Meet the Backfire Chiropractic Team

For more than 20 years Backfire has been providing the highest level of Chiropractic services, massage therapy, pain management and specialized spinal care in Seattle. Our providers are highly-skilled and seasoned professionals who bring years of experience, compassion, and exceptional service to our patients.

Dr. Kerry O'Neill, DC

Seattle chiropractor Dr. Kerry O’Neill is a Seattle native who completed his general studies at Western Washington University in 1987 and pre-med courses at the University of Washington. He graduated from Palmer Chiropractic University in 1993 after residency and immediately began private practice.


Since that time, this Capitol Hill chiropractor has worked with complementary practitioners in the Seattle and Capitol Hill area to build strong neighborhoods, promote healthful lifestyles and share his knowledge and expertise with the community. His goal is to offer the best in chiropractic care and to provide his clients with the information they need to take control of their health.

Mathew Gaylord, LMP

Matthew joined the clinic in May of 2012 after being in practice for 6 years, he is an expert in soft tissue therapy and rehab and has a second life joy of teaching and practicing martial arts.

Christie Kirk, Front Office

Christie was born and raised in Seattle and has over 25 years of experience working in healthcare offices billing insurance companies. She loves interacting with patients and welcoming them to our office. She has been a part of the Backfire team since 2007.


When she is not in the office, she is busy at home tending to her zoo which includes three kids, two dogs, and one husband.

Joy Schumaker, Front Office

Bio coming soon!

J.P. Gutierrez

Bio coming soon!