Welcome to Crossroads Chiropractic

Crossroads Chiropractic is the premier chiropractic and Rehab facility of the Kansas City metro area, specializing in Wellness and Preventative health care designed to allow the body to heal itself without the use of surgery or prescription drugs. Our Chiropractor, Dr. Taylor, is dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives, combining skill, expertise, and the latest technology to design a treatment that is specific to Your needs.

You’re unique, so are we! Every patient is unique, and our doctor is trained to efficiently Diagnose and prescribe the most effective course of Treatment for your individual muscle, joint or nerve disorder. We aim to not only relieve your pain, but to Correct your problem and promote optimal overall health.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Jessica Taylor

Chiropractor
Chief Executive Officer 

Dr. Suzanne Rowden

Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Emma Kanelakos

Chiropractor

Dr. Joshua Tillotson

Chiropractor

Ryan Newton

Massage Therapist

Kaylina Clair

Massage Therapist

Katy Villareal

Office Manager
Chief Operations Officer

Tasha Cantrell

CPT, Chiropractic Asst.
Director of Therapy

Lauren Bussman

Billing Manager

Shania Jarvis

Esthetician

Jenn Hersh

Corrective Exercise Specialist

Meet Dr. Jessica Taylor

Dr. Jessica M.Taylor graduated cum laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College with her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 2008. She grew up just north of Kansas City in St. Joseph, Missouri. She then attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, where she obtained a bachelors degree in Business.

Dr. Taylor is certified in Diversified, Thompson drop, Flexion Distraction, Activator and Graston techniques. She believes that chiropractic care is essential for every person, from infants to seniors, as a preventative form of healthcare. By integrating her education and various techniques, she has the ability to help the body function at its full capacity, decreasing pain and further preventing future symptoms and illness.

Dr. Taylor’s mission is to help create better health for the entire family through treatment and education. She believes that a holistic approach allows the body to heal itself by removing interference to the nervous system caused by misalignments of the spine (subluxations). Whether you are in constant pain, experience occasional headaches or are just wanting to take a proactive approach to your health, Dr. Taylor is here to help you!

Meet Dr. Jessica Taylor

Dr. Jessica M.Taylor graduated cum laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College with her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 2008. She grew up just north of Kansas City in St. Joseph, Missouri. She then attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, where she obtained a bachelors degree in Business.

Dr. Taylor is certified in Diversified, Thompson drop, Flexion Distraction, Activator and Graston techniques. She believes that chiropractic care is essential for every person, from infants to seniors, as a preventative form of healthcare. By integrating her education and various techniques, she has the ability to help the body function at its full capacity, decreasing pain and further preventing future symptoms and illness.

Dr. Taylor’s mission is to help create better health for the entire family through treatment and education. She believes that a holistic approach allows the body to heal itself by removing interference to the nervous system caused by misalignments of the spine (subluxations). Whether you are in constant pain, experience occasional headaches or are just wanting to take a proactive approach to your health, Dr. Taylor is here to help you!

Meet Dr. Abby Reed

Dr. Abby Reed has an extensive background in integrative medicine. She holds her Bachelors from the University of Kansas and Doctorate from Cleveland University in Kansas City. Dr. Abby is a National Board of Chiropractic Examiners board certified chiropractor in anatomy, physiology, radiology, biochemistry, pathology, physiotherapy and clinical studies. She is a proficiency rated doctor in Activator chiropractic technique as well as a board certified acupuncturist with fellowship study through Acupuncture Society of America.

Early in her healthcare career, Dr. Abby became a nationally certified massage therapist building her client base at a yoga spa in Lenexa, Kansas. It was this experience, witnessing healing and transformations of her patients through mind body work and preventive medicine, which inspired her to further her education to become a doctor. Her graduate work includes experience in Traditional Chinese medicine, with special interest in vitality based prevention medicine, aesthetic anti-aging, nutrition, soft tissue rehabilitation and therapeutic yoga. She has specifically developed protocols for cosmetic non-surgical facial rejuvenation, de-stress + unwind and metabolism enhancement treatments through acupuncture and provides mobile acupuncture parties in Kansas City.

In addition to her therapeutic education, she is a Yoga Alliance RYT 200 teacher. Her passions lie within the realm of teaching and assisting her patients reach their optimal health, wellness and vitality goals through chiropractic, acupuncture, fitness, bodywork stress reduction techniques with a spa touch.The joy and great love of her life is her husband Ross, Farrah her dog, as well as new experiences with travel, culture and food, trail marathon running and exploring her beloved Kansas City.

Meet Dr. Cory Wilsey

Dr Cory Wilsey graduated from Cleveland University with his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree this past spring. He also carries a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and used to be a personal trainer. He currently is the Missouri State record holder for powerlifting for deadlift and total pounds lifted in a competition. He likes to spend his free time and weekends with his wife and his son. Dr Cory loves chiropractic care because it helped him through car accidents and weight lifting injuries. He loves educating his patients and sharing his passion for consistent Chiropractic Care to help everyone live to their fullest potential.

Meet Ryan Newton

Free from any agenda or judgment this massage space is always a safe haven for clients to relax and be assured they will leave feeling nurtured, supported and met with respect and compassion. Driven by her thirst for knowledge of natural remedies and holistic medicine, the path to massage therapy opened her eyes to a career she is passionate about and absolutely loves.

Professionally trained with 10 years + experience, she plans to continue to expand her knowledge, experience and expertise in bodywork by attending workshops and classes to enhance her skills, and better serve her clients.

Meet Kaylina Clair

Kaylina Clair graduated from Well Spring of Allied Health with her certificate in Licensed Massage Therapy in October of 2021. She enjoys helping her clients find natural ways to heal their bodies. She specializes in deep tissue, working deep into the muscle tissue to release tight and stressed muscles. Every massage with Kaylina is specialized to her client as she knows all bodies are different. She deeply cares about her clients and wants to help aid them in living their healthiest, best life.

