Meet our team
The Shields Chiropractic treatment team is proud to serve patients in Saginaw, MI, and the surrounding areas with superior chiropractic services. We believe that all of our patients deserve to have vibrant, healthy, pain-free lives, and we’re dedicated to helping them reach optimal health.
Santana graduated from Alma College with a degree in Theatre and Exercise Health Science. She developed her passion for health and wellness while working with a Chiropractor in Chicago for many years before returning to Michigan.
She enjoys spending time with her husband and son, exploring the great outdoors and everything that Michigan has to offer.
Elizabeth Marquez, C.A.
Elizabeth has been a front desk specialist at Shields Chiropractic since March 2017. She is certified in cold laser therapy and trained in the application of Rock tape. Elizabeth is a Michigan native and currently resides in Saginaw with her grandmother. In her spare time, she is an avid video gamer and enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Elizabeth loves chiropractic because it allows patients to heal naturally. “Chiropractic, like gravity, works whether you believe in it or not.”
Heather Bushre, C.A.
Heather began serving at Shields Chiropractic in 2019. She is certified in cold laser therapy and trained in the application of rock tape.Heather was born in Merrill and enjoys boating, fishing, hiking, and visiting her cabin. Heather has a son and two wonderful dogs.
Heather loves Chiropractic because of its pain-relieving capabilities. She believes it is an important step toward wellness and can improve your overall quality of life.
Sidney Rivette, C.A.
Sidney began serving at Shields Chiropractic in 2021. She is certified in cold laser therapy and trained in the application of Rock tape.Sidney grew up in Carrollton and enjoys softball, volleyball, bike riding, and spending time with her family and fiancé, Kevin.
Sidney loves Chiropractic care because it decreases whole-body discomfort and improves her overall health and wellness.
Sydney Patton, C.A.
Sydney graduated from Kalamazoo College, majoring in Psychology with a minor in Latin. She has dreams of pursuing her Doctorate in Chiropractic. She’s always been passionate about helping others and loves the holistic and integrative aspects of chiropractic care.
Although a metro Detroit native, she has found a place in her heart for Saginaw. When away from the clinic, you can catch her looking for new shows to watch, books to read, and podcasts to enjoy. Feel free to suggest any the next time you see her.
Desiree Harriss-Murrell, L.M.T.
Desiree graduated from Dorsey School of Massage in 2014. She has taken courses in prenatal massage, sports massage, deep tissue massage, hot stone massage, and Swedish massage.
Massage has always been a passion of Desiree’s, stemming from when she was growing up. Being able to assist others that need help healing their body allows Desiree to say how wonderful of an experience massage therapy has been for her.
Victoria Mandigo, L.M.T., P.T.A.
Victoria has been a practicing Licensed Massage Therapist since 2006. She graduated from the Bayshire Beauty Academy in Bay City, Michigan.
Victoria specializes in Reiki Massage, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation, hot stone massage, prenatal massage, deep tissue massage, essential oils, and sports massage.
Sarah Leiner, L.M.T.
Sarah is a Licensed Massage Therapist that graduated from Dorsey School in Saginaw. She is certified in spa treatment wraps, scrubs, essential oils, sports massage, acupressure, reflexology, hot stone therapy, and lymphatic and sinus drainage. She enjoys treating patients with migraines and helps her patients reach maximum relaxation.
Sarah grew up on the carnival circuit until she was 28 and then decided to become a massage therapist.
Kaitlyn J. Pitre, A.T., A.T.C.
Kaitlyn is a Michigan native and was born in Saginaw. Kaitlyn is a proud Saginaw Valley State University Alumni. She is one of our superb manual therapists at Shields Chiropractic.
Kaitlyn received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from SVSU and has been working at Shields Chiropractic since September 2020. She previously worked for a local high school, providing sports care & rehab.
Kaitlyn loves to spend time with her husband, family, friends, and her fur babies. Kaitlyn loves the instant relief (in most cases) that she and her patients feel after an adjustment. “Being able to stand tall or look over your shoulder is sometimes taken for granted & when you’re re-aligned, it’s an amazing feeling; it’s very rewarding to help our patients.”
Carrin is from Pillager, Minnesota, and lived there for 20 years. She moved to Michigan four years ago and started her career as a Chiropractic Assistant here at Shields Chiropractic.
She later went on to finish her certification in personal training and became a Manual Therapist for Shields Chiropractic.She married her wife, Samantha, in the fall of 2021. Together, they have two dogs and two cats. While she’s away from the clinic, Carrin enjoys spending time at the gym and cooking.
She thinks that chiropractic is so great because it is a natural approach to health. It doesn’t put in or take away anything from the body. Chiropractic allows our body to work the way nature intended.
Katelyn Schofield, C.A.
Katelyn grew up in Bay City and currently lives in Frankenmuth. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and his twin boys, family, and friends. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, bike riding, and going to the Upper Peninsula to spend time with her sister and shop.
Katelyn's favorite thing about chiropractic is that it helps improve pain and discomfort, improving overall quality of life
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Our chiropractic assistants, massage therapists, and entire treatment team look forward to meeting you at Shields Chiropractic in Saginaw, MI.