Dr. Andrew Pierce graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science. From there he went on to study at Northwestern College of Chiropractic, where he earned his Doctorate degree. Throughout his education Dr. Pierce spent much of his spare time traveling around the United States pursuing advanced course work in biomechanics and rehabilitation, with the goal of providing the most effective, scientifically researched care possible. This extensive education and training brought him the opportunities to intern at some of the most well known clinics in Minnesota as well as the internationally renowned Naural Care Center at Woodwinds Hospital.
Dr. Pierce believes that establishing rewarding and lasting relationships with patients is important. Working towards goals in health with patients will contribute to their physical comfort, overall health and well-being, and a more enjoyable life.
NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC
Doctor of Chiropractic- November 2003
ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science - May 2000
Extensive education in a wide variety of chiropractic topics including spine and extremity analysis and treatment, x-ray impairment, soft tissue treatment, neurology, orthopedics and biomechanics.
MPI (Motion Palpation Institute) Practice Management (Summer 2003)
MPI Whiplash (Fall 2003)
Carrick Institute Neurology Diplomat Seminars. Module 1 of 26. (Summer 2003)
Footlevelers Seminars, Charrette Protocol, with Mark Charrette, DC (Winter 2002, Spring 2003)
Movement Systems/MPI Seminars with Joel Johnston, DC and Mark King, DC. (Summer 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
Movement Systems/Motion Palpation Seminars Locomotion, with Joel Johnston, DC (Winter 2002)
MPI C/T Junction, with Eric Eiselt, DC (Summer 2000, 2003).
MPI Pelvis, Lumbar and Thoracic, with Terry Elder, DC (Summer 2002).
"The Pelvis" Andry Vleeming, PhD (Fall 2002)
MPI Lower Extremity, with Keith Innes, DC (Fall 2001)
American Chiropractic Association (2003 to present)
Motion Palpation Representative (Sept. 2001 to Nov. 2003)
Motion Palpation Club (fall 2000 to 2003)
SACA member (Sept. 2000 to Nov. 2003)
CA State Chiropractic License # DC29250
CA State Radiography Supervisor and Operator License # RHC00168044
Aug. 2003 to Nov. 2003:
Chiropractic Intern, Foundation of Health, Chiropractic Center
May 2003 to Aug. 2003:
Chiropractic Intern, Woodwinds Natural Care Center
May 2003 to July 2003:
Chiropractic Assistant, Chiropractic Health and Wellness Center
Jan. 2003 to May 2003:
Chiropractic Intern, Northwestern Chiropractic Clinic
Aug. 2001 to Aug. 2003:
Manager, Relax the Back Store
May 2002 to Dec. 2002:
Chiropractic intern, Northwestern University Health Services
Finisher, Grandma's Marathon (June 2003)
Aids Ride volunteer (June 21-28, 2002)
Snowboard Instructor (Winters 1999 to 2001)
St. Cloud State University, Men's Soccer National Qualifiers
Lifeguard, Swimming Instructor (Summers 1994 to 1999)
Eagle Scout (Awarded 1994)