Edina Chiropractor

Optimizing function and providing pain relief, structural correction, and lifetime wellness care to the community for over 40 years

Our team of skilled practitioners will thoroughly evaluate you to determine the root cause of your health concerns and then will develop a personalized program of treatment to address precisely those factors. We offer a variety of treatment methods to help you achieve your health, fitness and life goals. Here are some of the treatment methods that we can provide:


Your First Visit With Chiropractic Health & Wellness

When you have your initial consultation with us, one of our doctors will sit down with you and discuss your past medical and family health history so that we can gather important clues as to what might be contributing to your condition. We will then move on to discussing your specific complaints and the impact that those complaints are having on you and your life activities. It is also critical, at this time, to identify your specific health and life goals because any treatment plan that we develop must encompass those goals.


We will then move on to performing a thorough physical examination. We will check your vital signs such as height, weight, body composition, blood pressure, heart rate, and rhythm. We will evaluate your posture using cutting edge posture analysis software. We will assess the movement of your spine and extremity joints, both generally and also very specifically looking for particular misalignments or malfunctioning joints. If necessary, we will do specific orthopedic tests to determine if you have joint damage and we will do specific neurological (nerve) tests to look for any negative impact on your nervous system.

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At Chiropractic Health & Wellness we also specialize in Applied Kinesiology, a system of analysis that uses muscle testing to determine the source of problems in the body. As part of your initial visit we will do a full-body muscle testing analysis to look for imbalances, weaknesses and hidden problems.


If we see that you have postural/structural issues, abnormal spinal function, or have had a history of trauma or accidents, we will likely take spinal x-rays. We are very precise in our radiological procedures and have the latest digital x-ray equipment. We are interested in identifying not only pathology (disease processes), but also the existence of any damage, changes or congenital (from birth) abnormalities. We have a strong structural emphasis in our practice and therefore x-rays are an essential tool to identify key postural/structural issues that might influence your treatment program.


Once we have had a chance to study all of the information gathered in the consultation and examination we will have a meeting with you called a “report of findings” during which we do just that, report to you on what we found both through the examination and any x-rays we may have taken. We discuss with you exactly what we have found and whether or not we feel we can help you. If, for whatever reason, we do not feel we can help you, or we feel that other diagnostic work should be done, we will make appropriate referrals to other healthcare providers. During this report of findings, we will also clearly discuss your goals and how the various treatment options will help you achieve those goals.


Our treatment plans generally fall into four categories. The first category is what we call “pain relief”. Pain relief programs are designed to alleviate pain, and reduce muscle spasm and inflammation. Most people will achieve this goal within 30 to 60 days. The 2nd category is called “functional care”. Functional care plans are designed to go further than simply alleviating symptoms and seek to restore as much function to joints and associated soft tissue as possible. Functional plans generally range in duration from 2 to 3 months. The 3rd category is called “structural correction”. Structural correction plans seek to accomplish what the previous 2 plans did, plus they address the particular structural/postural issues identified on physical exam and x-ray.


Once a person achieves either pain relief or functional or structural correction our goal shifts to “wellness/maintenance” care. The goal of such care is to help a person maintain a high level of function and health throughout their life.


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This place is a lifesaver! After struggling with knee pain for a while, I finally decided to give chiropractic care a try. From the moment I walked in, I was impressed. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, and the office has a warm and welcoming atmosphere.If you're looking for a fantastic chiropractor, look no further because they are all the absolute best.Special shout out to Dr. Alderman for helping me through my knee injury! He took the time to listen carefully to my concerns, thoroughly examined my knee, and explained everything in a way I could understand. His adjustments were gentle yet effective, and I started to feel better after just a few sessions!
Response from the owner: We are so happy to hear of your success at our clinic with handling your knee pain! It is such a pleasure to work with wonderful patients like you!
Chiropractic Health and Wellness is a wonderful practice - quality care, and amazing doctors and staff! I feel like the care I receive is a result of a collaborative approach and best tailored to my needs and goals.
Response from the owner: Thank you Michele! We strive to treat our patients as we would our own family, and that includes individualized care programs, along with a lot of TLC!
My experience with CHW has been excellent. Dr. Alderman did a great job of explaining everything and made my first chiropractic adjustment and all that followed very easy. Polite and helpful statf. Would recommend to anyone looking for chiropractic help.
Response from the owner: Thank you Cameron! We know the importance of educating our patients so that they have all their questions answered before we start treatment. It's our pleasure to work with you on your health journey!
I have been seeing Dr Fargo and his team for the last 6 -8 weeks. The pain I felt in my hands and neck has been resolved. I also feel so much more flexibility in my neck and spine. I really notice it when I drive and can look behind me so much more easily and fluidly. Everyone is friendly and professional. I have experienced a 60% improvement as measured today. Can’t wait to see what a few more months will bring. Maybe I’ll be turning cartwheels again!! I highly recommend this practice!
Response from the owner: That is such great news Lynn! We are thrilled to hear that you are doing so much better and have so much more movement! We look forward to continued improvement as we work with you!
Dr. Kailey is the best! I have been seeing her for years now to treat a variety of ailments from weight lifting injuries to soreness from running, and even sinus and allergy issues. I would trust her with any care situation and have referred my wife and countless friends to Chiropractic Health & Wellness.If you're on the fence - give them a shot! You will quickly see why they have been voted the best Chiropractor in Edina for so many years. The entire staff is knowledgeable, relatable, and focused on leaving your appointment feeling physically better and more knowledgable than you did when you arrived!
Response from the owner: Thank you Aaron! It's our pleasure to work with wonderful patients like you! And we appreciate your vote of confidence by referring your family and friends!
Finding Dr. Alderman & Dr. Fargo @ CHW by doing a google search (chiropractors who focus on scoliosis), was the best thing to happen to me and my family in 2023. Professional, knowledgeable, friendly only begin to describe our experience. For myself, Dr. Alderman designed a 3 month personal care program based on my X-ray findings and testing/measurements, as well as my budget. I was given an at home PT program designed for my specific needs. And I also go in for regular massage therapy with Courtney. The goal is not to have you as a patient for life, but to get you on a path to wellness that can be maintained outside of their offices. For my son, Dr. Fargo has been working directly with him on addressing his scoliosis. Dr Fargo works directly with Scolio -Tech in Sydney Australia to provide patients who qualify with a custom made Scolio-Brace. This has been a gift to have access to this kind of care.
Response from the owner: Thank you Nancy! We are pleased that we have been able to help you and your son with the various services and care that we offer!



With over 30 years of experience, our Chiropractors deliver each of our patients a unique treatment plan that is dedicated to improving lifelong health rather than merely alleviating symptoms.

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