About Us

Total Health Spine and Nutrition

Drs. Ryan and Monica Wohlfert

After growing up in the Lansing area and graduating Summa Cum Laude in Kinesiology-Movement Science from the University of Michigan, Dr. Ryan earned another Bachelor of Science and his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic. He continued his education by getting Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP). Over the last two decades, Dr. Ryan has treated 1,000's of patients, giving well over 75,000 treatments, helping them achieve their health goals.

After graduating with honors from Praire State College, Dr. Monica earned her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National University of Health Sciences. Because she saw the enormous benefit children could receive from chiropractic treatment, Monica earned her Certificate in Chiropractic Pregnancy and Pediatrics (CCP) through the International Chiropractic Association Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics (ICA).

Drs. Ryan and Monica have compiled a highly professional, knowledgeable, and compassionate TEAM. Not only have they been voted Favorite Chiropractic Clinic, they are always looking to implement the most scientific, researched healthcare therapies on the market.

Ryan and Monica have three adorable little girls, Rylee, Dylan and Kaelyn.

Dr. Ian Quartermus

Dr. Ian Quartermus is originally from Westphalia, MI. His fascination with the function of the human body lead him to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from Michigan State University. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Ian wanted to find a profession that would allow him to use the healing power of the body to make people as healthy as they were meant to be. This search lead him to chiropractic.

Dr. Ian graduated with honors from Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, GA in 2012. While in chiropractic school he focused on structural correction of the spine and how it can improve a person's function. In his free time, Dr. Ian enjoys spending time with his wife Krystal and their dog, Gauge, as well as reading, running, sports and music.

Sara Beck

Office Manager

Sara was born in Jacksonville, FL but was raised in Mason, MI since she was 2 years old. Sara attended Lansing Community College where she received her Associates Degree in Radiology and graduated with high honors, Summa Cum Laude. She continued her education at Siena Heights University where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science with a Healthcare Management Minor. She has one older brother, Allen, and continues to reside in Mason with her husband Cory and their two cats Penelope, and Boots. Sara and Cory love to spend time with their family and friends, love to travel, and play golf.

Sara is excited to be a part of the Total Health Spine and Nutrition team. She is passionate about helping others and learning more about nutrition and how to better her family’s health.  

Jason Hartzell

Certified Health Coach

Jason is originally from Kalamazoo and spent a large part of his younger years on his family's farm in Marcellus, MI. His love for nutrition & physical fitness started in middle school and has continued and developed throughout the years.

When Jason isn't training, racing or working, he enjoys spending time with his wife & 3 children as well as cooking and sharing his excitement and knowledge of bio-individuality and nutrition. Jason is excited to be a part of the Total Health Spine and Nutrition team, simplify the complicated world of nutrition, and individualize it to help his clients reach their weight loss goals & live healthier lives.

Nolan Hagen

Spinal Rehab Tech

Nolan was born in Grand Blanc, MI. He was raised primarily in Westphalia, MI and is a graduate of Pewamo-Westphalia High School. He played football for Pewamo-Westphalia and was a part of the school’s first state championship.  Nolan has always had an idea that the health field was what he wanted to pursue. He started at Total Health Spine and Nutrition as a Rehab Tech in May of 2017. Nolan enjoys helping patients reach their optimal spinal health through utilizing traction and other corrective exercises.

He is currently enrolled at Lansing Community College and is completing the school’s nursing program. He has plans to transfer to graduate school and become a certified Physician’s Assistant. His hobbies include watching sports, fishing, weight lifting, and playing cards.

Angie Vandine

Spinal Rehab Tech/Chiropractic Assistant

Angie was born and raised in Rockford, MI. She started at Total Health Spine and Nutrition in February 2018 as a Spinal Rehab Tech. She is currently a student at Michigan State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Physiology with a minor in Spanish. Last summer Angie studied abroad in Valencia, Spain, and can’t wait to go back! She plans to go into medical device sales after graduation and later continue her education with chiropractic school. Angie has an older sister, loves to travel, sing, play guitar, drink coffee, snowboard, be outside and be active.

Angie is excited to be a part of the Total Health Spine and Nutrition team because she loves helping patients stay positive to reach their health goals! 

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How we have helped some of our patients


My lower back pain has significantly improved

My lower back pain has significantly improved since starting chiropractic care. Also, I have noticed an improvement in my digestive health!

Brent Huhn, 30

I don’t know what else to say other than the plan simply works!!

I don’t know what else to say other than the plan simply works...if you work it! Don’t try to outsmart it or overthink it. Just simply follow the plan as its designed and by all means, DON’T CHEAT!! I lost 37 lbs. in 10 weeks simply following the plan just as it’s written.

Derek Y.

Chiropractic care has been life changing!

I had tried everything I could think of to get rid of excruciating headaches: pain killers, migraine med's, physical therapy and my instinct was that chiropractic care could really help, but was advised by my physician not to seek chiropractic care. (Now I wish I would have years ago!) Chiropractic care has been life changing! I noticed a difference in the way I felt almost immediately. I have not had a severe headache since starting chiropractic care and the couple of headaches I have had have been so much more mild and disappear after I receive an adjustment. I sleep better, too. I can't say enough good things about how much Dr. Chris has helped me!

Laurel Thompson, 48

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