Changing Lives in Lakewood Ranch.


We are dedicated to improving both the quality and quantity of life in our community.


Meet Our Award-Winning Team

Dr. Cynthia Hornback and the entire HCW team are committed to providing 5 Star Award winning chiropractic service for you, your family and friends. Contact us to see how you can get started living a healthier, more active life!

Dr. Cynthia Hornback

Chiropractic Physician/Certified Acupuncturist
Dr. Cynthia Hornback founded Hornback Chiropractic and Wellness, P.A. on November 4, 2002. She has is passionate about helping her patients achieve their health goals since HCW’s doors opened in Lakewood Ranch. Dr. Hornback specializes in Diversified, Cox Flexion-Distraction, Kennedy Decompression Technique and Activator Methods adjusting techniques and is certified in Acupuncture.

Dr. Hornback completed over 5300 academic hours all while achieving Dean’s List and graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in April 2001. She received numerous awards related to her clinical studies and clinical practice while attending Logan College. Dr. Hornback has been board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and Florida Department of Chiropractic Examiners.

A native of Missouri, Dr. Hornback graduated from Sikeston Senior High School. Dr. Hornback received her Bachelor of Science in Biology, from Southeast Missouri State University. She married her high school sweetheart, Charles, in 2000. Since then they have been blessed with their daughter Estella in 2005 and son Hayden in 2007. They enjoy boating, traveling and having family movie nights.

• Doctor of Chiropractic – April 2001, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO
• Bachelor of Science in Human Biology – April 1999, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, MO
• Bachelor of Science in Biology, Honors Graduate – December 1997, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

Associations and Awards:
• 2012 Manatee Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year
• 2004 Gulf Coast Business Review 40 Under 40 Award
• American Chiropractic Association
• Florida Chiropractic Association
• Southwest Florida Chiropractic Society
• International Pediatric Chiropractic Society

Dr. Jennifer Kauffman, D.C.

Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Jennifer Kauffman grew up in central Illinois in the small farming town of Bloomington-Normal. She has been a chiropractic patient since she was 7 years old. Dr. Jennifer Kauffman graduated from Milliken University, in Decatur, Illinois with a Bachelors in Biology 1998. Following her bachelor’s degree, she enrolled at Logan University’s College of Chiropractic. She graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic following an intensive 4-year program. Dr. Jennifer Kauffman is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and is a member of the World Chiropractic Alliance, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, and Florida Chiropractic Society.

As a practicing Chiropractor for 17 years she has established 3 successful clinics. In the areas that she has served, her mission has been to uplift the health of the community. To accomplish this mission, Dr. Jennifer Kauffman has done hundreds of community wellness talks, ergonomic injury prevention presentations for Police and Fire Departments, continuing education talks for the school board and teachers, back pack safety instruction for students as well as career days, and Healthy Makeover Talks at over 50 churches and organizations. In addition, she host a podcast series featuring interviews with local and international health leaders as well as lifestyle tips that she has used with my family and patients to help easily integrate healthy choices in our day to day lives. Community is at the heart of all that Dr. Jennifer Kauffman does.

In nearly two decades of practice, she has served thousands of patients and seen many lives change through the introduction of Chiropractic. Her experience has allowed her to work with a wide variety of ailments from which her patients suffer. Specializing in spinal correction my youngest patient has been an infant, just days old, to 94 years old being my oldest.

Dr. Kauffman has been married to her husband Anthony, a personal trainer, for 5 years. They live the maximized life in sunny Florida, love to run with their dogs, workout at the gym, and attend yoga weekly. Dr. Kauffman and her husband are a Christian family with two Weimaraner dogs whom we love dearly. They look forward to contributing to the growth of this great community and could not be more excited to begin the rest of their lives here in Sarasota, Florida.

Dr. Shena Martin

Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Shena first started her journey with chiropractic care when she injured her shoulder as a swimmer for Lakewood Ranch High School. As a patient of Dr. Cindy’s, her curiosity grew about the field of chiropractic and she soon began working at HCW. Over the years, she not only worked as a chiropractic assistant while attending college, but she also was a nanny for the Hornback kids, Estella and Hayden. After witnessing the amazing results of chiropractic care with patients and her own ailments, Dr. Shena decided to become a chiropractor herself!

Dr. Cindy has been a mentor of hers for years, so after graduating from University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, she soon followed in her footsteps by attending Logan University in Chesterfield, Missouri. Dr. Shena is currently pursuing her ICPA certification to further specialize in pediatric and pregnancy care where her passion lies.

Dr. Shena is proficient in Diversified technique, Cox Flexion-Distraction, Thompson Drop, Logan Basic, Active Release Technique and Activator Methods. She is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and is certified in Acupuncture by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

In her free time, she enjoys boating, attending Lightning games, spending time with family and friends and playing with her Labrador, Finley. Dr. Shena is currently accepting new patients from 0-100+ and can’t wait to meet your family!