When she was growing up in Wisconsin Rapids, Dr. Michelle was treated by a chiropractor beginning at a young age. As a young girl, she thought everyone went to the chiropractor as a way of life and received the same benefits she did. By the time she was in middle school, her mind was made up: she wanted to become a chiropractor as well.
Kari brings a very special experience to the office as her dad, grandpa, and great uncle (grandpa's brother) were all chiropractors. Her dad and grandpa were partners and she has a lot of wonderful memories spending time in her family’s chiropractic office as a child, in Eau Claire where she was born and raised. Kari is married with 3 children, likes old movies, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Welcome to Wissota Chiropractic located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. We put your family’s health and well being first while providing the latest wellness information. We strive to offer the best techniques and advice to keep your family as balanced and healthy as possible.
Amanda comes to us from Minnesota and is a newer resident of the Chippewa Valley. Amanda has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and is also a Doula, who highly recommends all things chiropractic for families at any stage of life- so she is a perfect addition to our team! Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, adventure motorcycle riding and eating pizza.
Dr. Michelle attended the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then attended Northwestern Health Sciences University, where she received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2011. Because chiropractic care was an important part of her childhood, Dr. Michelle returned for 14 additional months for pediatric training through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and is always participating in pediatric Practice Based Research Network studies. She is certified by the Academy of Chiropractic Pediatrics and has additional craniosacral technique training for infants and pregnancy and advanced fertility training. She especially enjoys helping entire families, from pre-conception, infants to the elderly, to live a healthier and more balanced life. Because she is also certified in the Webster Technique, Dr. Michelle provides specialized care to pregnant women as well. She has taken additional training with Spinning Babies and uses their techniques extensively when working with pregnant women.
Dr. Michelle believes that the strength of a community is dependent on the true health of its residents and has joined every local health educational, supportive and promotional group and organization she could find. She is a professional member of the International Cesarean Awareness Network, Chippewa Valley Chiropractic Alliance, Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin, Western Wisconsin Childbirth Coalition, Holistic Mom’s Network, International Pediatric Chiropractic Association, International Wellness Foundation and The Patriot Project. Dr. Michelle received The Patriot Award in 2016.
As a mom, Dr. Michelle has firsthand experience with the many benefits of chiropractic care before, during, and after pregnancy and even adjusted her newborns within minutes of their birth. The importance of being well-adjusted runs in the family. Dr. Michelle’s brother, Dr. Matt Skalski, DC, DACBR is a chiropractic radiologist.