    Past Team Chiropractor: Junior Olympics, Florida Sunshine Games

  • Nicholas Wismann, LAc, L.M.T

    Nicholas is nationally certified in Chinese Medicine with the NCCAOM and is nationally certified in massage therapy as well.  He has specialized in treating chronic debilitation conditions such as fibromyalgia, Irritable bowel syndrome, Chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, Parkinsons, Multiple sclerosis, stroke, Diabetes and much more. 

    Nicholas started his medical career by earning his bachelors degree in Integrative Physiology.  While studying for the program he lived in China and became fascinated with Chinese medicine.  He decided to further his education by earning his graduate degree in Chinese Medicine at the Bastyr University in Seattle.  He received further training in pain management, oncology, endocrinology, gynecology and respiratory care. 

    Nicholas believes health is best maintained through holistic, preventative treatment, through education about nutrition, exercises and living a balanced lifestyle and looks forward to helping you heal today.

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  • Melissa Pottberg

    Melissa earned her B.S. in health and exercise science and her master’s in toxicology from Colorado State University. She received her Advanced Teacher Training in Pilates Exercise from the Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado. 

    Melissa has over 10 years of experience guiding patients through their Pilates therapeutic exercise programs at various physical therapy clinics and Pilates studios. She also has classical training in dance.

    Melissa has experience directing prenatal, fundamental, beginner and advanced Pilates classes, She has helped patients recover from herniated disks, motor vehicle accidents and joint replacement surgeries. She is experienced in treating scoliosis, sciatica, sprains and strains and overall health improvement.

  • Nichole Johnston C.M.T

    Our massage therapists specialize in Integrated Massage Therapy, a combination of methods using light and deep pressure and flowing strokes.
    We offer:
    • Swedish Massage
    • Deep Tissue
    • Sports Massage
    • Prenatal Massage
    • Infant Massage
    • Neuromuscular Therapy