Dr. Amanda Ferguson
Naples Chiropractic Associates is proud to introduce Dr. Amanda Ferguson. Dr Ferguson was born in Los Angeles, CA, and grew up in the small mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. She received a full scholarship to attend Colorado State University–Pueblo. Upon graduation, she moved to Port Orange, Florida to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr Ferguson was involved in many different clubs and attended many extra educational seminars on postural and scoliosis correction, extremity adjusting, sacro-occipital technique, applied kinesiology, cranial, nutrition, and reflex manipulation. Since graduation, she has continued her studies in Functional Medicine. She has practiced in Colorado, Fort Myers, and Naples.
From a young age, Dr Ferguson knew she was destined to become a Chiropractor. She began seeing a chiropractor at the age of eight for growing pains. Later in adolescence, she was diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis. The condition sparked her interest in the correction of scoliosis through chiropractic care. From the personal experience with her conditions, Dr Ferguson is determined to help people understand the many benefits that chiropractic care can offer. She hopes to create a pro-active patient, which will understand health is a condition of wholeness in which the body/mind functions at peak performance chemically, physically, and mentally/emotionally, as a triune in perfect harmony. She looks forward to helping many people in their journey of health. Her dedication and compassion draws patients from all over Southwest Florida.
Dr. Tanya Horsten
Dr. Horsten was born and raised in NY's scenic and historic Hudson river valley near West Point. She is a third-generation doctor. Her father is a Dentist and her grandfather was a Surgeon. She knew from a young age that she wanted to become a doctor. While on a family ski trip to the two time Olympic village of Lake Placid NY she sustained an injury to her back and sought the care of a chiropractor. This injury helped shape her career path. Dr. Horsten received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Marist College in NY with a concentration in Sports Health Science. She was a 4 year intern on the Sports Medicine staff under the guidance of Team Orthopedists from NYC's esteemed Hospital for Special Surgery. She was named head student Athletic Trainer. Her internship provided her tremendous knowledge in the first aid, care, prevention and management of various sports injuries. She utilizes this knowledge daily in her practice.
Dr. Horsten received her Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta Georgia. She trained in Atlanta from 1994-1998, in 1996 Atlanta hosted the summer Olympic Games. Dr. Horsten is married to Karl Horsten MD (Anesthesiology). She is privileged to attend many medical symposiums both inside and outside her field to stay on top of the latest health care advances. Dr Horsten is Vice President of the Collier County Chiropractic Society, a member of the ACA (American Chiropractic Association), the FCA (Florida Chiropractic Association) and the Naples chamber of commerce. Outside of the office, Dr. Horsten enjoys the beach, boating, tennis, scuba diving and spending time with her family. It is her privilege and honor to care for the fine people of SW Florida for over 15 years.