About NEO Spine & Sport

NEO Spine & Sport is recognized throughout Northeast Ohio for its successful programs dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of injuries associated with sports and athletics. Whether you are a weekend, school age, or professional athlete, injuries can limit performance, or put you on the sidelines as a spectator. The mission of the NEO Spine & Sport is to provide total care – from treating injuries to optimal healthfulness, and returning all patients to an active lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible.


Dr. Tim Keyes

Dr. Tim KeyesDr. Tim Keyes, D.C. is a 2004 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. He owns and operates NEO Spine and Sport in Solon, Ohio. Dr. Keyes deals with both joint and soft tissue injury using multiple techniques, which include chiropractic adjustments and Active Release Technique. He feels his accomplishments through athletic events help him both diagnose and treat many sports injuries. He has raced in several events, which include 7 marathons and 4 Ironman triathlons. Dr. Keyes is the Team Sports Chiropractor for the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League. He also had the opportunity in 2012 to travel to the London Olympic games as the personal doctor for the US women's gold medal pole vaulter.


Dr. Corey Chaffins

Dr. Corey Chaffins D.C. grew up in New London, OH, a small town about an hour south west of Solon.  Growing up, he was involved in all sorts of athletics including football, basketball, and baseball and eventually went on to play baseball at Eastern Michigan University.  At EMU, Dr. Chaffins received the teams Top Pitcher Award and was also an All-MAC recipient.  It was during his athletic career in college that drew him toward chiropractic after suffering a back injury that ultimately led him to seek chiropractic care.  After graduating undergraduate school with a degree in Biology and Mathematics, Dr. Chaffins went on to continue his education at Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida.  While in chiropractic school, he was instantly drawn to the sports side of chiropractic along with functional movements and rehabilitation.  He became certified in Active Release Technique in 2014.  Dr. Chaffins is currently in the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) program in which he will complete in September 2015


Tara Dawson

Tara Dawson is a Licensed Massage Therapist. She is an ART practitioner, certified in the upper extremity and spine regions of the body. Additionally, Tara has training in Myofascial Release, Peripheral Nerve Disorders, and Sports Massage.

Tara has extensive experience working with patients who are being treated with Lumbar Decompression equipment. Massage aids in the treatment and healing of disc herniations, disc bulges, and slipped discs. Tara has practiced the art of massage for 15 years. She has had the pleasure of working beside Dr. Keyes for the past five years. Tara also works with various grammy awarding musicians and professional athletes.