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Meet The Doctors

Dr. Jodi Kinney, DC


Dr. Jodi Kinney was drawn to the profession of Chiropractic having been a Chiropractic patient since she was 7 years old. She suffered chronic strep throat and allergies throughout her childhood and was on allergy medications and frequent rounds of antibiotics. Her mom, who was also a Chiropractic patient, spoke to her Chiropractor about her daughter’s frequent illnesses. The Chiropractor discussed Chiropractic care to boost the immune system and naturally help young Dr. Kinney improve her overall health. She started getting adjusted in 1978 and her overall health improved dramatically. She was off all medication and almost never had to use antibiotics again. It was a game-changer.

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Dr. Rona Thau, BS2 DC


Dr. Rona Thau is a gentle, holistic chiropractor. A north garden state native, Dr. Rona settled in California for 23 years. In 2021 she relocated to Ocean County, NJ. She has been in practice for nearly three decades and was introduced to the field quite literally by accident. Prior to attending chiropractic college, Dr. Rona attended Emerson College in Boston. She studied Theatre, Comedy, English, and Communications. A few years later, her life changed when she was struck by a car in a crosswalk.

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Christina Porta

Office Manager & Chiropractic Assistant

Chrissy has been with Kinney Chiropractic since February 2019. She worked for another Chiropractor for a few years prior to starting to work in Dr. Jodi Kinney’s 2 offices. Although young, Chrissy has proven to be a key player in our practice, earning a management position. She is smart, articulate, conscientious and reliable. She keeps both offices in Belmar and Jackson in top shape, and works well with patients and other team members. She has been a chiropractic advocate for years and knows her body works best when she is adjusted regularly. Chrissy lives in Ocean County with her boyfriend Andrew, and her two fur babies Titan and Benji.

Susan Mercadante

Chiropractic Assistant

Sue began working with Kinney Chiropractic in September 2020, having previously worked in Chiropractic offices for over 5 years. She has been in the medical industry for over 10 years and managed many business offices. She brings with her a wealth of experience with customer care and team support. Sue lives in Ocean County and has 2 adult children.

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