Doctors at Vital Wellness Center

Dr. Daniel A. Rukeyser

Dr. Daniel A. Rukeyser is a Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Dan finishes Ironman Miami 70.3

Dr. Daniel A. Rukeyser is a Doctor of Chiropractic, Founder and President of Vital Wellness Centers, P.A. in Florida. The Doctor uses his experience in Functional Movement Systems, and Active Release Techniques to treat his patients which include elite and professional athletes in triathlon, tennis and running. He is the Medical Director for the Marathon of the Treasure Coast and an instructor for Active Release Techniques. Sometimes called The Ironman Doctor, he is sought out by elite amateur and professional triathletes at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii and other regional events. While not working, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and son and training for Triathlon.  He is currently training for Ironman Lake Placid and Ironman Florida.

Dr. Rukeyser sees patients at Vital Wellness Center in Stuart and Fort Pierce, Florida.


Dr. Kurt D. Barnhill

Dr. Kurt Barnhill - Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Kurt finishing local triathlon


Dr. Kurt Barnhill is a graduate from Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida Campus (Doctor of Chiropractic) in 2014 where he was student council representative, campus guide officer, Palmer Sports Council officer and the founder of the palmer Endurance Club. He was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Barnhill graduated magna cum laude from The University of North Florida with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science. He thoroughly enjoyed learning about the importance of exercise and how it affects the body in many different ways. Throughout his school work, Dr. Barnhill became certified in Graston Technique, Kinesio Taping, Activator, Sacral Occipital Technique and ART (Active Release Technique). Dr. Barnhill enjoys practicing ART technique the most. He is pursuing multiple advanced certifications to specialize in this field of chiropractic. Dr. Barnhill enjoys working with athletes and assisting them to conquer new goals and accomplishments while avoiding injury. Dr. Barnhill enjoys triathlons, surfing, kite-boarding, meeting new people, furthering his education and traveling the world.

Dr. Barnhill sees patients in Stuart and Fort Pierce, Florida.