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Meet the Team at Denton Sports Chiropractic

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Our goal is not just to fix your current pain but to help you create a long-lasting lifestyle plan that’ll guide you to optimum health. While quick solutions for your immediate pain are definitely a high priority, we want to create long-term health & wellness goals for each of our patients.

Dr. Crystal Hankel

Crystal Hankel, DC, CCSP

Dr. Crystal Hankel, DSC owner, is a board certified chiropractor from Calgary, Alberta. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology with a minor in nutrition, where she also played collegiate softball.

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It was at this time that Dr. Crystal experienced a shoulder injury which finalized her decision to pursue a career in chiropractic care. Upon graduation, Dr. Crystal attended Parker University in Dallas where she decided to further her education in sports performance and functional movement. She enjoys treating serious athletes, “weekend warriors,” pregnant mamas, or anyone trying to make positive lifestyle changes towards goals of better health. Dr. Crystal is also board certified in acupuncture, and as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. She also holds certifications in Webster Technique, dry needling, cupping, FDM, IASTM, Rocktape and nutrition.

Dr. Maggie Norcross

Maggie Norcross, DC

Dr. Maggie Norcross is a board-certified Chiropractor from Arlington, Texas who graduated from Texas A&M University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in exercise physiology. Growing up she played soccer, and found chiropractic as the best way to help keep her body healthy and functioning at its optimal level.

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Upon graduation from Texas A&M University, Dr. Maggie attended Parker University in Dallas. During her time in school, Dr. Maggie attended seminars to help further her education on biomechanics and the nature of sports related injuries. Dr. Maggie personally understands the importance of returning to sports quickly after injuries, how to strengthen the body to prevent future injuries, as well as the necessity of maintenance care to keep performance at its peak level. Dr. Norcross is also board certified in acupuncture, holds certifications in dry needling, cupping, FDM, SFMA, IASTM, and Rocktape.

Taylor Hartman

Taylor Hartman, DC

Dr. Taylor Hartman is a board certified Chiropractor from Norman, Oklahoma. She attended the University of Oklahoma where she studied Health and Exercise Science. As a former athlete, Taylor understands the importance of returning to training and competition quickly after an injury.

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Upon graduation from OU, Dr. Taylor attended Cleveland University in Kansas City to obtain her doctorate. It was during this time that Dr. Taylor became passionate about treating athletes using sports chiropractic. She is excited to use her experience with soft tissue and rehab to help the patients of Denton Sports Chiropractic. Dr. Taylor holds certifications in IASTM, dry needling and taping.

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Kimberly Crisp, DC

Dr. Kimberly Crisp is a board certified chiropractor from south Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Howard Payne University where she majored in cross-cultural studies with a minor in Spanish.

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Upon graduation, she worked at her home church and gained a love for traveling. She also did graphic design for nearly 10 years before pursuing chiropractic. Dr. Kim attended Parker University where she received her Doctorate in Chiropractic, as well as her Masters of Science in Strength and Human Performance.

Dr. Kim loves learning about and helping others with functional movement both in sport and in day-to-day activities. When she’s not at work, she loves to work out with Crossfit and weightlifting. She’s also passionate about her faith, and spending time with loved ones.

Dr. Kim has experience with IASTM, dry needling and taping.


Perla Wolf, LMT, MMP

Perla grew up in the Colony, TX and after graduation joined the Marine Corps. After serving, she moved back to Texas and enrolled in massage school. Seeing how beneficial massage therapy was to wounded veterans was what initially prompted her to enroll.

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She now has certifications in deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial release, cupping, IASTM, taping, PNF, ART, and MAT techniques. She is also certified in lymphatic drainage, prenatal massage, and has completed the medical massage practitioner course. Perla is an avid Crossfitter, and also enjoys cycling to get cardio in. She also enjoys watching anime with her husband and keeping her three kiddo’s active outside. Perla is currently attending the University of North Texas for her bachelors degree in kinesiology to be able to take her massage knowledge and skills further.

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Deja Morrow

Deja is a Texas native, raised in the small town of Bandera. She grew up playing multiple team and individual sports. Her favorite being basketball, where she was varsity Captain for 3 years. Deja was also part of her school’s athletic training program where she found interests in sports rehab.

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Deja is currently finishing up her BA in kinesiology at the University of North Texas (UNT) and hopes to continue her education with UNT’s physician assistant program in Fort Worth. She enjoys helping people get back to their active lifestyles and feel better with her overall health. Deja is excited to use her skillsets and help the patients and staff at DSC.


Erin Martino

Erin grew up in Arlington, TX and competed in gymnastics, dance and cheerleading. She attended the University of North Texas (UNT) where she earned her bachelor’s degree in hospitality management. While attending UNT, Erin was the captain of the UNT Cheer team and was part of the Collegiate National Championship team, winning the title in 2002. GO MEAN GREEN!

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Erin is now the mom to four busy boys, married to Joseph and dog mom to Kubo. She spends her time doing Crossfit and loves to read, cook, and quote The Office or Friends like it’s her job.

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Adorah Okafo, NASM-CES, SFC

Adorah was a United Nations brat, born and raised in East and West Africa. She attended high school in San Antonio, Texas, where she took part in choir ensemble, softball, cheerleading, and the drumline. She went on to earn a BFA in graphic design from Texas Tech University where she started her parallel career in health and fitness as a fitness instructor.

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After becoming disenchanted with graphic design, She jumped into fitness full time and became a master trainer. This is when she discovered her passion for empowering others to correct and heal their bodies in order to move well. Adorah lives in Denton with her hilarious pre-teen daughter and is an enthusiastic foodie who loves sharing life and experiences with others. She enjoys tap dancing and is contemplating pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy.


Emily Harrington, NASM-CES, NSCA

Emily was raised in Santa Fe, NM and is the daughter of two restaurant owners. Her love of good food is only eclipsed by her love of the outdoors. Growing up in the mountains, outdoor fitness was simple. She took this love and began training over 20 years ago in California. Emily moved to Texas in 1999 with her husband to explore fitness training for equestrian athletes.

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She was a World Champion quarter horse competitor and saw the need for riders to be better balanced in their overall fitness. This led to sports performance training with a focus on injury prevention and recovery. Emily earned her degree in Health and Wellness from the University of North Texas and is certified in Pre/Post Natal Fitness. She is the mother of a 21-year-old daughter and a 16-year-old son and might be one of the cyclists in the groups you see riding around town and out in the country.


Shellie Jackson, LMT, MMP

Shellie is a Texas native with a passion to help people. She is a nature lover, spending her free time outside paddle-boarding, hiking through the trails, and camping under the starlight. She loves traveling, trying new foods, DIY-crafts, as well as practicing yoga, breathwork, meditation, canning and pickling produce, and spending time with her husband.

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Prior to pursuing massage, she worked with the mentally disabled at a living facility, which she truly loved. She decided to attend massage school while living in Florida and now has certifications in deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial release, IASTM, taping, and PNF techniques. She is also certified in lymphatic drainage, prenatal massage, and bamboo massage, and has completed the medical massage practitioner course.


Meet the Team at Denton Sports Chiropractic | (940) 514-1701