Natural Wellness Center started as a chiropractic and massage clinic, Kinnear Spinal Care Center, in Federal Way in 1985. We moved to our current, larger clinic in 2001, with the new name of Natural Wellness Center.
Michael K Kinnear, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr Kinnear is the clinic director and founder of Natural Wellness Center. He graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in St Louis, Missouri and has been in clinical practice since 1983. Dr Kinnear grew up in Washington State, and has lived here most of his life.
Dr Kinnear was honored with the award of Washington State Chiropractor of the Year in 2003. He is an active supporter of chiropractic and is the past-president and co-founder of the Federal Way Chiropractic Society. He is an active member of the Washington State Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association. He is a board member of the Washington Chiropractic Trust, and is the former Vice President of the Chiropractic Federation of Washington.
The main techniques used by Dr Kinnear are diversified/manual, ArthroStim™, drop table, Activator®, Cox® flexion-distraction, cranial manipulation, Bio Cranial, and Applied Kinesiology. Dr Kinnear may also review your home or work ergonomics, or recommend Cold Laser Therapy.
Melissa DeLaney, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Melissa graduated from Clover Park Technical College in 2005 with an Associates Degree in Massage studies, and has been with Natural Wellness Center since 2008. Melissa is certified through the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). She is a preferred provider for most insurance groups including Regence. Melissa incorporates modalities such as Swedish massage, injury treatment, lymphatic drainage, myofascial release, and trigger point therapy. Melissa’s goal with massage is to help her patients improve their quality of life by working with their body to achieve optimal health and relation.
Linda Phimmavong, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Linda has worked as a Licensed Massage Therapist in both chiropractic and physical therapy clinics since graduating from Everest College with a Massage Therapy Certification in 2015. She specializes in treatment massage, and especially enjoys helping to alleviate pain and speed recovery. Linda incorporates a variety of techniques including deep tissue massage, massage stretching techniques, neuromuscular massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy and Swedish massage to provide a massage that is both therapeutic and relaxing. She may also offer guidance on stretching, strengthening, overall relaxation, and how to improve posture. Linda is a preferred provider for most insurance groups.