Chiropractor Durbin returns home to Siskiyou, follows in her parents’ footsteps – Mount Shasta Herald

17February 2021

Hannah Durbin-Defebvre of Weed stands with her parents, Scott Durbin and Neva Barnett, in front of the sign for her new practice in Mount Shasta at Doctor's Park.

Dr. Hannah Durbin-Defebvre of Weed announced last week the opening of her brand-new practice in Mount Shasta at 633 Lassen Lane, Suite 4. Hannah is not brand-new to chiropractic. Her growing experience and passion come from her years in high school operating in her parent's office, Weed Chiropractic Clinic. Doctors Scott Durbin and Neva Barnett(happily retired)served clients throughout Siskiyou County considering that 1990.

Following College of the Siskiyous, Hannah participated in San Francisco State University, finishing in 2013 with a BS in Human Physiology. She worked at the pharmaceutical business Genentech, situated in the Bay Area, on a team that produced AVASTIN ®, a life-saving cancer medication.

“After 2 years in the industry, I realized that I wanted to see firsthand the effect our items made in patient's lives. I wanted to have more scientific interactions with clients, so I chose to pursue a degree in health care,” Hannah said. She graduated June 2018 from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose with the honor of being her class valedictorian and Clinic Excellence Award recipient.

While completing her doctorate, Hannah interned at the Veterans Hospital in Redding with Dr. David Paris. She trained in a multidisciplinary setting, consisting of physical therapy, while dealing with and handling her own patient base. At the VA, evidence-based care followed the most approximately date research on treatment of low back pain, which is the leading reason for disability internationally.

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As an associate physician, Hannah operated in 2 family practices and two elite sports centers in the Bay Area with chiropractic groups concentrated on soft tissue therapies consisting of Active Release Technique ®(ART ® ), instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (Graston Technique ® ), kinesiology taping, low-level laser treatment, and muscular rehabilitation. Durbin-Defebvre acted as the on-site doctor for a sports academy in Morgan Hill, providing treatment to baseball players, softball gamers, and gymnasts. Her interest in treating athletes comes from her years of training as a competitive gymnast. Following two and a half years practicing in the Bay Area, Hannah was inspired to open her own center here in Siskiyou County to provide chiropractic care to the neighborhood she knows and enjoys.

“She is a strong, caring and competent chiropractic specialist,” stated her daddy, Scott Durbin.

“We are very happy with her and welcome her back home,” said Hannah's mother Neva Barnett.

You can contact Durbin-Defebvre at (530) 408-0177 or, or at

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