Meet Our Team

  • Elizabeth-Nieland
    Elizabeth Nieland
    Director of Quality Improvement

    Elizabeth has been with the Family Chiropractic Team since 2004.  She has been involved in the Chiropractic profession for a long time-- growing up in Davenport, IA right down the street from Palmer College of Chiropractic and having family in the Chiropractic profession.

    Over the years, Elizabeth has worked behind the scenes in assisting the clinic in establishing a strong connection with the Wilkes County community.  When she isn't at the clinic, she gives her time to her family, sings on the Worship Team at her church or volunteers with many organizations throughout Wilkes Co.

  • Samantha Jenkins
    Samantha Jenkins
    Director of Operations

    Samantha is no stranger to chiropractic. She is our Director of Operations and a member of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association for 7 years and counting where she continues her education and growth.  Today Samantha assists with marketing and social media, team training, education, and many more behind the scenes operations.

    When she’s not working in the background at Family Chiropractic, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three wonderful children and most of all, hearing all the positive stories patients have to say about Chiropractic.

  • Vanessa-Cervantes
    Vanessa Cervantes

    Vanessa is the friendly face that assists Dr. Nieland during your visit.  She assists with the patient flow, documentations, therapies and additional tasks at the clinic.

    Vanessa is originally from South Carolina, but now lives in North Wilkesboro with her husband, Alvaro. When she isn't at the clinic, she loves spending time with her husband and two wonderful children.   

  • Aileen-Hernandez
    Aileen Hernandez

    Aileen has joined the Family Chiropractic Team as a Certified Chiropractic Assistant in 2021.  She started seeing Dr. Nieland as a teen and she enjoyed the attention to detail with her care and decided that Family Chiropractic would be the perfect place to work.  Aileen loves helping people feel better and assisting patients obtain optimal health. 
    When she is not at work, Aileen is busy chasing her very active daughter, listening to music and spending time with her family & friends.

  • Jordan-Alvarado
    Jordan Alvarado
    Chiropractic Tech

    Jordan is a newcomer to the chiropractic field but she’s no stranger to the health care world. This rising star joined our team eager and ready to serve our growing
    chiropractic family. When she’s not shining bright at Family Chiropractic. You can find her at home with her nose in a book or simply enjoying time with her
    husband, Anthony and their two beautiful daughters.


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