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Dr. Phelps

Dr. Arminta Phelps

Dr. Phelps completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri–Columbia and earned a doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic-Davenport, the fountainhead of Chiropractic.

Dr. Phelps is the owner of Achieve Balance Chiropractic in Columbia, Missouri. She began Achieve Balance as a part of her mission to help people achieve optimal health and wellness through chiropractic care and wellness education.

Incorporating state of the art technology within her practice is important to Dr. Phelps. She wants to ensure the highest quality of care for her practice members in a peaceful and welcoming atmosphere.

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Dr. Alex Gohring

Dr. Alex Gohring received his undergraduate education at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. He went on to pursue his passion of natural health at Logan College of Chiropractic where he attained his Doctorate of Chiropractic.

Dr. Gohring is committed to restoring and maintaining natural health in his community.  Dr. Alex is very family-oriented, and when he is out of the office you can find him spending time with his fiancée, appreciating the outdoors with his dog, Casey, or enjoying the company of his friends.

 “I have never met a more warming and inviting group of people, and now I am honored to be a part of the Achieve Balance Chiropractic team.” Dr. Gohring views every day as a gift and is determined to help his community discover health.


Christopher Scrivner

Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Chris received his education in International Business at the University of Missouri - St. Louis.

Shortly after relocating to Columbia, MO in 2013, Chris found himself under care at Achieve Balance Chiropractic. Amazed with his results, the positive atmosphere at Achieve Balance, and the power of Chiropractic, Chris was enthusiastic to join the team in 2015.

He looks forward to helping Achieve Balance Chiropractic transform Columbia into a healthy and hope-filled community.


Jordan West

“There is no place like home to spread health and wellness,” Jordan says. Born and raised in Columbia, MO, Jordan began her journey into health in 2014 when she met Dr. Phelps while serving tables.

Very interested in health and the overall impact of Chiropractic, Dr. Phelps took her under her wing by showing her the way of natural health and wellness.

It fills Jordan with joy knowing she is helping make an impact on lives in our community.

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Gwendolen Carl

Gwendolen Carl attended The University of Missouri and Columbia College. She returned to Columbia, MO with her family in 1999 and is the mother of owner and chiropractor, Dr. Arminta Phelps.

Gwen has been Chiropractic Assistant to Dr. Phelps since the founding of the practice.

Her own chiropractic story is remarkable. Diagnosed with MS in 2004, she chose chiropractic care over drug therapy. She no longer suffers from the fatigue or frequent falls that were affecting her quality of life.

She loves to share her enthusiasm and knowledge about the power of principled chiropractic.

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Evie Terzopoulos

Evie is a Stephens College graduate of 2012 with a degree in psychology.  When she started at Stephens, she knew her passion was helping others, and her mission would be to improve lives. 

After a turning point with her own health, Evie started her healing journey with Chiropractic care and through that, her health has greatly improved.  Following her passion, she enrolled in the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and strives to help her community, family and friends eat better and think better. 

On her journey to health, she has learned a tremendous amount and is working in her chosen field.  She is very blessed to be surrounded by beautiful family and friends.



Olaf joined the team in August of 2014, making short sporadic appearances from time to time. As of November 2015, Olaf has become the official office and building Mascot.

In his spare time, Olaf enjoys tug of war, fetch, and snuggling. He has been so well received, and the amount of joy that this little guy brings to so many people is nothing short of amazing. His “Dogsitter” list grows longer every week.

There is nothing Olaf loves more than loving on his people; he must get this from Dr. Phelps. He has been told he is the first one to master Chiropuptics.


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