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.

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. Lynne

Doctor 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.

Marketing Coordinator: Emily Zabinski9461ps


As the main marketer for Advanced Spinal Care & Rehab, Emily is passionate about healthy living. Emily is working toward a bachelor degree in Community Health Education, planning to graduate in the summer of 2018.  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 meals and spontaneous road trips with her husband. To schedule a Stress Relief Break or Lunch N’ Learn, call Emily at 651-490-1507.

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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.
Edina Beckwith
Edina also specializes in relaxation and deep tissue massage for either 60 or 90 minutes on afternoons and evenings.
Natasha Wade
Natasha is available for 60 or 90 minute massages on Tuesday evening and all day on Wednesday’s. She is new to our practice, and we are eager to welcome her to the team!

Schedule your appointment by calling 651-490-1507!