Welcome to Wellness Sport & Spine Chiropractic and Massage

Your Tallahassee Chiropractor


Welcome to our clinic!

Since the University Health Center opened its doors in 2012 we have provided students, faculty and staff with chiropractic care and massage therapy. As a campus extension of Athletic & Family Chiropractic, we have a long partnership with FSU athletics. For almost 20 years we have provided collegiate and professional athletes with evidence-based chiropractic and musculoskeletal care. We have developed a strong referral network with practioners in the University Health Center and throughout Tallahassee to better serve patients with complex issues.

Dr. Farrell is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians and is trained in a variety of techniques including soft tissue mobilization, rehabilitative exercises, and spinal manipulation. Our practice of manual medicine can be used to treat a wide range of conditions.

Both of our massage therapists are graduates of the CORE Institute School of Somatic Therapy. In addition, Bethany is a licensed Athletic Trainer and works with FSU Athletics providing massage therapy to many sports teams.

If you have any concerns about a condition we treat we encourage you to call us. We are more than happy to answer questions about our services and their ability to treat a multitude of ailments.

We invite you to explore our webpage and if we can be of service to you please call or stop by our office on campus.

Go Noles!


John Van Tassel, DC

Clinic Director

Dr. John Van Tassel
Tallahassee Chiropractor | Wellness Sport & Spine Chiropractic and Massage | 850-645-0612

960 Learning Way Suite 3200
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Brian Farrell, D.C.

    Dr. Farrell enjoys helping patients get back to the activities they enjoy most, as quickly and efficiently as possible.In order to do this, he uses a straight forward approach and works with patients to achieve their goals.He employs an evidence-based approach to caring for his patients, utilizing a diverse array of techniques to diagnose and treat biomechanical and musculoskeletal conditions that can arise from everyday activities.

    Dr. Farrell is the team doctor for the Men and Women’s Rugby teams at Florida State University. He also works with the FSU School of Dance . Dr. Farrell is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.

    Originally from West Palm Beach, Dr. Farrell attended Florida State University and Palmer College of Chiropractic. 


  • John Van Tassel, D.C.

    Dr. Van Tassel graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1981. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1990. He has practiced in Tallahassee since 1991 where he provides Tallahassee families with the best possible chiropractic care while also serving as a team doctor for Florida State University athletics programs.


Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Farrell is very skilled in this profession and was able to help me with initial adjustments and physical therapy for my back. Highly recommend, very professional staff! Angie at the front desk was very sincere handling my scheduling issue."
    Heather A.
  • "Very professional, it's a great place for any athletes at Florida State experiencing any sort of pain. It's in the wellness center on campus so it's very confident to go to appointments during my daily routine!"
    Carter H.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm








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