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Dr. Jay C. Johannsen DC CMT

Clinical Director: Biomechanical Rehab, Pediatrics/Obstetrics, Rehabilitation, Wellness/Prevention, Motor vehicle accident treatment.

 

Dr. Johannsen has over 21 years experience in the health care field as a doctor and massage therapist. He graduated from Palmer college of Chiropractic in 2001 with his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree and received massage therapy diploma from Shock's Center for Health/The Manual Medicine Center in 1993. He has worked in several clinics and maintained a private practice focusing on sports performance while attending Palmer College. He is an accomplished bicycle racer and former Iowa State Road Racing Champion (1999).   He is certified in chiropractic Pediatrics and Obstetrics by Logan College of Chiropractic 2008 and has been caring for mothers and infants since the 2001 birth of his son. Dr. Jay is currently working on his Diplomate in Pediatrics through the International Chiropractic Association and Palmer College.  Dr. Johannsen's current clinical focus is on obstetrics/pediatrics and the prevention of degenerative spinal disorders.

BioMechanics: Since 2010 Dr. Johannsen has been on a constant quest of research and post graduate studies on the topic of human biomechanics and the relation to aging and function. He travels regularly to Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Chicago, Wisconsin, Nevada and Idaho for education and clinical training.

 

PEDIATRICS - Dr. Jay has spent numerous hours studying pediatrics which has given him an insight to the crucial timeline that children face in growth and development from utero, birth, infants, and toddlers through to adolescents. He has been able to understand the signs of improper development and how to help children correct these developmental delays for lasting results, for conditions such as: torticollis (head is tilted to one side predominately), colic, autism, constipation, rashes (eczema) developmental delays, infant insomnia, constipation and virtually most ailments of childhood. Through research Dr. Johannsen is and expert on the topic of vaccinations and the effects of antibiotics on the infant.

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

License:
  • State of Iowa (July 2001, Current)
Board Certifications:
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Parts I, II, III and IV (May 2001)
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy (May 2001)
Clinical Experience:
  • 20 Years in private practice as massage therapist
  • 12 years in private practice as Dr. of Chiropractic
  • Palmer Campus Health Center,Plamer University Davenport
     (October 1999 – March. 2000)
  • Palmer College Main Clinic Davenport, Plamer University Davenport
    (March. 2000 – May. 2001)
  • Clinical Director LeClaire Chiropractic 2001-2007
  • Clinical Director HealthWise Chiropractic 2007-2009
Education:
  • Doctor of Chiropractic - Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport Iowa (2001)
  • Massage Therapist (1500 hour certification) 
    Shock's Center for Health/ Manual Medicine Moline, IL March 1993
Post Graduate Studies:
  • Clinical Biomechanics of Posture Certification Program: Boise, Idaho March 8-15, 2014
  • Elite Coaching Report Training: Park City Utah December 2013
  • CBP Annual: Lake Geneva, Wisconsin August 2013
  • Elite Coaching. Semi-Annual Training: Las Vegas, Nevada. June 2013
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Lumbar Rehab: Boise, Idaho May 2013
  • Elite coaching Communincations Training: Salt Lake City, Utah January 2013
  • Elite coaching Communincations Training: Park City, Utah December 2012
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Advanced Scoliosis; Chicago September 2012
  • Ideal Performance Series;  June, July, October 2012 Windsor,CO
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Cervical Rehab November 2011 Phoneix, AZ
  •  ICA Pediatrics Diplomate Program Chicago, IL 2009-2010
  • Certification in Pediatrics & Obstetrics from Logan College of Chiropractic Postgraduate  September 2008
  • Active Isolated Stretching (Aaron Mattes Method) University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 2005
  • Orthomolecular Medicine, 2003-2007
  • Certified CPR Provider  - March 2010
  • Nutritional Dynamics Dr. Rakowski Seminar - April 2004
  • Foot Levelers, Inc. Extremity Adjusting by Dr. Charette - Cedar Rapids, IA  July 2007
  • American Heart Association  (Volunteer, Massage Team) April 2009

 

Tour De Spine 1998 participant (Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research) 1500 mile bicycle Ride from Davenport Iowa to Orlando Florida to raise research funding http://www.facebook.com/pages/Foundation-for-Chiropractic-Education-and-Research/72788633954

Tour De Spine 1999 Palmer College lead organizer (Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research) 1500 mile bicycle Ride from Davenport Iowa to Orlando Florida to raise research funding  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Foundation-for-Chiropractic-Education-and-Research/72788633954

  • Iowa Chiropractic Society July 2001 - Present  http://www.iowadcs.org/

  • International Chiropractic Association Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics 2008 to present

  • American Chiropractic Association member since 1998 http://www.acatoday.org/index.cfm

  • ICA Postgraduate studies in Pediatrics Chicago, IL http://www.icapediatrics.com/members-postgrad.php

  • Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research, June 1998 - Present

  • Mally Extremity Adjusting Technique Seminars  Upper and Lower Extremity Adjusting 1999

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic Homecomming postgraduate studies 2002-2009

  • NUCCA National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association certification 1998

  • AO Atlas Orthogonal Certification 2000

 

Student Involvement:
  • Organizer for Tour De Spine 1999 rasing funds for spinal disorder research for FCER
  • Participant Tour De Spine 1998 rasing funds for spinal disorder research for FCER
  • Student American Chiropractic Association July 1998 – June 2001
  • Sports Injury Club representative August 1997 - March 1999
  • Palmer Clinic Abroad (India) February 2001                        
 

 

Associate Doctor

Scott Cichosz DC

2010 Palmer College of Chiropractic Graduate

 

Dr. Cichosz graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in October of 2010.  He has worked and shadowed in clinics while attending Palmer College gaining invaluable clinic experience.  After work hours, Dr. Cichosz and his wife, Tricia, enjoy spending time with their daughter, Sydney that they welcomed into their family in 2009.

 

Dr. Cichosz is looking forward to joining Dr. J Wellness Center and being part of the chiropractic community.  His current clinic focus is in family practice and educating his patients in the importance of a healthy spine.

EDUCATION

Palmer College of Chiropractic- Doctorate in October 2010

Winona State University – BS in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, in December 2006

Scott Community College – Prerequisites January 2007

Cotter High School – 2002

TECHNIQUES AND CERTIFICATIONS;

Diversified

Gonstead

Flexion/Distraction

Graston Technique

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Four trimesters of being on the Deans List- Palmer College of Chiropractic

Graduated Cum Laude- Palmer College of Chiropractic

Graduated Magna Cum Laude- Winona State University

Outstanding Student Award in Sociology:

Criminal Justice- Winona State University, 2006

 

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Radiology Internship- Palmer College of Chiropractic

Field Doctor Internship- Health Wise Chiropractic & Dr. J Wellness Center

 

Interests and Hobbies:

Spending time with family

Exercising

Hunting and fishing

Golf

Hockey

Minnesota Sports (Twins, Wild, and Vikings)

Post Graduate Studies:

  • CBP Annual: Lake Geneva, Wisconsin August 2013
  • Elite Coaching. Semi-Annual Training: Las Vegas, Nevada. June 2013
  • Elite coaching Communincations Training: Salt Lake City, Utah January 2013
  • Elite coaching Communincations Training: Park City, Utah December 2012
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Advanced Scoliosis; Chicago, Illinois September 2012
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Cervical Rehab November 2011 Phoneix, AZ
  • Ideal Performance Series Module II:  July 2012 Windsor,Colorado
  • Ideal Performance Series Module III: October 2012 Windsor,Colorado
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Advanced Technique: September 2012, Windsor, Colorado