Conley Chiropractic, Massage, and Fitness


Expert care that exceeds your expectations

Welcome to our Clinic

Our clinic opened in February of 1994 and has grown over the years to include massage therapy, corrective exercise therapy, and personal training in addition to chiropractic care.

Our team of experts offers an integrated approach to your health care.  We recognize that combining chiropractic adjustments with massage and exercise produces optimal results when you are looking to recover from pain or injury and achieve the highest quality of life.

Big News!

Conley Chiropractic is moving to a new location on August 1. We will be located within Bella Vita Chiropractic and Wellness, 610 Eastbury Drive, Suite 3, Iowa City. Expect the same great services in an inviting new atmosphere.

Why choose our clinic?

  • Because we are dedicated to providing you with the best health care and an exceptionally pleasant experience every time you visit with us.
  • Because we listen to you. We develop a treatment plan specifically designed to help you reach your health and wellness goals.
  • Because we answer your questions and address your concerns in a timely manner.
  • Because Dr. Conley is a preferred provider for a multitude of insurance plans and we file insurance claims for you.
  • Because we offer flexible payment plans to help you balance your need for care and your out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Because we respect the value of your time. We make every attempt to see you at your scheduled appointment time.
  • Because we have appointment times over the noon hour and after 5 pm on several days each week.
  • Because we care. We have built our reputations in this community on our professionalism and the quality of our services. We are proud to say that our business has grown strictly by the referrals of our satisfied patients.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Maria Conley, D.C.

Dr. Maria Conley, D.C.

Chiropractor & Owner

  • Graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1987
  • Graduate of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with a B.S. in Biology
  • Resident of Iowa City since 1993
  • Avid kayaker, gardener, animal lover, and reader
  • Married with 2 grown and wonderful children
Erika Dohrer-Smith, L.M.T.

Erika Dohrer-Smith, L.M.T.

Licensed Massage Therapist

  • Licensed Massage Therapist, Graduate of Carlson College of Massage Therapy, February 1997
  • Member of our team since 1997
Mark Trimble, MA

Mark Trimble, MA

Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist

  • Masters in Exercise Science from the University of Iowa, 1990
  • Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist since 2006
  • Member of our team since 2006
  • Resident of the Iowa City area for over 40 years
  • Avid high school and college sports fan, Hawkeye fan, and fitness enthusiast
  • Married with no children and lots of pets

Phyllis Connelly


  • Our friendly, knowledgeable receptionist and insurance processor since 1996
  • Born in Iowa and a resident of the Iowa City area for over 40 years
  • Avid camper and busy grandmother
  • Married with two daughters

Sue Jensen

Licensed Massage Therapist

  • Graduate of Carlson College of Massage Therapy, August 2012
  • Member of our team since February 2014
  • Has 2 grown daughters
  • Loves to ride her Harley

Past Team Members

Patti Foster (Retired)


  • Our very talented receptionist, insurance processor, and technology guru from 1995 to 2013
  • A resident of Iowa City since 1966
  • Avid beader, fitness enthusiast, and crafter
  • Happily single with one daughter and two grandsons

Kristine Trupp, MBA, MSA

Receptionist and Bookkeeper

  • As of August 2014, Kristine left our office to continue building her own accounting and finance services business, InBalance, LC
  • A receptionist on our team from July 2012 to August 2014
  • Excellent member of our team since July 2012
  • Resident of Iowa City since 1984
  • Avid reader, bicycler and football fan
  • Married with a grown son, 3 dogs and 3 cats

Chris Rider, L.M.T.

Licensed Massage Therapist

  • As of January 2012, Chris is no longer providing massage therapy in our office. She has left private practice to serve as President and Faculty Member of Carlson College of Massage Therapy in Stone City, Iowa. Chris bought the college in the fall of 2008. We miss her but can’t think of anyone that is better suited to teach new massage therapists!
  • Member of our team from August 1994 to December 2011

Chelsey Cramer, L.M.T.

Licensed Massage Therapist

  • As of June 2013, Chelsea is providing massage therapy in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.