About Total Body Chiropractic, Massage and Acupuncture in Bend, OR
At Total Body Chiropractic, Massage, and Acupuncture in Bend, we offer a wide variety of chiropractic services and massage treatments for your pain relief. Whether you have chronically tight, sore muscles or specific problem areas, our licensed Bend massage therapists use their knowledge of physiology and anatomy and experience in massage techniques to evaluate your individual needs and develop a personalized massage treatment plan. Massage therapy offers many benefits to overall health and complements chiropractic care in addressing muscle pain and soreness, improving circulation, rehabilitating injuries, increasing range of motion and ensuring proper body alignment. Massage can be helpful in treating a wide variety of medical conditions, including anxiety and depression, digestive disorders, fibromyalgia, chronic headaches, myofascial pain, soft tissue strains or injuries, sports-related injuries and arthritis pain. Our team of experienced massage therapists at Total Body Chiropractic, Massage, and Acupuncture specialize in all types of massage therapies from Swedish and sports massage to deep tissue work to myofascial release and cupping therapy. The long-term benefits of regular massage therapy can enhance your overall well-being, both physically and emotionally, and contribute to a pain-free, happier life. Call us today to make your massage therapy appointment!
Bari Liebowitz, DC, CCSP
Bari Liebowitz, DC, CCSP, has been practicing since 2000. She is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. Dr. Bari is also certified in the Graston Technique™️, incorporating it into her treatments so that patients recover faster, enabling them to return to activity sooner. Shockwave Therapy utilizes sound waves and is yet another modality that she offers to enhance the healing process.
Dr. Bari’s diverse background and specialized training allows for wide-ranging, well-rounded, comprehensive treatment. She doesn’t just treat symptoms. She believes in treating the body as a whole and knows that finding the root cause of an issue is always far more beneficial than just treating the symptoms. Her expertise in chiropractic therapy, therapeutic exercise and soft tissue techniques allow her to treat the body with a well-rounded, holistic approach to allow the body to achieve optimal wellness.
Dr. Bari practiced in California for ten years before relocating to Bend in April 2010. During her last year in California, she worked an assistant clinical professor at Palmer College of Chiropractic West, where she had made the Dean’s List and received the Clinical Excellence Award as a student, while maintaining a private practice in Palo Alto, CA.
These days the Bend, Oregon chiropractor enjoys running with her dogs, working out at Orange Theory Fitness, cooking Paleo foods and spending time with her son, Beckett. Her mission in life is to educate and help as many people as possible so that they can live healthy, productive and pain-free lives. If you are having a problem with lower back pain or an injury in Bend Dr. Bari and her team can help.
Dan Rhodes, DC
Dr. Dan graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1998. He spent his first year of practice working with Dr. Nick Athens, the team chiropractor for the San Francisco Giants and 49ers. While working with Dr. Athens, he had the opportunity to work with many professional athletes. Dr. Dan then opened Half Moon Bay Chiropractic, where he spent the last 17 years. He is certified in the Graston Technique™️, incorporating it into his treatments so that patients recover faster, enabling them to return to activity sooner. Although the body has an amazing ability to heal itself, Dr. Dan believes that chiropractic care gives it a push in the right direction, speeding up the process.
Outside the office, Dr. Dan can often be found exploring beautiful Central Oregon outdoors with his daughters, Stella and Adelaine. He has been an avid runner for 30+ years and frequently competes in ultra/trail events as well as the occasional triathlon. He has applied his many years of running experience by coaching for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for Team In Training.
Megan, Social Media
Megan Marksberry is a marketing communications and social media professional with over 15 years of experience. She is passionate about marketing and communications and enjoys connecting small businesses with their local communities. Megan has a BA in Business Administration from California State University, Chico and has been a Central Oregon resident since 2018. She lives in Redmond with her husband and 3 beautiful children who keep her very busy.
Cassandra, Front Desk Extraordinaire
Jay Wence, LMT #21302
Jay graduated at the top of his class from Cortiva Massage School in 2012. He enjoys helping clients resolve postural dysfunction and troublesome aches and pains. Deep-tissue massage, pregnancy massage, sports massage, hot stones, fire-cupping, gua-sha and acupressure are some of the tools in Jay’s massage toolbox.
Jay loves being a massage therapist. He feels honored to spend his days helping others feel better. Jay is passionate about community, the environment, and working towards living on a planet full of peace and abundance. He practices Tibetan Buddhism daily.
Formerly a landscaper, cook, and coffee shop manager, twice a successful restaurateur (appearing on the Food Network’s show, Diners, Drive Ins & Dives), Jay is well-rounded and clients love talking to him about his life experiences.
Outside of his profession, Jay enjoys being outside riding his bike, hiking, snow-shoeing, camping, wandering in the woods, hanging out in the sun and spending time in his beloved home state of Oregon. After an unexpectedly long sojourn in Washington State, Jay and his wife and son moved back in June of 2015.
Jordan English, LMT, Billing Specialist and Office Manager
Jordan earned her license in massage therapy after completing her studies at Central Oregon Community College in 2016. Fascinated with the structure of the human body, and the way muscles can both hold us back and propel us forward, Jordan is excited to help individuals as they work towards achieving optimal performance. She utilizes various deep tissue and sports massage techniques, including Force Line, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, cupping, and gua sha to alleviate pain and restore balance to soft tissue.
Originally from Southern California, Jordan moved to Oregon in 2009 after graduating from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a B.F.A. in Art and Design. She lived in Portland for three years where she worked as a freelance photographer and graphic designer, a letterpress printer and a personal trainer. Her love of adventure and the outdoors brought her to Bend in 2013.
Jordan joined the team at Total Body Chiropractic in 2015 and has worked at the front desk, in billing, and as a massage therapist. She is also a teaching assistant in the massage therapy program at COCC.
A proponent of living an active and healthy lifestyle, Jordan can almost always be found outside with her partner Andrew and their dog Remington. She enjoys running, lifting weights, gardening, fly fishing, hiking, camping, and taking their boats out on all of the beautiful Oregon lakes and rivers.
Janelle Bartow, Acupuncturist (L.Ac)
Janelle studied Comparative Religion at The Evergreen State College and went on to complete her Master's degree in Acupuncture and Chinese medicine at The Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine, a school known for its strong herbal program and Japanese acupuncture, which utilizes thinner needles and a more gentle technique. She worked in a birth center in Tacoma, WA where she interned with midwives to help women have a more comfortable pregnancy and delivery. Janelle established a thriving practice in Tacoma in a chiropractic and massage clinic where she treated chronic and acute pain, sciatica, migraines, infertility, women's health and anxiety/depression. Her clinical reputation earned her the privilege of being an externship host for Tacoma Family Medicine: a clinic for an under-served population that is staffed by M.D.s in their first year of residency.
Janelle was born in Southern Oregon on acreage where her family raised and grew much of their own food. She remains in touch with the cycles of nature and loves to support local agriculture. She believes that quality food is key to good health. In 2015 she returned home to Oregon and lives in Bend. When not treating patients, Janelle can be found on the trails marveling at plants and enjoying the sun. She and her husband love to travel, especially to Buddhist sites around the world.
Chief Barketing Officers
Lulu, a Golden Retriever therapy dog, and Wallace, a Labradoodle, assist Dr. Bari in greeting patients. They excel at their job of making patients feel welcome and comfortable by bringing them a toy or ball when they enter the office. In their spare time, Lulu and Wallace enjoy running, eating, chasing squirrels and chipmunks, and snuggling with humans.