The Doctors

Dr. John Scipione in State College Pennsylvania of State College Family Chiropractic CenterDr. John Scipione, Jr., D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic
Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2000
Shenandoah University,Va. Undergrad Pre-Med program.
Joined State College Family Chiropractic in 2001
Techniques: Diversified, Thompson, Applied Kinesiology
Certified in Adjunctive Procedures, kinesio taping

Dr. John Jr. has been practicing in State College for the last 20 years and enjoys working in a family atmosphere. His patients range in age from newborns to those long past retirement and includes the very active and the very inactive, proving his belief that chiropractic care can benefit everyone. His commitment to patient wellness will help you not only address "trouble spots" but increase your overall health.

Dr. John grew up in Winchester, VA but has embraced the State College and Penn State communities whole heartedly and is active in a number of local community groups and non-profits


Dr. Kyle Deden in State College Pennsylvania of State College Family Chiropractic CenterDr. Kyle Deden, D.C.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1999
Concordia College in Minnesota, 1994 with a BA in Biology
Specializes in: sports injuries and repetive sports injuries

Dr. Kyle grew up in Anoka, Minnesota, just outside of Minneapolis. He became a chiropractor because he was interested in a natural approach to helping people and it matched his personal philosophy of wellness. As a nursing assistant for two years after his undergraduate work and before studying at Palmer, Dr. Kyle was able to get first hand experience in other medical fields. This strengthened his belief that there are effective alternatives that compliment traditional medicine but are better for the body and for overall wellness.

Dr. Kyle has practiced in both Iowa and Maine and joined State College Family Chiropractic in January 2015 and is excited to be living in Happy Valley and exploring all the region has to offer.


Dr. Melissa Kneidinger D.C

Doctor of Chiropractic
Sherman College of Chiropractic, 2001
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology
Certified in Adjunctive Procedures
Dr. Melissa was inspired at a young age to become a chiropractor by her mom's doctor. She enjoys treating patients of all ages - from our infants a few days old to our oldest citizens. She loves being able to help people with without drugs or surgery. She has been practicing in the area since graduation and looking for a practice that would fit her interest in treating all ages and serving the community.
Dr. Melissa grew up in the Altoona Area, and is excited to be joining the State College community.