Matt Murdock, D.C. DACBSP, C.S.C.S.
Dr. Murdock is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. Dr. Murdock received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from the Palmer College of Chiropractic where he met his wife, Debbie, who is also a chiropractor. He opened his 1st office on the West side of Hamilton in 1996. He is grateful to the people of Hamilton and surrounding areas for supporting him and enabling his first office to be successful. In 1999, he and Debbie opened Hamilton Health Associates. Their idea was to have an office of multi-specialty providers who would work together for the benefit of the patient. In 2005, he was certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is also certified as a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician.
In 2014-2016, Dr. Murdock was JH Track head coach at Cincinnati Christian School. He also coached the Varsity team with shot put, high jump and discus events. Dr. Murdock has completed all requirements to be a Kinesio Tex Tape Practitioner. Currently, Dr. Murdock is completing his RN licensure and will be moving on to become Nurse Practioner. He hopes by completing this additional schooling to be able to offer his patients diverse treatments for managing injuries. He has always had a passion for helping people and explaining to them the causes of their spinal and other health problems.
He resides in Liberty Township with his wife, son, daughter, 2 cats and a dog. He loves all sports, Nascar, muscle cars and fireworks.
Patrick Murphy, P.T., A.T.C., C.E.E.S. (Physical Therapy)
Patrick's career began at Bethesda Oak Hospital where he worked in all of the Physical Therapy departments. Next, he worked in a private practice for ten years and was integral in the expansion of locations from one to seven. Then, Patrick went on to work at Ohio Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for ten years. While there, he started the P.T. Department and expanded it to four locations with nineteen employees. Patrick then moved to Riverhills Neuroscience where he worked hand in hand with Neurosurgeons and Neurologists and headed their P.T. department. He has a great appreciation for learning and believes strongly in reading and continuing education. Patrick completed his degrees in physical therapy and sports medicine at the University of Cincinnati. He is also a certified athletic trainer, as well as a certified ergonomic evaluation specialist. In addition to formal training, he recognizes that "everyday you can learn from your patients."
When not at Hamilton Health Associates, Patrick's time is devoted to his family. He and his wife, Lorie, have two children: Sean and Mackenzie. They enjoy camping and hiking as a family, or watching the kids play baseball or soccer. Family time is important to Patrick, explaining, "to some it may sound like a boring life - but to me, its everything.
Tricia Giessler, Psy. D. (Psychology)
Dr. Tricia Giessler is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in treatment and assessment of patients with industrial injuries, chronic pain and health problems. She also enjoys treating patients facing struggles with depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions. She is passionate about helping her patients learn to balance mental and physical health and increase self-care to achieve better overall health. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Xavier University and her doctorate in clinical psychology from Wright State University. Dr. Giessler completed a pre-doctoral internship with a focus in health psychology at the Veterans’ Affairs hospital in Dallas, Texas.
In her free time, Dr. Giessler enjoys running and has completed 4 half marathons. An avid sports fan, Dr. Giessler enjoys cheering on the local hometown teams, especially Xavier basketball, the Bengals and the Reds.
Katie Mcguire (Massage Therapy)
Katie graduated from the Dayton School of Medical Massage in April 2007 and she received her license for Massage in June 2007. She specializes in work injuries, chronic pain, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy and relaxation. She is also certified in hot stone therapy and pre-natal massage.
Katie married her high school sweetheart, Michael, and has a four month old son, Nolan, and a 3 year old daughter, Mackenzie. Katie has a passion for massage and compassion for her patients. She lost her father at a young age which drove her to want to help others and give them a pain-free life. Many of Katie's patients rave about her massage skills. She has quite of following of loyal patients that rely on her massages to keep them productive and pain-free at work and at home.
Will Campbell, A.T.C (Athletic Trainer)
Will graduated from Miami University, Oxford in May of 2012, where he earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Athletic Training Sports Medicine with a Minor in Nutrition. He became certified and licensed in the state of Ohio after passing the BOC exam shortly after graduation. He became FMT Basic certified (Function Movement Techniques) upon completion of a Kinesiology Taping course in March of 2016. Will was premature at birth weighing in at a whopping 2lbs. 10oz. He has Three lumbar fusions and scoliosis. He is an avid MLB, NHL, & NFL sports fan and enjoys anything outdoors especially fishing. Coupled with his own medical issues and his love of athletics he finds that helping people return to 100% is his greatest thrill. Will started working at Hamilton Health Associates in July of 2012. He is from Seven Mile and currently resides on the West Side of Hamilton with his lovely girlfriend Shelly, and their three fur babies Zoey, Slevin & Tripp.
Providers that are not affiliated with Hamilton Health Associates, but work out of our offices.
David Schwartz, Ph.D
Dr. David Schwartz earned his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Vanderbilt University, specializing in behavioral medicine and Health Psychology. He was an intern and post-doctoral fellow at the University of Virginia Medical Center. He has had medical school appointments at the University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Cincinnati. He has published and presented extensively in pain management and behavioral medicine. He has been in private practice since 1995 specializing in complex medically involved patients. He is a consultant to the Freiberg Spine Institute and a member of the Disability Evaluation Panel for the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC). He presently serves as the Ohio Psychological Association and Ohio Board of Psychology’s representative on the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Health Care Quality Assurance Advisory Committee, and chairs the Ohio Psychological Association Task Force on Workers Compensation Reform.
Jeff Baker, Ph.D., L.D.C.D.C.
Jeffery Baker, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist. He has been a health care provider for over 30 years. He is married and has two children.
Dr. Baker has been involved in individual, family, and group counseling with adults and adolescents since 1979. His work experience and practice has been expansive. He has worked at a residential treatment center for criminal substance abusers as a clinical director, in several hospitals as a psychotherapist, trained and supervised counselors, worked in several outpatient mental health centers, and consulted with businesses in organizational development issues. Speaking and lecturing internationally in universities, law enforcement agencies, professional groups, and hospitals.