Dr. Dasha Ilushin
Dr. Dasha Ilushin DC, Pediatric Specialist, was first introduced to chiropractic medicine at a young age as a gymnast and competitive cheerleader. Her experience in both sports helped foster her appreciation for the potential her body held and her ability to perform at an elite level. Dr. Ilushin's involvement in athletics allowed her to realize the impact chiropractic medicine made on her performance. Upon receiving her BA in Kinesiology from The University of North Texas, Dr. Ilushin went on to pursue her interest in chiropractic medicine at Parker University in Dallas, TX. In addition to extensive doctoral coursework, Dr. Ilushin's passion for working with children led her to complete the 14-month chiropractic pediatric certification and receive a certification in the Webster technique. She also loves working with mothers-to-be and believes that, with the best chiropractic care, women will fulfill an easier pregnancy as well as have a decreased labor and delivery time. In her free time, Dr. Ilushin enjoys spending time with family and exercising.
Dr. Lacey Osterman, Pediatric Specialist
Dr. Lacey is from Prosper, Texas. She received her Bachelors of Science from Tarleton State University and attended Parker University in Dallas where she received her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree.
Dr. Lacey specializes in pregnancy and pediatric care and has done extensive training with Epic Pediatrics and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. She has a variety of techniques to address biomechanical issues, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, latching issues, colic, reflux, torticollis, ear infections, constipation, allergies, asthma, ADHD, sensory, autism spectrum, seizures, anxiety, headaches, etc.
Dr. Lacey absolutely loves helping mom’s discover their strength and mindset during their transition to parenthood. In addition, Dr. Lacey enjoys helping patients with sports rehabilitation, exercise recommendations and nutrition. Dr. Lacey is dedicated to positively impact lives of all ages and to serve the community in obtaining optimal health through natural healthcare.
As a part of the BIRTHFIT team you will often find Dr. Lacey at her local crossfit box when she isn’t in the office. She is here to be a coaching resource for mom’s that want to start or continue to move well throughout their pregnancy. Healthy moms make healthy babies!
Ericka Southwick, Office Manager
Ericka joined Crucible Chiropractic family in 2015. She's the first to greet you, schedule your appointments and answer any questions you have! Ericka has been a registered chiropractic assistant for over 15 years, witnessing the benefits of chiropractic and alternative medicine in her own life as well as patients' lives. She enjoys the family-friendly atmosphere at Crucible Chiropractic and the opportunity to serve our wonderful patients. Ericka believes every patient who comes in is a part of our growing chiropractic family. Feel free to ask her any questions relating to chiropractic wellness and you will see her passion. Your kids will fall in love with her natural kid energy as she colors and plays with trucks. When not at the office you can find Ericka at her son’s sporting events or home with her family enjoying time relaxing on the deck.
Rick Boyd, LMT
Rick has been a massage therapist at a chiropractic wellness clinic for the past 4 years. He joins the Crucible family to assist in helping the body heal itself through therapeutic and deep tissue massage. Rick specializes in deep tissue, myofascial release, active isolated stretching and Reiki on patients who like to have energy work done. He also claims to work for delicious homemade tacos!!