In addition to his Chiropractic degree (Northwestern Health Sciences University) and biology degree (University of MN-Morris), Dr. Joel Fugleberg is an avid reader and learner and loves listening to various podcasts. He studies educational coursework in various chiropractic techniques and has completed coursework towards his Chiropractic Certification in Spinal Trauma, and toward being certified in Wellness Science through the International Chiropractic Association.
Injuries while wrestling for the University of MN-Morris led Dr. Fugleberg to a career in chiropractic . He notes that he was impressed with his injury recovery after being adjusted and liked the holistic nature of the profession. His athletic background has led Dr. Fugleberg to work with high school sports teams; he has also provided care for players of the Minnesota Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, & Vixen.
Dr. Fugleberg worked for several years at a busy multi-disciplinary clinic in Chanhassen and a short-time at a non-profit clinic in Costa Rica. “I’ve been blessed to treat newborns to 94 year olds and everyone in between!” remarks Dr. Fugleberg.
He is well-versed in chiropractic, nutrition and wellness care. In fact, Dr. Fugleberg’s book, “St. Paul Chiropractor Reveals: 48 Self Strategies to Stop and Prevent Back Pain,” can be found on Amazon. As an advocate of natural health & wellness and a fitness enthusiast – Dr. Fugleberg can be requested to speak in the community on a variety of topics.
In his spare time, Dr. Fugleberg most enjoys staying active and spending time with family. Camping has become a favorite activity with his wife and 3 young children. He is also involved in his community church, Oxboro Evangelical Free Church and volunteers at various events as an EMT and as a coach in youth sports.
An active member in his local Dakota County Chamber of Commerce – Dr. Fugleberg was the recent recipient of a Business of Excellence Award. He has also received recognition in the annual “Best Chiropractor” edition of Minnesota Monthly magazine the past 2 years. Most recently, he was awarded the 2017 Award for Excellence in Chiropractic by his alma mater, NWHSU.
Dr. Fugleberg’s mission is to empower individuals and families to take a more active role in their health and to educate them on the role chiropractic plays in promoting optimal health and function. He emphasizes, “Healthy choices lead to healthy people!”
Dakota County Chamber of Commerce
American Chiropractic Association
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
Holistic Pediatric Association
Minnesota Chiropractic Association www.mnchiro.org
Chiropractic Voice www.chirovoice.org