Learn About Our Practice

We bring many years of experience and passion to what we do at Sylvia and Berkeley Chiropractic Centers. We're constantly striving to provide the best services to our customers. : Quality is of paramount importance in everything we do, and at Sylvia and Berkeley Chiropractic Centers we leave no stone unturned in order to delight our customers and bring pain relief and healing.

Sylvia Chiropractic
2601 N Herritage Rd
Kinston, NC
(252) 523-1900

Berkeley Chiropractic
2902 Central Heights Road
Goldsboro, NC
(919) 341-1818

Monday 8– 11:30AM | 2– 6PM
Tuesday 2– 6PM
Wednesday 8– 11:30AM | 2– 6PM
Thursday 2– 6PM
Friday 8– 11:30AM | 2- 6PM

Dr. James Sylvia, DC

Dr. James Sylvia graduated Magna Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa in 1993. He began practicing chiropractic in Connecticut in 1994. He moved to Kinston and opened Sylvia Chiropractic Center in 1996. Dr. Sylvia has completed a comprehensive training program in the case management of whiplash injury taught by Dr. Arthur Croft of the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. He is an expert in treating motor vehicle accident injuries in North Carolina courts. He opened Berkeley Chiropractic Center in 2012. Dr. Sylvia has been a long standing member of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association and is the North Carolina representative for the International Chiropractic Association. Dr. Sylvia uses Gonstead and Diversified techniques. Dr. Sylvia is married with 3 children. The entire family is very active in their church, Grace Fellowship, various sports, and community initiatives.

Kathy Martinez, Director of Operations, CCA

Mrs. Kathy is the Director of Operations for Sylvia Chiropractic and Berkeley Chiropractic. She has been with us for over 20 years. Mrs. Kathy began her career at the front desk and then moved into the other areas such as working the therapy area, x-ray, new patient advocate, office manager, and marketing director. Mrs. Kathy has been a resident of Kinston for most of her adult life. She has enjoyed her marriage to her husband, Eric, for almost 36+ years. They have 2 adult daughters, Jenni, who lives in Myrtle Beach with her husband Joel and their 3 children, Kolby, Maverick, and Karis. Mrs. Kathy and Eric’s other daughter is Tiffany, who lives in LA with her fiancé, Kory, and their rescue dog, Jameson. Mrs. Kathy and her family are very devoted to God and she is an ordained minister herself. Her hobbies include time with the grand babes, family, beach time, reading, and living life to the fullest.

Keeosha C., CCA

Keeosha has been with Sylvia Chiropractic for 7 years. She is a our front desk chiropractic assistant for the Kinston office, and is often the first person you will meet. Keeosha is our go-to person for any questions you may have about your time spent with us.

Vanessa R., CCA

Vanessa is our front desk chiropractic assistant for the Goldsboro office. She has been with us for two years. She manages the front desk, answers inquiries, and schedules patients. She loves working in the office and finds it nice to work in such a cheerful environment.

Will M., CCA

Will is a chiropractic assistant in our Goldsboro office who focuses on providing therapies. He has been with us for over a year. Will is trained to assist the patients by setting them up on therapies, conducting exams, and help with the front desk when needed.

Alicia G., CA

Alicia is a chiropractic assistant that works in both of our offices. Alicia graduated from the Ultimate Medical Academy with an associate degree in Medical Office Assisting. She loves to help others and make them feel comfortable. Alicia is married and has four children. She loves to bake and cook in her spare time and loves a good book.

Kelsey S., CA

Kelsey works as a chiropractic assistant in both of our offices and provides therapies. She graduated from Bethel Christian Academy in 2013 and received an associate degree from Lenoir Community College in 2016. She currently lives in Kinston with her family. The medical field has always interested her, and she enjoys working for SCC and BCC because of the welcoming environment that it provides.

Hayley T., CA

Hayley is a chiropractic assistant that has recently joined our team. She works at the Kinston office, and enjoys working directly with our patients. She graduated from UNC in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree and is currently working towards her nursing degree. She has a 2-year-old son and has recently moved back to Kinston.

Kirby B., CA

Kirby recently joined our team as a chiropractic assistant. She works primarily at the Kinston location and enjoys interacting with patients. She is currently working on an Associate in Arts at Wayne Community College. In her free time, she enjoys writing, spending time with her family, and baking.