Meet the Staff

Dr. Aaron Trochim was born and raised in the Ferrum part of Franklin County. His father, Dr. Mike Trochim, was a professor at Ferrum college for over 30 years. His mother Linda Trochim was formerly an adult education teacher in Franklin County and now serves as an English as a second language teacher for many of Franklin County’s elementary schools. The Trochims have valued the power of Chiropractic for decades now and Dr. Trochim and his 4 siblings grew up receiving regular adjustments. Dr. Trochim graduated from Franklin County High school in 2007. He received his undergrad from Bridgewater College in 2011 and graduated a Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2014. He married his high school sweetheart, Kelly, in 2011. Together they have 2 daughters, Molly and Charlotte. They are members of Franklin Heights Baptist Church. Dr. Trochim is an avid runner, bicyclist, and Chicago Cubs fan. Dr. Trochim has been chosen as one of the top 10 chiropractors for patient satisfaction by the American Institute of Chiropractors for 3 years in a row!

Dr. Philip Brown was born and raised in Vero Beach, FL. He has always been enamored in the physical sciences and found a true calling in Chiropractic. Dr. Brown graduated from Vero Beach High School in 2008 and immediately began his studies in biology at Indian River State College which he then finished at the University of South Florida in 2013 . After graduation Dr. Brown went to Palmer Chiropractic College of Florida where he found a love for neurological applications of chiropractic and began his training as a Diplomate of Chiropractic Neurology. He graduated Palmer Chiropractic in 2016 and gained his Diplomate in 2017. He practiced in Ft. Pierce, FL for three years before he wanted to make a change in his life. After visiting some friends in Roanoke he fell in love with the mountains and people of southwest Virginia so he moved up to Roanoke to take in the hiking and the views. Little did he know however that he would also meet the love of his life and in April of 2022 he was married to his now wife, Yasaman. He now lives in Roanoke with his wife and their menagerie of animals. On the weekends they love to hike and bike as well as the occasional traveling to take in the rest of the world.

Hannah Robertson is a Franklin County native and has been a Chiropractic Assistant at Trochim Family Chiropractic since 2021. She graduated from Franklin County High School in 2019 and is currently taking classes at Virginia Western Community College. She originally sought out chiropractic care for her scoliosis and after learning the true value of chiropractic, has continued with adjustments ever since! She lives her life free of any pain relievers! In her free time she enjoys drawing, painting, and kayaking.

Brittany Watts is a Franklin County native and has been a Chiropractic Assistant at Trochim Family Chiropractic since it’s start. She graduated from Franklin County High School in 2010 and attended Patrick Henry Community College. She married her high school sweetheart, Carter, in 2017. She sought out Chiropractic care for chronic headaches and TMJ pain. The headaches and TMJ pain were constant sometimes debilitating. Pain relievers rarely provided any relief. Today, she lives a pain free and drug free life. Brittany has her x-ray license and takes all necessary x-rays right here with our on-site x-ray unit. She is an insurance expert and is here to answer any questions you have.

Nichole Moeller is originally from south-western New York but has called Smith Mountain Lake and Franklin County home for the past 13 years.   She has most recently joined us as a Chiropractic Assistant since Summer 2022.  Nichole and her Franklin County native husband, Walker, have both received routine chiropractic adjustments for the past several years allowing them to both maintain a healthy and adventurous lifestyle.  In her free time, you can usually find Nichole going for a hike, in the gym, playing on Smith Mountain Lake or taking a magic filled vacation to Walt Disney World.