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Meet the Chiropractors

Meet Dr. Rob Lyons!


Dr. Lyons graduated from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 2009. While at Palmer, Dr. Rob Lyons was a Vogt leadership nominee, John Connolly outstanding graduate nominee and graduated as the Valedictorian of his class. Dr. Rob loves being a chiropractor and knows that a healthy spine is not only free of pain or restrictions, but most importantly leads to a better quality of life!

"Whether you are looking for pain relief, to improve athletic performance, keep up with the kids, or keep the whole family healthy, I'm here to help you reach your health goals as quickly and affordably as possible!"

In addition to a passion for general chiropractic care, Dr. Rob Lyons enjoys and has received additional training in several specialized areas; including sports injuries and extremity (shoulders, ankles, etc.) care, expectant mother and pediatric care, therapeutic and rehabilitative exercise and soft tissue techniques for ligament and tendon injuries.

Whether you prefer a very light and gentle adjustment with out any twisting or popping, the standard hands on manual approach, or techniques that utilize drop tables or the activator tool, Dr. Lyons is well suited to individualize your care specifically to you to produce the most comfortable and effective treatment possible. 

Meet Dr. Brian Marhofer!

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Dr. Brian Marhofer began his chiropractic journey at the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Since his graduation in 2010 Dr. Marhofer has focused on patient care and restoring the functional benefits of proper posture and spinal alignment. Following an active lifestyle and being a former collegiate athlete has given him a firsthand experience that chiropractic can keep us active and able to enjoy our passions.

Dr. Marhofer appreciates living in Northern Michigan with his wife and german shorthair, playing in the woods and rivers while enjoying the Traverse City atmosphere and enthusiasm for the natural surroundings. He feels honored and blessed to play a part in keeping his community healthy and active so they too can pursue their favorite activities.

The focus of chiropractic to keep us feeling and living young is important to Dr. Brian. Being proficient in many forms of chiropractic, from light gentle approaches to traditional manual adjustments, gives Dr. Brian the ability to help a wide variety of patients live a life with less pain and more vitality. He is also experienced with extremities, postural retraining, and soft tissue techniques. He sees every patient as an individual and focuses on helping them reach their goals as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Dr. Marhofer couldn’t be more excited to be joining Dr. Rob and the team at Grand Traverse Family Chiropractic in early November. He looks forward to serving Traverse City and enjoying all the benefits of living and practicing in such a beautiful area.


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Grand Traverse Family Chiropractic


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9:00 am-1:00 pm

2:30 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-1:00 pm

2:30 pm-6:00 pm


9:00 am-1:00 pm