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Meet the Doctors

Parkhurst Chiropractic consists of six chiropractors, Dr. Brian and Dr. Karla Parkhurst, as well as Dr. James Friess, Dr. Jeremy Lengkeek, and Dr. Russell Sweet. Each doctor is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and utilize techniques such as Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson Drop, Toggle, Activator, and Active Release Technique.

Our doctors have been extending compassionate care of structural problems since 1999.

Chiropractor Holland, Dr. Brian Parkhurst

Dr. Brian Parkhurst, DC

A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Dr. Brian Parkhurst received his degree from Southern Illinois University. His areas of focus include working with infants and children, as well as assisting athletes in sports performance and injury rehabilitation. Outside of the practice, Dr. Brian enjoys the outdoors and falconry.

Dr. Brian is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors’ Ambassadors Club, the West Coast Chamber of Commerce, and the Palmer College Alumni Association.

Chiropractor Holland, Dr. Karla ParkhurstDr. Karla Parkhurst, DC

Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate and University of Wisconsin-Madison in Bacteriology degree-holder Dr. Karla Parkhurst focuses on women’s health concerns, including balancing hormones, neurotransmitters and proper nutrition. She treats conditions such as fibromyalgia and hormone imbalances, as well as healthy aging, managing fatigue, and weight management. Dr. Karla enjoys the beautiful beaches in West Michigan.

Dr. Karla is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors’ Ambassadors Club, the West Coast Chamber of Commerce, the Palmer College Alumni Association, and the American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners.

Chiropractor Holland, Dr. James Friess

Dr. James Friess, DC

Dr. James Friess joined the Parkhurst Chiropractic team in 2003. A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. James also holds a degree in cell biology from the University of Toledo. He was among the first group from Palmer College to travel to Vietnam on a chiropractic mission trip.

Dr. James works with sports injuries and rehabilitation, designs exercise programs for patients in addition to his knowledge and experience in general chiropractic care. Outside the practice, he enjoys gourmet foods, playing golf, participating in physical fitness, reading, and spending time with his wife, Dianne.

Chiropractor Holland, Dr. Jeremy Lengkeek

Dr. Jeremy Lengkeek, DC

Dr. Jeremy Lengkeek became a part of the Parkhurst Chiropractic team in 2010. He received both his Bachelor of Science in General Science and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic.

In the treatment of most structural problems, Dr. Jeremy uses manual methods, low-force instrumental techniques, and soft tissue techniques to help restore muscle balance and joint function. His ultimate goal is to help patients achieve optimal functional level.

Chiropractor Holland, Dr. Russell Stewart

Dr. Russell Sweet, DC

Dr. Russell Sweet joined the Parkhurst Chiropractic team in 2017. A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Russell also obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Western Michigan University.After practicing in Florida and North Carolina, Dr. Russell and his wife, Jennifer, moved back home to Michigan with their baby girl, Lennon.

Chiropractor Holland, Dr. Samantha Spooner

Dr. Samantha Spooner, DC

Dr. Samantha Spooner joined the Parkhurst Chiropractic team in 2022. She is originally from Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison and is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. Although she is the newest doctor to the team, Dr. Samantha has been a licensed practitioner in the state of Michigan since 2006. She is the mother of two beautiful girls that keep her busy with lacrosse tournaments and school theatre productions. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, movie nights with her kids and traveling the world over.

Jenna Essenburg, Intern

Jenna Essenburg, Intern

Jenna is doing her Chiropractic Preceptorship here at Parkhurst Chiropractic as she finishes her studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic. Jenna is a long-time resident of Holland, MI, and a graduate of Hope College with a BA in Athletic Training. You will see her shadowing Dr. Brian, taking x rays, doing some therapies & at the front desk. Say Hi! and get to know her when you are here.

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