Meet the Staff

Here's a little bit about where we came from and where we'd like to go. We look forward to getting to know you at the wellness center!

Chiropractors
Dr. Greg Haitz
Dr. Daniel Vaden
Dr. Shayla Lobdell
Dr. Nathanael Klein

Massage Therapists
Jen  Nichols
Savannah Rogers
Jami Lee Bixby
Sheila Gaither
Mark Bartol
Shelby Rieck

 
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Greg Haitz
Doctor of Chiropractic
Founder, Rimrock Wellness Center

Dr Greg Haitz finished his undergrad studies at Mesa State College and was accepted into the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa where he graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2003. He also completed an internship in the Palmer College Sports Injury and Rehab department. Since that time he has received post graduate training in nutrition, and received his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designation from the NSCA.  Dr Haitz currently sits on the Colorado Chiropractic Association's Executive Board as Immediate Past President.  He was nominated twice as CCA's Rising Star chiropractor of the year was awarded Chiropractor of the Year in 2017 and 2018.  Dr Haitz is also proud to be the co-founder of The Wellness Solution; an online 12 module health and wellness program as well as the coauthor of 12 Kindle books based on this material. 

Gentle yet effective is the way Dr Haitz likes to describe his chiropractic treatment style.  He uses hands on techniques to adjust the bones of the spine as well as the Impulse adjusting instrument.  Depending on the patient he may also utilize the Thompson drop or flexion/traction techniques.  Children and even infants are always welcome and they will be treated very gently of course. 


Daniel Vaden                                           Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Daniel Vaden finished his undergraduate studies in nutrition and human performance at Middle Tennessee State University and studied Chiropractic at Life University where he graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2013.

In February of 2011 he met the founder and developer of Torque Release Technique, Dr. Jay Holder, which began the start of a great mentorship. Dr. Daniel earned an advanced proficiency certification in this technique, wrote the curriculum for the first Torque Release Technique Course offered at Life University, and conducted a significant amount of related research as a part of the research track scholarship. While in school Dr. Daniel served as the President of the Torque Release Technique Club and became a Fellow of the Holder Research Institute in 2013. Some of his research can be seen here: https://www.torquerelease.com/pdf/61.pdf

Dr. Vaden holds Diplomate Status in Addictions and Compulsive Disorders (Board Eligible) and certification in Auriculotherapy by the American College of Addictionology and Compulsive Disorders.

Dr. Daniel had been in private practice in Tennessee for three years before joining in on the mission and vision of Rimrock Wellness Center. Dr. Daniel utilizes the Torque Release Technique as well as traditional adjusting techniques to accommodate all shapes, sizes, and preferences so that you can reach your health goals and obtain a much higher quality of life.


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Dr. Shayla Lobdell
Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Shayla Lobdell finished her undergraduate studies in pre-hospital emergency medicine at Colorado Mesa University. She held a license in massage therapy from Intellitec College of Grand Junction from 2010-2015. She followed her dreams and graduated in 2018 as Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. Upon graduation, Dr. Shayla was nominated by her peers for a certificate of merit of “Lasting Purpose”. This award was given to the graduate that demonstrated the principle upon which the school had been founded: To Give, To Do, To Love, To Serve out of a Sense of Abundance. While at Life University, she joined a nationwide chiropractic sorority, The League of Chiropractic Women, to show her support in the growing healthcare field of women in chiropractic. She became a  mentor and leader for new students as they became part of Life University. During her time at school, Dr. Shayla studied an array of techniques that can help a variety of patients; techniques that include hands-on adjustments such as Flexion/Distraction and Diversified Full Spine as well as instrument adjusting using Activators.

Dr. Lobdell has dedicated her life to service in healthcare. She is devoted to expanding her knowledge in preventative healthcare and to teach that the body is a self-healing, self-regulating, and a self-maintaining organism.


