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A.J. Plese D.C.

Dr. A.J. Plese is a recent graduate of the Palmer College of Chiropractic and where he learned the latest advancements in chiropractic. He received his Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where he found a passion for promoting health and wellness.

Dr. Plese is an exercise enthusiast and has helped many people achieve a healthy lifestyle through dietary changes and regular exercise.

Over the past several years Dr. Plese has worked with patients to relieve pain and restore movement by utilizing a variety of techniques including myofascial release, rapid release technique and numerous adjusting techniques. Dr. Plese has been under the guidance of an award winning practitioner and 36-year veteran in chiropractic, Dr. John Priester. The combination of new and proven techniques at Priester Chiropractic Clinic provides comprehensive pain relief and quality health care to all patients.

Dr. Plese has continued his education by completing over 150 hours in a post-doctorate program in the field of functional neurology. He attends weekly spine conferences at OrthoCarolina where orthopedics, neurosurgeons, radiologists and physical therapists join together to discuss clinical cases. Staying current with advances made in the treatment of all conditions and dedication to education to provide the best care is the cornerstone on which Dr. Plese and the Priester Chiropractic Clinic is built.

“My patients deserve individualized care and sometimes require a referral to another specialist (i.e., Primary Care Physician (PCP), Radiologist, Orthopedic Surgeon or Neurosurgeon). Having gained respect and trust with the medical community has allowed me the ability to easily refer my patients to these practitioners if needed.”

- Dr. Plese

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Office Manager

Jillian Plese

Jillian worked in the dental field for over 10 years before making the change to the esthetic world. Jillian has had experience managing dental practices and helps keep the patient flow organized at the clinic. She has been extensively trained in medical grade skin products, several 510(k) medical devices and takes pride in knowing the best treatment plans to sign each patient up for.

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Christina Wall

Christina has been with Dr. AJ Plese for over 5 years and is the best receptionist in Charlotte. Christina has incredible knowledge in the insurance world and can check any insurance benefits before the time of your appointment so there are no surprise costs. Christina takes pride in keeping the schedule full and moving quickly. She never has a patient wait longer than 5 minutes before starting treatment and always makes room for last second appointments.

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Registered Nurse

Joshua White, R.N.

Joshua White is a RN who received his first under-graduate degree in psychology from Queens University in Charlotte NC. While earning his second Bachelor's in Nursing, he discovered his passion for exercise and general physical wellness. He began coaching strength and conditioning, along with diet and nutrition along the way.

His passion for serving people through total physical and mental wellness has culminated at Circadian Rejuvenation, where he works to evaluate, educate, and provide tailored therapies based on individual patients' needs and desires.

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Brittany Neill, L.M.A.

Brittany Neill is a lover of all things skin care, and passionate about helping others reach their goals. She believes in getting your desired results without the need to undergo surgery. Brittany graduated at the top of her class from Aveda Institute in Charlotte, NC.

She has struggled with difficult skin herself, so she understands the impact this can make on someone's life, which is what called her to this career choice. Having dealt with these issues herself, she has learned to manage her skin and has transformed it into thriving, beautiful, youthful skin. The best part is, you can have that too! Brittany's specialty is curating individualized skin treatment plans to help you reach your short and long-term skincare goals. Brittany cannot wait to help you get to your best skin yet!

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Massage Therapist

Rim Rubin

Rim has been with the Priester Chiropractic clinic for 18 years. Rim is the best deep tissue and myofascial release massage therapist in Charlotte. Rim has built a loyal following in the Charlotte community from providing the best medical grade massage techniques available.

Rim is an avid runner and has participated in several half and full marathons over the past several years. His experience with deep tissue massage and the combination of manipulative therapies from Dr. AJ Plese has made Priester Chiropractic the best multidisciplinary clinic in Charlotte.

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Chiropractic Assistant

Nina Covington, C.A.


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7:30am - 11:30am

Saturday & Sunday

Priester Chiropractic

3120 Latrobe Dr Suite 130
Charlotte, NC 28211

(704) 375-8264