Our DNA and PURPOSE stems from and is fueled by our FAITH in GOD. Our clinic atmosphere is soaked in PRAYER and WORSHIP and we begin everyday with an expectancy for MIRACLES. Everything we do is FROM, THROUGH, and TO our CREATOR GOD. We seek that our WORDS, ACTIONS, and TREATMENTS are purposed for HIS GLORY and making HIS LOVE, HEALING, and NAME RENOWN.
By GOD's WISDOM, we will LOVE, SERVE, TEACH, and INSPIRE our patients today. We will do this by MOUTH, by GESTURE, and by the WORK of our HANDS. MOMENTUM will be CREATED in the HEALTH of our patients lives, IGNITING their GREATEST POTENTIAL to MANIFEST the GOD-BREATHED PURPOSE and CALL upon their LIVES. Through this PURPOSEFUL and INTENTIONAL ACTION our patients WILL... LIVE. FEEL. MOVE. BETTER.
Dr. Whitehead is a family Chiropractor who loves life and laughter and is passionate about people feeling the same and having the health to do so. He was born in North Carolina and raised in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Michigan where he ran track and still holds school records. While he was there he graduated with a degree in Kinesiology. He then left the cold for warmer horizons at Parker Chiropractic College and attained a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. His next move was coming to Midland Texas to join forces with Dr. Terry and what he was building at Live Pure Chiropractic. Dr. Whitehead took over the practice in 2018 and continues his quest to bring health and wellness to the Permian Basin. Patients love Dr. Whitehead's approach to care, life, and laughter and he has quickly become beloved by them for all the amazing skills and qualities he brings to the clinic.
Kellie manages the day-to-day operations of the clinic as well as oversees the administrative staff. Previously an employee, Kellie has been with Live Pure Chiropractic since 2015. A native of Arlington, Texas, Kellie attended Texas Tech University and has been a Midland resident since 2008.
As Director of Business Development, Greg coordinates legal and contractual matters for Live Pure Chiropractic, and serves as the Chief Financial Officer. A native of Midland, Greg is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and Texas Tech University.
Dr. Olivia Hogan was raised in Stephenville, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University in2013. After graduation she moved to Japan where she lived and worked as a public schoolEnglish teacher for two years. Her teaching assignment was in a rural fishing village on the West coast of Japan where she was able to participate in lots of traditional Japanese culture. She loves to share stories about her unique experiences there! After finishing her teaching contract she chose to combine her passions for helping people and holistic health by pursuing a doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Hogan attended chiropractic school at Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, Texas. While she was a student she began postgraduate training and certification in perinatal and pediatric chiropractic care through the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association). The ICPA certification is a two year program which provides additional in depth training for doctors of chiropractic to better serve families through specialized techniques and knowledge in the care of expecting mothers and children. She holds certification through the ICPA in Webster technique, a specialized chiropractic technique used to maintain pelvic balance during pregnancy. Dr. Hogan also had the opportunity to co-author a research paper on the benefits of manual therapy including chiropractic for infants with difficulty breastfeeding. We are proud to say her paper was published in the Journal of Evidence Based Medicine in December 2018. With the constant goal of becoming a better healthcare provider, Dr. Hogan continues to study in her free time. She is currently enrolled in a nutrition and functional medicine program in order to better serve her patients total health and wellness needs.
Dr. Oelys Torres, born and raised in the "Island of Enchantment," also known as Puerto Rico, is now serving our community in Midland, Texas. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Life Sciences from the University of PR after receiving a sports scholarship and engaging in many extracurricular and leadership activities. As a university student, he took the initiative to be one of the co-founders of the first student chiropractic organization in Puerto Rico.
After finishing his bachelor's degree, he moved to Texas to obtain his doctorate in chiropractic medicine from Texas Chiropractic College. During his clinical rotations, he had the opportunity to serve many diverse patient populations including women and children victims of domestic violence. He was able to increase his experience of sports medicine by working alongside the official chiropractor of the Houston Astros and Houston Texans.
Through obtaining certifications in different techniques he has developed his expertise to treat neuromusculoskeletal conditions and is constantly looking for ways to improve the health and well-being of his patients.
Dr. Torres is board-certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners in Chiropractic and Physiotherapy and he is also certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) as a medical examiner. He is currently serving as an adjunct faculty for the School of Health Sciences at Odessa College where he fulfills his passion for education by teaching future healthcare professionals.
He loves treating his patients and his patients love being treated by him. You will often find him with a smile on his face while he cares for his patient's and it is his mission to give people a better quality of life. Dr.Torres is fluent in English and Spanish and we are happy to have him on our team at Live Pure Chiropractic.
Dr. DeAndre Johnson was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana. She attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology - exercise science in 2014. While in school, Dr. DeAndre worked part time as a therapy tech in an orthopedic rehabilitation hospital as well as an employee for the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office. After graduating she became a deputy full time and held various positions as a public servant for the next 5 years. It was during this time that she was introduced to the chiropractic profession by a colleague and soon discovered her calling, which lead her to Dallas, Texas in 2019 to pursue a Doctorate of Chiropractic at Parker University, where she graduated in August of 2022. Equipped with a diverse background and career path in law enforcement and physical rehabilitation, Dr. DeAndre utilizes life experiences and a compassionate nature to provide high quality care to all of her patients.
Mary is a Chiropractic Assistant at Live Pure. She joined our team in October 2017. Mary graduated from Texas Tech University in 2013 with a degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences and a minor in Mathematics. Mary is from Arlington, Texas and she and her family moved to Midland in 2016. She has been married to John McLain for five years and they have three sons, John, Dallas and Miller.