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Genuine Care and Unsurpassed Comfort

At HealthFirst Chiropractic we are pursuing with precision and passion the profound wellness of your life and you living it. Our collective efforts are focused on genuine care and unsurpassed comfort, in our contemporary facilities with state of the art technology.


With our legacy of wellness you will be surrounded by a team of doctors who combined, have been serving the Columbus area for over 40 years. All our doctors are experts in the hands on, full spine, globally renowned Gonstead Technique. This approach is one of the safest and most specific forms of chiropractic care for identifying and improving nerve and spinal function.


Thousands of people just like you have had the opportunity to experience the proven benefits of chiropractic care. So while the reason you become a wellness partner may initially be pain, through our unique Health Healing System: Relief. Restore. Revitalize. Praktikos, we will help you achieve an “aliveness” you never thought was possible.  Its your life…perform it well.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Dennis Schone –


Dr. Dennis Schone, DC, is the C.E.O. and President of HealthFirst Chiropractic. Dr. Schone has been in private practice for over 35 years. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1981. Dr. Schone has extensive training in the Gonstead Technique, spinal care, rehabilitation, and nutritional wellness. He also has experience in low back and neck disorders, spinal rehabilitation, and nutritional wellness. He has emerged as a health and wellness expert. He has authored articles for national publications, and recently published a book called The Moo Factor.

He is a wellness lecturer and has been a popular speaker for many corporations.His experience, knowledge, leadership and mentoring skills have provided life changing experiences for thousands of patients.

Dr. Schone enjoys spending time with his and his wife of over 35 years, four children and nine grandchildren.

Dr. Jason Schone –


Dr. Jason Schone is owner and clinic director at Healthfirst Westerville. He was a 2000 graduate from Miami University where he played baseball, and a 2004 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr. Schone is an expert in the full spine Gonstead technique, and specializes in sports injuries and family chiropractic care. He has received advanced training in clinical nutrition, automobile injuries, pediatrics, and extremity adjusting. Dr. Schone is a certified department of transportation medical examiner, a member of the Ohio State Chiropractic Association and the Westerville Chamber of Commerce. He speaks to many local businesses on injury prevention and health promotion. In his free time Dr. Schone enjoys golfing, traveling,  and spending time with his wife and 3 kids.

Dr. Jan Schone –


Dr. Jan Schone is owner and clinical director of Nutrition Services at HealthFirst Westerville. She was a 4 year letter winner on the swim team at Tampa University and a 2004 graduate from Palmer Chiropractic College. She has extensive training in nutrition, weight loss and women’s health. She is a frequent guest speaker for many local businesses on women’s health. In her free time, Dr. Schone enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and three children.

Dr. Ryan Zullo –


Dr. Ryan Zullo has been a member of the HealthFirst Westerville team since 2012. He received his undergraduate degree from Capital University and is a 2007 graduate of New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Zullo specializes in sports and family chiropractic and has advanced training in golf injuries and biomechanics, and the Gonstead technique. Dr. Zullo also incorporates soft tissue work into his treatment with advanced training in A.R.T and Graston techniques. He is a member of the Ohio State Chiropractic Association and the Westerville Chamber of Commerce, and is a frequent guest speaker for local businesses. He is also very active within the Westerville Community, Westerville local schools, and W.A.R.M. Dr. Zullo is from Long Island, NY and shares his love of cooking, golf, and the New York Yankees with his wife Courtney and their daughter Parker.

Dr. John Rockwood –


Dr. John Rockwood grew up and went to school in Pickerington, Ohio.  He graduated from Pickerington North High School while being a three-sport athlete.  Dr. John then went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Nutrition from The Ohio State University before earning his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida.  He is now back in his hometown and is excited to get the opportunity to be able to provide service to and help the community that he grew up in.


Dr. John primarily uses the Gonstead technique to treat his patients and is also well versed in extremity adjusting.  Dr. Johns approach is that by specifically moving misaligned segments in the spine you can positively influence the brain and nervous system. He also believes that by removing the cause of the problem the body has the ability to heal itself.


While in graduate school Dr. John took elective training courses in Sports, Gonstead, Activator, and Flexion & Distraction techniques.  He has had over a year of clinical experience where he treated a wide range of patients from very young to the aging adult.  From athletes to teachers and firefighters to mechanics, Dr. John understands we all have different issues and goals that need addressed.  Dr. John enjoys staying active by camping, hiking, fishing and playing sports in his free time.

Call Now to book an Appointment – 614-861-1333 (Pickerington) / 614-890-2740 (Westerville)