Mills River Family Chriopractic & ABC Learning Lab - A functional approach to rehabilitation, health, and wellness
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   The Entire Staff

Our Staff stands ready to serve you.

The Doctors

     Dr. Tom Gross

Tom Alan Gross, BA, BS, BS, DC, DACNB, BCIAC(EEG)

Dr. Tom Gross is a specialist in neurology and brings deep insights into human metabolic biochemistry.He received his training in neurology from the Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies and is a Board Certified Neurologist under the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. He has specialized training in AD/HD and Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Vestibular Rehabilitation and Applied Kinesiology.

He has received specialized training in EEG Biofeedback / Neurofeedback and is a Board Certified Neurofeedback Practitioner through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America.

Dr. Gross has received specialized training in Quantitative Electroecephalograpy (QEEG) and EEG Biofeedback (Neurofeedback) from some of the leaders in this field. He is a member of the International Society for Neuronal Regulation.

   Dr. Tom's Bio

     Dr. Laura Gross

Laura Gross, BS, DC, DAACP

Dr. Laura Gross is a specialist in Chiropractic Pediatric and Maternity care.  She brings natural healthcare and a healing touch to maternal, pre / perinatal as well as pediatric care.  She helps people of all ages and is much appreciated for her gentle caring touch.  

The Therapists   

Massage Therapists

Patrick McGuire, LMBT is a gifted massage therapist with 17 years experience has specialized training in CranioSacral Therapy.He has worked with neo-nates and senior citizens and seen a wide range or remarkable improvements.

Stephanie Stanton, LMBT is a multitalented massage therapist with a gentle healing touch. She offers traditional, advanced and specialized massage techniques, including Sweedish and Deep Tissue massage and CranioSacral Therapy.

The Wellness Coach

Jill Hambleton is our Wellness Coach, she can assist you in learning how to make choices for a healthy lifestyle.  Along with Dr. Tom, she works with lab testing, symptom-questionnaires, nutritional supplements and developing personalized programs for your optimal health.

 The Front Desk

Shelly Krill is a multi-talented member of our staff.  She interfaces with the public through all modes of communication and brings compassion and service to the Front Desk.

The Insurance Personnel

Candy Foor is a talented and tenacious Insurance Specialist. She helps determine insurance coverage for patients and exercises exceptional skills in obtaining reimbursement. She has had specialized training in coding and health insurance claims operations.