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About Dr Elena

 
  • Dr. Elena has over 20 years health care and academic experience. 
  • Dr. Elena's special interests are pain management,  female and pediatric health, geriatric care and combination of Eastern and Western models of health care. 
  • She was studying medicine in Russian State Medical University. 
  • In 1994 she moved to USA with her husband's family and continued her education at the Northwestern College of Chiropractic.  After graduation from NWCC she worked in a private practice and lectured on health related topics in local colleges and schools.
  • Dr. Elena successfully completed certification program in chiropractic pediatric in 2004 and became Fellow of International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.
  • Dr. Elena graduated Summa Cum Laude with Masters of Oriental Medicine from Northwestern Health Sciences University. She recieved her Diplomate in Oriental Medicine from National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is licensed by Minnesota Board of Medical Practices to practice acupuncture and herbal medicine.
  • She is married with daughter Elizabeth and son Daniel. Dr. Elena enjoys reading, art, music and outdoors in her spare time.

Dr. Elena feels strongly that the relationship between the doctor and each patient is unique and confidential. She encourages patients to ask questions about their condition and treatment. Further, Dr. Elena encourages each patient to participate fully in their recovery, during the course of treatment and beyond, so that each patient is more able to lead a healthier and richer life.

With this in mind, Dr. Elena instructs each patient in a complete spinal rehabilitation program utilizing pelvic stabilization exercises so that after the pain is gone, the spine may be corrected, stabilized, and strengthened so that the pain does not come back!

In the event that additional care is indicated, Dr. Elena will refer you to the health care specialists. Among these are specialists in physical medicine, internal medicine, Ob/GYN, gastroenterology, neurology, orthopedics, homeopathy, massage therapy and many other fields. If medication is needed for your pain, or other forms of treatment are required, Dr. Elena will discuss a consultation with your medical doctor.


 

 


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