Optimal Health Center

Dr. Stephen Gradwohl is a native of the Kansas City area growing up in Roeland Park and graduating from Shawnee Mission North. He completed his chiropractic education at Cleveland Chiropractic College in 1985 receiving a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree
His practice is conservative non-surgical orthopedics of the spine and extremities. In 2000, Dr. Gradwohl received his certification from Logan College of Chiropractic as Loomis Digestive Health Specialist.

Dr. Amy Bates is a native of Nebraska where she attended the University of Nebraska-Kearney receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After her bachelor's degree, Dr. Bates headed to Cleveland Chiropractic College-Kansas City-where she was awarded her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010. In 2011, Dr. Bates earned her Internal Health Specialist Certification through Logan College of Chiropractic. She believes in a holistic approach to Chiropractic care, and is constantly combining what she has learned with the newest information available in order to provide the patients with the best care possible. While Dr. Bates treats men, women and children alike, she has developed a passion and niche as an expert in women’s health.


-Loomis Enzyme Therapy
-Women's Health
-Allergy Symptom Relief


Both Dr. Gradwohl and Dr. Bates practice what they teach. They live a Paleo lifestyle and utilize Loomis enzyme therapy to help their bodies achieve Optimal Health. Because they have done extensive research for both Paleo and continued training in enzyme therapy for their own health, they are better prepared to help you and your family through your journey to optimal health.