At Total Health and Healing Center we take a total approach to uncover the cause of illness and disease. This holistic approach includes addressing our patient's individual body structure, bio-mechanics, their organ systems, internal biochemistry, emotions, and energy blocks. We are better able to not only alleviate pain but help our patients achieve profound levels of health and wellness through this comprehensive and structured approach. Our goal is to work with the whole body as we create vibrant health and, more importantly, inspire and educate our patients to become active participants in their own well being. We help reverse disease and create health!
Our providers have extensive education, training, expertise, and clinic experience to identify and treat your discomfort or disease. In our time together, we will use any combination of our techniques to get you better as fast as we can.
Our services at Total Health and Healing are aimed at treating the multiple facets of your body, pain, and illness to help you obtain your optimal health. We do not just treat the symptoms that you display. We often use a combination of the methods we know that will work synergistically towards your optimal health.
Meet The Team
We are a group of skilled individuals committed to providing exceptional healthcare to you!
Dr. Shanna Miller Ghizoni, DC, MA, CCN, CHC, C-MI
Integrative Healthcare Provider
Functional Medicine SomatoEmotional Release
Dr. Shanna earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, with a double major in Communications. After working as a biochemist in the environmental industry for several years she attended Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN for her Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Shanna has completed many educational programs in personal training, rehabilitation, Applied Kinesiology, nutrition, Functional Medicine, cranio-sacral therapy, emotional healing techniques, and more. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Certified Health Coach, Certified Meditation Instructor, and Certified Chiropractic Acupuncturist. Dr. Shanna recently graduated with a Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling from Crown College in St. Bonifacius, MN and is working towards being licensed as a counselor. She has taught bootcamp, yoga, power stretch, and water aerobic classes at Anytime Fitness and Northwestern Health Sciences University. She has an outstanding resume of community service which includes living in rural Kenya while working at an underserved health clinic. Dr. Shanna has continued to provide exceptional care to her patients for the last 12 years while teaching mediation and mindfulness in local schools, community education programs, corporate meditation workshop, and at TH&HC.
She balances her time with her two daughters (Stella and Layla), husband (Paul), and step-daughter (Olivia), and enjoys reading, working out, adventure, and all outdoor activities. Her passion is to educate patients and the public on natural healthcare options and move people towards a better state of health. Dr. Shanna is a member of the Minnesota Chiropractic Association, International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists, and the American Counseling Association. Dr. Shanna is not taking new patients at this time; however, please contact the office to be added to her waitlist.
Dr. Thomas W. Miller, DC
Healing Solutions Provider
Dr. Tom earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees from Northwestern Health Sciences University and has been in private practice since 1981. He is an independent contractor at THHC and specializes in Healing Solutions Technique and Neurolink. Dr. Tom has experience and training in many different chiropractic and therapeutic techniques, including the Diversified Chiropractic method, Activator instrument adjusting, SacroOccipital Technique, CranioSacral Therapy, and acupuncture. He also has experience in using BioSet allergy clearing, Applied Kinesiology, Ulan Nutritional Testing, Theta Healing and has extensive post-doctoral training in nutrition, and treating and diagnosing internal disorders. Dr. Tom enjoys spending time with his wife, grandkids, and Rosie.
Dr. Sarah Haggbloom,
DC, MS, ATC-Ret
Myofascial Release Therapy
Dr. Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College in Athletic Training and a Master’s of Science from North Dakota State University in Advanced Athletic Training. She then earner her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University and the Animal Chiropractic Certification from Options for Animals Chiropractic College. In addition to being a Chiropractor and former Athletic Trainer, she has been practicing John F. Barnes Myofascial Release since 2006 and is considered an Advanced Therapist. She also has training in CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, RockTape, and Graston Technique. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She also loves spending time with her horses and snuggling with her two cats. Dr. Sarah strives to bring balance to the motion and function of the body by utilizing soft tissue techniques in combination with Chiropractic care. Dr. Sarah is currently on maternity leave until January 2024.
Dr. Michael Head, DC
Dr. Mike has been practicing chiropractic for over 25 years. He first discovered the wonders of chiropractic while wrestling at the University of Minnesota-Morris, where he obtained his undergraduate degree in biology. After graduating from Northwestern College of Chiropractic, he focused on treating patients that had been involved in spinal trauma and their recovery from auto, work, or sports injuries. Dr. Mike has additional training as a chiropractic acupuncturist, and in applied kinesiology. Dr. Mike believes the body is remarkably adept at compensating for all the activity that we encounter daily, but that does not mean we have to tolerate the loss of enjoyment or inability to pursue dreams and hobbies when musculoskeletal conditions interfere with life. Dr. Mike says that he enjoys seeing the improvements and "minor miracles" that chiropractic and alternative therapies deliver everyday to conditions involving pain, stiffness and functional loss, and returning patients to the things that they love most. When not in the office, Dr. Mike and his wife, Kirsten, enjoy spending time at the cabin near Sturgeon Lake and exploring Minnesota.
Dr. Paige Koehne, PT, DPT, CMTPT, NASM-CNC
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Paige earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2009). She continued her education there and earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. She has spent the last 10 years treating at a private practice physical therapy clinic in Andover, where she served as the Clinic Director. She specializes in musculoskeletal pain and rehabilitation and is certified in trigger point dry needling through Myopain Seminars. Her treatment philosophy combines specific, targeted manual therapy techniques with functional exercises to allow the muscles and joints to operate more efficiently. Her treatment goals are to help her patients get back to doing the activities they need to and love to do, while teaching them tools to independently manage their conditions in the long run. Dr. Paige is also a Certified Nutrition Coach and specializes in improving body composition, helping people with weight loss, and assisting people with therapeutic and healing diets. Dr. Paige is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Minnesota Chapter, and has been extremely active in the Andover, Blaine and Coon Rapids communities throughout her time as a physical therapist.
