The Chiropractors and Staff
Bend Oregon Chiropractor and Functional Medicine Practitioner
Jason Kremer, DC, CCSP®, CSCS
Dr. Kremer is a Chiropractic and Functional Medicine physician in Bend Oregon with a focus on Sports Medicine and Natural Healthcare. He received his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Central Michigan University and received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. Upon obtaining his Doctorate, Dr. Kremer completed an additional year of post graduate education to earn credentials as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP).
More recently, Dr. Kremer has also pursued his passion for natural healthcare in the field of Functional Medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine. This is an emerging field which focuses on the "root causes" of chronic conditions such as migraines, IBS, chronic fatigue, skin conditions, inability to lose weight, etc. and not just treating or masking the symptoms. One of Dr. Kremer's primary focuses in the field of Functional Medicine is Digestive Health and has successfully diagnosed and treated those with IBS, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), food sensitivities, pancreatic insufficiencies, and Celiac disease.
As the creator and developer of HealthAroundYOU.com, Dr. Kremer strives to educate, inspire and empower individuals accross the globe to take a more proactive approach in achieving their optimal levels of health through lifestyle changes. Dr. Kremer and his wife Cassie are also columnists for the Internationally distributed Paleo Magazine.
To browse past Paleo Magazine columns written by "The Doc"- CLICK HERE
"My goal for successfully treating conditions and injuries is to not only diagnose and treat a condition, but also understand its cause and prevent future occurrences through identifying and correcting stressors and triggers, addressing nutritional and digestive concerns, and implementing therapeutic exercise programs and lifestlyle modifications."
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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kremer, please call (541) 318-1000 and specify whether you are seeing Dr. Kremer for Chiropractic care or a Functional Medicine consultation.
Jeffrey S. Cobbs, DC, CPT, CES
Chiropractor Jeffrey Cobbs is a chiropractic physician in Bend, Oregon with a focus on neurologically based health care, comprehensive wellness programs and corrective exercise. He is excited to share over 30 years practice experience and a lifetime of personal health and fitness experience with the Wellness Doctor staff, patients, and community. Dr. Cobbs received his Associate of Science in Behavioral Sciences from De Anza College in Cupertino, California where he also worked in the Adaptive and Rehabilitative Physical Education program as a physical therapy assistant. Dr. Cobbs received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon and completed an additional year of postgraduate education to earn credentials as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician ( CCSP).
Dr. Cobbs is also a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). While attending De Anza College he worked at the S.M.A.R.T. (Sports Medicine Athletic Rehabilitation and Training ) Clinic in Cupertino, California as a Nautilus Fitness Instructor. His personal training experience includes working at the Courtside Club in Los Gatos, California, Silver Creek Valley Golf and Country Club in San Jose, California, and the San Jose Swim and Racquet Club in Willow Glen, California. Since moving to Bend with his wife, Dr. Pam Cobbs, and their three children, he ran the well known Freedom Wellness Center and their 8 Weeks to Wellness program.
Amanda Armington, DC
Dr. Amanda Armington is a chiropractic physician with over 15 years of clinical experience. Dr. A uses an active approach to chiropractic care, creating individualized treatment plans to help patients reach their goals. She brings years of teaching as a former full time faculty educator at University of Western States into each treatment by empowering the patient and educating them how to succeed in their goals both in and out of the office. She loves to incorporate the whole person into treatments, often including nutritional or lifestyle support.
Dr. A uses a variety of adjusting and soft tissue techniques to treat patients of all ages, but as a mama of 2, she has come to have a large focus on pediatric and prenatal chiropractic care. Helping patients thrive throughout their pregnancy and keeping them active is one of the most rewarding experiences ? just as exciting as meeting little ones once they join the world.
Chiropractic care is safe for expecting parents, active kiddos, hardworking families, and energetic athletes of all types: weekend warriors to extreme racers!
