Meet the Team

WellCore Health and Chiropractic Anthony Marasco chiropractor

Dr. Anthony Marasco


Dr. Marasco grew up in Redmond, Washington, and has spent the past four years practicing in Hillsboro, Oregon. He has a passion for health and wellness that began when he was a child. A graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sports Science, he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Marasco leads an active life, and in his free time he enjoys golfing, exercising, reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends. One of the things he loves about practicing chiropractic is the opportunity it gives him to meet new people.
WellCore Health and Chiropractic Nereida Aguiar

Dr. Nereida Aguiar


Dr. Aguiar was born and raised in San Diego, Calif., obtaining her degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in physical therapy from CSUSM. She continued her education at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, Calif., where she received her doctorates. Upon graduating, she moved up to the Pacific Northwest and made Hillsboro her new home.

Dr. Aguiar is dedicated to help and educate others in living their best life through movement and holistic care. She has always been fascinated in how the human body works and how the body has the ability to heal itself with proper natural care.
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Zoey Palen

Massage therapist

Zoey is an Alaska native and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2004. Her clinical focus has been in injury treatment and sports massage where she has had the opportunity to work with many different athletes, including players from the Portland Trailblazers. She uses multiple techniques including trigger point therapy, myofascial release, deep tissue and therapeutic relaxation.

When not at work, Zoe’s hobbies include biology, art comedy and video games.
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Joel Soto Rosario

Massage therapist

Hailing from Puerto Rico, Joel trained alongside physical therapists and chiropractors since beginning his massage therapy career in 2016. He provides specialized care to his patients through various modalities, such as deep tissue massage, shiatsu and Lomi-Lomi. He employs the use of heat and cold as well as using moderate to heavy pressure to complement chiropractic treatment.

Joel enjoys listening to ’90s music, drinking good coffee and exploring all the trails Oregon can provide.
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Bree Strassel

Chiropractic assistant

After years in the orthodontic field, Bree went back to school at The National Personal Training Institute to become a certified personal trainer. She opened a private studio for personal training clients, group training classes and soon after started working with a chiropractic office to help create a rehab program for patients in the office. Bree really enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them feel better as well as helping people achieve their wellness and fitness goals.

Outside of work Bree enjoys working out, riding quads, going to the beach and spending time with her husband, friends and family.
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Jesse Ainslie

Chiropractic assistant

Jesse has been a chiropractic assistant since 2017. He attended Portland Community College and was enrolled in the fitness technology program. After finishing school in 2012, he accepted an internship with ADAPT Training. During this time, Jesse also began to coach boys lacrosse at the high school level. Jesse brings his experience and knowledge in body weight and functional training into a clinical setting to better his patients lives.

In his free time, Jesse enjoys spending as much time outside hiking, camping and taking in the Oregon landscape with family and friends.
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Trent Calmer

Chiropractic assistant

Trent is a native Oregonian, growing up in Beaverton and attending Southridge High School. Trent completed a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science at Concordia University . A life-long athlete, Trent also played baseball and coached while attending Concordia. After college, Trent worked for three years at a baseball facility called Athletes in Motion where he trained athletes and coached baseball skills.

In his free time, Trent spends time playing sports and hanging out with friends and family. He also enjoys going to the gym with his co-workers.
WellCore Health and Chiropractic Karina

Karina Cisneros


After completing an 8-month program for medical billing and coding, Karina joined the WellCore team in March of 2016. She helps manage the front desk and will gladly help answer any questions you may have.

Out of the office, Karina likes to spend time with her husband, family and friends. She also enjoys going on long walks with her dog, knitting and volunteering her time in the community teaching about the Bible.

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