Where your health comes first

Our Practice...


Scott A. Ratamess D.C.

Attending the College of William and Mary, Dr. Ratamess received his bachelors in Science in 1990. In 1994 Dr. Ratamess graduated from Logan Chiropractic College in St. Louis Missouri.

For the entirety of his practice Dr. Ratamess has prided himself on running a non-traditional clinical treatment environment. Affordable, safe, and non-invasive are just some of the emphasis Dr. Ratamess puts into his care of his patients.

Whether it is preventative care, personal injury, or opioid free pain management, chiropractic care is an Alternative too beneficial to pass up. With his passion for making a personal impact with every patient, Dr. Ratamess's career has most assuredly made an impact on the Pee Dee Community.


Our Team...


Renee Moreau, L.M.T., C.N.M.T.

Renee graduated from Florence-Darlington Technical College's Massage Therapy program in 2009. In addition to her license she is also a Certified Neuromuscular Therapist. Since her graduation Renee has instructed in the massage programs at both Sumter and Florence Technical Colleges, she is currently at FDTC. 

Her passions in her field are helping people achieve a balance between their daily stresses and/or conditions and the physical/emotional stress management that goes with it. She also enjoys educating the public on the benefits of Massage and Alternative Healthcare for the treatment and prevention of disease. 


Jennifer Cox, Facility Office Manager

With her previous lead teller experience, Jennifer has many years of skill and training in the hospitality field. She runs the backbone of the practice as our facilities office manager. 

Jennifer excels at making each patient feel understood and attended to, and not just with their checkbook. Our goal is to provide great customer service and a family friendly atmosphere.  


Phoebe Reid Bazen, Front Desk Customer Service Specialist

As well as running the front desk operations, Phoebe is certified in Alcohol Testing. She also helps with DOT Pre-examination Protocols. 

Phoebe excels in her customer service skills and passion, making every patient feel welcome and part of the family. 

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Our Team Continued...


Vicky Zinker, L.M.T.

At 28 Vicky began to notice that she felt something was missing in her life. Vicky's journey to discovery helped solidify her passion for helping people in need and/or in pain. In 2006 Vicky graduated from Florence-Darlington Technical College's Massage Therapy Program, soon after she became contracted as a Licensed Massage Therapist here at Health 1st Chiropractic and she has remained ever since.

Since 2006 Vicky has continued her education and her hands on skills by getting trained and certified in the following massage modalities: 

  • MRT (Muscle Release Technique
  • Cupping
  • Deep Tissue
  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • N.R.T. Neural Reset Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • and many more...

Vicky combines all these skills with her encouraging and optimistic attitude in her treatment of her patients. Her passion in her field is to help alleviate disease and/or the effects of disease with tailored massage for each individual she treats. 



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