Meet the Team
Dr. Matthew Zaideman, D.C., CFMP, FIBFN-CND
Dr. Zaideman has been practicing Functional Medicine and Activator Methods Chiropractic technique at North Florida Spine and Wellness since 2012, and has recently taken over the role of Clinic Owner and Director.
He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree at Florida State University and then went on to obtain his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida.
Dr. Zaideman uses a multifaceted approach including chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue mobilization, neuromuscular reeducation, custom orthotics, designed clinical nutrition, and rehabilitation exercises, among others. Dr. Zaideman also has special interest in treating Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and other childhood developmental disorders with cutting edge, drugless functional neurological rehabilitation that focuses on the root cause of these disorders.
Dr. Zaideman is a third generation Floridian growing up in Dunnellon, Florida. He and his wife, Kristin, have two young children. Dr. Zaideman is a huge Seminole fan and Booster, as well as an avid Cubs and Bob Dylan fan! Dr. Zaideman is dedicated to improving the health of the community through drugless, non-surgical intervention.
Dr. Zaideman has additional training in the following Techniques:
- Advanced Certification in Activator Methods technique
- Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner (CFMP) from the Institute for Functional Medicine
- Fellow of the IBFN in Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders (FIBFN-CND)
- Certification in Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders from the International Association of
- Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation, including 165 hours of advanced training
- Nutritional Response Testing
- Over 300 hours continuing education hours in Advanced Functional Medicine training
Dr. Kelly McGee, D.C.
Dr. McGee has been practicing Activator Methods Chiropractic technique since 2019, she has been practicing in Ohio for the past two years before relocating to Tallahassee, Florida in 2021.
She obtained her Bachelors of Science degree and Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. McGee focuses on specific low force chiropractic care, soft tissue mobilization, exercise rehabilitation, functional movement, healthy nutritional lifestyle, among others. Dr. McGee has a special interest in helping her patients not only get well, but stay well. Dr. McGee became interested in chiropractic after receiving her first chiropractic adjustment when she was in high school.
She was amazed at how chiropractic was able to help her with her sports related injuries, headaches, and allergies. Dr. McGee was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. McGee enjoys cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes, kayaking, and going to the beach. Dr. McGee's passion is to help her community live longer, healthier, and happier lives.
Dr. McGee has additional training in the following Techniques:
- Advanced Certification in Activator Methods Technique
- Logan Basic Technique
Lauren - Licensed Massage Therapist
Lauren is a South Georgia native turned Tallahassee transplant. She received her Massage Therapy education at the Aveda Institute of Tallahassee and has been in practice since 2018. She most recently became certified in CranioSacral therapy, a practice that focuses on relieving tension in the central nervous system to help eliminate pain and provide numerous other health benefits for mind and body.
She is currently pursuing a degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences at Florida State University and hopes to become a Physician Assistant. In her free time, Lauren enjoys creative pastimes such as painting and writing, as well as practicing yoga. She is passionate about helping people achieve their best sense of total body wellness.
Kristin - Clinic Director
Kristin was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She relocated to Florida in 2008 for an internship at Flagler College - St. Augustine. Not long after she met Dr. Zaideman while he was in Chiropractic school and they married. Similar to Dr. Zaideman, Kristin also has a passion for helping children of all ages and abilities, and their families. With a background in education and master's degrees in both Clinical and School Counseling, Kristin has worked with children and families for over 20 years.
Kristin is a National Certified Counselor and also teaches at Flagler College in Tallahassee as a Psychology and Career Development adjunct faculty member. Kristin is dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families and loves to connect people with local resources. She also enjoys volunteering with the FSU CARD Constituency Board, the Leon County Schools ESE District Advisory Council, and the Florida Crisis Response Team.
Darlene - Front Desk Manager
Darlene was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. She has been working in the field of Chiropractic for over 30 years and comes with a wealth of knowledge. Darlene has worked in all aspects of a Chiropractic office including x-ray technician, exams, therapy, insurance and billing. Darlene has two sons and lots of grandchildren that she adores. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching football, especially Florida State!
Willie - Chiropractic Assistant Intern
Willie is from the Orlando area and has been working as a Chiropractic Assistant for the past couple of years. He recently moved to Tallahassee to finish his Masters in Public Health at Florida State University. Willie also has a Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences from Florida Atlantic University. Willie is interested in becoming a Chiropractic Physician and will begin his Doctorate in the Chiropractic Program at Life University this summer.
Jessica - Chiropractic Assistant
Jessica was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida and has been working in the field of chiropractic for the past two years. She is currently studying at Tallahassee Community College in hopes of obtaining her Associates of Science degreee to go into nursing.
Corinn - Insurance and Billing Coordinator
Corinn was born and raised near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and relocated to Tallahassee, Florida for college where she graduated from Flagler College - Tallahassee in 2007 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. Corinn has been with North Florida Spine and Wellness for over 10 years. Corinn has three children, enjoys reading and volunteering and is a member of the Alpha Phi Omega community service fraternity.