Meet Our Staff

Dr. Nicole McCauley

Dr. Nicole McCauley is an energetic and patient-first chiropractor and a powerhouse within the industry. Her passion for chiropractic care, community wellness, and global sustainability are far-reaching and her influence is international.

In recent years, Dr. McCauley has led two innovative pediatric and perinatal focused practices. Dr. McCauley is the only pediatric and perinatal chiropractor within 250 miles of Springfield, Missouri. Her patients will travel great distances to see her for her tenacity, compassion, and expertise.

“Investing my time, education, and expertise with pediatric and perinatal patients brings me the most satisfaction. I love children, and providing them with the greatest opportunity to live their best life completes my drive.”

Dr. Nicole

Dr. Katie Donovan

Dr. Katie specializes in gentle, low-force adjustments for the whole family. Her passion is working all kinds of patients – young and young at heart – and providing a variety of services that are unique to each of her patient’s needs.

In addition to chiropractic, Dr. Katie brings the practice of acupuncture and various muscle and soft tissue techniques to the patients of Breath of Life.

“The best thing I can do for my patients is to be human with them – to enter into their world and provide them with deep understanding and empathy. The next most important thing I can do is help them feel better in their body through gentle and effective care. Chiropractic is not only my career, it is my calling. I feel greatly blessed to do what I love for a living.”

Dr. Katie

Alexis Chum

Our office manager, Alexis Chum, has a true passion for others and enjoys connecting patients with resources that will enable them to live their best life.

With a degree in Psychology from Missouri State University and a decade worth of experience in the industry, she is a trusted guide for doing what is best for our patients.

“I know how overwhelming it can be to take steps towards a better life. But, through open communication and the development of a relationship, anything is possible.”

Disclaimer: The information on this website is intended to be for information purposes only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness. Each individual is unique and requires an examination by a licensed health care provider for appropriate medical decision making and care. If you are experiencing health issues similar to what is described here, please contact our office for more information and/or for a phone consultation. This allows us to ask more questions about your case and to help decide if chiropractic care at Breath of Life is right for you. As always, for emergencies, please contact your local Emergency Services.