Meet Your Team

Our Board Certified Physicians, Physical Therapist & Chiropractor

Dr. T. Daniel Dibble 

Board – Certified Pain Medicine
Board – Certified Anesthesiologist

T. Daniel Dibble, MD, is an interventional spine/pain medicine physician specializing in interventional diagnostics and therapeutics for both acute and chronic conditions of the spine. He is board-certified in the specialties of pain medicine and anesthesiology. He is the founder of Spine Team Spokane.

Dr. Dibble is skilled in treating patients with occupational-related injuries, degenerative diseases, and musculoskeletal conditions. He believes strongly in the non-surgical team approach of SpineTeamSpokane and is often successful in returning patients to activity without surgery. He is highly proficient in performing fluoroscopically-guided spinal injections, radiofrequency lesioning, and neurodiagnostic testing.

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Dr. Derek Mitchell

Board – Certified Pain Medicine
Board – Certified Anesthesiologist
PRP Certified

Derek Mitchell, MD received his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA. He completed an Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York.
During his residency Dr. Mitchell was extensively involved in research in the areas of neurotrauma and acute/chronic pain with multiple publications in academic journals and critical care textbooks. He presented his research at the International Association for Research in Pain. His interest in pain medicine led him to stay in Rochester and pursue an ACGME accredited Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship.

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K. Maria Duthie PA-C

Pain Management
Sports Medicine

Jennifer Carlson, DNP

DNP, FNP-C Nurse Practitioner
Interventional Pain Specialist

Dr. Steve Byers

Director of Rehabilitation
A.R.T Certified
S.F.M.A. Certified 

Dr. Byers received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Parker University in Dallas, TX after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.

Dr. Byers believes that when patients move the wrong way, it can cause pain and complicate recovery. He uses a unique assessment procedure called the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) to evaluate the way patients move and how it is contributing to their pain. This unique assessment allows him to better tailor a patient’s care plan to their unique problems.

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Chris Nixon-Kleweno

Physical Therapist
McKenzie Trained
Ergonomics Specialist

Chris Nixon-Kleweno brings 26 years of experience to Spine Team. He graduated from  WSU with a BS in Physical Education and then went on to the University of Puget Sound and received a second BS degree in Physical Therapy.

His 26 years as a physical therapist has given Chris the opportunity to treat a wide variety of clients ranging from elite windsurfers on Maui to work related injuries here in Spokane.  He has advanced training in a variety of treatment approaches including with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Strain Counterstrain, and muscle energy.

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