Meet the Team

Team: to come together as a group to achieve a common goal.

Built on the idea that healing starts with the first phone call, our team is eager to answer any questions you may have about chiropractic. Your first encounter with our receptionist Sarah, who is going to assist you in booking your first appointment and help navigate you in your initialsteps of chiropractic care. Olivia, is experienced and knowledgeable in chiropractic, she helps maintain and handle the behind-the-scenes aspect of our office. The core of our office would rest in the hands of our amazing doctors. Our doctors are educated and experienced in making sure your body is functioning properly and to alleviate pain in your joints and muscles. Adjustments are our specialty, but we do offer different therapies in our office. Utilizing different therapies allows Liset, our lead chiropractic assistant, to work closely with our patients, helping guidethem during their chiropractic care with us. At McAfee Chiropractic each and every one of us are eager and ready to make your experience with chiropractic life changing.

Dr Ryan Gard

Chiropractor / Associate Doctor

Dr. Ryan Gard, is originally from Three Rivers, Michigan. Growing up he was very involved in athletics, playing football, basketball, baseball, soccer, golf and also motocross. He attended Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids. Michigan and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in exercise science. Soon after graduation, he made the move down to Texas to being school at Parker University in Dallas to become a chiropractor. From a young age, chiropractic has always been what he has wanted to do, to be able to help those through this his profession because he has seen what great benefits it can have on one’s life. Outside of chiropractic, his hobbies include golf, working out, and being outdoors. He looks forward in being apart of McAfee Chiropractic, and a part of your health care team to help serve you in any way he can!

Dr. Nathan Ballmann

Dr. Nathan Ballmann grew up on a ranch in Glen Rose, Texas. His passion for serving others started while working as a volunteer firefighter during highschool. He then went on to attend and complete education in paramedicine, emergency medicine and naturopathic medicine. Dr. Ballmann has been involved in the medical field since 2010 and returned to school in 2019 to study chiropractic. He graduated from Parker University in 2023 and is a Texas Board Certified doctor of chiropractic. Dr. Ballmann lives in the Fort Worth area with his wife, Grace and their two sons, Travis and Austin. When free time allows, his hobbies include golfing, traveling to Colorado with his family, hiking, fishing, and exploring new restaurants in the DFW area.

Amanda Howard

Office Manager / Chiropractic Assistant / LMT

Amanda Howard grew up in Weatherford Texas. She attended Peaster ISD from kindergarten to 12th grade, graduating from Peaster ISD in 2004. High school played a major role in understanding what she wanted to do in life. Playing multiple sports including her favorite basketball, she began to understand that being part of a team and understanding the body to maximize performance and health was important to her.

After high school she attended Weatherford College for basic education which led her to Texas Massage Institute. There she became a License Massage Therapist and went further to educate herself with training in such areas as Deep Tissue, Prenatal and Sports Therapy. Finding her way to Chiropractic only seemed natural. Starting at McAfee Chiropractic in 2013 she quickly grasps the idea of chiropractic therapy and excelled from CA to office manager and she has been with McAfee Chiropractic for 9 years and counting. With over 15 years of experience as a LMT and over 9 years as a CA her passion grows daily helping people discover ways to help their body heal from within.

Continuing her education in chiropractic is necessary and she is always eager to learn what can help patients in the office.  Teaching new team members on how and why chiropractic is important in everyone’s life is a vital part of her passion for chiropractic.

Today Amanda still lives in Weatherford with her husband Michael and her two kids MJ and Ellie. If she’s not the loudest fan watching her son play basketball for Weatherford then she continues her love for sports by volunteering and coaching her kid’s basketball teams each season.