Our Purpose

Our purpose is to serve our clients by delivering the most value of any health-care practice in our community. We do this by having the most cutting-edge tools, education, and professional services designed to transform lives and revolutionize health of our clients and their families.

What makes our practice so unique is that we do not let your insurance dictate the quantity, or quality of your care. We do not have cookie-cutter plans or give you unnecessary products or services just to make money. We have affordable fees for our customized plans based on your wants and needs in order to get you the results that you are looking for.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Ryan Hewitt, Chiropractor

Hi! My name is Dr. Ryan Hewitt. I appreciate you taking the time to read up on our world-class wellness centers! Some of the things I feel are the most important that you should know about me is first and foremost that I care tremendously about this community, and I spend every day somehow trying to make a positive impact. That is the honest truth. I am very passionate about helping people reclaim their health so they can live the lives that they were designed to live.


Kendra Hewitt, Co-Founder

Kendra is co- founder with Dr. Ryan of In8 Wellness Center in Beverly and North Andover (formerly Merrimack Valley Wellness Center). Chiropractic and living the wellness lifestyle changed Kendra’s life so much that she decided it was a necessity to marry her chiropractor. Not one to keep secrets well, she wanted to share Dr. Ryan with the world along with the healthy lifestyle strategies they live daily so others can live their healthiest life possible. Kendra has worked every position in the practice with the exception of adjusting.


Dr. Riley Fake, Chiropractor

Dr. Riley Fake is a Rochester, NY native who moved to Boston to pursue her healing career in 2018. She received her Bachelors in Exercise Science and Strength & Conditioning from Springfield College before receiving her Doctor of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Riley Fake has experience treating anyone and everyone from infants, to athletes, to special populations and our nation’s veterans. Dr. Riley’s treatments include diversified adjustments, drop table technique, rehab, exercises and preventative care. She is passionate about exercise and wellness, and enjoys doing anything active, especially with her dog JoJo!

Evelyn Tustin, Office Manager

My position in the office is to communicate closely with our patients – to help serve &transform their lives through chiropractic care which we offer here at In8 Wellness Center (formerly Merrimack Valley Wellness Center). My role is to keep on top of their scheduling as well as their wellness plans &payment info. Also, to accommodate and assist the doctors as and when required.


Nicholas Merriam, Office Assistant

Nicholas is a North Shore native, who has been in the area for the majority of his life. He works in both North Andover and Beverly offices. His duties around the office are primarily postural exercise consultations and patient data entry, helping to keep the patient files are up to date. He enjoys relaxing outside, hiking through the woods, skiing and much more. Nicholas is also an avid dog enthusiast that is often taking care of the family dogs, Cooper and Toula.

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