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Meet Dr. Amanda Peters

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I love being able to help people live without pain and be the best version of themselves.”

An Early Interest in All Things Health

Dr. Amanda’s passion for healing began early in life, with a fascination of how living things work. She was raised with anatomy pop-up books and the PBS TV show “Slim Goodbody.” She excelled in science classes at Watauga High School, then earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Appalachian State University and a minor in Chemistry.

Then, Dr. Amanda moved onto the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she managed a federally funded research laboratory studying cell physiology, neurobiology, and embryology in the Neurosciences Research Center, and was co-author of publications in primary research journals such as PNAS.

Training

After working in research for over 10 years, Dr. Amanda began her chiropractic education. She attended National University of Health Sciences in St. Petersburg Florida, graduating magna cum laude in 2014 and earning the distinction of Salutatorian of her class. She has been a student of Classical Chinese Medicine for over 20 years, including classes at Jung Tao School in Sugar Grove, NC as well as seminars and independent study. Her passion for both chiropractic and acupuncture is rooted in a lifetime of respect for nature, as well as the healing power of the human body.

Dr. Amanda practices a wide range of healing modalities, including

  • National Diversified
  • Activator Methods®
  • Sacro Occipital Technique®
  • Flexion-Distraction Technique
  • Webster Technique
  • Rock Tape Kinesiotaping.

Additionally, she is certified in acupuncture and the Webster Technique, which she received through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
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Outside of the Office

Dr. Amanda and massage therapist Justin Keiler met in Boone and have been married for nearly 25 years. Their son Michael is a freshman at Watauga High School. They have a daughter named Sabine who works as an insurance adjuster in Texas. They are proud grandparents of a hansome 4 year old boy named Westley. Dr. Amanda is fascinated by science, biology and how the body works, constantly working to understand how the body functions and how to optimize it’s function.

In her spare time, Dr. Amanda likes to read fantasy novels, play video games and table-top Role Playing Games such as D&D, hike and take nature photographs of our beautiful High Country.

Dr Amanda and husband

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