About Gentner Chiropractic & Wellness Center


We at Gentner Chiropractic & Wellness strive to provide the best possible healthcare for all humankind through structural, nutrition and lifestyle means. We are here to give, to love, to serve.

Functional Wellness begins with Functional Nutrition which addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership.

Chiropractic is a complementary and alternative health care profession with the purpose of diagnosing and treating mechanical disorders of the spine and musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors offer care with the intention of affecting the nervous system and improving health, aiding in pain management, and reflecting a holistic approach to wellness.

Manipulations – A spinal manipulation uses joint and muscular adjustments to relieve pressure on joints, reduce inflammation and improve nerve function.

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Dr. John Gentner

Dr. John Gentner

Dr. John Gentner is a practicing Chiropractor who has a passion for helping people feel better through better body alignment. Chiropractic is natural healing art that helps the body find balance through gentle manipulation, exercise and ergonomics. His mission lies in helping people use better body mechanics in their daily lives contributes to better spinal health and less pain. He has worked with athletes, both professionals and student alike. He enjoys helping all people reach their maximum in performance and health alike.

Dr. John founded Gentner Chiropractic and Wellness 25 years ago and has grown the practice one of the busiest practices in Cleveland. Prior to practicing in Lakewood, he also practiced in Ft. Lauderdale FL and Knoxville TN, totaling 33 years of experience.

 Dr. John has been married and worked with his wife of nearly 30 years, Dr. Judy Gentner. The two met at Life Chiropractic College and have forged a Wellness Center to include Chiropractic, Exercise, and Nutrition. He is the father of 3 daughters and one Doberman puppy. His hobbies include spending time with family, exercise, golf, and restoring muscle cars.

Dr. Judy Gentner

Dr. Judy Gentner

Dr. Judy Gentner is a Chiropractor who is passionate for helping patients achieve their best life through structural alignment and clinical nutrition. Her passion lies in uncovering the lifestyle, stressors, nutritional deficiencies and body alignment roadblocks to people’s health. Dr. Judy prefers to partner with patients to help them reach their best life.

Dr. Judy is a certified Functional Medicine practitioner from the Institute of Functional Medicine. In 2008, she spearheaded the functional nutrition program within the practice. Her work with patients to be a catalyst for change has led to multitudes of patients seeing remarkable results. She has trained and attended seminars from some of the greatest minds in Clinical Nutrition. Believing that food is medicine, Dr. Judy utilizes only whole food supplements, herbs, and diet changes to address a wide breadth of health concerns.  

Dr. Judy has been married and practiced with Dr. John Gentner for nearly 30 years. She is also a graduate of Life Chiropractic College. She is the parent of 3 daughters, enjoys cooking healthy meals and teaching holistic cooking to others. She also enjoys family time, meditation, yoga, paddle boarding, and hiking.