Dr. McKeown in Ireland, 2015

Dr. McKeown in Ireland, 2015

Dr. Casey A. McKeown, DC DACBSP

Dr. McKeown received his Bachelor of Science in 2002 from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas and went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2007 from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. Dr. McKeown underwent an additional three years of training to become a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Medicine in 2011 and is one of only 240 chiropractors to have received this credential. 

Dr. McKeown practiced in Newport, Oregon for 8 months before purchasing his own practice right here in beautiful La Grande and he has been here ever since. 

In his free time, Dr. McKeown enjoys playing basketball, and running in relays including Hood to Coast, Cascade Lakes, Rainier to Pacific, and the Portland Marathon. When the cold weather hits, you can find him snowboarding at Anthony Lakes or Mt. Bachelor.

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Guinness

Hello, my name is Guinness and I am the official office greeter of Grande Ronde Chiropractic Clinic. I walk to work with my dad every morning and I love getting to visit with all of my dad's patients. My favorite place to be is under the desk at reception or in the middle of the floor where I can't possibly be ignored by anyone. I love treats of all kinds, but yogurt and oranges are my favorites!

When I'm not here at work, I love to go on car rides (literally anywhere will do, I just like to go), walk or run with my dad, and hunt for food. My coworkers swear I can hear an orange being peeled from across the office - nothing gets past me! Lots of people think I'm an Irish Setter because I'm a reddish color, but I'm actually a Golden Retriever! 

I look forward to meeting you soon!

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Peggy Jones, LMT

Peggy Jones, LMT. 10093 resides in La Grande with her family. A massage practitioner since 2000, she received her massage training in Boise, Idaho and became a licensed massage therapist in Oregon in 2004. Peggy has continued to further her education in massage, receiving many certifications in health related modalities. At this time, she is currently studying nursing at Eastern Oregon University.

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Jessica Pedersen, LMT

After graduating from the Tri-City School of Massage in 2013, Jessica has furthered her education in holistic health by completing comprehensive, field-specific training and continues to accumulate professional experience with a variety of health concerns. She has over 6 years experience working with disabled children and adults in Pendleton.

    In her free time you can find her hitting the trails, geeking out over plants, tocando la guitarra y 4-wheeling down the backroads.

 

 Chris on a dive trip to the Cayman Islands, 2017

Chris on a dive trip to the Cayman Islands, 2017

Christopher Chipman, Receptionist

My name is Christopher Chipman and I’m 25 years old. I was born and raised in Cashmere Washington before I left for college here at EOU. I grew up wrestling, working for a contractor father, playing paintball, SCUBA diving, and even performed in a circus for a few years. I also have a twin and interestingly enough, we were born under the Gemini zodiac symbol. I enjoy rock climbing, hiking, playing video games, drinking microbrew beer and most recently started enjoying snowboarding.

 

 Sally and her dog, Lady

Sally and her dog, Lady

Sally Nebeker, Office Assistant

Sally Nebeker is Grande Ronde Chiropractic Clinic's Office Assistant and her attention to detail and hard work help keep our office running smoothly - we are lucky to have her!

Sally worked at various banks for 23 years as they transitioned from Pioneer bank to Sterling bank and finally to Umpqua Bank. She currently volunteers at the Police Department and with Habitat for Humanity here in La Grande.

Sally loves to go for long walks with her dog, Lady, goes to church, and loves coffee. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Rick, to whom she has been married for 32 years, and her daughter Olivia.

 Mia and a Chinook carcass on a 2016 Spawning Ground Survey on the Imnaha River (no fish were harmed in the making of this photo!)

Mia and a Chinook carcass on a 2016 Spawning Ground Survey on the Imnaha River (no fish were harmed in the making of this photo!)

Mia Stoddard, Office Manager/Billing Specialist

Hello, my name is Mia and I am the Office Manager at Grande Ronde Chiropractic Clinic. I graduated from Eastern Oregon University in 2015 with my Bachelors in Science majoring in Organismal and Ecological Biology and minoring in Chemistry.

After graduating, I worked as an Experimental Biology Aid with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for two years. How did I get to managing a chiropractic office? Long story short, I decided to go back to school and I needed a job I could leave for an hour or two to go to class - not an easy task to accomplish when you are hours out in the field! I am currently working here at GRCC and taking classes at EOU and will be applying for Veterinary Schools this summer and fall. 

I absolutely love the outdoors and critters of all kinds. I have my own mini-zoo consisting of a horse, a cat, a hedgehog and a leopard gecko (I am absolutely drawn to odd critters) and regularly have to remind myself I couldn't possibly take on anymore critters no matter how badly I may want one. On my days off I can be found hiking, riding my horse, reading a book, baking or who knows what else. I love trying new things and challenging myself.