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On any given day 6.5 million people are in bed because of back pain.

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Dr. Tami R. Andrews, DCDr. Tami R. Andrews, DC

Dr. Tami R. Andrews is a native Minnesotan from Chisholm. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1989, she graduated with her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 1992 from Northwestern College of Chiropractic.

Dr. Andrews practiced in St. Paul, Minnesota for 2 years and then opened a private practice in Lake Elmo, Minnesota in 1996. In 2013, she moved her clinic to the Medical Arts Building in downtown Minneapolis.

Dr. Andrews previously served as President of the MetroEast District of the Minnesota Chiropractic Association and was awarded "Young Chiropractor of the Year" in 1997. She has been an instructor for the American Red Cross "Protect Your Back" program. She enjoys playing hockey, biking and working out at her health club. 

Dr. Tracy L. Andrews, DCDr. Tracy L. Andrews, DC

Dr. Tracy L. Andrews was born and raised in Chisholm, on the Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota. She attended Northwestern College of Chiropractic (now Northwestern Health Sciences University), received her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 1988 and has practiced in Andover for over 18 years.

Dr. Andrews is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association and the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research. She has served as a chiropractic liaison for several members of the Minnesota Legislature.

She enjoys playing golf, hockey and softball. She has a special fondness for the music and movies of the 40's, 50's and 60's, which you will quickly notice upon arriving in her clinic. Her principled, sensitive and comfortable approach towards her patients quickly inspires your trust and confidence and eases your fears and concerns.

Susan BrendemuhlSusan Brendemuhl, Office Manager

Susan Brendemuhl has been our office manager for 14 years. Her kind, soft-spoken manner is evident as soon as you walk through the door. Susan has an extensive knowledge of the clinic's procedures, insurance and billing and is exceptionally qualified to assist you with all your needs. She capably assists with patient care and her gentle, caring personality is rewarded by numerous compliments from our patients. We are very fortunate and proud to have Susan manage our clinic.

Heather DeFrance, Exercise Physiologist

Heather DeFrance, Exercise Physiologist, received her degree in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota in May of 1992. She has 14 years of experience working with injury rehabilitation. Her résumé includes group exercise instruction for athletes, older adults and firefighters. She has also lectured for the Association of Injured Workers, UPS, the Fall Prevention Center and a variety of community centers.

Heather is certified with the American College of Sports Medicine and is certified by the Red Cross in CPR and First Aid. Heather is the owner of Bones, Backs & Balance, Inc. where she provides exercise rehabilitation for older adults in their homes and at chiropractic clinics throughout the Twin Cities area.

Heather's positive approach to exercise and energetic involvement with clients enhances your recovery process.

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