Advanced Wellness Center: Our Team

We are here to help you! Our energetic team is available to help you with your questions.

If there is anything we can do to ensure we are providing you with the most positive experience possible, just ask us!


Get To Know Us

Dr. Troy Walker and Dr. Heather Walker are married with two beautiful children and have practiced together in Columbus since 2003.  They have both been members of ICPA, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association for many years to help children and newborns grow healthy naturally. Advanced Wellness Center was awarded the Family Practice Award of Excellence two years in a row, a group of Chiropractors worldwide serving the same mission to provide excellence in Chiropractic and a natural approach to health care. They are passionate about helping individuals to families, working men and women to college students, newborns to retirees, all whom are choosing to take control and responsibility for their own health and full expression of life.


"The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, and in the cause and prevention of disease."

- Thomas Edison


 Meet The Team


Dr. Troy Walker


Dr. Troy Walker's Chiropractic experience begins at birth as he received his first "adjustment" from his father, a Chiropractor. He grew up in his families office seeing lives change first hand. Respecting and understanding how the body can heal itself through the power of our nervous system Dr. Walker followed this life passion through his undergraduate education at The Ohio State University and received his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2002 from Life University. He is Board Certified in the State of Ohio and obtained a certified "advanced proficiency rating" with Activator Methods International as well as maintains an advanced certification with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Troy practices with his wife, Dr. Heather Walker, and is also a member and contributor of numerous local and national organizations, and a multi-faceted volunteer in the community. He now has his own daughter growing up in a Chiropractic office and has a passion to inspire his patients to live an active, healthy life for 100 years! 


Dr. Heather Walker


Dr. Heather Walker experienced the power of Chiropractic in high school as she suffered from chronic sinus infections, asthma and sickness. After seeing a Chiropractor for only 2 months she was off all inhalers, no longer experienced sinus infections and began her journey to health. She carried that passion to The Ohio State University for her undergraduate education and received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in 2002. Dr. Walker is Board Certified in the State of Ohio and she holds a certified advanced proficiency rating with Activator Methods International as well as an advanced certification with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Heather and her husband have practiced together in Upper Arlington at Advanced Wellness Center since 2003. She is a committed volunteer in the community and a member and contributor of several local and national organizations. Her passion for nutrition began in Chiropractic college during the extensive hours of nutritional education, however it was her personal health struggles with hormone imbalances, allergies and infertility that fueled her desire to help others make nutritional life transformations. Their healthy daughter, active, loyal patients and strong record of referrals in the community are all a testament to their passion and commitment to helping others.  


Bobbie Adkins, LMT

bobbie-adkins.jpgBobbie Adkins is a licensed massage therapist who graduated from the American Institute of Alternative Medicine in Columbus. She followed her passion for helping people as she decided to make a huge career change leaving Honda to persue massage. Bobbie is proficient in several techniques such as deep tissue, neuromuscular, relaxation, and myofascial release. She loves to provide massage for children, active adults and seniors. You will get a sense for Bobbie's passion, excitement and knowledge for helping people as soon as you meet her. We are so proud to have her as a part of our team.







Carissa Cantrell, LMT

carissa-cantrell.jpgCarissa is a LMT who received her training at Columbus State Community College. She has specialized training in trigger point therapy, aromatherapy and oncology massage. She completed her internship at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio here she focused on pediatric care.