Meet The Team

Chiropractor Sammamish WA James Lichtenwalter

James Lichtenwalter D.C.

Dr. James is a Sammamish native and followed in his fathers footsteps to become a chiropractor. He attended the prestigious Palmer West Chiropractic College in San Jose where he graduated in 2017. Dr. James takes a unique approach to treating pain and injury by thoroughly assessing joint, soft tissue, and movement and creating an individualized plan of action to get you out of pain and back to doing what you love.

In his free time he enjoys hiking, running, and going on adventures with his wife and dog children. Dr. James is extremely passionate about helping people and cant wait to help you achieve your goals.

Chiropractor Sammamish WA Steve Gootkind Meet The Team

Steve Gootkind D.C.

Dr. Steve has been at Klahanie Chiropractic for over 10 years. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1984 with a Bachelors of Science degree. He then attended Life University where he graduated in 1993 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. During his years at university, he played semi-pro rugby as a midfielder.

Through his athletic accomplishments, he was able to travel the world and visit places like England, France, and South Africa. Dr. Steve enjoys hiking in the cascades and weight lifting in his spare time. Dr. Steve specializes in exercise physiology/biomechanics and looks forward to helping his patients reach their health and wellness goals

Chiropractor Issaquah WA Hailey Sears Meet The Team

Hailey Sears D.C.

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Hailey Sears received her Doctor of Chiropractic and Masters of Sports Medicine from the University of Western States. Prior, Dr. Sears attended Western Oregon University where she ran track and field, where she competed in the short sprint events.

While also completing a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. Dr. Sears focus on treatment is corrective exercise therapy and soft tissue manipulation. With a background in athletics, Dr. Sears finds treating the whole patient, and not just the presenting symptoms, is what allows long-lasting effects to happen. Dr. Sears has worked with various ages of athletes from young through world-class athletes both in team sports and individual sports such as track and field and mixed martial arts.

Outside the office you can find Dr. Sears enjoying local hiking trails, practicing Muay Thai, and exploring the Seattle food scene. Dr. Sears also enjoys spending time in Costa Rica with family and is often found hiking the coast or surfing in the tropical waters.


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Klahanie Chiropractic
4556 Klahanie Drive SE
Issaquah, WA 98029
P: (425) 391-5050
F: (425) 391-0758