Meet the First Choice Chiropractic Team
Kim Klapp, Team Leader
Our Team Leader—Kim enjoys working with her spouse, Dr. Tom Klapp and a fabulous team of doctors and assistants. She especially loves the families that come in together for chiropractic care, since they understand the benefits of prevention and wellness. Kim and Dr. Tom’s daughter has received chiropractic care since her first day of life to help keep her healthy. At home, Kim has fun cooking healthy foods for her family, gardening, reading, rollerblading, golfing, playing games, and hiking.
“I used to think that headaches were a normal part of life. Since my first chiropractic adjustment in 1994, I haven’t had a headache! Chiropractic has also given me relief from low back issues, menstrual cramps and TMJ problems. My favorite part about working in the office is being witness to so many miracles and helping our clients learn how to stay healthy.”
Our Assistant Team Leader—Erica was born in Romulus, and has lived in Michigan her entire life. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University. She really enjoys helping both our clients and doctors.
“I’ve personally experienced great chiropractic results. Because of my adjustments, I had no low back pain during pregnancy. It also gave me relief from neck pain that started while breastfeeding. Both my husband and son benefit from chiropractic care, too.”
Our Chiropractic Assistant—Phalatha was born in Tennessee, the last of eight children. She graduated from Lansing Community College, and partnered with her father in his construction business. Phalatha’s joys include her children and grandchildren, exercise, reading, crafts, and being an active church member
“I enjoy helping our clients along their path to optimal health, and treating them per the Golden Rule.”
Our Chiropractic Assistant—Hillary grew up in Milford, where she worked on her parents’ farm and in their greenhouses. She enjoys cooking, reading and swimming. Hillary loves spending time outside with her dog.
“I enjoy being a part of the wellness experience and have experienced great results from chiropractic care.”
Our Chiropractic Assistant—Shayna was born and raised in Ann Arbor. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BA in psychology.
She enjoys playing tennis, reading, and spending time with family. Shayna loves vacationing up north with her boyfriend.
“Since starting chiropractic care, I no longer have pain in my hips. I can now play tennis and go running without pain and stiffness the next day.”
Our Insurance Specialist—Michelle grew up in Northville, where she received her education. She enjoys gardening, cooking, watching football and hockey, and watersports. She loves spending time with her son—especially attending his hockey games.
“After a serious car accident, I started chiropractic care and was able to avoid surgery. I’ve also noticed relief from headaches and am able to sit for extended time without pain.”
Our Licensed Massage Therapist—graduated from the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy in 2011. She is certified in myofacial release, neuromuscular therapy, craniosacral therapy, somato-emotional release and is a Reiki Master. Her experience ranges from energy work to deep tissue, so everyone is able to benefit. Dixie enjoys jewelry-making, reading and walking in the park.
“What I love most about the massage I provide is that it is therapeutic and my clients get immediate benefit in addition to helping them heal.”
Providing personalized chiropractic care to the Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Belleville and Saline communities.