Meet the Back & Neck Center Team
Annie, Massage Therapist and Chiropractic Assistant
Annie has been a Massage Therapist and Chiropractic Assistant with the Back & Neck Center since 2009. She grew up in Idaho, graduated from the Academy of Professional Careers in Boise, Idaho in 2007 and then moved to Alaska. She has lived in Wasilla for over 10 years and enjoyes various outdoor activities like camping, floating, fishing and hiking as well as spending time with her dog and family.
Taunya, Office Manager
Taunya has been a Massage Therapist and Chiropractic Assistant with the Back & Neck Center since 2008. She graduated from UAA School of Massage in 2003 and is also certified in Prenatal Massage. She recently got married in 2015 and has a 3 year old daughter. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending her time with family, watching movies, cooking and camping.
Phil, Massage Therapist
Phil has been a Massage Therapist with us since 2002. He graduated from UAA School of Massage in 1999 and he has two children. His wife is a nurse at the Veteran Hospital and their family enjoys rafting and long moonlit walks on the beach.
Roxanne, Massage Therapist
Roxanne has been a Massage Therapist with the Back & Neck Center since 2004. She graduated from UAA School of Massage in 2003 and enjoys scrapbooking, cooking and all Alaska has to offer – fishing, camping, 4 wheeling and rafting.
Jacob, Massage Therapist
Jacob has been a Massage Therapist with the Back & Neck Center since 2008. He is a 40 year, life long Alaskan who enjoys hiking, golf and reading. He graduated at the top of his class in 2007 from Alaska Career College. He specializes in Cross Fiber Friction, Deep Tissue Therapy and Cranial Sacral Therapy.
Kari, Massage Therapist
Kari moved to Alaska from California back in 2010 and says that Alaska should have always been her home. Kari has been with the Back & Neck Center since 2011, bringing with her an expertise in Deep Pressure and Concentrated Work. Kari has been massaging friends and family since she was about 5 years old, and always knew that this is what she was meant to do.
After graduating in 2005, from Western Career College in Sacramento, CA she's been on a mission to help those with Acute and Chronic Pain.
She lives at home with her Husband, William, and their 3 four-legged children. When she's not at home cooking, baking, or quilting, Kari likes to drive around, get lost, and enjoy all of the beauty that Alaska has to offer.
Jennifer, Massage Therapist
Jennifer has been a Massage Therapist with the Back & Neck Center since 2012. She enjoys hiking, camping, snowboarding and spending time with family. Her favorite part about her job is helping people feel better and working with such a devoted group of people.
Angela, Chiropractic Assistant
Angela has been a Chiropractic Assistant with the Back & Neck Center since 2012. She was looking for a more gainful career opportunity when she came to us. She has lived in Alaska all of her life and enjoys fishing, camping, photography and movies. Her passion is spending time with her family.
Tatyana, Massage Therapist
Tatyana has been a Massage Therapist with the Back & Neck Center since 2016. She graduated from Nevada School of Massage Therapy in 2007. She lived in Las Vegas for 15 years, where she met her Husband. They moved to Alaska in 2014. She enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, attending to her family and their small farm.
Renae N, Massage Therapist
Renae has been a Massage Therapist with the Back & Neck Center since 2015 after completing a 950 hour Therapeutic Massage Specialist Certification Program at Alaska Career College. She has previous work experience in Administrative, Restaurant and Construction which she feels is a benefit to patients. She enjoys living a healthy, active Alaskan lifestyle which includes regular exercise, traveling, cooking, movie nights, walking and biking with her companion and their dog.
Kindra, Chiropractic Assistant
Kindra has been a Chiropractic Assistant with the Back & Neck Center since 2016. She graduated in 2005 with her Medical Assisting Certification from Career Academy and also graduated from Charter College in 2010 with her Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Concentration in Business. Kindra has an interest studying the practices of Preventative Health and Alternative Medicine. She is a life long Alaskan and loves spending time with her Husband and two kids, enjoying the outdoors and traveling.