Melissa Harlow DC, CACCP, CKTP
As a Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Melissa Harlow has years of intense training and experience in spinal adjustments. We at Peak Balance Family Wellness believe in a whole-body approach that the whole family can benefit from. Utilizing gentle chiropractic techniques we provide advanced spinal correction allowing your body to restore balance. Of course, each case varies and consideration has to be made for age, physical resilience, and severity of the problem. Typically, Dr. Harlow likes to focus on strength, flexibility, and postural corrections which target the true cause of the problem. Addressing the structure first allows for optimal nervous system function and peak performance!
Originally from Colorado Springs, Dr. Harlow is passionate about chiropractic and is excited to bring chiropractic care to the local Colorado Springs community. She was a graduate of Air Academy High School, the University of Northern Colorado, and Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, American Chiropractic Association, Colorado Chiropractic Association, and the Logan College of Chiropractic Alumni Association.
Dedicated to the latest most advanced techniques, Dr. Harlow has additional certifications with the ICPA in whole family wellness care. She is Webster Technique Certified and granted CACCP which is Board Certification in prenatal care and chiropractic pediatrics. Her Bachelor’s degree is in Exercise and Sports Science and it fuels her interest in working with athletes in both injury recovery and prevention. Even today you’ll find Dr. Harlow on the soccer field 2-3 times per week. We have several Peak Balance indoor soccer teams representing our awesome “I got your back” shirts.
Dr. Harlow is a mother of two, a beautiful daughter, Taylor, and a son, Logan. She meet her husband in college and they have been happily married for 12 years. Starting a family has been the driving force behind Dr. Harlow’s focus on working with expecting and postpartum moms. Not exactly happy with her first birth experience, Dr. Harlow is passionate about helping other mamas get the birth experience they want and helping educate to make changes to the attitudes and fears behind childbirth.
Justin Terry DC
Dr. Justin Terry’s approach to chiropractic is about freedom of movement. He believes the way to maintain optimum nervous system function is via the adjustment of bones and the practice of maintaining proper musculoskeletal biomechanics through strength and flexibility. His chiropractic model stems from a tensegrity model and a strong athletic background. Dr. Justin is a former Division 1 and Division 3 sprinter. He graduated from the University of Minnesota-Morris. He then obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Originally from Ripley, Mississippi, Dr. Justin is excited to be in Colorado. In his downtime, he enjoys sprint training, weight lifting, and hiking. Chiropractic has been revolutionary in his own life in fact that while in chiropractic school he discovered that he has scoliosis. In practice, this allows him to connect with, and empower patients. Dr. Justin uses a variety of techniques to adjust, they are Diversified, Thompson Drop, Activator, and Torque Release Techniques. These tools help him treat children, support through pregnancy, and athletes, but each patient approach is uniquely tailored to be able to meet any patient where they are and help them live the best version of their lives going forward.
Dillon Loomis, Exercise Specialist and CA
Dillon is a UCCS graduate and NASM-certified personal trainer. He has 10 years of experience in exercise and human performance. Helping others achieve their highest potential in health and functional movement is one of Dillon’s greatest passions. When he’s not training himself or others Dillon enjoys spending time hiking in the Colorado sun with his wife, Angela, and two children, Evelyn and Lincoln.
Ava, Billing and Front Desk
Ava has lived in Colorado Springs most of her life. She’s always either worked in the chiropractic field or been going to chiropractors for over 30 years. Ava loves working with patients and helping them get the chiropractic care they need. She specializes in assisting our Veterans. “Let’s ask Ava” is a very common phrase around here. Please let her know if she can help with any paperwork or billing questions.
Keiarah, Front Desk
Keiarah is one of three receptionists here at Peak Balance Chiropractic. She has her bachelor’s degree in interior design but is currently going to school for massage therapy. Living a healthy lifestyle and helping people reach their goals has always been her passion. She loves to play soccer and spend time with her family. She is happily married with two children: Ella and Levi.
Tawnia, Licensed Massage Therapist
Tawnia has been a licensed massage therapist for 12 years. She is certified in neuromuscular, deep tissue, trigger point, Swedish, and cupping therapy. Tawnia moved to Colorado Springs when she was 10 years old. After high school, she moved out of the state but eventually ended up back in Colorado where she attended school for massage therapy. Tawnia is happily married and has two beautiful children. During her free time, she enjoys being a puppy foster parent and volunteering at the animal shelter.
Kelsey, Licensed Massage Therapist
Kelsey recently moved to Colorado Springs from Montana. She’s been a massage therapist for 3 years. She specializes in deep tissue, cupping, blading and trigger point therapy. Kelsey enjoys hiking and is excited to explore Colorado.