Meet the Team
Dr. Nicholas P. Bigrigg, D.C.Founder and CEORead More
Dr. Nick was born and raised in northeast Ohio along the shores of Lake Erie. He graduated from Amherst Steele in 2001 with an honors diploma. While attending Steele, Dr. Nick excelled in football and track and field. He led the Comets to two conference championships in football and as a senior placed second at the Ohio High School State Track and Field meet in the pole vault.
Dr.John ParenteChief Medical OfficerRead More
Dr. John Parente, D.O. is an ER physician from the Cleveland area who has proudly lived here his entire life. Dr. Parente is passionate about ensuring patients in the Cleveland area get the highest quality of care with compassion and understanding. Specializing in Emergency Medicine is just one of the ways he has done so over the years.
Dr.John HoptonBeachwood Clinical DirectorRead More
Dr. John Hopton, Chiropractic Physician, was born and raised in Mansfield, OH and is passionate about helping and healing the people of Ohio. As a life long athlete, Dr. Hopton enjoys participating in football, wrestling, Brazilian Jujitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts.
Dr. Hopton began his chiropractic career after suffering from a debilitating back injury while competing in Mixed Martial Arts.
Maria JeancolaChief Operating OfficerRead More
Maria was born and raised in the west side suburbs of Cleveland in the small town of Amherst, Ohio. She was a competition cheerleader growing up and graduated from Amherst Steele High School. She attended the University of Toledo with a major in Television Broadcasting but quickly found a love for technology and marketing.
Joseph KnazekPhysical TherapistRead More
Joe Knazek is a native of Parma Heights, Ohio who currently resides with his wife and three children in Strongsville, Ohio. He received his Undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Cleveland State University. He has been a licensed physical therapist for 13 years. Joe was certified in trigger point dry needling 7 years ago and has been using this break-through physical therapy treatment to decrease his patient’s pain, improve their mobility, and help patient’s recover their active lifestyles.
Kristen KilburgNurse PracticionerRead More
Kristen Kilburg brings more than a decade of nursing experience with her as she fulfills her role here at as our Nurse Practitioner in the Regenerative Medicine Division. Kristen is a highly skilled and experienced intra-articular injector and vascular access nurse who understands the importance of providing patients with comfort and confidence throughout their visit. Her certification as an orthopedic nurse further qualifies her as a strong addition to the Aligned Regenerative Medicine Team.
Adam RaymondPatient Care Coordinator
From a young age Adam knew he wanted to work in the medical field beginning the study of health and rehabilitation practices in high school. While attending Ohio University, Adam finished with a degree in physical therapy assistance and a background in exercise physiology. Adam joined Aligned Health Center in 2016 with passion and desire for knowledge in a field he had just begun to learn about. With Aligned Health Center and its CBP and spinal rehabilitation gaining groundwork in the earliest stages of development, Adam couldn’t be happier with the skills he has been able to gain and the relationships with staff and most importantly our patients.
Peyton SkernivitzWestlake Patient Care Assistant
Meet Peyton, one of our Patient Care Assistants. Peyton graduated from Brecksville Broadview Heights High School in 2018 with a thirst to learn more about the chiropractic field. Joining the Aligned Health Center team, Peyton quickly acquired a passion for helping patients through the use of CBP and continues to find himself striving to learn more through chiropractic care.
Outside of work you can find Peyton expressing his passion for cars with friends, spending time with his family, walking his dog, and traveling.
Bayleigh SkernivitzBeachwood Patient Care Assistant
Bayleigh was born and raised here in Cleveland, Ohio where she now attends Cleveland State University for her bachelors degree in Anthropology. When not in school Bayleigh can be found spending time with friends and family.
She enjoys traveling, experiencing other cultures through food, and attending concerts.
Born and raised in Vermilion OH, Dr. Bryce Kreicher D.C. graduated Vermilion High school in 2009. He has a passion for boating, baseball, football and racing motorcross. Dr. Bryce knew he wanted to pursue a career as a chiropractor since childhood, when his mother worked for, then eventually co- founded a clinic. He strives to share his passion for helping others by educating in the philosophy, science, and art of chiropractic.
He continued his undergraduate education at Miami University of Ohio for exercise science and business entrepreneurship. He then pursued his doctorate of chiropractic at the fountain head of the industry, Palmer College of Chiropractic, in Davenport Iowa.
Dr. Bryce is eager and excited to educate and treat others using chiropractic care. He has a strong passion for the industry and is driven to help others achieve their best state of health. He resides in Lorain with his fiancé, newborn daughter, and his two dogs. He still enjoys an active lifestyle of sports, and anything to do with boating and the beautiful waters of Lake Erie.