Our approach at Ascend Chiropractic is simple.

We believe that HEALTH is our greatest and most valuable asset.

We are committed to listening to your health goals and working with

you to achieve them as quickly as possible!



Relief Care
Many people seek care in our practice with one goal in mind: RELIEF. So that is where we begin! During this initial stage of intensive care, we will focus on:

  • Uncovering the underlying cause of the health problem
  • Suggesting a care plan to produce the fastest results possible
  • Explaining the value of post-symptomatic wellness care



Wellness Care

We’re committed to educating our patients about the journey we call health. We hope to communicate the value of ongoing chiropractic care. It is much easier to stay healthy than it is to regain health. We encourage our patients to get checked once a month to make sure your nervous system is functioning at 100%.

No matter what your health goals are, understand that we are here to serve you. YOU ARE IN CHARGE! It is your body, your health, and your future. We will do our very best, give you our best recommendations, and work together with you to help you achieve your goals.

Take the first step towards relief by calling our office today and making an appointment to discuss your health goals. Ascend Chiropractic is located in Downtown Bellingham.




Dr. Michael Motel, DC

Dr. Michael Motel believes that health is our greatest priority.  His goal as a chiropractor is to educate and empower people with the knowledge and understanding about how the human body functions so that they can make the best decisions about their health and well-being.



The Gonstead System

The Gonstead System was developed by Dr. Clarence Gonstead who practiced in Mt Horeb, WI.  His “foundation principle” explains how a vertebral subluxation complex pattern in one area of the spine can produce compensatory changes in another.  The technique’s scientific exactness, effect on patients, and predictability of prompt results, all help the Gonstead practitioner give patients the care they desire.  It is the thorough analysis, full spine, weight bearing x-rays, and specific adjustments that set the Gonstead practitioner apart from all others.

The Gonstead doctor begins your care with a very thorough analysis of your spine using five distinct criteria to analyze each individual patient for signs of vertebral subluxation.



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