About Us

Dr. Jennifer Horton

Dr. Horton was raised in Darragh, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh. An athlete her entire life, Dr. Horton decided to try her mother’s chiropractor after a softball injury during high school. Chiropractic helped her to heal quickly, and she became stronger and faster due to the adjustments her chiropractor provided. She went on to play softball and basketball in college.

Dr. Horton attended the University of Pittsburgh for her undergraduate studies and continued her education at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Before she graduated from Palmer in 2006, she traveled to India to serve the people with chiropractic care. After graduation she made Michigan her home. Dr. Horton is a member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors and the International Chiropractors Association. Dr. Horton enjoys bringing chiropractic to families so they too, can discover their true health potential.



Dr. Sterling

Dr. Sterling  received her BA in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, IL). After seeing and personally benefiting from the effects of chiropractic care, she enrolled in Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport, IA) where she is originally from. During her time at Palmer College of Chiropractic she joined the American Chiropractic Association, and went to Washington D.C. to advocate for government laws regarding health reform and chiropractic. Her studies then took her to Vietnam for a Clinic Abroad program dedicated to sharing chiropractic care across the globe.

Dr. Sterling recognizes how being in pain can disrupt the balance of everyday life for an individual and their family. She will do her absolute best to reinstate that balance, reducing pain as quickly as possible, improving function, helping patients feel better, and do so in a natural way.

Her passion is to continue her lifelong dedication to bring chiropractic care to her community and to teach people how to improve their quality of life


Dr. Rodney Nagel

Dr. Nagel grew up in Southfield MI outside of the Detroit area and after graduating high school went to Michigan State University where he graduated in 1985 with his bachelors of Science degree. From there he went to Alaska and became a commercial fisherman and did some other traveling. He used the profits of his commercial fishing experience to pay his way through chiropractic school. Where he attended Palmer College of chiropractic, which is the original school of chiropractic where chiropractic was founded in Davenport Iowa. Dr. Nagel graduated in 1991 with research honors.

After graduation Dr. Nagel associated with a prominent chiropractor in Kenosha, Wisconsin for one year and decided to move to Saginaw, here he started Preferred Chiropractic in 1992. The practice grew as a result of people enjoying their experiences with Dr. Nagel's work at Preferred Chiropractic. Dr. Nagel decided to move the office to a bigger facility and make it more convenient for people to get chiropractic care. To where we are now located in the former Michigan National Bank building on North Michigan at McCarty. Our newer facility helps more people to get well with better parking and easier access.

Dr. Nagel enjoys recreational activities such as boating fishing, ATV riding, hunting, and snowmobiling. Dr. Nagel has two beautiful girls named Haley Alissa and Hannah Ashley.