Compass Chiropractic and Wellness
2516 Forum Blvd, Suite 102
Columbia, MO 65203

Meet the Team

You, your family and loved ones need a special touch that only a special practitioner can understand and relate with. You will not be rushed through your visit but will be treated like the VIP that you truly are. We want to know what is going on with you and take the time to address those issues and concerns.

Dr. Ashley Emel, BS, MBA, DC, CACCP

Founder and Principal, Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Ashley Emel is a charismatic prenatal and women’s health specialist in the Columbia, Missouri area whose passion is helping families enjoy their journey without pain and stress. She also provides care to babies giving them proper alignment to reduce colic, reflux, poor sleep, help breastfeeding issues such as proper latch and more. Chiropractic care for mommies and babies is part of the Compass Chiropractic and Wellness Practice. We also focus on men through the treatment of chiropractic care, nutritional health and physio therapy. There is no issue too large or small. We focus on getting men realigned and nutritionally balanced so they can perform at their optimal level. We love seeing men come in by themselves or with their families.

As a mom of 2 beautiful children and a business owner she understands the pressures that life can bring and wants to help families through them both physically and emotionally. Her journey started as young child and regular trips to the Chiropractor for her mother after they were involved in a motor vehicle accident. After going to a chiropractic office for years and having the opportunity to work in one during high school, Dr. Ashley decided that she too wanted to help people with a natural form of health.
After the completion of her undergraduate and master degrees, Dr. Ashley went to Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri to complete her doctorate of Chiropractic in 2011. She started attending seminars with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). It was during those seminars that she had decided to specialize in Women’s Health, Pregnancy and Pediatrics. She has since received her certification in the Webster’s Technique.

Dr. Emel has enjoyed treating from 1 day old to a young 93 years of age in her office since opening he practice. Her goal is to treat everyone and getting them feeling the best they possibly can. She loves “Adjusting everyone’s health in the right direction”.

Dr. Jennifer Sutherland, DC, FASA

Chiropractic Physician, Acupuncturist
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Dr. Jen Sutherland loves being part of the team here at Compass Chiropractic and Wellness. After she received her undergraduate degree she completed her doctorate in Chiropractic at Cleveland University. She is also board certified in Acupuncture. Dr. Jen has received chiropractic care ever since she was a very young child. She always loved going to the chiropractor and once it was time for her to decide what she wanted to do, the choice was easy. Outside of Chiropractic and Acupuncture, Dr. Jen loves spending time with her husband and two kids, and enjoys outdoor adventures. She finds it very rewarding to help others to reach their fullest potential through acupuncture and chiropractic care.

Mrs. Stacey Nanneman

Office Manager
Stacey lives in Columbia with her husband of 30 years, Mike and has two children, Connor and Olivia. Connor is married and he and his wife are both currently serving over seas in the United States Navy. Olivia is attending Truman State University and is in their RN/BSN program. When Stacey is not at work, you can find her and Mike on one of the many bike trails or one of the beautiful golf courses in and around Columbia. "I believe in Chiropractic Care and the positive affect it has on your total well being. I enjoy working with Dr. Ashley to help all of our patients reach their goals to feel better and live life to the fullest."

Ms. Wanda Haubner

Licensed Massage Therapist
Wanda Haubner has been with Compass Chiropractic for six years. She is a licensed massage therapist specializing in deep tissue but offering all levels of pressure! Whether you need a relaxing massage or a deep tissue massage you can be sure Wanda has the experience to assist you in your wellness goals. Packages are available. Call our office to see if your insurance plan covers massage therapy and discuss other packages that may be available.
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