About Us

Joseph John Thomas, D.C., C.C.S.P. Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Chiropractor Sports Practition


Dr.  Joe, as his patients call him, utilizes the Gonstead Method of  Chiropractic which is an thorough approach that  addresses each patient as an individual. Each patient is given their  own  specific and thorough assessment to find the cause of their problems. Once the cause of the problem is detected, it is corrected  through precise and gentle spinal and/or extremity adjustments, soft  tissue techniques, curve remodeling techniques and corrective exercise.

Dr.  Joe attended Penn State University for his undergraduate prerequisites  for Chiropractic school. He completed his Chiropractic education at  Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in South Carolina in 2002. He  then became certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners at  the age of 24. He later completed further training in Sports  Chiropractic and is currently a Certified Chiropractic Sports  Practitioner accredited by the ACBSP. He continues his education and  stays current by attending cutting edge seminars in corrective  chiropractic, sports injuries, nutrition, and more.

Dr.  Joe spent his first 11 years in group practice, exclusively practicing  the Gonstead Method of Chiropractic in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania near  Penn State University. He now resides in Burleson, Texas with his wife,  Jess, daughter Lennon and their dogs, Bella and Howie. He is currently  in solo practice in Joshua, Texas and is the owner and Chiropractor of  Joshua Spine and Health Center, P.C..

Jess Thomas Office and Team Manager


Jess  has been a Chiropractic patient since she first met Dr. Joe. She worked  in the wellness and beauty business for almost 10 years before moving  to Texas. She is now co-owner and office manager of Joshua Spine and  Health Center. Her goal is to make the office a warm and friendly place  to all existing and future patients that step through our door. Jess  looks forward to meeting you and helping you reach better health  naturally, along with the rest of our team.

Jess  grew up outside of Orlando, Florida until moving to Central Pennsylvania  with her family in 2000. After finishing high school she attended  Cosmetology school and soon started her career as a hair stylist in  State College, Pa. She is passionate about taking care of people and  making everyone she meets feel like they are number one! She also loves  being a mother to their daughter Lennon and enjoys every minute she can  taking care of their family. 

Amy Shada- Patient Care Specialist


Amy  was born in San Antonio, Texas but moved to Burleson in the 4th grade  and graduated from Burleson High School in 1998. After high school she  continued her education at the University of North Texas in where she  earned a B.S. in Health Promotions. She then passed an additional test  to become a Certified Health Education Specialist and spent time working  for Pediatrix Medical Group in their Newborn Hearing Screen division  and as a Health Educator for the Tarrant County Health Department.   After taking five years off to be a stay at home mom, Amy has recently  returned to work at Joshua Spine and Health Center as a Patient Care  Specialist. She is passionate about health and wellness and is excited  about the opportunity to promote the benefits of chiropractic care and  help patients achieve their best life possible.

When  she is not at work, Amy can usually be found chauffeuring her four very  involved children to their various activities or in the stands at their  events. She is their biggest cheerleader and loves her crazy, busy life  as a wife and mom. In her free time, Amy enjoys traveling, taking yoga  and fitness classes and reading. She lives in Burleson with her kids, 2  dogs and husband Ryan (who also happens to be her high school  sweetheart).

Sarah Riddle Chiropractic Assistant

 Sarah has a passion for helping people. She graduated from Remington  College on the deans list. She worked in the medical and health industry  for four years helping the elderly hear again. Sarah also worked in  customer service and collections in the fitness industry for over six  years. 

Sarah lives in Joshua with her husband Cole and their two dogs Cajun and Nala. 

Holley Vincent, LMT Licensed Massage Therapist



Holley has a true passion for people and their bodies. She found her  calling in 2006, when she left a medical career to pursue an education  in massage therapy. Holley graduated from The North Texas School of  Swedish Massage and has enthusiastically continued her education in  wellness and the human body ever since. She has experience with chronic  pain and disabilities, therapeutic exercise, myofascial release and  more. Holley was honored to voted the "Best Massage Therapist" by  readers of the Burleson Star in 2012 and is eager to continue honing her  skills at Joshua Spine and Health Center. Specializing in deep tissue  massage, body awareness and stress relief.

Holley  also teaches regular yoga classes in our community. She lives in  Burleson with her 3 dogs, 2 children, and her husband, Brian.

M.J. Maynard, LMT Licensed Massage Therapist



MJ has plenty of experience working with tight muscles and has been a  massage therapist for 14 years graduating from North Texas School of  Swedish Massage in Arlington, TX. Before working at Joshua Spine and  Health Center she worked at the Ritz Salon in Burleson reducing stress  for all her clients there. MJ specializes in Swedish, Prenatal, and  Pediatric Massage and is ready to help you melt your stress away.

MJ  enjoys being outdoors, reading, traveling, and spending time with  family and friends. She is married and has 3 boys. You can usually find  her in the stands at her kids activities and ball games