Laurie Jahnke graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri. Her bachelor degrees are in Human Biology and Management. During her time at the Jefferson Barracks VA Hospital Dr. Jahnke gained valuable experience working with complex cases and treating veterans in extreme pain.
Dr. Jahnke has advanced training in the treatment of golf and running injuries and performance optimization in these sports. With a certificate in pediatrics, Dr. Jahnke enjoys working with children and families. Nutrition is a vital part of all healing processes and Dr. Jahnke has had extensive training in physiology, biochemistry and laboratory analysis to offer unique effective solutions to her patients.
Dr. Jahnke’s interest in chiropractic began when as an eighth grade gymnast with frequent low back pain Laurie’s mom brought her to a chiropractor. She experienced quick relief and was captivated by the whole body approach to her care. After a car accident in college Laurie again sought care to recover from her injuries. Through the years Laurie sought care for asthma and also realized that occasional check-ups kept her feeling good.
Dr. Jahnke’s answer to the question, “Why chiropractic?”
It’s natural, it’s simple, and it works.
Dr. Jahnke’s Post-Graduate Training
Certification in Pediatrics
36 Hour Pediatric Chiropractic Certificate Course sponsored by Logan College of Chiropractic, instructed by internationally renowned speaker Dr. Steve Williams. This training provided Dr. Jahnke with additional safe and gentle treatment options for infants and children. Chiropractic adjustments that are used with children are modified to be gentle, and often require only light sustained pressure with one or two fingers.
Perinatal Care – Webster Technique Certification
Techniques, case management and evidence-based practice for pregnancy, birth and infancy. Hands on demonstrations and application of specific adjusting techniques in pregnancy with bio-mechanics of the female pelvis. Common disorders in pregnancy and the chiropractic co-management with other birth care providers. Safety, efficacy and contraindications.
Nutrition / Functional Medicine
Neurotransmitters and Brain
Neurology, Nutrition, and Biomedical Considerations for Prevention & Management of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children
Functional Blood Chemistry
Autoimmune Thyroid – Research and Practice Updates
Neuroendocrine and Immunology Series: Gluten and Leaky Gut
Neuroendocrine and Immunology Series: Understanding the Complexity of Gluten Sensitivity
Learning and Memory – Nutritional and Neurological Applications
Dejarnette SOT and Cranial Symposium
Injuries from Low Impact Collisions
Expanding Options for Low Back and Radicular Pain
Current Trends in the Management of Running Injuries
Golf Injuries for the Chiropractic Physician – Taught by a Titleist Performance Institute certified instructor
Intersect4Kids is the most comprehensive certification program addressing Complementary Alternative Medical options for children with neurodevelopmental disorders. It combines optimum neurology, nutrition, neurointegrative exercises, myofascial techniques and chiropractic together in order for children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders to achieve their maximum life potential. The amount and level of practical and useful information and its unique “internship” component is unparalleled.
This certificate program is taught by leaders in this field, including:
Monika Buerger, D.C., is a certified DAN! (Defeat Autism Now!) practitioner and is the founder of the Intersect4Kids program andSensory Development Seminars. Dr. Buerger is a contributing author to the text book Pediatric Chiropractic, Volume I and Volume II; with chapters on Pediatric History and Physical Exam, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and Sensory Processing Disorder. She is a former instructor for Life Chiropractic College-West in Hayward, California. She is currently on the postgraduate faculty of several chiropractic colleges nationwide and teaches internationally for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) as well as for other associations on the topic of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Functional Neurology.
Elizabeth Mumper, M.D., who served as the Medical Director of the Autism Research Institute for five years. She now is President and CEO of the Rimland Center for Integrative Medicine.
Module I: Introduction to Neurosensory Integration Dysfunction and its Association with Neurodevelopment
Module II: Neurosensory Integration: Advanced Theory and Application
Module III: Myofascial Release Approach to Restoration of Function and Movement Facilitation
Module IV: Neurology, Nutrition, and Biomedical Considerations for Prevention & Management of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children
Module V: Neurobiomechanical Case Management in Children
Module VI: Biomedical Case Management in Children
This list is not all inclusive but highlights the most interesting topics studied.