Our Team

Dr. Ryan M. Lawrence

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Education: Dr. Lawrence conducted his Pre-Med studies at Louisiana Tech University, where he double-majored in Biology and Chemistry, while minoring in Physics. During his Pre-Med studies, he earned an opportunity to conduct graduate-level Cancer research, as a biochemist. Later, he completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Parker University, in Dallas Texas, where he graduated top of his class. Currently, Dr. Lawrence is working on a PhD in Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine.

Experience: After completing his Chiropractic education, Dr. Lawrence relocated to Southern Alabama to begin practice in a group practice in Saraland. In the spring of 2006, he and his wife Danielle established Spanish Fort Chiropractic, which has been a part of our community since. Dr. Lawrence has completed post graduate certification for disc injury rehab and spinal decompression, and has completed focused studies in sports injuries, orthopedics, whiplash, spinal trauma, and clinical nutrition.

Life Outside of Spanish Fort Chiropractic: Dr. Lawrence enjoys spending quality time with his wife and kids. He and his family enjoy the outdoors, and particularly enjoy hiking and kayaking. He also focuses on nutrition and healthy living, and partakes in regular exercise and fitness activities. Dr. Lawrence enjoys reading and learning, focusing mostly on study of the Bible and theology, and also in human sciences such as clinical nutrition and biochemistry.

Rebekah McCoy

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Role: I am the Office Manager and I am thrilled to be a part of this ministry! I assist the doctor in patient care in many ways including researching patient insurance benefits, taking X-rays and operating the EMS therapy machines. I love getting to assist in helping our patients feel better!

Education: I graduated from Faulkner State Community College in 2011 with an Associate’s in Business Administration.

Experience: Previous to joining the Spanish Fort Chiropractic team in 2013, I worked in banking. I have a passion for serving people and felt lead to work for Spanish Fort Chiropractic. I have always wanted to work in the health field but was unable to find the right fit, until now!

Life Outside of Spanish Fort Chiropractic: I was born in Washington State, but being a preacher’s daughter, moved several times while growing up. Finally, I landed in Daphne, Alabama and married my husband, Joshua, in 2008. We are happily settled with our cats and, the newest addition, my horse Remy. Joshua and I love to go antiquing and visit the beautiful churches in Alabama. We attend church at Canterbury Chapel in Fairhope where my husband is the pianist.

Sandy Ward

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Role: Recently, I joined the Spanish Fort Chiropractic team as a part-time assistant. It's a wonderful environment, and I am enjoying meeting all the patients. It's rewarding to be able to assist in patient care and share in their spinal health journey.

Education: Graduated for the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama.

Experience: I have worked in hospital admissions, medical offices and a dental office. My primary work experience was in outside sales with a Fortune 200 company where I traveled all over our beautiful area.

Life Outside of Spanish Fort Chiropractic: I moved to Baldwin County in 1977, from Mississippi. I have two outstanding adult children that are a joy and blessing in my life. I love the outdoors and my cat. I volunteer at St Pauls' Episcopal Thrift Shoppe.

Cyndi Patterson

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Role: I am an Office Assistant here at Spanish Fort Chiropractic. I assist the doctor in patient care in many ways including researching patient insurance benefits, taking X-rays and operating the EMS therapy machines. I also schedule appointments and handle patient check out. I love being a part of this wonderful team!

Education: I joined the Navy for a few years and have an Associate’s in Applied Science.

Life Outside of Spanish Fort Chiropractic: I was born and raised in Lake Tahoe, California. My wonderful husband and I met in the Navy and he brought me here to Alabama where we raised two amazing children. I love spending time with my family at the beach. You can usually find me on the tennis courts or outside playing with my dogs. I also enjoy going on trips around the world with my mother.