About Us

Dr. Marcella Brechler, DC

Arizona Chiropractor

Dr. Marcella Brechler grew up in Central Iowa, graduating from Baxter Community High School. Her college education took place at the University of Northern Iowa while she was enlisted in the Army Reserves as a combat medic. Dr. Brechler achieved her Bachelor of Biology and Science degree and Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. She graduated in 1993 and began working in her first professional capacity as an associate Doctor for Ames Back & Neck Care Center in Ames, Iowa.

Approximately three years later, Dr. Marcella opened Family Chiropractic Clinic in Ames. After many years of success, she sold the clinic and relocated to Arizona. Dr. Brechler has been dramatically improving the quality of people’s lives for 24 years. She has the unique ability to blend old school with new school approach to healthcare and adjusting techniques. Her advanced system of patient care achieves superior results for her patients even in the most chronic and difficult cases when often other methods of care have failed. This advanced system of spinal care and central nervous system restoration personally developed by Dr. Brechler has shown profound, unprecedented, and dramatic results for patients seeking her care.

Dr. Marcella Brechler is married with three daughters, one of whom she enjoys home schooling. In December 2016, her first grandchild arrived. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and hiking. Dr. Marcella feels blessed to work side by side with her husband, Craig, who is a Physical Therapist. This team approach is one more thing that enhances the results patients receive at ELITE. Please explore our website and review the amazing results Dr. Brechler is able to achieve for her patients.



Craig Brechler, PT

Arizona Chiropractor

Dr. Craig Brechler, PT has training in sports medicine and treatment of orthopedic injuries, specifically, for the spine and upper and lower extremities. He has practiced physical therapy in primary and specialty orthopedics for his entire professional career. Dr. Brechler has a very strong interest in performance assessment and improvement, and he is proud to be a part of the progressive healing and educational environment at Elite Pain Relief and Wellness in Glendale.

Dr. Brechler received his bachelor's degree in Public Health at Arizona State University, and, in 1996, he completed his post-graduate studies at The University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dr. Brechler enjoys a lifestyle of fitness and wellness. He enjoys the Phoenix area for its outdoor recreation and great sports atmosphere. He also enjoys water activities, strength training, hiking, and spending time with his family. In his spare time, Dr. Brechler can be found at his church or attempting to keep up with his wife and three daughters.