Our Mission Statement

We, the doctors and staff of Plinke Chiropractic take pride in serving our patients. community, and the profession of Chiropractic.

We go to extraordinary lengths to share the benefits of Chiropractic with our community, and empower our patients through education and compassion to reach their full human potential.

We serve the profession of Chiropractic by upholding the ideals and philosophy on which it was founded.

We are here to give, love and serve! With dedication to our patients, community, and the profession of Chiropractic, all will prosper.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Todd and Pete Plinke (brothers) have been helping people live life to the fullest in their chiropractic clinic, that serves, Amherst, Tonawanda, North Tonawanda, and the Niagara Falls area for over 25 years. Since opening the office the doctors have taken care of thousands of people at every stage of life from newborn to the elderly, which has shown that Chiropractic can lead anyone to better life-long health. As  chiropractors with experience they are committed to promoting health in the community and keeping up with the latest chiropractic techniques and information to deliver the best care possible. 

DR. TODD PLINKE
Chiropractor
 
Staff Member

- Graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic, "The Fountainhead", in Davenport, Iowa in 1987.

- Opened Plinke Chiropractic in 1990.

- Member of the New York Chiropractic Council.

- Married to Melisa in the office.

- Interests/activities: Scuba diving, obstacle course races, exercising, collecting rhino's.

- Favorite quote: "Do not let the things that you cannot control, control you"

- Interesting Personal Facts: As a child, raised rabbits in the 4H and won Grand Champion purple ribbon at the Minnesota State Fair, co-owned the "Odd Couple" odd job service in High school, and was a long jumper and triple jumper in college.

 

DR. PETE PLINKE
Chiropractor
 
Staff Member

- Also graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1992.

- Joined Plinke Chiropractic soon after graduating in 1992.

- Member of the New York Chiropractic Council.

- Interests/activities: Reading, movies, sports.

- Favorite quote: "When in sickness, look to the spine first"

- Interesting personal facts: Was a New York State Special Olympics basketball and volleyball coach, participated in the Mr. Teen Minnesota competition in 1984.

 

 

Meet Our Staff

Our staff is a friendly caring staff serving the public since the clinic opened in Amherst, NY. Our staff is experienced and committed to promoting health and wellness.

MELISA PLINKE
Office Manager
 
Staff Member

Helped open Plinke Chiropractic with her Husband Dr. Todd in 1990 and has been the Office Manager since day one.

- Interests/activities: Shopping, football, working out, shopping.

- Favorite quote: "You bring about what you think about"

- Interesting fact: I have never been vaccinated.

NANCY FLETCH
Chiropractic Assistant
 
Staff Member

- Joined Plinke Chiropractic February of 2017

- Has over 20 years experience as a Chiropractic Assistant

- Interests/activities: Traveling, discovering new restaurants, being a Nana and hanging out with my grand babies!

- Favorite quote: "You can't change the past, you can only make the future better"

- Interesting personal fact: I am an advocate for save the manatees and have swam with them many times!

NICOLE PURDY
Chiropractic Assistant
 
Staff Member

- Joined Plinke Chiropractic June 2017

- Interests/activities: Yoga, being outside, design

- Favorite quote: "Where your mind goes, your body follows"

-  Interesting personal facts: Born in La Jolla, California and I spent a month in Europe!