Meet The StaffDr. Loren Nebben Chiropractor

Dr. Loren Nebben, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Nebben opened his practice in Clarksville TN in 1999. He graduated from Life University in Marietta Georgia in June of 1998. He studied his undergraduate at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville Alabama. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and the Tennessee Chiropractic Association, (TCA).

Dr. Nebben uses the latest chiropractic technology in caring for his patients using the Impulse Adjusting Instrument. This patented and FDA registered device was developed to provide gentle and precise chiropractic adjustments to relieve pain and restore function to the Nervouse System. He also uses Cold Laser Therapy to help accelerate the healing process.

During Dr. Nebben's free time away from the office he enjoys playing golf, coaching baseball, and spending time with his wife Jamison and son.


Dr. John Bassel Jr., Doctor of Internal MedicineDrBassel

Dr. Bassel was born in Florence, Alabama and came to middle Tennessee for his career. He graduated from Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt School of Medicine.He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt Hospital. His professional career includes 32 years practice of Internal Medicine in Springfield, Tennessee and additional experience in emergency medicine, correctional medicine, and palliative care. He has been board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the Robertson County Medical Society, the Tennessee Medical Association, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

In his off time, Dr. Bassel enjoys spending time with his wife, children and 3 year old grandchild. His hobbies include golf, music, and gardening.
He is proud to assist in the medical management of patients and to be a member of the team at Nebben Physical Medicine.


Katherine Vachon, NPKVachon

Ms. Vachon is a board certified NP, graduated from Vanderbilt school of Nursing in 2004. She formerly worked in pain management for 10 years and has extensive experience in performing injections to relieve pain.


Sonya Laffoon, LMT & Certified Chiro Therapy AssistantSLaffoon

Sonya is the friendly face that handles the marketing and physical therapy rehabilitation for our office.

She is a TN native and grew up in Clarksville. She worked in a local Chiropractic office for 10 years as a Chiropractic Assistant and XRay tech. She graduated from University of KY with Biology degree and Cumberland Institute for Wellness Education in Brentwood, TN for massage therapy in 1999. She then went into a career in the beauty industry after completing her degree in Aesthetics at Queen City College in Clarksville, TN and worked as Aesthetician & Massage Therapy at a local day spa for another 12 years.

Sonya joined our team to help educate patients to get stronger and for pain relief. She dedicates her time to the community by planning events and fundraising for local charities. She enjoys her time off work spending time with her husband and two children and their activities.


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Tackonia Smith, Medical Billing Specialist

Tackonia Smith our Billing specialist has been a part of our staff since January. She is an essential part of our team, she assists patients that has challenges with their insurance companys. She was born in West Virginia and traveled around with her husband and their son.


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Kim Kiernan, Front office administrator

Kimberly Kiernan is our Front Office Administrator. She has been part of our team since February 2018. She has 10 plus years of Front Office Experience and is an asset to our company. She is married with four children and three grandchildren. She is originally from Cedartown, GA and traveled to Clarksville with her husband who serves in the military.


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Shameca Garner, Chiropratic Therapy Assistant

Shameca is a native of Claksville . After spending the first 6 years of her life in France, She has resided in this area. She attended 
Austin Peay State University where she majored in Health Sciences. She then went on to fuel her passion for health and wellness through personal training. She holds a personal training, as well strength and conditioning certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. After joining our staff she then acquired a Medical Exercise Specialist certification through the American Council on Exercise. In our therapy room, she serves as our Chiropractic Therapy Assistant showing our patients their true strength.