In 1990, Chris received his bachelors of science in Human Biology from Plattsburgh State University in Plattsburgh, New York. In 1994, he completed his license for massage therapy and began private practice. In 1995, he received his doctorate in Chiropractic from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. Through the years, Chris has developed a multifaceted approach to evaluating and treating patients. His techniques include:
Cox spinal decompression, Drop table and manual chiropractic for spine and extremities, Graston Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Craniosacral thereapy. Myofascial trigger point therapy, Myofascial release, Rehabilitative exercise programs.
Chris blends these Chiropractic and soft tissue therapies as each patient requires or requests. He incorporates many of the above techniques with most patients as the treatment plan progresses. Clear communication and respect for the patient's needs and requests are of great importance. Chiropractic adjustments are performed with full awareness of the patient and gentle adjustments are utilized as a first option. Chris is a member of the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Washington State Chiropractic Association and Oregon Chiropractic Association.
Ashley Villenueva, CA
Cert # 7059
Ashley found her passion for Chiropractic in 2015 and received her Chiropractic Assistant license in September of that year. Dancing since she was four (4) years old. Ashley has always had a passion for the human body and all that it is capable of. Ashley quotes "I feel honored to be working at Benessere and feel so lucky to have found an office that is so professional, yet feels like family." Away from the office Ashley is is teaching yoga and dance classes to all ages. Her current loves are practicing yoga and spending time with her new nephew Arlo.
Wade Guthrie, DC
OBCE License # 2289
As of September 1st, 2016, Dr Guthrie has retired. Please feel free to call our office to schedule with any of our Chiropractors.
Jarett Cicirello, DC
OBCE License #6005
Dr Jarett Cicirello is originally from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. In 2005 he moved to Eugene in pursuit of both adventure and a degree at the University of Oregon. After earning his bachelors Degree in Environmental Science and subsequently working as an arborist in Eugene for many years, growing a great passion for the working with trees, Dr Cicirello knew he needed to pursue his calling in healthcare and subsequently moved to Atlanta, GA where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University.
Dr Cicirello is a 2nd generation chiropractor raised by a mother and father who are both chiropractors and raised all of their children in a holistic chiropractic lifestyle. Having been under regular chiropractic care since the day he was born, Dr Cicirello can attest to the benefits and importance of chiropractic care as a child, athlete, student and now as a young professional. In addition to chiropractics' objective to fine-tune and optimize neuro-musculoskelatal function to help maintain everyday health and wellness, chiropractic care has also helped Dr Cicirello through numerous soft tissue and structural injuries sustained while playing hockey throughout his life, at the collegiate level, and still to this day.
Given his unique upbringing and extensive training under many different chiropractors, Dr Cicirello imparts a distinct ability to evaluate and treat in a way that encourages health through chiropractic, nutrition and an active lifestyle. Dr Cicirello is focused on providing chiropractic care of the highest of standards for all ages. and populations, using a variety of gentle chiropractic and soft tissue techniques to analyze, detect and correct spinal and extremity dysfunction and most importantly get you back to doing the things you love, pain-free with energy and vitality.
Katherine Kinports, DC
OBCE License #3648
Dr Kinports is currently on leave and not treating patients.
Dr Kinports earned her doctorate at Western States Chiropractic College (WSCC) where she specialized in sports medicine. Katie practiced from 2006 to 2010 at Back2Strength in Eugene before starting her own practice Healing Spirit. As of July 1st 2016, Dr Kinports will be joining us here at Benessere Chiropractic.
In 2009 Katherine Kinports was listed as one of the top chiropractors in Lane County.
A native Oregonian, Dr Kinports is an active citizen of the Eugene community, often participating in triathlons and long distance running competitions.
Dr Kinports has insurance contracts with Moda Health, Pacific Source, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.