LifeClinic of Plymouth, MN
Meet the Team
Dr. Dan Cianni
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Dan Cianni graduated from St. Scholastica and received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University. He has been serving patients in the Plymouth, City Center, and Wayzata area for seven years. Dr. Dan was originally inspired to become a chiropractor because he liked the idea of being trained in only using hands and knowledge to be able to help someone. He believes this is the most natural form of health care. His favorite part of treatment is seeing the progress of his patients and when they can do something new that they otherwise were not able to do before treatment. Dr. Dan has particular interest in postural correction, biomechanics, IMJT and ART.
Dr. Curtis Hoang
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Curtis Hoang graduated from Concordia University – St. Paul and received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Northwestern College of Chiropractic. He was inspired to become a chiropractor so that he can help people become healthier versions of themselves through activity and living pain-free. He loves seeing the improvements in the patient’s day-to-day life and watching them become healthier individuals. Dr. Hoang loves working with jumping athletes and weightlifters.
Plymouth, MN Chiropractic Services
Plymouth, MN Chiropractic Adjustments
This procedure involves applying a controlled and sudden force to manipulate the spinal column. This therapeutic manipulation relieves tension on your spines, protects the central nervous system and keeps the body balanced and upright.
This procedure involves the therapeutic manipulation of the pelvic area to address misaligned hips, relieve hip pain, prevent injury, and treat vertical imbalance.
This alignment procedure involves applying pressure to specific locations of your backbone to improve posture and alleviate lower and upper back pain.
Full Body Adjustment
As its name suggests, this procedure involves the therapeutic manipulation of multiple joints to improve blood flow, increase mobility, and relieve pain throughout the body.
Plymouth, MN Rehabilitation Services
This type of therapy makes use of modalities to address mild to moderate pains and discomforts. LifeClinic of Plymouth, MN provides training and therapeutic exercises that help improve strength and body function and reduce the symptoms of a wide range of conditions.
Pre- and post-operative care
Our trained specialists at LifeClinic of Plymouth, MN can help you prepare for and recover from major surgeries that alter your body. Our physical therapy approaches are designed to help you regain strength, mobility, and flexibility so you can get back on track as quickly as possible.
Sports-related injury like meniscus tears and jumper’s knee can put your athletic ambitions on hold, which is why it is something we take seriously at LifeClinic of Plymouth. Aside from treating your injury, our physical therapists will also help you achieve your best shape, flexibility, and range of motion so you can perform at your best.
Speed up your recovery from injuries sustained in an accident through physical therapy. Our experts are trained to rehabilitate and treat all sorts of injuries such as whiplash, groin pulls, sprains, and strains, as well as injuries in specific body parts.
At LifeClinic of Plymouth, our rehabilitation services can speed up your recovery from acute injuries regardless of the severity. Our trained specialists can help you get back on your feet with exercises, therapeutic massages, and relaxation techniques tailored to your unique situation.
Conditions We Treat
General pain usually persists for more than three months and doesn’t respond to typical pain management strategies, causing more discomfort and distress on your part. This type of condition often results in fatigue, mood changes, poor sleep quality, and loss of interest in daily activities. Here at our Plymouth, MN chiropractic and rehabilitation clinic, we’ll help relieve the general pain you feel. Some conditions we treat include:
- Chronic Joint & Muscle Pain
- Growing Pains
- Sprains & Strains
- Numbness & Tingling
- Repetitive Stress Disorder
Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain can range from dull aches to sharp, persistent pain felt below the waist. It is often caused by sudden, forceful movements and poor body mechanics, but it could also result from a condition such as a ruptured or herniated disc. Some of the conditions we treat related to lower back pain include:
- Disc herniation
- Lower crossed syndrome
- Degenerative disc disease
Hip joint problems are often characterized by a sharp pain inside of your hip or groin. Certain injuries and conditions can cause hip pain, like arthritis or inflamed tendons. We treat the following hip conditions:
- Hip arthritis
- Hip impingement
- Piriformis syndrome
Knee pain is often related to aging, injury, or repeated stress on the knee. Some of the most common knee problems include arthritis, tendonitis, strained ligaments, and cartilage tears. People who engage in contact sports are also prone to knee pain. Our services help address the following:
- Runner’s knee
- Jumper’s knee
- Patellofemoral syndrome
- Meniscus tear
- Osgood Schlatter
- Knee arthritis
Foot & Ankle Sprain
Ankle sprain is a result of an accidental twist or turn in your ankle. Walking on uneven surfaces puts you at risk of tripping and falling, causing a sprain on your foot. When your ankle gets sprained, your foot rolls inward and damages the ligaments on your outer ankle.We can help alleviate the discomfort caused by:
- Plantar fascitis
- Ankle sprain
Any injury or inflammation in the neck area could result in neck pain or stiffness. People who experience neck pain usually suffer from poor posture. Other types of discomfort we can help with include:
- Neck pain
- Tension headaches
- Upper crossed syndrome
A lot of factors can contribute to shoulder pain, such as swollen tendons, impingement syndrome, and straining your arm muscles. It may also be a result of injury to another area of your body, such as your neck or biceps. So if you experience difficulty moving your arms, seek help from a skilled Plymouth, MN chiropractor. This way, you can regain your shoulder muscle and joint strength Some issues we address include:
- Shoulder impingement
- Thoracic outlet
Elbow overuse and sports injuries are often the culprits behind elbow pain.Work and daily activities that require constant and repetitive arm movements could apply an unhealthy amount of pressure and tension to your elbow. We help address the following elbow disorders:
- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
- Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
Hand & Wrist Pain
As commonly used body parts, your hands and wrists are prone to strains and sprains or even fractures from sudden injuries. Hand and wrist pain may also be caused by other long-term conditions that could pose serious health problems. Some issues we address include:
- Wrist sprain
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What to Expect
During your 1st visit, our providers will hear the story of what brings you in, perform a new patient examination to determine the root cause of your problem, and briefly summarize what was found.
The examination consists of motion tests, palpation, reflex testing, and muscle strength, to help identify dysfunction in movement patterns and poor muscle engagement.
2 Report Of Finding
During your second visit, your provider will recap what was found in the examination, discuss a solution, review what your personal contribution to care will be, and begin treatment on that day.
3 Daily Appointments
On each subsequent visit, our providers will perform routine assessments to ensure you are track with your treatment plan and provide treatment.
Treatment visits typically consist of a combination of:
- Chiropractic Adjustments: restores, maintains, and optimizes human function by eliminating interference within the joint and soft tissue thus restoring the synergy between your joints, nerves, and muscles. Chiropractic adjustments are only available during sessions with a chiropractor.
- Integrated Muscle and Joint Therapy (IMJT): an advanced, active form of soft tissue treatment that effectively integrates the mind, muscular, skeletal, and neurological systems to achieve optimum balance throughout the body. IMJT is a patented technique available exclusively at LifeClinic.
- Rehabilitation: carefully selected exercises and activities used in a specific sequence in order to reinforce changes made with the adjustment and IMJT. Rehabilitation retrains the body’s “movement habits.”