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 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 area 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.
Bridget received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Accounting from the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. She worked in accounting and trade for five years until deciding to go back to school to become a teacher. Bridget earned her Master’s in Education from the College of St. Mary in Omaha, Nebraska. She later received an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Concordia College, St. Paul. Bridget taught High School Math for ten years, specializing in students with mental health diseases and social-emotional problems. Bridget did sales and marketing for Advanced Spinal in the summers and has since taken over as office manager and director of sales and marketing, continuing her passion for helping people that are in pain and getting them the care they need. In her spare time, Bridget spends time with her three daughters at the cabin, on the softball field, and in the gym playing basketball.
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We at Advanced Spinal Care & Rehab aim to restore your body’s balance and function to correct the underlying cause of your symptoms with treatments that are as painless as possible.