Meet The Staff

Tina Rydlund: Patient Educator and Operations Manager

As a long-time associate and patient of Dr. Tim, Tina understands wellness inside and out! Her education in the field comes from classes and certifications completed through the Chiropractic Business Academy as well as from kinesthetic and nutritional seminars. Most recently, Tina completed training to fulfill her newest role as Patient Educator. An avid healthy lifestyle advocate, Tina enjoys paddling, hiking, gardening and adventure travel. She has found personal success by following Dr. Tim's nutritional advice, taking regular chiropractic adjustments, wearing custom orthotics and adhering to a healthy diet.

Tina is passionate about bringing the same success to others! She works with Dr. Tim to educate patients, coordinate nutritional supplements and manage operations at Ozark Wellness Practice. As Patient Educator, Tina sits down with new patients to understand their health backgrounds and current wellness needs. She guides them through the initial process of taking x-rays and medical histories, then she discusses their treatment options and payment plans.

Tina is excited to be part of the team at Ozark Wellness Practice - a team that offers hope through excellent treatment options.

Crystal Ruark: Insurance Biller and Front Desk

When you first walk into Ozark Wellness Practice, Crystal is one of the first people to welcome you! She'll be at the front desk helping patients sign-in for appointments, schedule new appointments, check their accounts, and find answers to their questions.

Crystal is also the Insurance Biller, meaning she investigates and coordinates insurance benefits for Ozark Wellness Practice patients.

Crystal has lived in the mid-Missouri area for nearly twenty years, graduating from Metro Business College with a medical billing and coding degree. Patients can relax, knowing that Crystal is there to help them navigate the maze of health insurance benefits and payments.