About Us

Lisa Covey


Heather Casey




Jamie Russell

Pilates Instructor

Lisa Covey, DC, ART

Fitwell Chiropractor

7x7 Best of the Bay 2017

Voted Best Chiro by 7×7 The Best of the Bay 2017

Director of FitWell Chiropractic Sports Medicine, Dr. Covey graduated from Life Chiropractic College West, cum laude, where she continues to guest lecture. Dr. Covey is certified with the Spine Research Institute of San Diego which provides research and education in the area of traumatic spinal injury.

Dr. Covey not only treats the spine but also the extremities. She has treated the shoulders of professional football players, the hands of musicians, the backs of policemen and women, the feet of golfers, surfers and marathon runners. In addition she is a certified Active Release Techniques (ART) provider and specializes in all manners of soft tissue and repetitive strain injuries both of the spine and the extremities. For this reason, she serves as a referral physician for SF General Hospital, St Francis Spine Center and various orthopedic surgeons.

Dr. Covey treats and consults with a wide variety of athletes, both professional and recreational. Her philosophy and treatment approach stem from personal as well as professional experience. Whether you’re an athlete or non-athlete the same principles of prevention, remedy and recovery apply.

Enhancing our individual functional capacity is what makes chiropractic and ART so successful. Enabling her patients to enjoy life to the fullest is Dr. Covey’s goal.

Mae Yee Lam Li, DC, ART

Dr. Mae Li earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree with honors from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). She has long participated in sports and has been active her entire life. She is well-versed in the body’s movement system and its relationship with musculoskeletal pain syndromes. Her dedication to learning and helping people led her to become a Chiropractor.

Dr. Mae’s focus is to listen to your story and to help you along your journey to feeling and moving better, from sports-specific injuries to day-to-day strain injuries. By working together, she can provide a personalized care plan that gives you the tools you need to take control of your pain, while providing a firm understanding of the underlying root issues. When you match her passion and knowledge, Dr. Mae is a great partner to help you get back to your own passion and perform even better!

She’s certified in Active Release Techniques (ART), SFMA/FMS Level 1, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) Level A, RockTape (Kinesiotaping), and ConnecTX (instrument-assisted soft tissue therapy).

When Dr. Mae is not in the clinic, she lives by what she preaches – that we are designed to move and that the freedom to move is the key to health. You can find her playing badminton, tennis, rowing dragon boat, food adventure, or exploring completely new experience!

Heather Casey, DC, ART

Heather Casey Dr. Casey, who is currently on maternity leave, graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. She is a certified Active Release Techniques (ART) provider and certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). Dr. Casey enjoys the challenge of treating the body as a functional unit, addressing any soft tissue injuries, along with spine and extremity treatment. She has helped patients from many different backgrounds attain an increased level of health through chiropractic care and soft tissue therapy.

While Dr. Casey has worked with almost every type of athlete, she can especially empathize with those who pursue events of endurance distance, as she has completed four marathons and two Ironman triathlons. She is passionate about helping people of all ages return to the activities they enjoy.

Chrissy McGoldrick, Office Manager

Chrissy comes with over 20 years of experience with office and customer service experience. She has always enjoyed interacting with and getting to know so many new people. Chrissy is the first person to greet you and strives to make your visit a pleasant experience. She works closely with the entire staff to help provide you with excellent care.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors. Her husband and three girls keep her plenty busy.


Sonya Lo, Pilates Instructor

As a classically trained dancer, Jamie has been studying the Pilates method on and off since the age of 13. Her personal practice became more consistent and significant after taking a break from dance as a way to maintain physical and mental balance. She began her Pilates teacher training in New York and went on to complete a comprehensive certification through Balanced Body in San Francisco, CA. Jamie emphasizes the Pilates principles, concentration, control and precision and strives to help her clients reach their individual goals at any level.

Nara Tucker

Nara Tucker, CMT

Nara has been CMT since 2000. With her many years of experience working as massage therapist and a background in engineering, Nara sees the body as an engineering marble.

She believes with the help of skillful therapist, the body has the power to heal itself. Her signature neuromuscular bodywork is greatly appreciated by patients with chronic pain.

As a passionate Martial Artist she is particularly interested in Sports and Deep Tissue Massage.

Active Release Techniques ® (ART)

Active Release Techniques ® (ART) treatment is a hands-on case-management system that allows us to diagnose and treat soft tissue injuries.

Complete Chiropractic Care

While the modern concept of chiropractic is just over one hundred years old, joint manipulation is one of the oldest forms of healthcare.

Massage Therapy

Therapeutic massage is the manipulation of the muscles and tissues of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, discomfort, and stress.

Functional Rehabilitation

At FitWell our concept of progressive rehabilitation encompasses many forms of what is known as active care.

  • 7x7 Best of the Bay 2017

    “Marathoners and mountain climbers trust Lisa Covey and her team at FitWell Chiropractic Sports Medicine (900 Noe St., Castro) to cure acute injuries and chronic nuisances through a menu of offerings that includes Active Release Technique (ART), functional rehab, massage therapy, and even Pilates.”

    – 7×7 Best of the Bay Area 2017