Dr. Brien was born and raised in Houma, Louisiana. He did his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University before attending Texas Chiropractic College. He opened his clinic in Luling, Louisiana in 2000 and has been providing the Westbank and Tri-Parish area clients with superior chiropractic care. He specializes in neck and back pain, but is also successful in treating all types of muscular and joint problems. He has done extensive study in motor vehicle collision injuries as well as sports injuries. He uses a diversified approach for his patients which includes referrals to other healthcare providers in the medical community when necessary. He believes that this approach is the best possible way to return his patients to a quality lifestyle as quickly as possible. He maintains a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise and is happy to assist patients in their quest for a similar lifestyle.He has been a member of the Chiropractic Association of Louisiana since 2000.
He married his wife Stephanie in 1998 and was blessed with two children, Hannah and Braxton. He enjoys quality time with his family and is an avid outdoorsman.
Matthew Ellender, D.C. is a 2009 graduate of Texas Chiropractic College, where he received a Doctorate in Chiropractic and Bachelors in Human Biology. At TCC, he was an active member and served on the board of the Council on Sports Injury, Student Chiropractic Association of Louisiana, and Student American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Ellender participated in an internship at Rice University that involved injury prevention and rehabilitation for their student athletes.
Dr. Ellender continues his active membership in the Chiropractic Association of Louisiana and the American Chiropractic Association. He is certified in Kinesiotaping, Graston Technique, and Manipulation Under Anesthesia. Dr. Ellender has completed numerous hours toward the Academy of Industrial Injury Management, which takes a new approach to early recognition and treatment that focuses on the biopsychosocial issues that may hinder a worker from returning to work.
Dr. Ellender practices in a multidisciplary clinic, Brien Chiropractic Clinic, in Luling. Dr. Ellender takes a patient-centered approach to treatment, which encourages the patient to become an active participant in the treatment of their condition. The treatment is complemented with an evidence-based rehabilitation program that will help guide the patient toward their pre-injury functional goals.
Dr. Doria is bilingual (English/Spanish) and provides our Hispanic community with exceptional chiropractic services. He was born in Asunción, Paraguay. His family immigrated to the United States and found their home in Houma, Louisiana. Dr. Doria graduated from Vandebilt Catholic High School in 2004 and received his bachelor’s degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2009. While at Parker University, he was the President of the Student American Chiropractic Association, graduating with a Doctorate in Chiropractic in 2018. He practices both Diversified and instrument assisted adjusting and is also trained in Gonstead and Flexion-Distraction technique.
Dr. Doria resides in New Orleans with his family and 2 daughters, Julia and Luna. His hobbies include: New Orleans Pelicans’ basketball, cycling, fishing, cooking, reading, traveling, attending concerts and live events.
Dr. Arnette received a Bachelor in Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University before attending Parker University in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Parker University in 2022 receiving his Doctorate in Chiropractic and is completing his Master's degree in Strength and Human Performance. This master’s uses evidence-based research to create individualized treatment plans focusing on strength and stability of the spine and extremity muscles. He is well-versed in multiple adjusting techniques such as Diversified, Activator, Thompson, and Flexion-Distraction along with specializing in myofascial release technique helping release trigger points and spasms within the muscle.
He was born and raised in Houma, Louisiana and is the newest member of the Brien Chiropractic.
Jennifer GuerinDirector of Operations
Jennifer joined our clinic in August 2022 and plays an instrumental role in maintaining our efficient clinic operations and superior patient care. Jennifer has a Bachelor’s in Paralegal Studies, a Master’s degree in Psychology and a Real Estate License. Along with 7 years managerial experience in a chiropractic clinic and over 20 years as a paralegal, she brings an insightful understanding to the management of our personal injury and worker’s compensation cases. She is a diverse and knowledgeable asset to our team.
Jennifer has lived in St. Charles Parish for over 17 years with her husband and 7 children. Her tenacity and entrepreneurial passion enables her to dedicate time to support both her family and personal businesses.
Karla Pizzati - Licensed Massage Therapist
Karla has been a therapist for over 10 years. She combines different modalities of professional bodywork to create therapeutic treatments that are unique and customized for healing experience
Nadranne Jackson - Licensed Massage Therapist
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Sabrina Kimberly - Licensed Massage Therapist
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Cami Champagne - Licensed Massage Therapist
Cami has over 23 years of massage therapy experience and is the former owner and operator of Luling’s Adam and Eve Day Spa. She joined Brien Chiropractic Clinic in August 2015 and specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Neuromuscular, Trigger Point Therapy, Prenatal and Infant Massage. Cami ensures her patients’ massage goals are a priority whether it be relaxation or easing pain and discomfort.
Born in Luling, she has stayed close to home. She attended Nichols State University after which she pursued her massage therapy license at Blue Cliff College, graduating with honors.
Andrea Kirt - Licensed Massage Therapist
Andrea was born in Houma, Louisiana and raised in St. Charles Parish. She graduated from Hahnville High school in 2005 and pursued her Massage Therapy License at Bluff College. Following her graduation in 2007, she worked in a spa before venturing into rehab therapy facilities, Andrea has travelled to study and host a variety of massage classes and events. She specializes in neuro, sports, deep tissue, stretching, TMJ and Myofacial release.