Dr. Jennifer grew up in central Minnesota. She is a graduate from ROCORI high school and did her undergraduate work at St. Cloud State University. She experienced the benefits of chiropractic care as a teenager with chronic headaches. While attending St. Cloud State University she had the opportunity to work at the front desk of a chiropractic office. She continued to be amazed at the body's ability to heal itself if the spine and nervous system are functioning properly. After completion of her undergraduate studies she attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. While at Palmer, she focused on instrument adjusting with an emphasize in upper cervical adjusting. She has additional training in the Atlas Orthogonal technique and is advanced proficiency rated in the Activator technique.
Dr Jennifer has a passion for helping children and families experience life in a healthier state. She is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). She has extensive pediatric training and has completed her board certification from the academy of family practice (CACCP). She is also certified in the Webster Technique for pre-natal care.
Outside of the clinic, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, being at the lake, and staying active. She is excited to be serving the Monticello and surrounding communities.
Dr. Michelle graduated cum laude from Northwestern Health Science University in 1999. She also has a BA from the University of Minnesota Morris in Business-Economics. In addition to practice, Dr. Michelle has held positions as adjunct assistant professor at St. Johns University/College of St. Benedicts and Rasmussen College instructing pre-healthcare professional courses.
Dr. Michelle has a passion for educating her patients about the benefits of chiropractic for the whole family and the power of upper cervical Atlas correction. It has been a great joy to see even very complicated cases respond favorable to Atlas correction. She enjoys addressing patient’s questions and concerns and partnering with patient’s to address each patient’s unique and individual health care goals. Continued education is a focus as Dr. Michelle has attended numerous post-graduate courses on upper cervical chiropractic, pediatric chiropractic, nutrition, and rehabilitation exercises. Dr. Michelle is certified in Webster technique for pre-natal care and trained by Doulas of North America (DONA) and Woodwinds Hospital as a Doula.
Dr. Michelle and her husband, Dr. Ed have been blessed with 4 very active children. Away from the office Dr. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family cross-country skiing, tubing, swimming, biking, gardening, attending the many activities of her children, playing family board games and reading.