Our Chiropractic Center in Tacoma, WA

Our Staff:

Aric M. Turrubiate, Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Turrubiate was born in California but grew up in Kent Washington. He was introduced to chiropractic after a back injury while working nights and attending college during the day. The Chiropractor was able to help him return to work pain free and this peaked his interest in the chiropractic profession. After completing his prerequisite coursework he was accepted by the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic West, in San Jose California.

After graduating from chiropractic school in 2003 he returned to Washington and began working in Enumclaw and opened Discover Chiropractic with Dr. Garton. In 2008, Dr. Aric Turrubiate became the clinic director at Premier Chiropractic of Tacoma. He specializes in treating those with back pain and neck pain, sciatica, or those injured in car accidents and/or work injuries in Tacoma. Since then he has added to the office Non-surgical Spinal Decompression in Tacoma.

He lives in Auburn with his wife Emily and 2 daughters Alayna and Elise. When not at work he enjoys exercising, snowboarding, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, and spending time with family and friends.

“It is not only my job to get you out of pain as quickly as possible but my goal is to teach you ways to avoid pain in the future. Come see me, I can help you and if I can’t I will send you to someone who can!”
-Dr. Turrubiate

Come see Tacoma's chiropractor to experience the difference.

Dr. Turrubiate’s Certifications-
Palmer College of Chiropractic West- Doctor of Chiropractic 2003
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners- Part I-IV Certified 2003
Washington Board of Chiropractors- Certified 2004


Chelsea Fries, LMP- Massage Therapist

Chelsea grew up in Federal Way, Washington. Being the daughter of a nurse, she knew at a young age she wanted to be in the healthcare field. She started her massage career in 2006 after graduating from Ashmead College. Chelsea specializes in the treatment of auto injury massage and work injury massage but also enjoys treating fibromyalgia, MS, prenatal as well as general neck and back pain. Chelsea uses a variety of techniques including Swedish, deep tissue and has been recently certified in Manual Ligament Therapy among many other modalities which makes her a great asset to Premier Chiropractic of Tacoma.





Anastasiya Gedz- Receptionist (-Bilingual, Russian- English)

Anastasiya has been part of Premier Chiropractic of Tacoma since May 2014. She came to our office after she got in a car accident and later became our Chiropractic Assistant. She is currently enrolled in college and spends her free time exercising at the gym. Her goal is to make your visit to our office pleasant as well as to meet your needs and to create a comfortable, friendly environment. She never hesitates to make our patients laugh when assisting them to their treatment rooms and enjoys spending a few minutes chatting away.





Nicole Kirkpatrick- Billing Manager

Nicole is our billing specialist. She is married with two children. She has worked in the chiropractic field in Tacoma for years. Nicole not only promotes chiropractic care but has also experienced the benefits of it. She had suffered from chronic migraines but through the natural help of chiropractic care was able to stop using medications and hasn’t had a migraine in over 1 year. “I look to make each person’s experience in our office one that makes them look forward to returning. Whether in pain or just to say hello.” -Nicole-





Dana Ebersole- Office Manager
Mayte Theel - Interpreting Services (Spanish/English)


Also on location is Northwest Manual Therapy - NWMT

Victor Vysotsky- LMP (Bilingual Russian - English)

To schedule a massage with Victor call 206.714.3239