Dr. Michael Francis, DC is the Wilmington DE Chiropractor for Peak Performance, with a focus on both Sports and Auto Injuries.

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Dr Mike Francis


Our Chiropractor Dr. Francis was born in South Plainfield, NJ. He attended Drexel University and earned a degree of B.S. in Clinical Nutrition, while participating in four years of Division 1 Baseball. Upon graduation, he achieved certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a fitness trainer and became the Assistant Fitness Manager at Philadelphia Sports Club in Society Hill.

He worked full-time as a personal trainer and nutritional counselor for several years, before making the decision to further his knowledge and education. Dr. Francis went on to attend and graduate summa cum laude from Palmer Chiropractic College, Florida campus. He then became the chiropractor owner and clinic director of a 20 year old practice (formerly Vinciguerra Family Chiropractic) located in North Wilmington, DE.

While still in school, our chiropractor Dr. Francis took over 300 hours of graduate courses (outside of the Palmer Chiropractic Curriculum) and became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP), and a Certified Active Release Technique (ART) & Applied Kinesiology (AK) Practitioner. Dr. Francis also completed the physiotherapy and adjunctive procedures curriculum at Palmer and passed the Physiotherapy exam issued by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE).

Upon graduation, Dr. Francis completed over 100 more hours of training to become a Certified Graston Technique (GT) Provider, a Certified Kinesio-Taping Practitioner (CKTP), certified in Rock Tape’s Functional Movement Techniques (FMT), achieved his Diplomate in the American Academy of Medical-Legal Professionals (DAAMLP), has become Certified in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology, and recently completed over 100 hours of training to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP).

Dr. Francis combines his knowledge of chiropractic, nutrition, rehabilitation, and soft tissue modalities to carry out individualized treatment plans for his patients.

Dr. Francis is married to his beautiful wife, Kate, and is the proud father of Mikey (born in December of 2014), and Charlotte “Charlie” Jane (born in May of 2016). He also enjoys playing with his gentle giant Newfoundland named Henry, reading the Bible, and currently attends Valley Point Church in Garnet Valley, PA. His favorite verse is Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who gives me the strength.

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Catherine Porrini

Office Manager

Catherine, a NY native, relocated to DE with her husband and two young sons not too long ago. She is a Registered Health Information Technician and brings to us many years of experience in the health care field. Catherine is passionate about helping others live their life to the fullest and feels so blessed to have the opportunity to work in this office as our Office Manager.

Aurora Carter

Spa Assistant

Rose Cortes

Spa Assistant

Becky Velaquez

Front Desk Assistant

Was born in Vineland, NJ and raised in Kennett Square, PA known as the Mushroom Capital of the world.  She graduated from Kennett High School in 1984. Becky feels so blessed to be a part of our team and brings with her many years of experience. When Becky isn't scheduling and sharing her favorite Bible verses with our patients she is spending time with her beautiful grandchildren or going to her church and lending a hand however she is able.

Olivia Curry Optimal Performance

Olivia Curry

Chiropractic Assistant and Therapist

Olivia was born and raised in North Wilmington & would hope to one day live somewhere tropical. She graduated from Mount Pleasant H.S in 2019 & is currently attending Delaware Tech, majoring in physical therapy. When Liv is not working, you can find her at the gym, spending time with friends and family, or taking a beach trip!

Heather Floyd Optimal Performance

Heather Floyd

Chiropractic Assistant

Heather was born and raised right here in Wilmington, DE, and has no plans of leaving anytime soon! She graduated from Concord High School in 2002, and became a certified Pharmacy Technician shortly after. She is happily engaged to Justin, has a beautiful daughter named Summer, and a house full of animals (3 dogs and 3 cats). When she is not working at our office, she also works as a Pharmacy tech part-time at Wilmington Hospital, loves spending time with her family, and enjoys some good country music.

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Lori Jameson

Receptionist, Personal Injury Claim Specialist

Lori hails from Pennsylvania, where she still lives with her husband in the Media area. Although, in her heart, she feels most at home on the plains of Africa, with the wildlife she loves and supports. She has traveled there several times, doing mission work with her church. An important part of Lori’s life is her church, to which she is very involved. Together with her husband, Steve, they provide the music for the weekly services. She has also been on stage to perform with Steve in local gigs, singing vocals for classic rock and roll. They enjoy attending live performances whenever they can. Lori hopes to one day be on safari more often than she is in the office!

Amanda Lewis

Assistant Manager

Terry Miller

Services Provider

Terry graduated from the University of DE with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and worked as a RN in a variety of healthcare settings with a focus in both adult & pediatric populations, as well as in research and leadership roles. She is a wife and mother to 3 daughters. Terry has a passion for holistic health/wellness and is an advocate for the clean beauty movement. She feels blessed to work at our office and combine her nursing background with the innovative therapeutic treatments that the Spine Spa and Dr. Francis offer. In her free time, you can find Terry redecorating & dreaming of returning to her New England roots.

Erin Barthel

Spa Assistant

Erin is a dedicated mother to three wonderful kids. She has a degree in American Sign Language, General Business, as well as a personal training certification. Erin has always had a passion for helping whenever she is able. She feels so blessed to work at our office aiding our patients on their road to recovery or to improve their day to day quality of life.

We pride ourselves on providing quality individualized care. Dr. Michael Francis is the chiropractor Wilmington residents need for peak performance, with a focus on both sports and auto injuries.
(302) 475-3200
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2500 Grubb Road Ste. 132, Wilmington, DE 19810

Phone: (302) 475-3200

Email: [email protected]

Get directions to our North North Wilmington, DE chiropractic office and our downtown Wilmington, DE Chiropractor Office

Chiropractic Office Hours

  • Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am-1:00pm
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