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 daughters, Rylee, Dylan and Kaelyn.

Dr. Ian Quartermus
Doctor of Chiropractic

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.  




Megan Hammes

Health & Weight Loss Coach

Megan was born and raised in Lansing where she met and married her high school sweetheart. She currently is homeschooling her two kids and enjoys being a group fitness instructor. She enjoys anything active and artistic.  

Megan’s personal journey to weight loss and better health has given her a passion to help others achieve their personal health goals. She very community focused and is excited to join our team at Total Health Spine and Nutrition.  Megan is looking forward to the opportunity to encourage and work along side others.




Kyrah McPherson

Spinal Rehab Tech/Chiropractic Assistant


Kyrah is originally from central New Jersey. She attended Michigan State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She loves to dance and was a part of the Michigan State Dance Team for four years. She is currently a part of two dance companies in the Lansing area.

Taking care of her body is a top priority and she believes that Total Health Spine and Nutrition is a great environment to further develop her knowledge of the human body and overall health!

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! 

Ann Bennett

Chiropractic Assistant/Receptionist


Ann was born and raised in the Lansing area where she attended Everett High School, then went on to LCC and MSU.  She loves spending time with her family – husband Ed, daughter Angela and trusty fur friend, Trixie.  She also enjoys outings with her girl friends, gardening, traveling and reading, and she is a bit of an art history enthusiast.

Ann has spent the majority of her career working in the health care field and is passionate about helping others feel better and live their best lives.  She is excited to be a part of the Total Health Spine and Nutrition Team where she can help motivate patients and watch their health transformation.

Amber Hetherington

Chiropractic Assistant/Receptionist

Amber is originally from St. Johns but has recently moved to Ionia. She graduated high school in 2011 from St. Johns High School. She played the violin in the school orchestra for all 4 years and is passionate about music. She even taught herself how to play the piano!  She and her boyfriend love spending time together with their corgi named Ginger and maine coon cat named Odin.

Amber wants to have total health for longevity so she can be around to spend time with her precious family. She will be using her previous skills as a receptionist. She holds an associate degree in accounting from Lansing Community College, which is her proudest accomplishment to date!

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How we have helped some of our patients

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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

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

Increased mobility & energy

I now have increased mobility & energy. I have been using my Denneroll and now have better neck motion and little pain! Also Chiropractic care has improved my sinuses! -

Chuck Rider, 71

Kyrah McPherson

Spinal Rehab Tech

Kyrah is originally from central New Jersey. She attended Michigan State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She loves to dance and was a part of the Michigan State Dance Team for four years. She is currently a part of two dance companies in the Lansing area.

Taking care of her body is a top priority and she believes that Total Health Spine and Nutrition is a great environment to further develop her knowledge of the human body and overall health!

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