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Bend Oregon's Nutrition, Weight Loss, and Diet Expert
Cassie Kremer, Nutritionist & Lifestyle Educator
Cassie is our Nutritionist and Certified Lifestyle Educator. She is a local authority on Weight Loss, digestive issues, dietary interventions regarding cancer and cancer prevention, and autoimmune conditions. She has a strong knowlege base regarding Paleo, Ketogenic, low FODMAP, autoimmune, and other specialty dietary interventions. Cassie received her Bachelor?s Degree in Wellness Studies and Business and has spent the past 12 years working in the fitness and health industry improving the lives of many through educating and leading by example. She obtained her Lifestyle Educator Certification through the Therapeutic Lifestyle Program- Firstline Therapy, and completed her Wellness Coach Education through the ACSM endorsed Wellcoaches. She works closely by Dr. Kremer's side in the area of Functional Medicine with gastrointestinal specific diets, the ketogenic diet, weight loss, and many other areas requiring dietary monitoring, guidance and follow-up testing.
Cassie has deep knowledge and education in the fields of nutrition, exercise, stress management, and food allergies/sensitivities and is passionate about showing clients the way to a healthier and more satisfying lifestyle. In addition to her passion for health and wellness, Cassie is equally enthusiastic about the world of gluten-sensitivity and food allergies. As a Celiac herself, and with a broad range of other food sensitivities, Cassie fully understands the confusion, frustration, and sense of deprivation that can come with transitioning into a gluten-free or allergen-free lifestyle. Cassie's goal is to show clients how easy and satisfying it can be to transition into a new way of eating by providing one-on-one consultations, grocery store tours, individualized dietary plans, and a plethora of new and exciting recipes! In fact, she is responsible for the entire recipe section of "Cassie's Kitchen" on the website: www.HealthAroundYOU.com. Check it out for HEALTHY Gluten-free, Keto, Paleo, and AIP approved recipes.
She has become the leading authority in Central Oregon on GI Specific Diets for working with those with IBS, IBD, Celiac Disese, SIBO, candida, as well as other gastrointestinal conditions.
Call today and see how Cassie can help you set and achieve goals, develop healthy habits, create a specific dietary plan for YOU, and improve your overall quality of life.
"I may or may not understand how you got where you are or how it feels to be you? But if you help me understand where you?d like to be, I can show you how to get there." ~Cassie Kremer~
Bend Oregon Naturopath
Lexie Ching, ND Naturopathic Physician
Dr. Lexie Ching is a licensed Naturopathic physician providing individualized and evidence-based treatments for every patient. She earned her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon. Prior to her studies at NUNM, she received a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology. She strongly believes in the power of human body to heal itself and actively engages her patients in their health care by sharing her knowledge of the science and art of the human body.
In order to support the body in achieving a healthy balance, Dr. Lexie implements a combination of standard-of-care medicine with other naturopathic treatments, such as botanical medicine, nutritional medicine, homeopathy, orthopedic medicine and functional medicine tests and assessments. Dr. Lexie has a passion for the gastrointestinal body system and believes it is the key to influencing the body toward optimal health. She participated in the gastrointestinal mentorship with an emphasis on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) with Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis.
Her clinical education also focused on primary care and women's health. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Lexie enjoys baking, crafting and exploring the outdoors. As an Oregon native, she appreciates the influence nature has on health and the importance of a balance between work and play. Some of her favorite activities include outrigger paddling, hiking, camping and exploring trails around Oregon.
Bend Mental Health and Counseling
Gemma Biancucci, LPC
Gemma has been providing therapeutic services for adults, youth, couples and families for the past 15 years. More recently her work has been focused on youth and family counseling, providing services in Residential Treatment Programs for the past 10 years.
Gemma believes that the therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance when working with individuals, couples and families. She highly values bringing forth her authentic self and creating an environment in which her clients feel safe and respected and that their stories are held in confidence. She believes in a holistic approach and advocates for collaboration between herself and other professionals who work with health, wellness, education and so forth (acupuncturist, doctors, nutritionist, teachers, family advocate programs,) in her clients lives in an effort to provide a sense of well-being, balance and whole-body health.
Her underlying approach is to help facilitate growth, change and awareness in her clients lives though application of treatment modalities including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Relational Therapy, Strengths Based Learning and Mindfulness techniques.
Her goal as a therapist is to provide safety and nurturing that will allow her clients to find a greater sense of belonging, self-love and peace.
Gemma is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and provides counseling to Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families. She looks forward to helping and supporting you on your path to healing and discovery.
To schedule with Gemma contact her directly at: (541) 410-4815