Fort Wayne’s Chiropractic Home

At Allen County Family and Sports Chiropractic in Fort Wayne, Indiana, we look for the underlying cause of your discomfort and treat it hands-on, rather than masking your symptoms through medication or other invasive means. If you want to pursue an active and healthy lifestyle without being held back by your body, we would love to team up with you and help you reach your goals.

Call us today to schedule an appointment. (260) 969-0109

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Dr. Michael Hartle

Dr. Michael Hartle is not only a chiropractic physician, but he is also a board-certified Clinical Nutritionist (DACBN), a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), an Active Release Technique (ART) provider since 1995, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is also a Master StrongFirst Certified Instructor with StrongFirst (StrongFirst.com). He is the co-developer of the StrongFirst SFL Barbell Certification. Dr. Michael travels around the USA and the world teaching barbell and kettlebell certifications. He is currently in his third year of getting his Ph.D. in Exercise Science. Dr.  Hartle also enjoys writing exercise science/training articles for strongfirst.com, in addition to writing a chapter on barbell training for Dr. Craig Liebenson’s book, Rehabilitation of the Spine, 3rd edition. His first book was published in September 2023 by Human Kinetics, titled Kettlebell Strength Training Anatomy.

Raised in the frozen tundra known as Minnesota, he once lived in Hawai’i while his father was stationed at Pearl Harbor during Vietnam. He has been practicing in Fort Wayne, Indiana for the last 28 years.

A former nationally-ranked powerlifter, who has won several national titles with USA Powerlifting, Dr. Michael was the Vice President for 2 years in addition to being the Drug Testing Chairman for 5 years. He was also the Chairman of the Sports Medicine Committee of USA Powerlifting (USAPL) for over 20 years, a committee he created in 1994 with USAPL. Starting in 1998, he was the Head Coach of the USAPL World Bench Press Team for 8 years, coaching the US Team to the 2004 International Powerlifting Federation World Championship Team Title. His best competition lifts are 705 lb. squat, 535 lb. bench press and 635 lb. deadlift with a best combined total of the three lifts of 1,840 lbs. in the former 275 lb. weight class.

For the next 10 years, he was playing semi-pro football, defensive tackle, and loving it! His football team, the Adams County Patriots, won the National AA Semi-Pro Football Championship in 2008 and were undefeated for 2 years straight!

He treats, trains and advises to all kinds of patients, from pregnant moms and babies to the elderly, from youth athletes to NCAA student-athletes to professional athletes. He coached junior high football and track and field, volunteering his time for 16 years. He has three sons and three grandchildren who keep him busy with their personal endeavors, including crawling, hockey, football, lacrosse, track and field and of course, academics.

Holli Sauer

Holli Sauer is the clinic Office Manager/Chiropractic Assistant/Doctor’s right hand person. She has been with the clinic since June 2018.

She was born and raised in Fort Wayne. She graduated from Wayne High School in 1994. From there she went on to attend college at Indiana Institute of Technology where she studied Accounting and Finance. She graduated with an Associate Degree in Accounting and a Bachelor Degree in Finance. After pursuing the Accounting path for 5 years, she decided to pursue a career where she could be around and help people. That is when she went back to school and earned her Associate Degree in Medical Assisting.

Holli is married and has one child, an 13 year old boy who helps keep her on her toes. She also has four cats that are just as ornery as her son. In her spare time, Holli likes to read, go to movies, spend time outside, and enjoy time with her family and friends.

Joshua Poulin

Joshua Poulin is our Massage Therapist. He was born and raised in New England. In 1995, he moved to Florida where he met his wife (of 20+ years), became a father, and had a successful career in hospice nursing. After 8 years in that field, he decided to pursue a different route and attended Heritage Institute in Jacksonville, Florida, and studied massage and body work. He attained his first licensure in massage in April of 2005. He and his family moved here to the Fort Wayne area in 2013. In his career to date, he has worked with college and professional athletes and organizations, physical rehabilitation patients, prenatal clients, as well as people with more common-place pain issues. He specializes in deep tissue, trigger point therapy, neuromuscular therapy, shiatsu, and sports massage, but is also versed in a number of other modalities.

Brock Hoover

Brock is one of our chiropractic assistants. He joined our staff in 2024. He was born and raised in Fort Wayne and currently lives in Albion, Indiana. Brock graduated from Manchester University in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He has spent some time working in the fitness industry and plans on getting his certification in strength and conditioning. Brock’s passion is working with patients in helping them improve their health and fitness. Brock spends his weekends traveling to Indianapolis to visit his girlfriend. When he isn’t working or traveling, Brock likes to go to the gym and relax.

Micalah Boddy

Micalah Boddy is one of our chiropractic assistants. Micalah was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. After graduating from high school, Micalah promptly moved to Tampa, Florida to receive her Associate in Arts. She then went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a Minor in Chemistry from the University of South Florida. While in Tampa, Micalah met her fiancé and made the decision to move to Indiana in 2019. Upon arriving in Fort Wayne, she worked as a Behavioral Health Specialist until she made the decision to work with the team at Allen County Family and Sports Chiropractic.

Micalah lives on a farm with her fiancé, two dogs and four horses. She recently graduated from the Accelerated Nursing Program at Indiana University here in Fort Wayne, with the ultimate goal of becoming a Nurse Practitioner. When she is not in the barn or working, you can find Micalah sipping coffee and planning her wedding.

 

 

Contact

At Allen County Family and Sports Chiropractic, we realize that everyone has a busy schedule. You don’t want to spend a good portion of the day sitting in a waiting room. Our office is fast and efficient, with short wait times, and hours that can accommodate almost any schedule. Our conveniently located office offers easy access and ample parking. 
Dr. Hartle can usually see you the same day you call. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at (260) 969-0109.

We are conveniently located on Jefferson Boulevard, across the street from the Jefferson Pointe and Parkwest Shopping Centers.

3835 West Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
P: (260) 969-0109

Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9:00a.m. – 5:30p.m.
Friday: 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
Saturdays: By appointment