meet our team

Chiropractor Kailua HI Michelle Hill


Dr. Michelle Hill is the owner of Windward Wellness. Born in Kailua and raised on the Big Island, Dr. Hill graduated Summa Cum Laude from Los Angeles Chiropractic College with a doctorate degree in Chiropractic and a master's degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Hill is a licensed acupuncturist and chiropractic doctor. Her treatments are unique since she can perform both acupuncture and chiropractic therapy in one integrated session. Dr. Hill is also certified in Active Release Technique (ART), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and Pain Neutralization. Dr. Hill's treatment may include nutritional counseling, SFMA exams, chiropractic adjusting, cranial adjusting, ART, pain neutralization and/or acupuncture depending on the patient's needs and symptoms. Dr. Hill is passionate about nutrition and has followed the Paleo Diet for over 4 years. Dr. Hill is also an avid triathlete and has competed in the kona 70.3 ironman race three times.

Chiropractor Kailua HI Tara Tedrick

Tara Tedrick, DC

Dr. Tara Tedrick is a graduate of Portland State University with a Bachelor's degree in Health Education Health Sciences and a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College with her Doctor of Chiropractic.

She is certified in Active Release Technique (ART) and her treatments may include manual, drop table and as needed activator chiropractic adjusting, extremity adjusting, ART, various other soft tissue therapies: percussor, Llyod flexion distraction, kinesiology taping: rock tape, spider tech, and K-tape, and rehab/exercise instruction.

She also practices Rock Tape Functional Movement Techniques: FMT movement specialist, FMT basic and advance, FMT floss, FMT mobility, a Exercise Strength and Conditioning Specialist (ESCS).

Dr. Tedrick enjoys working with and on teenage to adult athletes (AVP local event coordinator), wellness, veterans, and injury care (motor vehicle accidents and worker's compensation).

Chiropractor in Kailua HI Lloyd Paredes

Lloyd Paredes, DC

Dr. Lloyd Paredes graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West. He has been healing patients with chiropractic care for over 27 years. In addition to chiropractic manipulation, Dr. Paredes' treatments include Activator, Gonstead adjusting, Myofascial release and Fascial manipulation. Dr. Paredes enjoys helping patients to solve causes of pain from activities of daily living. Dr. Paredes also specializes with helping athletes excel through treatment and training.

Chiropractor Kailua HI Nicholas LaTona

Nicholas LaTona, DC

Dr. Nicholas LaTona earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland University in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduation, he moved to and practiced in Calabria, Italy. Dr. LaTona has recently moved to Hawaii and is passionate about bringing chiropractic care to a wide variety of patients in our local community.

He is certified in Webster's Technique for assisting pregnant women in a gentle manner to maintain spinal alignment throughout their pregnancy.

He also utilizes manual and activator adjusting, instrument assisted soft tissue release, myofascial release, and instruction on specific exercise and stretching for quicker results.

Chiropractor Kailua HI Andre West

Andre West, DC

Dr West graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor's degree in Biology and from Life Chiropractic College West with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1997. He holds certifications from Precision Nutrition and National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist. With over 23 years of experience, Dr West enjoys assisting patients of all ages in achieving and maintaining function and a healthy active lifestyle through treatment and education.

He uses a variety of specific treatment approaches, including manual spine and extremity adjustments, Activator instrument assisted adjustments, myofascial release, and Drop Table adjustments.

Chiropractic Kailua HI Elizabeth Maximin Acupuncturist


Elizabeth Maximin received a Master's degree with honors from the World Medicine Institute in Honolulu, Hawai'i, where she later taught acupuncture treatment strategies and qigong. She received a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, where she additionally studied herbal medicine and qigong in China and Taiwan.

She has a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), signifying competency in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Point Location, Chinese Herbology, and Biomedicine. Elizabeth has provided numerous health workshops on O'ahu and is also a published journal author. In addition to acupuncture, her treatments may include herbal medicine, cupping, guasha, electrical stimulation, tuina, meditation recommendations and lifestyle or dietary education. Elizabeth enjoys treating a variety of conditions, including both physical and emotional health.

Chiropractic Kailua HI Chris Johhson - LMT
Massage Therapist

Chris Johnson, LMT

Chris graduated from massage school in Seattle, WA. In addition to Swedish, Deep Tissue, Injury Treatment and Sports massage techniques, Chris has studied Thai Massage at WatPo Thai Traditional Massage School in Bangkok, Myoskeletal Alignment with Erik Dalton, Cranial Sacral, and Massage Cupping. Treatments typically include a combination of massage modalities best suited to the particular needs and goals of the patient.

Chiropractic Kailua HI Brigid Barcarse Massage Therapist
Massage Therapist

Brigid Barcarse, LMT, LE

Brigid practices the Ingham method of Reflexology. She is a licensed massage therapist and has advanced reflexology training. Brigid has a passion for helping people to heal holistically with her main focus as foot reflexology. Brigid is also a licensed esthetician and is able to perform face and cranial massage.

Chiropractic Kailua HI Tiare Lum LMT
Massage Therapist

Tiare Lum, LMT

Tiare Lum was raised on the island of Oahu and attended The Kamehameha Schools. She moved away to the mainland for many years and is happy to now be back home in the islands. She graduated from Elite Massage Academy in Honolulu in 2016. She specializes in Lomilomi, Deep Tissue, and Sports Massage. She also has experience in Swedish, Pre-Natal, Shiatsu, Trigger Point and Reflexology Massage.

She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and enjoys going to massage conventions to further her education. She has also attended various Clinical Orthopedic Manual Therapy Workshops to further her knowledge and experience. She enjoys being hands-on and helping people to manage pain and tension and live a healthy vibrant life.

Chiropractic Kailua HI Lei-Lani Taula-Sanson - Office Manager
Office Manager

Lei-Lani Taula-Sanson

Lei-Lani helps to make sure the office runs smoothly. She will assist you throughout your office visit. She is also in charge of insurance verification, payments, and collections.

Chiropractic Kailua HI Tamika Sherman - Office Assistant
Office Assistant

Tamika Sherman

Tamika will greet you with a welcoming smile. She will help schedule your future appointments, answer questions and help to insure you have a great experience at our office.

Chiropractic Kailua Sharene Kalilikane Office Assistant
Office Assistant

Sharene Kalilikane

Sharene will greet you with a welcoming smile. She will help schedule your future appointments, answer questions and help to insure you have a great experience at our office.

8:30am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

8:30am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

8:30am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

8:30am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

8:30am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm

8:30am - 12:30pm

We hope that these hours are
convenient for you. Kindly give 24 hours notice for appointment cancellation.

Windward Wellness
970 North Kalaheo Avenue
Suite C315
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 254-5577