Convenient Downtown Seattle Location

Meet the Team


Doctors of Chiropractic



Naturopathic Doctor



East Asian Medicine Practitioners / Acupuncturists



Licensed Massage Therapists

Hillclimb Chiropractic Clinic is a Top Notch Team

Hillclimb Chiropractic Clinic is a Seattle chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy and naturopathic medicine clinic.

Dr. Matt Brown-Ruegg D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic & Owner

Practicing since 1998 and owner of Hillclimb Chiropractic Clinic since 2001, Dr. Matt Brown-Ruegg, D.C.  has built a team of top rated practitioners to create a multidisciplinary facility that merges modern chiropractic care & techniques, acupuncture, massage and naturopathic medicine in the heart of downtown Seattle. Consistently recognized as one of the top chiropractors in Seattle, he specializes in helping people get out of pain and moving again – a true advocate of the #MoveWellLiveBetter movement.

Dr. Brown-Ruegg and his team offer a high level of patient service and recognize the greatest compliment is when patients refer their friends, family and co-workers to Hillclimb. He consistently and successfully treats low back pain, headaches, neck pain, disc injuries, migraines as well as conditions from car accident injuries – even minor fender benders, sports injuries, work injuries, repetitive stress injuries, slips, falls and more with chiropractic. Dr. Brown-Ruegg specializes in the following chiropractic techniques: Diversified, Drop Table, Manual Adjusting, Gonstead and Activator techniques and graduated from Western States Chiropractic College.

Dr. Brown-Ruegg specializes:

Back Pain, Neck Pain, Headaches, Auto and Work Injuries, Sports Injury Recovery and Wellness Care

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Dr. Sarah Flood, D.C.Doctor of Chiropractic

Since 2012 Dr. Sarah Flood, D.C. has been helping patients move well and live better! Dr. Flood loves when patients refer others to her care and is motivated to help empower patients to become better advocates of their own health. She successfully treats low back and neck pain, offers kinesotaping for improved sports performance & injury rehab, and works to help those with disc injuries, headaches, repetitive stress injuries among other ailments. Dr. Flood specializes in the following chiropractic techniques: Diversified, Drop Table, Blair, Thompson and Motion Palpation and focuses on extremities including shoulder, arm and knees and is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA

Dr. Sarah Flood, DC specializes in:

Back Pain, Neck Pain, Auto & Work Injury, Sports Injury Recovery & Kinesio Taping, Wellness Care

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Dr. Patti Mullen, N.D.Naturopathic Doctor

After earning her naturopathic degree from Bastyr University in 2012, downtown Seattle naturopath Dr. Patti Mullen ND has been dedicated to providing holistic, evidence-based primary care medical services to find and treat underlying causes of disease. She knows the body is capable of healing from the inside out and the goal of treatment for her patients’ is to assist that ability and facilitate the healing process. At Hillclimb Chiropractic Clinic Dr. Patti Mullen specialized in trigger point injections, vitamin B12 injections, food sensitivity testing, nutritional consultation and review and has a special interest in women’s health as it relates to thyroid issues, hormone balancing and menopause.

Annual Health & Wellness Exams (general physical) – please note Dr. Mullen does not perform women’s pelvic exam/Pap test
Trigger Point Injection Therapy
Vitamin B12 Injection Therapy
Food Sensitivity Testing
Nutritional Consultation & Supplement Review

Dr. Patti Mullen, ND specializes in:

Chronic & Acute Pain | Arthritis | Bursitis | Tendonitis | Fibromyalgia | Fatigue | Sports Injuries | Thyroid Dysfunction |     GI Complaints (including IBS) | Weight Loss | Rheumatic Conditions | Menopause



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J. Dave Smart, EAMP, L.Ac.Licensed East Asian Medicine Practitioner & Acupuncturist

J. Dave Smart EAMP L.Ac. specializes in the following areas: Pain Relief & Pain Management, Mental, Emotional & PTSD and Digestive Issues. Dave is a life-long, avid paddler, and was first drawn to Acupuncture in 1992 when recovering from a shoulder injury. He was amazed at how it helped him recover and continue to enjoy outdoor pursuits. Dave has been practicing acupuncture since 2001 in varied clinical environments ranging from independent work to a large multi-disciplinary clinic consisting of chiropractic, naturopathic and allopathic physicians. In addition to pain management and emotional health, one area of focus includes digestive issues such as IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), colitis, constipation, diarrhea, gastritis and acid reflux.

Dave specializes in:

Pain Relief and Pain Management, Mental, Emotional Health & PTSD, Digestive Issues(Irritable Bowel Syndrome | Colitis Constipation | Diarrhea | Gastritis | Acid reflux)

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Kelly Miller, EAMP, L.Ac.Licensed East Asian Medicine Practitioner & Acupuncturist

Kelly Miller, EAMP L.Ac. became licensed to practice acupuncture in 1999 and specializes in Pain Relief and Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Reproductive and Women’s Health and Mental/ Emotional Health. Kelly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Oriental Medicine and a Master’s degree in Acupuncture through Bastyr University. Kelly’s treatment focus involves addressing acute or chronic conditions, while rebalancing the general constitution to promote vitality and well-being.

Kelly specializes in:

Pain Relief and Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Mental/ Emotional Health, Reproductive & Women’s Health

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Christine White, LMTLicensed Massage Therapist, CST

Christine White, LMT , CST, with Intraoral Endorsement, has been Licensed Massage Practitioner for 17 years, and a certified cranial sacral therapist for 14 of those years. She specializes in cranial sacral therapy, fascial work, intraoral work, injury/surgery recovery, to name a few. Christine is passionate about bodywork – of which chiropractic work is of paramount importance. She considers client kinesthetic education integral in healing. Christine thrives on teaching clients about their nervous systems through fascial and fluid-based work. You’ll feel better in her hands.

Christine specializes in:

Myofascial Release – a gentle sustained pressure technique used with connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion | Intraoral massage endorsement (TMJD and cranial sacral therapy)  | CranioSacral Therapy(CST) – a gentle, non-invasive form of bodywork to reduce stress and pain  | Injury Recovery  | Surgery Recovery


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HayleyPatient Advocate & Front Desk

With us since 2018, Hayley is one of the first friendly voices you’ll hear at Hillclimb. Her goal is to make scheduling over the phone easy and enjoys answering patient phone calls and questions. In addition to covering the front desk when needed, she also spends a majority of her time in the back office helping with insurance authorizations, billing and other office administrative duties.

ErinPatient Advocate & Front Desk

Joining us in 2019, Erin is one of our friendly front desk team. Her aim is to make all patients feel welcomed, answer questions about services and ensure patients are seen on time and make scheduling of future appointments easy for you!

Seattle Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy & Naturopathic Medicine in One Downtown Seattle Location

  • Top Rated Practitioners and Friendly Service
  • Team of Highly Skills and Licensed Specialists, under one roof
  • Same Day Appointments
  • Most Insurance Accepted
  • Located in Downtown Seattle
  • Open Mon-Thurs 7:30pm - 6pm - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
AlysonOffice Manager and Billing Manager

Alyson is always smiling and makes the process of billing insurance as smooth as possible for our patients and is always happy to answer any patient questions and she also ensures our office processes are running smoothly.

MicheleClinic Director, Operations and Marketing

Benefitting from chiropractic since she was 13, Michele advocates for making chiropractic a healthy lifestyle choice. She focuses on ensuring Hillclimb offers great services & products and strives to deliver the best patient experience and helps new people find our clinic.