Meet the doctors

Dr. James Higgins, DC

Dr. James Higgins has been successfully treating patients for over 32 years in Bricktown, NJ.   Dr. Higgins received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Sherman Chiropractic College in Spartansburg, SC in 1977 graduating Cum Laude.  He completed his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Psychology.  After numerous years of private practice and 10,000+ adjustments, he has gravitated toward gentler techniques due to a large, local population of geriatric patients.  He also treats young and middle aged patients with more traditional techniques, including diversified manipulation, nutrition, exercise, and generalized life information that he has garnered over the years of treating the public.  He is well known throughout the town as a kind, caring chiropractor that will go out of his way to help his patients achieve wellness and an active, healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Ashley Higgins Yanchus, DC

Dr. Ashley Higgins graduated with her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida Campus in 2009.  She received her undergraduate degree at Monmouth University with a Bachelors of Science in Biology.  Dr. Ashley has practiced in the Ocean County area since 2009.   She specializes in the activator technique, drop-table adjusting, extremity adjusting, graston technique and kinesiotaping.  She is also well-educated in nutrition, physical therapy modalities, and rehabilitative exercises.  Dr. Ashley got involved in Chiropractic at a very young age. Since she was a little girl, she has grown up in the office surrounded by the many success stories of her father’s career.  These successes  have been a major influence on her decision to become a chiropractor and follow in her father’s footsteps in providing excellent, compassionate chiropractic care to the people of Brick and surrounding areas.

Dr. Christopher E. Yanchus, DC

Dr. Yanchus received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic – Florida Campus. His undergraduate work was completed as a College Park Scholar at the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiological Sciences, where he developed an understanding of how human movement occurs, the factors that directly or indirectly influence movement and the benefits of a movement-oriented lifestyle. As a chiropractor, Dr. Yanchus focuses on keeping people active whatever age or condition of their bodies while learning exactly what it will take to remain healthy.

In chiropractic school Dr. Yanchus was actively involved in the Pettibon, Scoliosis and Sports clubs. Today he is very active in the sporting community enjoying soccer, surfing, golf and tennis. Through his athletic endeavors, Dr. Yanchus understands how important it is to maintain a healthy spine, as well as return patients to doing the activities they love as quickly as possible.

Dr. Yanchus first joined a multidisciplinary office in January 2009 located in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, focusing on spinal curve correction in a multidisciplinary practice of chiropractors, physical therapists and pain management medical doctors. There he learned how important proper spinal structure and rehabilitation exercises are to maintain an active body.

Dr. Yanchus now started his third year at the Chiropractic Family Center on Drum Point Road in Brick, NJ and recently welcomed daughter, Harper Rose, with his wife, Dr. Ashley Higgins Yanchus.