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.


Read what our patients are saying!

Both Dr. Fargo and Dr. Kailey are so good at what they do!
Samantha Lemert
Samantha Lemert
I have been seeing Dr Fargo and Dr Alderman for about 6 Mos now and have been very pleased with both the results and the service and friendliness of the staff.
Mike Karels
Mike Karels
LOVE THIS PLACE! LOVE THESE PEOPLE!!Dr. Fargo and his team have changed my life, like SERIOUSLY!4 years ago I started suffering from lower back and hip pain and I thought this would be my new normal seeing I'm reaching my 60s and figured there wasn't much I could do. Well, that theory changed when my daughter told me about CHW and Dr. Fargo. I was pretty hesitant about seeing another chiropractor since I hadn't had good results in the past. At her urging I went ahead and made an appointment. Man, was I was pleasantly surprise! Their approach to my situation blew my MIND! Instead of telling me to plop myself down on an adjustment bench for an adjustment he gave me a thorough lower and upper physical exam-assessing my muscle tone and range of motion or lack thereof. The exciting part were the X-rays results. Not only did he find that one of my legs was slightly shorter, but after examining the detailed views of my spine he pointed out how my spine has "aged" and the sections that lacked good curvature.He suggested a plan that consisted of 3 parts-adjustment, traction and SoftWave. The nice thing was this plan wasn't pushed on me, he just shared the findings and it was up to me to choose the path I wanted to go. I decided to do all 3 parts of the plan not only because I was struggling and wanted relief, I only had 2 1/2 months before I left for the winter so I wanted to hit this hard.... and we did! By the end of the first week I wanted to cry....I was already starting to feel relief!!! By the 2-4 week I noticed that my walking gait changed, I could walk faster and father without the nagging pain in my back, my range of motion in my hip, spine and neck improved, the achey-ness in my back was subsiding so I was sleeping better!!! HALLELUJAH!!And before I left to AZ, Dr. Fargo took some X-rays to compare with the initial ones to see if there were any improvements...and low and behold the films showed that my pelvis was better balanced (with the added 7mm lift to my shoe) and the curvature of the spine was moving in the right direction! Woo hoo!Baby steps!! Can't wait to get back at it when I return! Currently I'm hiking in Tucson...and thanks to the CHW team...I'm hiking like a billy goat! HA!! Thank you! Thank you!!!
Rebecca W.
Rebecca W.
Extremely satisfied and happy with my care at Edina Chiropractor Health and Wellness. I have scoliosis and I have never felt better about my care and my health ❤️
Awesome place not stiklers on time. Very open environment answers any all questions you might have. I feel tremendously better after starting care here.
Matt Schulz
Matt Schulz
Dr. Fargo is by far the best. He took the time to find what was giving me lower back pain, but has combined therapy and exercise to minimize it for the future. No other chiropractor has done that. I highly recommend Dr. Fargo.
Steve Ritchie
Steve Ritchie



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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