Dr. Marc Blankenship is one of the clinic directors of the mend Dallas office, serving the Park Cities and surrounding communities. Dr. Marc specializes in the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of the neck, back, and extremities utilizing state-of-the-art chiropractic procedures. Dr. Marc is skilled in many chiropractic adjusting techniques including manual, Activator, and Thompson drops.
Dr. Marc is also experienced in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), applying various tools to release soft tissue. In 2012, Dr. Marc earned his Bachelor of Kinesiology in athletic training from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and in 2018, completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Parker University. Dr. Marc is board certified through the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, with an additional certification in physiotherapy. Upon graduating, Dr. Marc began practicing immediately, and has treated patients from all walks of life - from newborns to centenarians. In his spare time, Dr. Marc enjoys rock climbing, camping, hiking, and traveling. What he enjoys most, though, is making memories with his fiancé, Cassandra, and his son, Ezra, who was born in March of 2020.
Dr. McBride is passionate about helping his patients achieve their optimal health through chiropractic care and education. Dr. McBride uses his in-depth knowledge of anatomy to apply soft tissue techniques such as Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and myofascial release, coupled with chiropractic adjustments to treat a wide range of ailments.
He graduated from Texas State University with his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise & Sports Science pre Physical Therapy in 2013. He worked in physical therapy clinics until deciding to become a Chiropractor in 2015. Dr. McBride attended Parker University in Dallas, Texas where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2018. Upon graduating Dr. McBride immediately went in to practice serving as a chiropractor in a hospital setting seeing patients of all ages, with cases ranging from complex car accidents to wellness care.
Dr. McBride and his wife, Kristen, were married in 2018. The McBride’s welcomed their little boy, Teddy, to the world in January 2021 and have been loving the experience of being parents. In addition to parenthood, they love spending time with family, traveling, watching movies, trying new foods, and making fun memories with friends.
Gabi Trejo graduated from Parker University with her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree and Masters degree in Strength and Human Performance. Gabi has additional training in Activator Methods, Webster Technique, functional dry needling, and flexion distraction technique.
Gabi started her career with a focus on sport medicine and rehabilitation. Gabi's love of sports medicine stemmed from her experience as a patient, following treatment of and recovery from sports injuries. Gabi knows the power of a choosing and working with the right chiropractor, as she credits her former chiropractor with healing her sports’ injuries and pain.
Gabi's focus in her career has transitioned from not only working with serious athletes, but also to working with women. From serious female athletes, to weekend warriors, to new moms, Gabi's focus is on individualizing care to each and every patient she encounters. She takes the time to understand each of her patients’ needs and strives to achieve the same quality of care and service she received as a young athlete and that led her to chiropractic school.
Gabi is a proud Aggie. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University, in College Station. During her undergraduate studies, she worked with Texas firefighters and police officers to measure and certify their functional training and she was inspired by their work and commitment to their community and fitness.
Gabi grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas. While in lived in Corpus Christi, she was active on and off sports fields. She enjoyed her time playing softball, soccer, and basketball, as well as on mission trips and a camp counselor.
In her free-time Gabi explores the Dallas-Fort Worth area on hiking trails with her dog Sadie. On the weekends, Gabi also treasures quiet time reading in her home with her cats Phil and Lil.
Dr. Graham Robson is one of the clinic directors of the mend Dallas office, serving the Park Cities and surrounding communities. He uses his considerable experience and expertise to provide top-notch chiropractic services. Dr. Graham graduated with his bachelor's and master's degrees from Western Illinois University before moving to Texas to pursue his chiropractic education. He graduated from Parker University with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2014.
He also holds his Webster Certification through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), meaning he is specifically trained in adjusting pregnant women. After taking over the mend space in 2017, Dr. Graham and his team built their new practice on a few simple concepts: because chiropractic care is critically important for optimal wellness, it should be affordable and accessible for everyone, and the business should take care of its staff, patients, and the community. Dr. Graham loves working with his wife, Jordy, who is the Holistic Health Coach in the office. They met shortly after Dr. Graham moved to Dallas for chiropractic school. They were married in 2014, welcomed their son in 2016, and the family of three enjoys traveling, cooking, being outdoors, and watching baseball.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Laura was born and raised in Arkansas, completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas. Work brought Laura and her husband to Dallas, where she pursued a career in corporate communications. Of all the titles she has held, Laura's 25+ year role as a wife and mom has brought her the deepest appreciation for personal connection. Knowing that she wanted to help others in a tangible way, Laura earned her massage therapy license at Hands On Approach School of Massage and Spa in 2019. Once licensed to practice, Laura began applying her knowledge of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, and Prenatal massage techniques in both the spa and clinical settings. Laura joined the mend team in early 2021, and she looks forward to helping provide relief and relaxation to all of her clients.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Licensed Massage TherapistKatie graduated from Austin School of Massage Therapy Dallas in 1993 and passed her state boards 1994. In late 2010 she stepped away from massage but realized recently she missed helping people and has returned part-time. In her 17 years as a massage therapist, she had the privilege of working at The Dallas Country Club and visiting client’s homes to do massages. Her main style of massage is light to medium Swedish massage and has had training in trigger point, pregnancy massage, myofascial release, infant massage instruction for parents and ortho massage. Katie is also a Reiki Master.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Originating from Red Oak, Texas, Courtney played soccer her whole life and throughout college while receiving her degree in Kinesiology from McMurry University. She loves working with people and feeling like she can make a difference in their lives. As well as a Kinesiology degree, Courtney is certified in Shockwave Therapy. Outside of work Courtney loves hiking and playing with her two dogs.
Born and raised in Colorado, Kirsten received an Associates of Science Degree at Northeastern Junior college prior to attending Colorado State University. She moved to Dallas to continue her education in Chiropractic at Parker University and is a wonderful addition to our team.
Certified Health Coach
Jordy was born and raised in Dallas. She attended Greenhill School and then majored in biology at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. After graduating, she enjoyed a nearly six-year career in financial planning at Northwestern Mutual. While sitting at the front desk of mend Dallas, she greatly enjoyed being a part of the patient experience, as well as utilizing her skills in office management and operations.
However, she completed a year-long certification in holistic health and nutrition in January 2021, and is embarking on her dream of helping her clients live their happiest, healthiest lives through her practice right within the mend office!
Jordy and Dr. Graham met shortly after he moved to Dallas for chiropractic school. They were married in 2014, welcomed their son in 2016, and the family of three enjoys traveling, cooking, being outdoors, and watching baseball.
Front Desk Liason
Meet Esenari! She is the friendly face you will encounter at the front desk when you arrive. Esenari will help you get checked in , answer your questions, calls and any concerns you may have and will help you get checked out at the end of your appointment.
Esenari has a bubbly and positive personality. She has more than 8+ years of customer service experience and Administrative Assistance. Esenari enjoys interacting with patients, helping out the staff and is passionate about making sure each patient receives quality service and a positive experience.
Esenari is from Orange County, California. She graduated Remington College in Memphis, Tennessee in 2019, receiving her Associates in Criminal Justice of Science.
Esenari moved to Dallas, TX in 2021 with her Husband and their two kids. She is loving Texas and the new opportunities it will bring to her and her family. During her free time she loves spending time with her Husband and kids , doing outdoor activities, watching crime shows and exploring the cities in Texas.