Dr. Erik Reis is a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist at The Neural Connection.
Dr. Reis received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University, graduating with magna cum laude honors, and graduated from the University of Minnesota with his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science, with an emphasis in human motor performance in both athletic and therapeutic settings.
Dr. Reis currently holds a Diplomate in Functional Neurology from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America. He has completed thousands of hours of additional post-graduate coursework utilizing clinical applications and therapeutic interventions in the neurological and nutritional rehabilitation of traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and vestibular disorders through the Carrick Institute of Clinical Neuroscience.
Dr. Reis is also a lecturer for Erchonia, a cutting-edge medical device company with 20 of the 24 FDA-approved patents for low-level laser therapy and photobiomodulation devices on the market today.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing lead/rhythm guitar in his band, “The Night Caps.” He is a lifelong learner who enjoys writing, educating, participating in competitive recreational sports, and spending time with his amazing family and dog.
Dr. Michael Hennes a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist at The Neural Connection.
Dr. Michael Hennes is a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and Board-Certified Chiropractic Neurologist at The Neural Connection. He received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University, graduating with both his Doctorate and Bachelors’s in Human Biology. Prior to this, he studied Human Biology at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Dr. Hennes currently holds a Diplomate in Functional Neurology from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America. He has completed thousands of hours of additional post-graduate coursework. He has a special interest in neurological rehabilitation, neurochemistry, and nutrition and working with traumatic brain injury, concussion, vestibular disorders, and migraine disorders.
Dr. Hennes also serves the surrounding communities through the Minnesota Chiropractic Association Sports Council providing sideline care to area sporting events. As part of the MCA, he is also legislatively active on behalf of his profession.
In his “alleged” free time he is an avid DIY’er and enjoys woodworking. He also enjoys traveling, foreign languages, learning about wine, and spending time with his family.
At The Neural Connection
Dr. Reis and Dr. Hennes’ practice primarily focuses on treating complex neurological disorders that range from traumatic brain injuries (TBI’s), dysautonomia, sport-related concussions, vestibular-related disorders (Vertigo/Dizziness), complex regional pain syndromes (CRPS), headaches/migraines, and chronic pain syndromes. Their treatments focus on individualized neurological rehabilitation protocols focused on increasing function through sensorimotor training and neuro-orthopedic exercises.
The Doctors manage pain and dysfunctional movement by utilizing corrective exercises, soft tissue modalities, manual therapies, gait retraining protocols and individualized neuromuscular training programs fit for the specific needs of their patients. They also utilize comprehensive nutritional and metabolic testing to address potentially limiting dysfunctions of the immune, endocrine, and nervous systems.
Dr. Reis and Dr. Hennes believe the connection between neurological function and nutritional status is essential to understanding how to fully maximize brain function, which is why they takes a multifaceted approach to improve their patient’s brain health and wellness.
They leverage the building of trusting relationships for the benefit of the patient and is willing to take the extra step(s) needed to ensure the highest quality of patient satisfaction for greater clinical outcomes.
The Doctors also recognize the importance of education, which is why they love teaching their patients about their overall health and wellness to provide the necessary knowledge to be able to take control of their health when away from the office.
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