Dr. Matthew Bradshaw was raised in Denver, Colorado. For as long as he can remember, he has been health- and sports-oriented. His stepfather is a chiropractor, too, and Matt was raised on natural healing principles.
He played soccer and golf at an early age, playing both all the way through four years of college at the University of Colorado – Boulder. After four more years of school at Life Chiropractic College West, Dr. Bradshaw graduated with a Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2000. He also met his wife, Dr. Hilary Rutledge, while attending Life West.
Soon after graduating, Dr. Bradshaw and Dr. Rutledge had their first son, Noah, in 2001. Between this time and the birth of their son Levi in 2005, Dr. Bradshaw completed a three-year postgraduate course in active release technique (ART). He was fully credentialed before moving his family to Wilmington, where he opened the Leland branch of ChiroCynergy in 2007, with the Wilmington branch following in 2011.
Dr. Hilary Rutledge grew up in the Northern California foothills outside Sacramento. She attended California State University – Chico for her bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology.
After graduating, Dr. Rutledge was in a bad car accident. After months of pain and no improvement, it was a chiropractor who was finally able to help her. This changed her whole outlook on life, as she had been planning on becoming a nurse. She enrolled at the top-rated Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, California, where she met her husband, Dr. Bradshaw. Four years later, she had earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic and she opened a practice in Auburn, California, with her husband.
Before relocating to Wilmington, North Carolina, in 2007, Dr. Rutledge gave birth to two boys, Noah in 2001, and Levi in 2005.
Dr. Mary King is a chiropractic physician who is proud to serve her community as a family chiropractor. Dr. King graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 2005. She has two active licenses in the states of North Carolina and Arizona. Dr. King served as an Assistant Professor at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Arizona for over 7 years where she taught first-year medical students anatomy and neuroanatomy. She served Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Paradise Valley, Arizona for over 10 years with chiropractic and acupuncture care.
Dr. King utilizes her skill of chiropractic care and acupuncture treatments to improve the spinal health and wellness in all areas of her patient’s lives. Dr. King doesn’t just treat patients who are having problems with back or neck pain – she will establish goals to start improving their longevity, organ system function, and overall health. Dr. King takes a “whole person” approach in chiropractic care, which means looking for the underlying causes of disease, discomfort, and pain, as opposed to just treating the symptoms. Many seemingly unrelated symptoms often arise from imbalances in the spinal column. Dr. King will determine and diagnose the root cause of pain and create a personalized care plan to suit each patient’s individual needs.
Dr. King is eager to serve the Wilmington, NC community with her passion to help each patient reach their health goals without prescription drugs or surgery. Dr. King is passionate about helping to end the opioid epidemic affecting North Carolinians. She is a member of the NHRMC “Reframe Pain Campaign”, an initiative to end the opioid epidemic in Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas.
Dr. Megan Chicoine was born and raised in Surry, New Hampshire. As a teen, she was involved in tennis and soccer, and other service leadership activities. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Mount Aloysius College, where she played Division III women’s tennis. She was involved in many leadership opportunities, such as the Mercy Presidential Scholars. She continued to pursue her passion for helping others through two service trips, one to Camden, New Jersey, and one to Guyana, South America.
Dr. Chicoine attended New York Chiropractic College and earned her chiropractic degree in 2017. Her services include Diversified adjusting, ConnecTx therapy, Instrument-Assisted Adjusting, and prenatal and pediatric care. She uses a hands-on approach to restore movement to restricted or immobile joints in order to help the body and nervous system function better overall. As a chiropractor, Dr. Chicoine focuses on improving the health, well-being, and quality of life of patients and their families. She is very excited to bring prenatal and pediatric care to Leland along with a new approach to soft tissue care. In her free time she enjoys going to the beach, paddle boarding, and spending time with her two cats and the foster kittens she helps through Adopt-an-Angel.
Nancyann Rutledge has over 30 years of experience in office administration and customer service for residential care homes for individuals with brain injuries and developmental disabilities, an Urban American Indian community clinic, two veterinary hospitals, and health and human service organizations. She comes to us from San Luis Obispo, California, and is charmed by Wilmington’s southern hospitality. Nancyann is passionate about providing exceptional customer service and making a difference in the world, one person at a time. She looks forward to helping our practice grow, and increasing our ability to serve you, our community.