Dr. Jonathan Owen grew up in Southern Maryland near Annapolis. He played soccer at a very competitive level for over a decade, and also dabbled in other sports over the years. In High school, he played soccer and ice hockey for Huntingtown High School in Calvert County, MD. His parents retired and moved to Elizabeth City during his senior year of HS, and he has been a consistent visitor to the area for the past 10 years. He quickly fell in love with all that Northeastern NC had to offer, and felt led to eventually make this area his family's home.
After graduating from HS in 2014, he went to Liberty University in VA for his Bachelor's degree. He graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Exercise Science, and during his time in that program, he was exposed to chiropractic care by a professor of his who became a valued mentor. Having originally planned to become a physical therapist, Jon changed course and ended up applying to and getting accepted into chiropactic school. While at Liberty, Jon also met his future wife, Kristin, and they got married and had their first son before they both graduated in 2018. Kristin has been working as a nurse since then, and currently works on a maternity floor at a hospital in the area serving patients and a population that she is passionate about.
The Owen family moved to St. Louis, MO where Jon enrolled in chiropractic school at Logan University. He spent a lot of time in clubs, taking electives, and attending seminars that focused on the care and rehabilitation of athletic and active individuals. During his time in the clinics on campus and in his preceptorships, he has cared for a wide variety of patients from infant to geriatric, and everywhere in between. He completed part of his preceptorship with his mentor, Dr. Jeffrey Lowes, in Lynchburg, VA. This included time spent at Dr. Lowes' private practice, Virginia Sport and Spine Institute, and in the training room working with the athletes of Liberty University, and Lynchburg College.. Jon graduated Cum Laude in 2022 from Logan University. During his time at Logan University, he and Kristin welcomed their 2nd son, and shortly after graduation, they moved to Elizabeth City.
Since graduation, Dr. Owen has worked for 2 separate offices in the area. In those experiences, he learned a lot to help shape his own view on how best to serve Elizabeth City moving forward, but he realized that in order to do so in the best way possible, opening his own practice made the most sense. We hope to redefine how people in our area view and interact with chiropractors, as we believe your healthcare needs are best addressed when ALL of your healthcare providers work together for your best interest. Dr. Owen is a firm believer in medical integration and will maintain open lines of communication with you and your other healthcare providers so that you as a patient are served as effectively as possible.
Now that they are full time residents, Jon and Kristin are excited to raise their two boys and daughter who is on the way later this year here in the Harbor of Hospitality. They love spending time with their neighbors, the kids' grandparents, and they are active members at their local church. We at NESS look forward to being a part of Elizabeth City, and serving you for many years to come and raising our family along side you and yours.