Dr. Leslie Bryan
Dr. Leslie grew up in Decatur, AL and graduated from Decatur High School. She grew up playing and thriving in many competitive sports, including volleyball, softball and golf all of which she played throughout high school. It was a neck injury from playing softball that initially send Dr. Leslie to see a chiropractor at the age of 12. After 3 adjustments she informed her parents that she wanted to be a chiropractor and from that day on she never changed her mind! Having been an athlete herself, she has taken a special interest and passion in working with athletes of all ages to help them overcome and prevent injuries as well as helping to maximize their full athletic potential through proper spinal alignment. She not only works with the spine but also with extremities including the shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and feet. Dr. Leslie is a family wellness practice that focuses on benefits of chiropractic care for the entire family! She sees a lot of pregnant women and babies and is certified in the Webster’s technique for pregnant women.
Dr. Leslie received her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Auburn University. Upon graduation she moved to Marietta, GA where she started the 14 quarter Doctor of Chiropractic program at Life University. She graduated Magnum Cum Laude with her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in December of 2007 and moved to the Eastern Shore. Dr. Leslie opened the doors of Bayside Chiropractic in Spanish Fort, AL in May 2008 and has been serving the Spanish Fort community for the past 9 years! She enjoys going to concerts and music festivals, spending time with her nephew and being out on the water with her husband Thomas.
Dr. Crystal Wachtel
Dr. Crystal was born in Alexander City, Alabama and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. After high school, she moved back to Alabama to attend Auburn University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. After graduation, she started a career in orthopedics where they were solely treating symptoms that typically led to prescription drugs and surgeries. She quickly learned that this was not the path for her and went on to find a job with a chiropractor. Dr. Crystal was amazed in the results seen with the chiropractic adjustments. She saw the effects that chiropractic naturally has on the overall health and function on the body as a whole. This experience drove her to start Chiropractic school at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, FL. Dr. Crystal got very involved in the Motion Palpation Institute, where she learned the importance of the musculoskeletal system impacting the healing and proper function of the body’s central nervous system. She has a strong passion for treating overall health and wellness in families. Dr. Crystal is very excited to settle back down in Alabama and serve the community of Baldwin County!
Dr. Crystal enjoys spending her free time with friends and family. She absolutely adores kids and loves giving back to the community. She also enjoys being active outdoors and spending as much time on the water as possible.