Meet Katy Villareal

Katy was born in Long Island, NY and moved to Kansas City at a young age, where she grew up and still lives. Katy is a nationally registered certified medical assistant, which she obtained in 2008. She has been a part of the Crossroads team since December 2012 and looks forward to many more years of growing with the office. She has truly developed a passion for chiropractic care and helping others maintain wellness with a natural approach.

She loves talking to and getting to know her patients and learning about their different lifestyles. She loves being a part of a team that shares the same passions as she does for helping others live pain-free without surgery and medications.

 
 

Meet Tasha Cantrell

Tasha joined Crossroads Chiropractic and Wellness Center in April of 2014. She has an Associate’s degree in Medical Office Management, graduating from Kaplan University with honors in 2011. Tasha is also a certified personal trainer. She has always been interested in the medical field and fascinated by the human body. After graduating she knew she wanted to work in an office with a more natural approach to healing. She enjoys meeting the patients and loves seeing the natural improvement in their health. In her free time, you’ll find her spending time with her kids and friends, reading a good book, appreciating art or being outdoors.

Meet Lauren Bussman

Lauren graduated from the University of Kansas in 2019 with a Degree in Communication Studies. Rock Chalk! She chose this focus because of her passion for understanding people and why individuals respond and behave in certain ways. Growing up, her grandmother was very passionate about maintaining a holistic approach towards health and that is where her interest in chiropractic, massage therapy, & self-care started. In her free time, you can find her tending to her beloved plants, hanging with her friends & singing her heart out.
Lauren’s role at Crossroads Chiropractic & Wellness is to manage the office & billing accounts. Feel free to reach out to her anytime with question.

Meet Dr. Suzanne Rowden

Dr. Rowden is a board-certified family medicine physician with nearly 20 years of experience including USAF, Residency Professor at USC, and a private practice in New Zealand. She even had the privilege of being a flight surgeon for the Space Shuttle. In addition to allopathic medicine, she integrates a wide range of other health sciences including homeopathy, naturopathy, diet, bioidentical hormones, herbal medicine, functional medicine and integrative medicine. Her goal is to provide patients with a whole-person approach to healing. She can provide care to individuals or entire families, yet limits the number of patients in her practice in order to spend quality time and provide full attentiveness.

EDUCATION:

Andrews Air Force Base, Family Medicine Residency 1993-1996

SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, M.D. degree 1988-1993–Graduated top 10% of class and the Ronald Kriznofski award for outstanding clinician

Tufts University, B.S. Cum Laude, Biology and Environmental Studies 1984-1988–Graduated with honors

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Meet Shania Jarvis

Shania has been a licensed esthetician for over 10 years. She has a true passion for making her clients look and feel beautiful. She believes that everyone should be able to feel good about themselves and she truly loves being able to help achieve that goal. Whether it’s a relaxing facial, shaping your eyebrows, body waxing, or giving you beautiful eyelashes, she can help with it all!!

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Meet Dr. Joshua Tillotson

Dr. Joshua Tillotson is a homegrown country boy from Towanda, KS. He attended the University of Kansas State where he studied Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physiology. He then attended Cleveland University and earned his Chiropractic degree. Joshua became enthralled with chiropractic as he began to learn more about how the body functioned and moved. The sound logic of chiropractic and the relief it brings to people made him want to become a chiropractor. He’s continually trying to improve his craft, and find better and more efficient way to get his patients the relief they need. He is experienced in diversified, SOT, activator and has undertaken a number of rehab/mobility/strengthening focused courses. At heart, he is a happy go lucky goofball who loves comics, board games (dnd included), weight lifting, and spending time with his wife.

Meet Dr. Emma Kanelakos

Dr. Emma Kanelakos is a die-hard Jayhawk fan from Alton, IL. She studied Exercise Science at the University of Kansas, and then went on to attend Cleveland University – Kansas City where she received her Doctorate in Chiropractic.

Dr. Emma is passionate about providing patients with adjustments and home exercises to help them return to life, pain-free and with improved mobility, without the use of drugs or surgery. She is experienced in Diversified Technique, Flexion-Distraction, and Activator. When not adjusting, you can find her at the park with her dog, Winston, or trying new KC restaurants with her husband.

Meet Jenn

Shania has been a licensed esthetician for over 10 years. She has a true passion for making her clients look and feel beautiful. She believes that everyone should be able to feel good about themselves and she truly loves being able to help achieve that goal. Whether it’s a relaxing facial, shaping your eyebrows, body waxing, or giving you beautiful eyelashes, she can help with it all!!

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Meet Jenn Hersh

Jen has been in the fitness industry for 7+ yrs in a variety of roles. A former kickboxing gym manager, currently a NASM certified personal trainer, nutrition coach, corrective exercise specialist, and Strongman coach. She has also competed in multiple body building competitions, HEMA tournaments (sometimes with lightsabers) and does MMA for fun. Her passion for fitness and wellness has come from a history of overcoming injuries, losing 140 pounds and a lifelong quest for knowledge. She has learned that nutrition and movement can make life-altering changes and has helped her brother heal from many behavioral issues, has personally overcome a traumatic back injury, and has helped countless others increase mobility, decrease pain and improve athletic performance. Her true joy is to help others find their love of movement and their bodies again.

Meet Jenn

Shania has been a licensed esthetician for over 10 years. She has a true passion for making her clients look and feel beautiful. She believes that everyone should be able to feel good about themselves and she truly loves being able to help achieve that goal. Whether it’s a relaxing facial, shaping your eyebrows, body waxing, or giving you beautiful eyelashes, she can help with it all!!

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