Meet the Doctor

Dr. Lawrence Mikkelson, D.C.

Dr. Mikkelson is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was an accomplished athlete at Colerain High School and attended Miami University (Ohio) on a wrestling scholarship. After receiving his undergraduate degree he attended Life University in Marietta Georgia where he graduated Magna Cum Laude as a Doctor of Chiropractic. He originally joined Rettay Chiropractic in 1997 and has also practiced in Fairfield, Ohio. In 2009, he relocated Rettay Chiropractic to its current location on SR 18 next to Healthy Alternatives Food Store.

Dr. Mikkelson is a firm believer in the idea that lifestyle and the daily decisions we make determine our health, productivity, and happiness. He advocates exercise, proper nutrition, stress reduction, and other forms of preventative care. He sees chiropractic care as more effective, less invasive, and a faster way to treat many conditions involving the neck, back, and entire nervous system.

Lawrence Mikkelson is married to Jackie Rettay Mikkelson and they have two children, Danielle and Andrew. Dr. Mikkelson is very active in his community outside of his practice. He is a wrestling coach at Ryle High School in Union, Kentucky. He is also on the medical advisory committee and on the board of overseers at the Redwood Rehabilitation Center. He serves as the District V director for the Kentucky Board of Chiropractors and secretary for the Southwest Ohio Wrestling Coaches Association. In 2006, he retired from the military with 23 years of active and reserve service. In his free time, he enjoys golf, exercise, and family activities.

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Our staff includes:

Michelle St. Clair

Michelle has been a licensed massage therapist since 1994. Her working experience includes Carew Tower Health and Fitness Club, City Salon and Day Spa, as well as onsite massage in businesses, homes, and hotels.

Michelle graduated from SHI School of Medical Massage Therapy in 1991. She is licensed by the KY State Board as well as the Ohio State Medical Board. She is a member in good standing with the American Massage Therapy Association.

She blends Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger point therapy and Thai massage for a customized experience for each client.  Michelle studied Thai massage in Bangkok, Thailand in 2005 at the First School of Thai Massage.

Michelle spent her formative years in Covington and graduated from Holmes High School in 1973. She has one daughter.

Sarah Holmstrom

Sarah keeps us all on our toes and is the expert insurance person in our office.