When yesterdays activities limit the quality of your life today, we can help you heal for tomorrow.

Our Doctors

Dr. Jarod Zabel


An outdoorsman who enjoys fly-fishing in the Ozarks and cheering on his beloved Wildcats from the stands, Dr. Zabel will start saving the world — one spine at a time — from our Manhattan office in mid-February.

Dr. Darek Funk


Office: 785.562.1900

Dr. John Michael Wertin

St. Mary’s

“I invite my patients to build a relationship in a safe environment for the purpose of creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.”

Dr. Todd Spilker


“My commitment is to treat every person with the care and compassion I do with my own family. Come in to Alternative Healthcare and become a member of the family!”

Dr. Michael Hamler


“My commitment to each and every one of my patients is this: I treat them with the same care and respect as if they are members of my own family. I truly believe that patients want to know how much you care, as much as they care how much you know.”

Dr. John Wertin


“I moved to Manhattan, Kan., in the spring of 1976. My mission was to bring the finest natural healthcare to as many people as possible at a reasonable fee. The practice has grown to include six locations and seven doctors.”

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