Where relationships matter.

Hoops Chiropractic is a chiropractic office serving the Beatrice, Nebraska area and surrounding communities. We provide complete, personal care, including adjustments, diagnosis, and reiki.

Whether you’re experiencing pain or looking to improve your overall wellness, Dr. Carissa Hoops takes a patient-centered approach to your health.

Dr. Carissa Hoops posing with her adjusting table

Treatment for pains and ailments

Chiropractic care can help treat many different types of pain and ailments.
We’ll work with your other providers to get you the best care possible.

Low back pain

Number one condition treated by chiropractic

Neck pain

Get relief from muscle stiffness and spasms

Joint pain

Increase range of motion in the joints for a better quality of life

Headaches and migraines

Relief from tension headaches and migraines


Reduce pressure on the large nerve in the leg

Sprains and strains

Chiropractors can adjust every joint in the body!

Sports injuries

Great for a tune up to keep you in the best form possible

Workplace injuries

Chiropractic is covered under most workers comp policies

Pediatric health

Kids respond fast to adjustments! Make an appointment for colic, falls


Enables pelvis stability and support

Muscle Spasm

Adjustments and Kinesiotape to reduce spasm


Motion is lotion! Increase joint movement


Chiropractic can be covered post car accident


Specialized treatment plans for each individual case

Disc herniation

Adjustments and Flexion Distraction help manage disc herniations

New patient information

If you’re new to us or new to chiropractic, you probably have a lot of questions – here are some answers to frequently asked ones.

Common questions

First visit
Future visits
Family friendly
Please ask!

First visit

Total charges for a first visit are $195, but can change based on your individual insurance plan. No insurance? We have a cash rate available.

Your first visit will take 45 minutes to an hour. It consists of a patient health history, an orthopedic exam, and an adjustment.

Insurance and forms


Insurance providers

We are in-network with the following insurance providers:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Midland’s Choice
United Healthcare

Patient-centered treatment plans

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Personalized care
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Injury plans
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Maintenance plans
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Other providers

Personalized treatment plan

We will have a conversation about your health to come up with a personalized treatment plan for you. There are different options to consider if you are recovering from an injury, or seeking wellness care. Your insurance provider can also be a factor.

New to chiropractic?

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Questions welcome!
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Adjustment noise
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How it feels
Alternative methods

Questions are encouraged!

It’s natural to have questions about chiropractic adjustments. We encourage questions, so please ask!

What others say

“Dr. Hoops is the best. She listens to your concerns and then finds a solution. I always feel better after she adjusts me”

Karla B.

“… From the moment I met her, I felt at ease. I could tell she genuinely cared about my concerns, aches and pains by how she patiently listened to me. She explains what’s causing discomfort very well and never makes you feel bad about asking questions…”

Jeffrey and Tiffany E.

“…one of the things I appreciate the most is integrity. This was my 10th visit to this office, and they’ve never tried to give me unnecessary tests, scans, treatments, supplements, or put me on a ‘maintenance schedule’ that I don’t need…”

Josh E.

“Very friendly and flexible with hours! Dr. Hoops is great at explaining what is causing your pain and makes sure that you remain comfortable throughout the appointment.”

Justice W.

“Very good an what she does, very good care!!”

Doris L.

About us

Learn more about the faces within Hoops Chiropractic.

Dr. Carissa Hoops

Dr. Carissa Hoops

Chiropractor and owner

Dr. Carissa Hoops is a Beatrice native, and received her Bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Biopsychology. While at Nebraska Wesleyan, she was in a horse accident and badly injured her neck. A chiropractor helped her recover from this accident and inspired her to become one. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Hoops attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, and graduated Cum Laude with a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. She opened Hoops Chiropractic in September 2007.

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Denise Spilker

Denise Spilker

Office Manager

Denise is married to her husband Kirk. They have two grown children and twin grandsons. Denise is on the boards for the village of Virginia, Sherman township, and the Virginia Legion auxiliary. She is an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. While not spending time with her family or at a board meeting, Denise enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and spending time with her dog Jewel.

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Sarah Harder

Sarah Harder

Certified Reiki Master and owner of Lost Branch Creek

Sarah grew up in a small rural town in western Nebraska. She has had a career in healthcare for over 40 years, working as a nurse aide, LPN, and PTA/Director of Therapy. While working as a PTA, she took Reiki and Access Bars classes to help others with pain management, reduce stress, have clearer thinking, and increased relaxation. She has been a Reiki Master for several years now and opened her own business in March 2023.

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Personalized, family care

At Hoops Chiropractic, you come first. Don’t hesitate to give us a call with any questions you have.