Our Staff

Advanced Spinal Staff


Duane R. John, D.C.

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Dr. John is the owner of Advanced Spinal Care & Rehab and is one of our treating doctors. He will address any questions you would have regarding your chiropractic program, past and current health concerns, nutritional and diet recommendations. Dr. John is also a certified DOT medical examiner as well as certified by the US Department of Transportation to perform Drug Collection.

Spencer M. H. John, D.C.Spencer

Growing up in a chiropractic family, Spencer was able to witness first hand the power that chiropractic has on the body. For as long as he can remember, he has wanted to help people. Spencer’s focus with everyone that comes into the office is “how can I best help this person”. So whether it’s as simple as maintaining your current level of health, being able to turn your head while you drive, finally getting rid of those aches and pains that have been troubling you for years, to losing enough weight that you can start doing 5k’s with your kids, Spencer will work with you to achieve your health goals! Dr. Spencer specializes in nutrition and detoxification programs. He will support you on your path to recovery through natural chiropractic adjustments. Along with Dr. John, Dr. Spencer is certified as a DOT medical examiner.

Ashley Brauner, D.C.

Janet Elliott - Images by J. LynneDoctor Ashley Brauner is a chiropractor at Apogee Chiropractic and Advanced Spinal Care and Rehab in Shoreview, Minnesota. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Biotechnology then later graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. She practices several chiropractic techniques including Gonstead, Diversified and Thompson. She is also certified in Activator, Flexion Distraction and the trigger point release technique Nimmo. While attending Palmer College she developed a special interest in headache treatment and management after suffering with headaches for most of her adult life. Her main goal with each and every patient is to help them live their best life. When she’s not seeing patients Dr. Ashley enjoys reading, cooking new recipes and rooting for the Green Bay Packers.  She resides in Ramsey, MN with her husband Justin and their cats Lucy and Harvey.

Office Manager and Community Relations: Emily Zabinski9461ps


Emily has always had a passionate for healthy living. As a Community Health Education graduate from Southern New Hampshire University, Emily enjoys community involvement and discussions of health and wellness that pertain to nutrition, chiropractic, massage and detoxing.  Personally realizing the benefits of chiropractic after having back surgery when she was 19, Emily strives to educate others about natural alternatives that exist. In her downtime, Emily enjoys cooking healthy and tasty meals and spontaneous road trips with her husband. Emily is now taking nutrition consultations! Schedule your first one for FREE today! 651-490-1507

Massage Therapists:

Colleen Chen
Colleen has been in practice since 1999, specializing in triggerpoint muscle therapy. She is available for 60 or 90 minute relaxation or deep tissue massages on Monday and Thursday mornings.
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Edina also specializes in relaxation and deep tissue massage for either 60 or 90 minutes on afternoons and evenings.
Jenny Dieguez
Jenny is available for 60 or 90 minute massages throughout the day and evening. She is new to our team and we are excited to have her!

Schedule your appointment by calling 651-490-1507!