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Dr. Nathanael Klein
Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Nathanael Klein graduated in 2013 as a Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. He worked at a light-force Chiropractic practice in North-Eastern Pennsylvania for four and a half years. A year after working as a Chiropractor, his past injuries began to manifest into chronic problems that were limiting his ability to work.  He began studying structural biomechanics and spinal strengthening. By applying what he learned to heal and strengthen his own body, he was able to continue practicing chiropractic. He now runs a YouTube channel, Greater Exodus Vitality Restoration, making instructional videos on why spinal stabilization is important for the health of the whole body and teaching others how to get out of pain the way he did. He has spoken at colleges and done workshops on how to help reduce chronic joint pain by creating good functional daily habits. Dr. Klein believes continued chiropractic care and teaching people how to move correctly can not only reduce joint injury but reduce stress on the nerves and spinal cord and possibly prevent future stress-related pathologies.


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Jen  Nichols
Licensed Massage Therapist

Jen is a Licensed and insured Massage Therapist in the State of Colorado.  She received her Certificate of Massage Therapy from IntelliTec, Grand Junction in 2008 and has been practicing since.  Jen became a member of The Rimrock Wellness Team in early 2013.  She specializes in Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage. 


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Savannah Rogers
Licensed Massage Therapist

Savannah is a Colorado native who recently obtained a license in Massage Therapy from IntelliTec College in September 2018. New to the Rimrock Wellness team, Savannah focuses on tailoring your massage to your specific needs.  She excels in therapeutic massage, deep tissue,  and has a deep passion for sports massage. "I believe that healing starts from the inside out. I am filling the shoes that were called for me, if for even just that one hour you are on my table, I have in someway relieved your stress or even made you smile. For me, that's an accomplished, blessed day!"


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Jami Lee Bixby
Licensed Massage Therapist

Jami is a graduate of Asheville,  NC's Center for Massage and  Natural Health in May of 2010.  Currently, she is licensed and insured in Tennessee, North Carolina, Iowa, & Colorado. Before moving to Colorado in  November 2018, she practiced in North Carolina and Tennessee for over 7 years. Jami taught  Reflexology at the Center for  Massage and Natural Health for two years following her graduation. She has worked in chiropractic offices, spas/salons, massage franchises, and has owned her own massage practice.

Jami specializes in Trigger Point Therapy,  Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Traditional Thai Massage, Stone Therapy, Prenatal Massage, Reflexology, and most recently Cupping Therapy. In 2016, Jami traveled to Bangkok, Thailand and graduated from the first level of Traditional Thai Massage program and plans to return to finish the program early 2019. As a touch therapist of 9 years, Jami uses her intuition, compassion, knowledge, and empathy to find those painful areas and work them out in a "Hurts So Good kind of way”. Her goal is to help bring you more awareness through massage techniques, self-care, meditation practices, mindfulness, and body mechanics education. She may be small, but her touch is powerful. She can't wait to help you feel better!


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Sheila Gaither
Licensed Massage Therapist
 

Sheila Gaither is a Grand Junction native, who recently obtained her license in Massage Therapy from IntelliTec College in April 2019. Sheila utilizes a mixture of: relaxing Swedish strokes, gentle deep tissue work, myofascial techniques and trigger point therapy to release muscle tension. She also offers hot stone and prenatal massage therapies. With a loving, nurturing and compassionate touch, Sheila strives to make every massage a relaxing, fruitful experience.


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Mark Bartol is a Colorado native who graduated from the Oriental Healing Arts Institute in 2006. He has practiced massage therapy in a chiropractic office, spa, as well as working on private clients.

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Licensed Massage Therapist

He specializes in therapeutic and deep tissue massage. Clients say that he is very thorough in his massages. Mark is currently working on getting his Detoxification and Cellular Regeneration Specialist Certification from the International School of Detoxification.


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Shelby Rieck is a Colorado native from the San Luis Valley. She moved to Grand Junction in 2017, and has been a part of Rimrock Wellness Center for over a year.

Shelby Rieck
Licensed Massage Therapist

Shelby recently obtained her licence in Massage Therapy from IntelliTec College in July 2019. Shelby specializes in therapeutic and deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, and myofascial techniques. Shelby also offers prenatal massage, stone therapy, and is certified in ACE Massage Cupping. Shelby is passionate in wanting the best for every client, and strives to meet your goals.