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Our Edina Wellness Team

Our chiropractic team here at Health & Wellness Center Edina want to lead you on the road to health. Read about our chiropractors below and then give us a call to get started with chiropractic care today!

Dr. David Leske

dr-davidDr. Leske was born and raised in Dresser, Wisconsin. He attended the University of St. Thomas, majoring in Chemistry with a minor in Theology. He was also a pitcher on the St. Thomas baseball team for four years. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 1999 from the Northwestern College of Chiropractic.

Dr. Leske practiced at Hopkins Health and Wellness Center from October 2001 to October 2009. He has extensive expertise in sports injury rehabilitation and nutrition.

In his spare time, Dr. Leske is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys fishing, hunting, golfing and piloting a private plane. Dr. Leske competes in cross country skiing and cross country running. During the summer months he stays active by pitching baseball for an amateur baseball team in Osceola, Wisconsin, and he is often found on the St. Croix River canoeing and chasing that elusive 100-pound catfish.


Dr. Rachel Franklin

dr-rachelDr. Rachel Franklin practices at Health & Wellness Center Edina as a doctor of chiropractic. With over a decade of clinical practice, she has extensive knowledge of patient care. Her undergraduate education was completed at the College of St. Benedict, earning a bachelor’s degree in biology in 1992. After a few years of working in the biomedical field she then went on to earn her doctor of chiropractic degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1998.

Dr. Franklin has taught chiropractic methods in a formal classroom setting as well as mentoring and training over 60 interns in a clinical setting. She continues to teach a variety of classes for future allied health practitioners.

She has expanded her areas of study by completing over 300 hours in nutrition as well as studying Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Activator technique and completing certification for chiropractic acupuncture. Additionally, Dr. Franklin has served as a treating clinician in several studies including low-back pain and headache pain. She strives to assist each patient in achieving their health care goals, through a combination of focused chiropractic therapy, nutritional therapy and acupuncture when appropriate.

In her free time Dr. Franklin enjoys running, sewing, gardening and spending time with her daughter, Claudia and their two schnauzers.


 Dr. Ashley Parrington

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Dr. Ashley Parrington received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree and Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from Northwestern Health Sciences University.  After 10 years of education and     hands-on experience focusing on pediatric and pre/postnatal care as well as family care, she has become proficient in the Webster technique for pregnancy and working with infants.  Dr. Parrington has completed pediatric neurology and nutrition courses, diastasis recti training, pregnancy and infant craniosacral courses, as well as tongue tie assessment and post-correction therapy.

Dr. Parrington lives in Edina with her husband, Matt, their two-year old daughter, Taylie, and their puppy.


Dr. James Anderson

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Dr. Jim Anderson graduated from high school in Apple Valley, majored in Pre-medicine at Concordia College, Moorhead MN. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2002 from Northwestern Chiropractic College and has been practicing in Edina for the last 12 years. Dr. Jim loves treating entire families, using chiropractic and nutrition therapy to help them achieve optimum health. He has extensive experience in working with celiac and Down syndrome patients.

Dr. Anderson has lived in south Minneapolis for 21 years with his wife Becky and two boys Cullen and Jack. Dr. Jim enjoys food, sports, travel, outdoor activities, and spending time with his family.

Call Health & Wellness Center Edina today to make an appointment!