Juneau Chiropractor

Freedom from Pain with Better Health Chiropractic in Juneau

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2201 Dunn Street, #2, Juneau, AK 99801

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877-346-5255(New Patients) 907-796-3333(Direct)

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Monday - Friday: 9AM - 7PM

There is so much more that can be done with your back pain, neck pain, sciatica pain and shoulder pain problems, rather than just simple pain relief.

Preventing further damage and getting a more direct path toward healing is possible. Or, perhaps, you wish to improve your overall current state of health and are seeking a balance that you can maintain.

If this sounds familiar, Better Health Chiropractic & Physical Rehab in Juneau welcomes you! We work to determine the root cause of your discomfort and pain, turning that information into a plan of action designed just for you. Our approach to healing and wellness offers combining mainstream holistic care techniques for increased results.

Advanced chiropractic care, physical rehabilitation, other forms of spinal manipulation, and massage therapy are used to achieve maximum healing and recovery. We look forward to showing you the most effective methods for your personal goals and health needs.

Chiropractic Services

We pride ourselves on being a Juneau chiropractor clinic where people can enjoy comprehensive, non-surgical options, rehabilitative therapy, spinal manipulation, and massage therapy all in one convenient location. Click any link below to learn more about our specific chiropractic care services.

The Alaska Back Pain Protocol “ABPP”

Low back pain is treated precisely and effectively under the command of the Alaska Back Pain Protocol. The results in our chiropractic clinic in Juneau are long lasting! Massage therapy, physical rehabilitation therapy, and chiropractic care are combined in many cases to achieve the best possible outcome for each patient.

Chiropractic Adjustment and Chiropractic Care

Our chiropractic care in Juneau focuses on correcting misalignments, relieving pressure from the vertebrae in the spine and neck, and reducing pain and inflammation. Chiropractic adjustments use gentle force on affected area(s) to improve the flow of nutrients throughout the body.

Physical Rehabilitation

Our physical rehabilitation in Juneau is a specialized method of healthcare that focuses on restoring strength, flexibility, and mobility to any affected joints and muscles. Strength building exercises and stretches are coupled with at-home and in-office therapies to help your body become healthy once more.

Physical Therapy Modalities

Our physical therapy modalities use ultrasounds, electric currents, and specialized traction may be utilized for best results. Our physical therapy modalities technicians in Juneau are fully equipped and trained with the best treatments available for your current condition.

Massage Therapy

Our massage therapy incorporates direct attention and care of the spine, muscles, and central nervous system. Our Juneau massage therapists decrease pain levels, lower stress and inflammation, and reduce discomfort. Massage treatments increase the natural benefits of holistic chiropractic care.

Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression therapy uses motorized traction or a table to gently stretch the spine. Our Juneau office can help you get relief from bulging, degenerated, or herniated discs. Our technicians gently reposition the spine, which gets rid of back pain.

DRS System & Low Back Pain Treatment

The DRS System is a form of disc decompression therapy in Juneau that offers relief to back pain sufferers. A series of 30-minute sessions offer a highly effective alternative to many spinal surgeries for patients seeking relief from back pain.

Resident Chiropractors

Our attentive and well-trained Juneau chiropractors are welcoming new patients in our capital city! Each patient is seen as a new opportunity in which Better Health Chiropractic & Physical Rehab can bring healing to another individual.
We only hire top level doctors so that we may provide you with the highest level of care possible. We would love to help you find out what is needed for pain reduction, better conditioning, and the overall good health that you seek. We are ready to listen to what you are not sure how to say!
Providing personalized care for muscles, bones, joints, and connective tissue is at the core of our chiropractic work. If you are searching for a caring chiropractor in Juneau, meet Dr. Brent Wells and Dr. Collin Kuoppala!

Dr. Brent Wells

Dr. Brent Wells, D.C. founded Better Health Chiropractic & Physical Rehab with his amazing wife Coni in 1998. He received his B.S. from the University of Nevada (where they met), and his doctorate from the Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. When he isn’t with his family, building his ongoing professional education, or helping folks at the clinic, he’s either doing something community-centered or playing blues/rock guitar.

Dr. Collin Kuoppala

His brother’s football injury brought Dr. Collin Kuoppala, D.C. to pursue a career in chiropractic services. He is a Michigan native who enjoys helping patients heal from injury and anything else that life brings. Dr. Kuoppala’s conservative approach offers personalized chiropractic and rehabilitative care in Juneau, Alaska. Dr. Kuoppala completed his bachelor’s degree at Michigan Technological University and his doctorate of chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University in the Twin Cities.

Meet The Team

David T.

Lead Massage Therapist, Juneau Office


Patient Care Coordinator, Juneau Office

Julia N.

Licensed Massage Therapist, Juneau Office

Stephanie S.

Billing Manager Administration

Visit Meet Our Juneau Clinic Team page and get to know more about us.

Why Choose Us?

To be honest, there are roughly 15 other chiropractor offices in Juneau, along with some amazing massage therapy clinics. Juneau isn’t that big of a city. Yet, our people are adventurous, outdoorsy, active, and work hard! We are here to help them do that enjoyably and consistently. So, why should you choose us for your Juneau, Alaska Chiropractor?

First Visit Promise

First Visit Promise ensures you will be 100% satisfied with your care or you will be refunded!

10 Minute Promise

10-Minute Promise means you will be seen in a timely fashion or else your appointment is free!

Get A Ride Promise

Not comfortable driving in adverse weather conditions? Let Better Health Chiropractic & Physical Rehab help get you to and from your appointment without any cost to you.

