Meet The Team

Chiropractor Ken Cook D.C.

Chiropractor Athens GA Ken CookAs a scholarship gymnast, Ken graduated from UGA in 1987 with a degree in exercise physiology. A 1992 graduate of Life Chiropractic College, Ken has practiced in Georgia for 28 years. Returning to Athens in early 2009, he took over the very successful Chiropractic Works, established in 1985. With his background as an athlete and having worked with novice and top level olympic and professional athletes, Ken offers a unique blend of chiropractic care, nutrition & weight loss, sleep wellness, exercise physiology, and rehabilitative techniques

in the prevention and treatment of sports related and spinal injuries. Dr. Cook is also Athens’ only expert in spinal decompression for the non-surgical treatment of lower back disc conditions and  is Athens’ only certified BrainCore clinic using neurofeedback therapy to address conditions such as ADD/ADHD, tension and migraine headaches, memory loss, learning disorders, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and insomnia.

Chiropractor Tammy Kiefer D.C.

Chiropractor Athens GA Tammy Kiefer

Dr. Kiefer has over 25 years of experience in the Chiropractic profession.  She graduated with a B.S. degree in Business Management from Georgia Tech in June of 1988 and graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Life University in Marietta, Georgia in June, 1995. Dr. Kiefer was in private practice in Sarasota, Florida for 22 years. In her practice, her patient base ranged from infants to the elderly while specializing in family practice and sports injuries. She was team chiropractor during spring training for the major and minor league Cincinnati Reds and minor league Boston Red Sox baseball teams. Dr. Kiefer is a Diversified practitioner, utilizing Activator and Thompson techniques.

Dr. Kiefer also has 14 years of higher education teaching experience in the medical field. She taught Anatomy and Physiology, two days a week at State College of Florida while seeing patients in her practice 3 days a week. As an Athens resident, she continues to share her educational experience, teaching Anatomy and Physiology at Athens Tech.

Dr. Kiefer sold her practice in Florida two years ago and moved to Athens. She and her husband love Athens and are so happy to live closer to their family.

Chiropractor Joseph Wheeler D.C.

Chiropractor Athens GA Joseph Wheeler

Dr. Joseph Wheeler is a graduate of Life University in Marietta, GA. While in Chiropractic school, Dr. Wheeler focused his education on managing the muscular and fascial systems of the human body. With years of experience as a yoga teacher & personal trainer, Dr. Wheeler utilizes a variety of soft tissue management methods to help patients obtain their peak functional and performance-based goals.

Growing up Dr. Wheeler played a variety of different sports. He focused mostly on baseball up through his high school years and now fulfills his competitive nature on the volleyball court, golf course, frisbee field, and within the crossfit boxes. Dr. Wheeler mentored under Dr. Linkhorn and learned the art of Graston Technique (IASTM) as well as obtaining a Functional Movement Screen and Selective Functional Movement Assessment certification. Dr. Wheeler avidly enjoys working with athletes of all ages to help them recover from injuries and improve performance.

  • Graston Technique Certified (M1 & M2)
  • Dynamic Tape Certified
  • Functional Movement Screen - Level 1
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • RYTT - 220hr.

Jeri - Office Manager

Chiropractic Athens GA Jeri Office ManagerJeri has been with Chiropractic Works for over 17 years now; as our office manager she is in charge of our front desk, office staff, insurance and financial department as well as assisting with patient care. She is exceptional at helping our patients with any financial questions or concerns, explaining their benefits & assisting with any documentation or scheduling needs. After a full day at work Jeri also manages to be a devoted wife to George and mother to her adult children: Michael, Teri, Jesse and 3 wonderful grandchildren. In her “spare time” she plays both coed and women’s softball.


8:00am - 12:00pm
2:30pm - 6:00pm

8:00am - 6:00pm

8:00am - 12:00pm
2:30pm - 6:00pm

8:00am - 6:00pm

8:00am - 12:00pm


*New Patients, Neurofeedback & Decompression appointment times may vary

Chiropractic Works
101 Cedar Rock Trace
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 548-8984