Meet the Wellness Team

  • Dr. James C. Gardner, DC

    Dr. James C. Gardner, DC has been practicing in Idaho Falls since January 2000. He completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC) in Whittier, CA in December 1999. Since that time, he has completed additional training in nutritional medicine, toxicity release, chiropractic diagnosis, laser therapy and various other treatment techniques.  Among the various adjusting techniques available, Dr. Gardner has training in the following: Diversified (manual/hands-on), activator methods, AK, SOT and percussor (soft tissue) release. Dr. Gardner and his wife, GretylAnn, have six children.  In his spare time Dr. Gardner likes to nature hike and spend time with his wife and kids.

  • Kristen Hawkes

    Kristen Hawkes has been with us since 2011 and does a tremendous job of handling all of the billing and insurance needs along with her other skills throughout the office.  She is a wife to David of 23 happy years and mother to 5 amazing children.  Kristen loves sports, and second to playing them herself, she enjoys watching her children play. Ask her what brand of chocolate is her favorite!  (Hint: She's from San Francisco)

  • Wendy Roberts

    Wendy Roberts works at the front desk and has been with us since January 2013.  She's originally from South Florida and has lived in N.E. Georgia.  Wendy has lived in Idaho Falls since 2012.  She and her husband, Lane, share 8 children, and 11 grandchildren.  Wendy enjoys church service, hiking, cooking, entertaining and traveling.  Most of all, she enjoys being with her family and friends.

Of course, the most important part of our practice is you, our wonderful patients. Be sure you check out our patient satisfaction link to meet more of the wonderful people we get to work with every day!


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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Gardner has been taking care of me for over 10 years! Back and neck problems are common in my profession. But with regular adjustments Dr. Gardner has kept me pain free. He has helped me immensely and he can help you too!"
    - Jared R
  • "Everyone who works here is so nice! Dr. Gardner is amazing and I wouldn’t hesitate to refer him. I’ve been seeing him due to lower back pain from pregnancy and I wasn’t even able to sleep before I started seeing him. He’ll fix you up for sure!"
    -Josey B
  • "Dr. Gardner is the best! He is Knowledgeable, compassionate and a whole lot of fun. He is all about healthy lifestyle and helping you achieve your goals. I have had neck problems for years. Making Dr. Gardner part of my health team was the best choice ever. I now can enjoy life without a screaming neck! Thanks Dr. Gardner!"