Same Day Promise

Same Day Promise guarantees you will be seen on the same day you call for an appointment.

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Along with our flagship clinic in North Anchorage, the decision to build a second clinic off Old Seward Hwy. to the south was really decided by the community. Some of our elderly patients needed a more convenient location, as did people with long work commutes.

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Our doors opened in Juneau in 2013 (the practice has been in Alaska since 1998).

Most of the people who take advantage of our Juneau chiropractic clinic include a mix of individuals, who just like you, suffer from: lower back pain, sciatica, arthritis, neck pain, whiplash, disc problems, spinal stenosis, headache or migraine pain, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder pain, hip pain – and various other injuries to the body.

We often see local construction workers, retirees, fishing men and women, government and state workers, miners and their families at our chiropractic clinic in Juneau.

The Alaska Back Pain Protocol, exclusively at Better Health Chiropractic, focuses on the most common pain problem – back pain. Through this individualized care plan, multiple treatment styles can easily be worked into your chiropractic care according to your needs and condition.


Better Health Chiropractic & Physical Rehab is a chiropractic clinic in Juneau where you can find relief for a wide variety of conditions, from back pain and carpal tunnel, to neck pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia and more. Click on any link below and head to our general Conditions page to learn more.


Collectively, Better Health Chiropractic & Physical Rehab has accumulated hundreds of reviews across a wide variety of platforms. We love our patients, and they appreciate it. Feel free to browse all the reviews of our Juneau clinic.


Out of 5 stars

Very professional and friendly.

The staff is very professional and friendly. I am always able to get in for an appointment quickly.

Great office and staff

A great office and staff. The doctors and assistants are very helpful and everyone in the office treats you with respect. I would highly suggest to anyone looking for a chiropractor to stop by Better Health.

Great friendly staff

Great friendly staff, very helpful and accommodating by working with clients on at home exercises, and schedules.

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Insurance Coverage- We Accept Hundreds!

We work with almost all insurance companies, including the most common ones listed for Private Insurance, Worker’s Compensation Insurance and Auto Insurance. Auto & Worker’s Compensation are usually covered at 100%! Our list may not include yours. If you don’t see your insurance company, please use our Contact Us page, click the button below to have us check your coverage for you, or call 877-346-5255.

Preferred provider for:

Other Common Insurances Accepted:

Private Insurance

(Listed Alphabetically)
  • Aetna KY
  • Aetna TX
  • Alaska Care
  • Alaska Carpenters Health & Welfare
  • Alaska Electrical Health & Welfare
  • Alaska Fisherman’s Fund
  • Alaska HERE Health & Welfare Trust
  • Alaska Laborer’s
  • Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Alaska Pipe Trades, Local 367
  • Alaska Teamster’s
  • Alaska UFCW Trust
  • AmeriBen Solutions

Frequently Asked Questions about Chiropractors:

What is a chiropractor? A chiropractor is a trained medical professional who sets the focus of care on neuromuscular and musculoskeletal issues centering around the spine. A chiropractor works to maximize the health of the body through spinal manipulation and adjustment, joint care, and related treatment procedures.The term ‘chiropractor’ originates from the Greek terms χείρ (kheir), meaning ‘of the hand,’ and πρακτικός (praktikos), meaning ‘practical, concerned action.’ This comes into English as ‘chiro’ + ‘practic’ meaning work done by hand. Therefore, we understand chiropractic care to include the care of a patient as it is put directly into the hands of a trained physician for direct healing.

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Chiropractic: What Is It?

Chiropractic is a philosophy, art, and science. A diagnosis is made through observation and testing, and then treatment is performed based on training and experience. This is a similar process used by a medical doctor. The main dissimilarity is that some doctors may treat patients with surgery and drugs so as to deal with signs of pain and illness.

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A pinched nerve comes about when a spinal disc ruptures, and the jellylike substance from inside the disc exerts pressure on a nerve. Although the problem is in your neck, a pinched nerve frequently causes pain that shoots down into your arm. The pain may come on slowly or suddenly. Juneau chiropractors can help determine how to treat and eliminate or diminsh pinched nerve pain.

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Identify and treat the actual cause of the shoulder pain – and help get patients healthy – that’s what Juneau chiropractors do! Chiropractic care works with the musculoskeletal system. This means that joints, bones, cartilage, ligaments, connective tissues, and tendons of the body get direct care. This is what you want for an efficient, effective, and lasting healing process!

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After care is established, patients may choose to receive a treatment once a week or even every other month. Initial care may be more frequent as the body begins to recognize the process of healing. How can patients begin to determine what their needs may actually entail? Where can you find a Juneau chiropractor?

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Should I see a physical therapist or chiropractor? Well, that depends somewhat on the reason that you are seeking care. While it is not uncommon to only receive one type of care, each has strengths that complement the other. Both chiropractic and physical therapy use techniques that work to help the body heal itself. So how can we go about choosing a physical therapist or chiropractor in Juneau?

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Pain Relief. Healing. Isn’t this what all pain sufferers seek? Healing at the core of the mechanisms within the body. Add to this improved mobility, better range of motion throughout the body, and increased joint health and you will find a start to the benefits of seeing an Anchorage chiropractor.

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What Is a Chiropractor?

Chiropractors (licensed healthcare professionals) are highly trained physicians that practice a unique system of healthcare tailored towards preserving and optimizing health by the use of manual treatment to restore proper neurological and musculoskeletal function.

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