Meet the Doctor

Dr. Tara Chellis, D.C.

26641_nDr. Chellis was born and raised in Conway, South Carolina.  She attended the University of South Carolina where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  At USC she learned her love of philanthropy as a member of the fraternal organization, Alpha Chi Omega.  Dr. Chellis earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, Ga.  The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) ranked Life University among the top schools in overall performance on the national boards.

Dr. Chellis’ chiropractic techniques include: Activator, Cox Flexion/Distraction, Diversified, Thompson Drop, Extremity Adjusting and Webster’s Intrauterine Constraint Technique.  She is a member of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), Holistic Pediatric Association (HPA), Junior Service League (JSL), Summerville DREAM and the Summerville Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Chellis spends countless hours helping out in the community. Her volunteer work has helped raise money for many local charities, including Summerville Miracle League, Dorchester Habitat for Humanity, SPCA, ARK, Meals on Wheels, Children in Crisis, and the Palmetto House to name a few.

Dr. Chellis is married to Con Chellis, a native of Summerville.  Together they have a 15 month old daughter named Kinsley and are members of Bethany United Methodist Church.

Massage Therapists


Hello I’m Cynthia, a massage therapist here at Chellis Chiropractic. I am a graduate of MMTC; I earned my Associate Degree in Massage Therapy in 2007, and have been massaging ever since! I truly love helping people, and this job has been so rewarding on many levels. I was born in Virginia, and settled here in South Carolina 14 years ago. I love living in our small town with my daughter Cat and our dog Zoey. We love the beach, and like to stay active with bike riding and horseback riding. We love to travel, and really enjoy going to The Coffee Roaster in Summerville for the amazing food and music.

Throughout my career as a massage therapist, I have studied the art of Swedish, sports, prenatal, trigger point, spa, therapeutic, and neuromuscular massage. I am also certified in the holistic therapy Reiki- degrees I & II. I invite you to come in and let us help you get on your path to wellness.


Emily has been practicing massage since 2011, and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She is a graduate of Southeastern school of Neuromuscular massage therapy. She specializes in neuromuscular massage, deep tissue, pregnancy massage, trigger point, myofacial, sports massage and Swedish massage.

Emily is an enthusiastic, creative and compassionate healer, who believes in the value of client centered care and fostering the development of therapeutic relations. She enjoys being part of patient wellness, through the benefits of chiropractic and massage.

Emily was born in Dayton Ohio and was raised there and in Chapel Hill North Carolina. She got married to her husband Michael and resided in Michigan before moving to Summerville South Carolina with their three children, Dylan, Hannah Bella and Madeline, where we have enjoyed raising our Family.

Chiropractors Assistant


Brittney was born and bred in Goose Creek, South Carolina. After graduating early from Stratford High School, she attended Trident Technical College and earned her Associate in Arts in 2010. She worked in the banking industry for 5 years- working at First Federal, then SC Federal Credit Union. She has been seeing Dr. Chellis as a patient for four years, and jumped at the opportunity to work part time at the practice. Her passion is animal rescue; she is a member of the ASPCA and tries to donate to local animal shelters as much as possible. She is happily married to Wade, an employee at Berkeley Nucor Steel, and they have two fur babies- Lexi and Obi.