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Meet Our Team

Dr. John
Dr. John

Dr. John is the owner of Advanced Spinal Care & Rehab, which he founded in 1992. Dr. John is one of our treating doctors and has a passion for assisting patients with a variety of concerns through chiropractic, nutrition, and rehabilitation. He is thorough in addressing any questions regarding our various chiropractic programs, past and current health concerns, as well as nutritional and diet recommendations.

Dr. John has received special training for patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia or similar neurological concerns. He is also a certified DOT medical examiner and is certified by the US Department of Transportation to perform Drug Collection.

Dr. Piper
Dr. Piper

Dr. Piper grew up in Apple Valley, MN, where he was a multi-sport athlete at Apple Valley High School. He earned his BS in Physical Fitness and Wellness from Moorhead State University while also competing in Track & Field and was a football cheerleader. While working at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Mpls, he completed his pre-chiropractic studies at the U of M and went on to graduate from Logan University of Chiropractic in St. Louis, MO, and has been in practice for over 27 years.

Dr. Piper specializes in rehabilitation and in helping patients get stronger and move better. He has many years of experience working with patients of all ages, from the very young to seniors, and athletes from youth to professional. He treats health conditions ranging from musculoskeletal injuries to autoimmune and neurological conditions.

Dr. Piper is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, Certified Personal Trainer, and a certified CPR, First Aid and First Responder Instructor. Dr. Piper served as the Team Physician and Strength and Conditioning Coach for the St. Paul Pioneers Football Club for 17 seasons.

The Pioneers are an adult amateur football team that has won many local as well as national championships in their 20 seasons. He has also served in this capacity with local high school and amateur sports teams in our area.

Paola Mora FNP-C
Paola Mora FNP-C

Paola Mora, FNP-C is an attentive and caring Family Nurse Practitioner, who received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University. Paola utilizes a holistic approach to diagnose and treat her patients. She partners with her patients to develop individualized treatment plans taking into consideration the patient’s goals, lifestyle, and concerns.

Paola has received special training in Human Cell Tissue Products, (HCT-P), platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections, and trigger point injections. In her spare time, Paola enjoys spending time outdoors, biking and swimming with her husband and two kids.

Ann Hudoba
Ann Hudoba

Ann is a former journalist with a B.A. in journalism from the University of Minnesota. Her 17 years, producing award-winning programming for talk radio and TV news makes her an excellent communicator, keeping our patients informed and on track during their treatment program. Ann loves antiquing, the family cabin, and riding scooters with her husband around Minnesota’s gorgeous park systems.

How Do Our Patients Feel About Us
  • "I’ve been coming here for a few months to help with my back pain. They have helped my physical health but also my mental health. It’s so nice to do some scheduled self care each week. The doctors and front desk staff are all so sweet and so welcoming. When you come in you can always expect a big smile and hello from Ann."

    - Eleanor H.
  • "First and foremost Dr John is the best human! I’ve gone through numerous different chiropractor practices and could not speak more highly about the service and care that I’ve received from Advanced Spinal Care. They’ve made treatment affordable and comprehensive. I’ve also had difficulty with being adjusted in a beneficial way in the past, but I don’t feel that way going to Advanced Spinal Care. No matter which team member I see I know I’m in good hands and I leave feeling better than before (which is huge for me). I definitely recommend their services for chiropractic care and physical therapy."

    - Shelby I.
  • "From day one, this office has been very welcoming. No judgments. (At least, not that I know of) The doctors are all very knowledgeable, down to earth, and honestly just want the best for each individual patient. The front staff are a wonderful bunch that is always happy to greet you and can get you on the schedule in a snap! This Team has had me pain free for quite awhile now. Such an amazing feeling it is.5 STARS and hats off to the whole office. Would recommend them 24/7!"

    - Amy H.
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