Dr. Bonnie L. Walker
DC: Doctor of Chiropractic; L Ac: NC Licensed Acupuncturist; Dipl Ac: National Board Certified in Acupuncture

Dr Bonnie L. Walker, DC, Dipl Ac(NCCAOM), L Ac has been a licensed chiropractic physician in the state of North Carolina since 1989, and has been in solo practice in Boone since 1990. She founded Wellspring Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center in Boone, NC in 1990, where she has been a primary care provider of chiropractic services, classical Chinese acupuncture, nutritional counseling, and wellness care for all ages. She has a special interest in chronic fatigue, immune system disorders, internal medicine, and women’s health.

Dr. Walker earned her D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic) degree from National College of Chiropractic <http://www.nuhs.edu> in Lombard, IL in 1989, after attending University of Bridgeport as one of the first graduates of their pre chiropractic program. She received her Diplomate certification in acupuncture (Dipl Ac) by examination by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in 1999 and became a NC state licensed acupuncturist in 2005. She is currently an active member of the Acupuncture Council of the North Carolina State Chiropractic Association (NCCA) .
Dr. Walker is a founding faculty member of Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine in Sugar Grove, NC. <http://www.jungtao.edu>.  She served as biomedical dean and clinical skills instructor from 1997-2007. She was also a student of Jung Tao School from 1993-98, where she graduated from the intensive apprenticeship program in 1997. She was awarded her instructor’s white belt in taiji quan from Jung Tao School in 1996. In 2004 she was awarded her master’s diploma in acupuncture with special recognition for meritorious service.

Drawn to the healing arts at 18 years of age, first as a patient, then interested health enthusiast then a healing arts professional, Dr. Bonnie has been a tireless advocate of patient responsibility for their own health. She engages each patient in an active partnership in understanding and reclaiming their optimum health goals. This is achieved by instructing the patient in lifestyle management (diet, exercise, mental and emotional health), basic Chinese and western health principles, awareness of and responsibility for one’s basic needs, in conjunction with appropriate application of the least invasive, most simple and effective, integrative therapies from eastern and western medicine.
Her primary influences have been: Julian Timoner, DC; Dorthea Linley, MD; Cary Reams, PhD; “Chip” Poluhowich, Ph D; Jacob Janse, DC; Alan Beardall, DC; Sean Marshall, D Ac; Nguyen van Nghi, MD, Tran viet Dzung, MD; and all of their masters, to whom she is eternally grateful.

Dr. Amanda Peters


Founded in 1990, Wellspring Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center has been the primary care provider of integrative health care to High Country residents and visitors alike. Our individualized, patient centered approach combines allopathic, biomedical concepts with classical chinese medical energetic practice. We combine the best of both worlds to produce an individual treatment plan designed to restore you to a state of health and balance. Whether this means relieving your pain, lightening your depression, cooling your hot flashes and migraines, making a baby or resolving your allergies, there is often a way we can help you to restore that balance.

We have expanded our services in a concerted effort to offer you the opportunity to recreate your own health and wellness.

Dr. Amanda’s passion for healing began early with biology pop-up books and PBS’s Slim Goodbody. She excelled in the sciences through elementary and high school, graduating from Watauga High in 1996. She received a bachelors degree in biology with a minor chemistry from Appalachian State University in May of 2000. She then moved to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she performed research in developmental neurobiology for UNC school of medicine. She is the proud mother of two daughters and wife of a great massage therapist. She studied Classical Chinese Medicine at Jung Tao School from 1994 until 2002. After being granted the title of Chiropractic Physician by National University of Health Sciences, she returned to her hometown of Boone, North Carolina to work beside Dr. Bonnie, her mentor and mother.

As a Chiropractic physician, Dr. Amanda practices a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. She combines traditional Chiropractic techniques with energetic medicine, nutrition, and the latest rehabilitation exercises to design an individual treatment plan to help meet your health goals. She is certified in Activator Method, Webster pregnancy technique, and has advanced training in Functional Medicine.