Doctors & Staff
Dr. Lisa R. Calhoun
Dr. Lisa R. Calhoun attended Missouri State University and earned a degree of B.S. in Education, 1986. Dr. Calhoun then earned a Doctorate degree in Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic, 1991. She completed Acupuncture post-graduate certification in 1993.
In 2000, Dr. Calhoun was a member of the China Acupuncture Symposium Delegation from the USA and attended training at Guangzhou Training Centre of Traditional Chinese Medicine Guangzhou University, China. She recently completed advanced training in Auriculotherapy.
At Calhoun Chiropractic Center it has always been a priority to evaluate the patients’ typical daily activities and work situations to determine if they may contribute to the patients’ condition, whether through poor body mechanics, repetitive motion, underlying spinal conditions, or injury. Dr. Calhoun utilizes a multidisciplinary approach that includes working with doctors specializing in multiple areas, so that all patients receive the best possible care.
Dr. Anaya Palay
Dr. Anaya Palay received her masters degree in acupuncture and Oriental medicine at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL, and then attended the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, OR, where she received her doctorate. She has studied multiple styles of acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.
Dr. Palay believes firmly in integrating western and eastern medicine. “Many common discomforts of 21st century life can be helped with Chinese medicine alone. But Western and Eastern medicine both have so much to offer. With more serious disease I am happy to work with a patient’s western physician and discuss how Chinese medicine can work with and augment western treatment.”
A newcomer to Panama City Beach in 2014, Dr. Palay loves her new beach lifestyle, and is an animal lover and gardening enthusiast.
Cathie Brooks, Massage Therapist
Cathie studied massage therapy at Atlanta School of Massage and graduated in 1993.
She specializes in medical, therapeutic, lymphatic, myokinesthetic, pregnancy, sports, and relaxation massage. She lives with her husband, daughter, son, and dogs Sadie and Holly in Panama City Beach.
Laura Curry, Massage Therapist
Laura studied massage at Haney technical center and has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 2007. She is currently pursuing a nursing degree to expand on her interest in healing and caring for others. She is a resident of Chipley where she lives with her two beautiful daughters and an assortment of horses, dogs, cats and rabbits.
Tom Sharkey, Reflexologist
Tom spent 28 years as a registered nurse in the ICU at Gulf Coast Medical Center. He then became a licensed massage therapist and has been practicing for 10 years.
He is also a Certified Registered Reflexologist, which is the skill he shares with us, bringing a very important element to our practice.