Meet Our Staff
Dr. Vanessa Anderson
Dr. Anderson graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1990, after attending Western Michigan University for undergraduate studies. While at Palmer, Dr. Anderson was the secretary of Student Council, Campus Guide Vice President, a rep for the International Chiropractic Association and a member of the Academic review committee.
After graduating, Dr. Anderson joined Moline Chiropractic Clinic where she practiced for 8 years before establishing Discover Chiropractic in 1998. Health, wellness and fitness are very important to Dr. Anderson and her family; and she is proud that she comes from an extended family of 10 chiropractors.
Dedicated to continuing education, she keeps abreast of the field's research innovations, as well as attending post graduate seminars in advanced chiropractic adjusting and diagnostic procedures, orthopedics, radiology, physiology and nutrition. Dr. Anderson has training in sports medicine, exercise rehabilitation, wellness care, pregnancy and pediatrics.
Dr. Vanessa is an avid gardener as well as a horse enthusiast. Dr. Anderson also enjoys art, hiking, photography, snorkeling and seeing new places around the world she is at over 76 countries and planning on getting more. She is an avid pickleball player and plays in tournaments across the Midwest. She lives in LeClaire with her two Labrador Retrievers Willow and Millie.
Dr. Westin Schmidt
Dr. Westin Schmidt was born and raised in the Quad Cities. He graduated Palmer College of Chiropractic after completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from the University of Iowa. Dr. Schmidt has spent hours devoted to extracurricular seminars learning techniques for analyzing and adjusting the spine and extremities.
Dr. Schmidt’s passion for chiropractic began years ago after being involved in a car accident resulting in back pain and injury in which he received treatment by a local Chiropractor. After seeing the results of his care, he then pursued his career in becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Schmidt has studied safe and effective chiropractic techniques such as Diversified, Gonstead, Activator, Thompson, and extremity adjusting designed to help manage various neuromusculoskeletal conditions and maintain a life of health and wellness.
In his free time Dr. Schmidt enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, riding bikes and motocross, playing music, and various other sports and outdoor activities.
Hannah has graduated with a bachelors in Business Management and now seeks a second bachelors degree in Software Development. She loves spending her spare time with her daughter Noelle. Hannah enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, kayaking, and playing at the park with her daughter. During the winter she loves reading, playing strategic board games and snuggling her dogs and sphynx cat.
Michelle was born in Coleta Illinois where she grew up as a Midwest farmers daughter. She has recently moved to the quad cities and loves the area. She graduated from Weston Distance University with a billing and coding degree. She is happily married to a wonderful man who happens to be her best friend. Together they have 5 children, and 3 grandchildren. They love to catch trophy catfish and go deer hunting. Michelle also enjoys gardening and baking.
Diego was born in the Quad Cities and became a Certified Massage Therapist in 2019 through Capri College. In Diego's free time he enjoys playing disc golf, tennis, taking hikes, and road trips. He enjoys music, playing guitar, and staying active in the gym.
Emily is from Bellevue Iowa. She became a Certified Massage Therapist after attending Capri College in December of 2013. Emily loves spending time with her 14 year old daughter, and spending time outdoors. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, fishing, and attending concerts.
Born and raised in Muscatine, Iowa, Kylie became a certified massage therapist through Orion technical college. She looks forward to using her massage therapy skills to serve the greater Quad City Area. In her free time Kylie enjoys spending time outdoors, listening to music and singing, and also enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Originally from Lake Orion, Michigan, Cami moved to Orion, Illinois and is a 1989 graduate of Carlson College of Massage Therapy. Here she first started working with Dr. Anderson and ran her own clinic, Holistic Approach, until life took her in a different direction with her husband, Jim, two bonus kids and 3 more together. She and Jim started a welding and fabrication shop, Schwenco, where she developed a love for welding SticFigs. Cami is very involved in her church and the annual Tug Fest. 2023 will be 21 years of "tugging" the rope for Illinois.
Tiffany is from Geneseo Illinois. She is currently a teacher in the Rock Island School District. At our office she helps behind the scenes with managing the electronic health records. She has a son who is in the Marines, and in her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as being outdoors.