Dr. Laura Hjort, DC
Dr. Laura has been a chiropractor for 20 years. She had a successful practice in Foley, MN for over 10 years, which she sold when she moved to Elk River. She has post-graduate work in nutrition, rehabilitation, applied kinesiology, craniosacral therapy, and is acupuncture certified. She loves filling in for other chiropractors and helping them with their clinics, which she has been doing for the past 9 years. Her hobbies include nordic and downhill skiing, mountain biking, pickleball, gardening, yoga, reading, crosswords, and spending time at home and the lake cabin with her family.
Cassie Calendine, L.Ac.
Cassie is a graduate from The American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) with a Masters of Acupuncture. She also incorporates cupping, gua sha, and tuina massage into her sessions with clients. She loves working with patients who are committed to their wellness journey and excited to work as a team to achieve a positive result. Her goal is to promote a balanced lifestyle for her patients, and to never stop learning how to be the best trustworthy practitioner she can be. Outside of work, she enjoys being active with hobbies like rock climbing, hiking, and paddle boarding.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Jana graduated from Minneapolis School of Massage and Bodywork, Inc. in 1999 with training in multiple modalities including Swedish massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Sports Therapy, and Pre and Post Natal massage. Shortly after the completion of her education, she was asked to join the staff as an instructor. Teaching for seven years, she learned just as much an instructor as she did as a student. She has also studied Aromatherapy, John F. Barnes Myofascial Release, and hot stone massage through workshops, home-study, and practical application and experience. With an interest and passion for massage and healing for more than 20 years, she loves being a part of clients’ health and wellness journeys. With two young daughters, Jana has little free time, but when she does it’s spent with her family swimming and taking photographs.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Kelsey is a certified Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor & Personal Trainer. She has also completed a B.A. in Psychology & Sociology. Kelsey uses relaxation & therapeutic massage techniques to elicit a relaxation response in the body, the first step in the healing process. She hopes massage patients walk away feeling cared for in body & mind. She also does prenatal massage. Kelsey tries to develop confidence, mobility & strength in her personal training/yoga clients through knowledge & solid movement patterns. She hopes clients walk away from their sessions peacefully empowered. She also wants you to understand the whole body is connected, relaxation is necessary for healing & your thoughts are powerful. Through her services you will find support for navigating the 10,000 joys & sorrows of this life.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Aimee has been a massage therapist for over 4 years after graduating from the Minnesota School of Business. She specializes in deep tissue, trigger point, acupressure, and Swedish massage, but is happy to suit her style to her clients needs.She also incorporates assisted stretches in her work and can use a rapid massage tool when necessary. Most of her clients have chronic pain from medical conditions and she finds it gratifying to know that she can help them alleviate theirpain with massage.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Breanna graduated from Anoka Ramsey Community College with an Associate and Applied Science degree and has been working as Physical Therapist Assistant. She discovered a great passion for manual therapy work and decided to further her education. Breanna graduated as a Therapeutic Massage Therapist from Anoka Ramsey Community College and loves utilizing her specialized manual therapy techniques. Breanna has extensively trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, and Trigger Point Release techniques, and has earned a level 1 Graston certification. Her greatest passion is helping others return to the activities they enjoy while providing encouragement and compassionate care throughout the process. Breanna has worked with a variety of surgical patients including total hip and total knee joint replacement surgeries, as well as a variety of other athletic injuries. Outside of work, Breanna enjoys spending quality time with her boyfriend such as hiking and going on adventures together. She loves being out in nature for kayaking, camping, and traveling to new places.
Myofascial Release Therapy
Cynthia graduated from Sister Rosalind School of Massage in 2005. She is a facilitator of the Dynamic Body Balancing, a Certified Hypnotist, and Certified Master Coach. As an avid learner, Cynthia has various advanced training courses in bodywork and coaching. Cynthia is an advocate for anyone facing a traumatic experience that keeps them from achieving the life they want to enjoy. A core belief that underpins her work is the body knows how to release and reset itself; her role as a professional is to facilitate that release. Cynthia currently runs a non-profit organization that brings hope to the hurting by supporting proven models of healing through trauma informed care programs. Likely, you will find Cynthia in a coffee shop with a friend discussing the wonders of life.
Reiki Master Teacher
Amy graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 1997 with a Masters of Science in Audiology and completed her Reiki Master Training in 2004. Having worked in many environments throughout her career, Amy is excited to be an independent contractor at THHC offering Reiki and energy healing. As a Reiki Master and Teacher, Amy has worked with hundreds of clients to find peace, healing and purpose in their lives. She is an intuitive and divinely guided healer and can help you release and clear up old, unwanted energy blocks to help bridge life as you know it to the life you desire. Amy is a diverse healer using Reiki as well as many other healing tools. Her experience includes (but not limited to) trauma/post trauma, childhood trauma, grief & loss, stress & anxiety, cancer/chronic illness, chronic pain, relationship issues, life changes & vibrational shifts, spiritual awakening and so much more. Energy healing is a very gentle, yet powerful method of helping us move through life’s experiences with safety, support and empowerment.
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