Our Team

Meet the team of chiropractic doctors and professionals at our clinic.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Sonya Young

Dr. Sonya: Dr. Sonya Young is the owner and founder of Elite Chiropractic in Wilmington, NC. She is a graduate of UNC and Life University for Chiropractic. As an official MaxLiving Health Center, Elite Chiropractic is transforming the health of hundreds of families in the Wilmington community be teaching them how to achieve true health and healing through maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Sonya is passionate about empowering patients with the knowledge that healing comes from within. Through this principle, Elite Chiropractic is helping change the way people view and manage their health in America. Dr. Sonya sees amazing results with her patients because she makes it her top priority to give patients the most effective chiropractic corrective care and the most cutting edge information on health and wellness. Dr. Sonya has received advanced training in spinal correction, toxicity, exercise, and nutrition from some of the largest health clinics in the world. She has access to the latest scientifically based research and protocols in health and healing today. She is one of only a few hundred doctors certified in the five essentials of health.

Dr. Taylor Cox

Associate Doctor

Dr. Taylor is a graduate of UNC Charlotte and Life University where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic. She became a chiropractor to help spread the powerful message of true health and healing, and to help empower her patients through her care. She believes the human body is an incredible tool with unlimited potential when it's able to function properly! In her free time she enjoys hiking, hanging out with friends, going on adventures, and simply enjoying life.

Our Staff

Our staff members work with our doctors every day to provide our patients with a professional and friendly experience.

Lauren McClarnon

Certified Chiropractic Assistant

As a collegiate volleyball player, Lauren has seen and experienced the wear and tear on the body that comes without the proper care and fuel. This is why she pursued the natural health and wellness field! She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Kentucky Christian University, which fueled her passion for teaching others about how the body heals. After beginning in our MaxLiving offices in 2016, she has grown to work with patients through analyzing x-rays, teaching specialized exercises, one on one nutrition consults, and new patient exams.

Megan Strimbu

Certified Chiropractic Assistant

Megan is a local of Wilmington, NC and received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Youth Development. Megan started her journey in healthcare taking care of patients at a pediatric office and nursing home. She also has worked as a home caregiver in Nashville, TN. Megan joined our team in May of 2018 because of her love of chiropractic care and taking care of others!


Discover the 5 Essentials

Contact our clinic today to make an appointment.

Request an Appointment