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Welcome to A Better Balance Chiropractic
Your Altoona Chiropractor

Call us at 814-296-2222 today.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Altoona chiropractor, call 814-296-2222 today!

Dr. Katrina Messerli and Dr. Crystal Stephens are chiropractors serving Altoona and the surrounding area. Our chiropractors and the rest of the welcoming team at A Better Balance Chiropractic are committed to providing chiropractic solutions to address your unique needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. You may be searching for pain relief after an accident, experiencing an injury, or if you suffer from a specific condition like chronic back pain or a spinal condition. Even if you are looking to improve your overall health, our chiropractor can help you attain your everyday wellness goals! Visit our testimonials page to find out what our patients are saying about our Altoona chiropractor and our chiropractic care plans.

At your first visit to A Better Balance Chiropractic, Dr. Katrina Messerli and Dr. Crystal Stephens will explain how chiropractic care works and give you a full evaluation to see if our chiropractic solutions are a good fit to address your needs. If there is a good fit, we can customize a plan of chiropractic care for your condition and health goals.

If you have not been to a chiropractor before and want to find out more, please contact us or call 814-296-2222 to receive the answers to your questions from our experienced team. We also welcome referrals, so we invite you to share our chiropractic and wellness information with your friends and loved ones.

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 Dr. Crystal Stephens | Dr. Katrina Messerli
Altoona Chiropractor | A Better Balance Chiropractic | 814-296-2222

411 S Logan Blvd
Altoona, PA 16602

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Primary Office


9:00 am-6:00 pm

Lunch from 1-3


9:00 am-6:00 pm

Lunch from 1-3


9:00 am-6:00 pm

Lunch from 1-3


9:00 am-6:00 pm

Lunch from 1-3







Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Katrina Messerli,

    graduated from Life University with her Doctorate in Chiropractic in March 2002. A holistic approach is what she strives to bring to everyone working with not only the physical but also their nutritional and stress management needs. She is currently finishing her Integrative Medicine Certification as well as her studies with Methylgenomics. She has vast experience with numerous techniques specializing with athletes with preventing injuries and improving sports performance. She uses cutting edge techniques in working with kids on the spectrum and traumatic brain injuries.

  • Dr.
    Crystal Stephens,

    is a graduate of the State University of Cortland where she also earned All American Honors in Track and Field. She then finished her Doctorate in Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College in November 2006. Dr. Stephens enjoys helping families achieve their optimal health potential through natural Chiropractic care. She cares for all ages, as Chiropractic is beneficial during all stages of life. Dr. Stephens loves spending time with her three children: Mason, age 11; Vada, age 10; and Nolan, age 2. She also enjoys coaching soccer and she has over 12 years in as a volunteer coach for the Hollidaysburg Lady Tigers. Dr. Crystal is committed to respectfully meeting the needs of each and every one of her patients with the highest level of excellence in patient care.

  • Whitney Westover
    Office Manager

    is currently the Office Manager at A Better Balance Chiropractic. She is from a small town called Beaver Valley and has worked in the chiropractic field for almost 7 happy years. Her experience in natural health comes from the values she was taught as a child, and it makes her position enjoyable as she gets to learn from the doctors and teach the patients. She genuinely enjoys getting to know the patients personally and seeing their health improve as they start care. When she's not at the office, she prefers to spend her time fishing, kayaking, with her family, two dogs and 3 beautiful nieces.


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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Crystal and Kat are always friendly and willing to help out and try to fix whatever is bothering you."
    Amy C, Roaring Spring
  • "Kat always makes me feel special"
    Judith G, Altoona
  • "Everyone is very helpful and friendly!"
    Susan S, Altoona
  • "Kat relieved the pain in my neck and the pressure in my head. Thanks!"
    Richanda M, Williamsburg
  • "Crystal is wonderful Everyone is very friendly and truly cares."
    Tracy M, Duncansville

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