Dr. Jon Barbee was born and raised in Destin, Florida. His passion for chiropractic stems from an injury he sustained from high school football. After a year of dealing with severe lower back pain and various unsuccessful treatments, he decided to seek the help of a chiropractor. Chiropractic care not only led to complete resolution of his symptoms, but also fueled his aspiration to pursue an education in noninvasive healthcare.
Dr. Barbee received his Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Exercise Science from the University of West Florida, where he worked hand-in-hand with professors on research in numerous areas of health, fitness and exercise physiology. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic
Dr. Barbee began his career in one of the most sensational cities in the world, New York City, where he practiced in the bustling Financial District. During his time in the Big Apple, Dr. Barbee practiced in a multidisciplinary setting treating a diverse patient population from busy Wall Street traders to professional ballet dancers. He is well versed in implementing chiropractic care uniquely tailored to meet the needs of each individual patient. Dr. Barbee then relocated to sunny Orlando, Florida, where he focused on rehabilitating patients suffering from work related and auto accident injuries.
Dr. Barbee has completed additional training in sports chiropractic, Flexion Distraction Technique, physical rehabilitation of spinal injuries, advanced training in the care of disc herniations and attained Graston® technique certification. He also served as a member of the Sports Council and provided treatment for athletes at sporting events across the state of Florida. Dr. Barbee is an active member of the Florida Chiropractic Association.
With his heart rooted in the Emerald Coast, Dr. Barbee is excited to bring his passion and experience for exceptional chiropractic care back to his hometown of Destin, Florida. He is the founder of Seaside Spine, and is committed to providing unparalleled service to the community. When Dr. Barbee is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Ashley Dubois, and their hound dog, Louie. Dr. Barbee is an avid outdoor enthusiast and loves anything on the water, especially fishing. His mission is to help his patients “add life to years and years to life” through effective chiropractic care, nutritional coaching and physical rehabilitation.