Our Team


Chiropractic Department


Dr. Tom Schmidt

Chiropractor & Clinic Director

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic), C.C.S.P (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician)  Dr. Tom was the founder of Life Wellness Center in 1999 and serves as the current clinic director as well as Chiropractic treatment provider. He graduated from Rosemount, MN in 1990, Concordia College, Moorhead MN in 1994 and Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1998. Dr. Tom has a passion for helping people realize the benefits of making choices to positively impact their health and specifically enjoys working with young athletes for optimal performance and injury prevention. Dr. Tom currently live in the Elko/New Market area with his wife Jean and their 5 children. In his spare time Dr. Tom enjoys hunting, fishing, mountain biking, competing in triathlons, coaching youth hockey and dabbling in farming.

Chiropractor & Clinic Director Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic), C.C.S.P (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician) Dr. Tom was the founder of Life Wellness Center in 1999 and serves as the current clinic director as well as Chiropractic treatment provider. He graduated from Rosemount, MN in 1990, Concordia College, Moorhead MN in 1994 and Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1998. Dr. Tom has a passion for helping people realize the benefits of making choices to positively impact their health and specifically enjoys working with young athletes for optimal performance and injury prevention. Dr. Tom currently live in the Elko/New Market area with his wife Jean and their 5 children. In his spare time Dr. Tom enjoys hunting, fishing, mountain biking, competing in triathlons, coaching youth hockey and dabbling in farming. Life Wellness Center combines the talent and disciplines of Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy, by the DMR Method, we help you restore pain free range of motion and return to normal daily activities; helping you get well and stay well. We extend our services for your well being to include Weight Loss, Sports Medicine, Ergonomics, and Custom Foot Orthotics because each activity can contribute to your well being. Lifewellness Center provides medical care for individuals, families and local businesses with offices in Lakeville, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. We service clients in the surrounding south metro of the Twin Cities, including Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Dakota County, Dundas, Eagan, Elko New Market, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Prague, Northfield, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, Scott County, Shakopee, and St. Paul.

Dr. Shannon Score

Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)

Lakeville, Minnesota clinic

Dr. Shannon is a second generation Chiropractor and has served as a treating Chiropractor with Life Wellness Center since 2006. He is passionate about wellness and sharing that with others, helping them gain knowledge and the necessary skills to optimize their health and the health of their families. Dr. Shannon has specific expertise in nutrition, sports injuries, and is a Certified Ergonomic Professional able to do corporate ergonomic workshops as well as onsite and virtual ergonomic evaluations.  He resides in Burnsville with his wife Susan, has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. His hobbies include hunting, mountain biking, traveling and cross country skiing. He loves the outdoors and his hobbies.

Dr. Shannon Score Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) Lakeville, Minnesota clinic Dr. Shannon is a second generation Chiropractor and has served as a treating Chiropractor with Life Wellness Center since 2006. He is passionate about wellness and sharing that with others, helping them gain knowledge and the necessary skills to optimize their health and the health of their families. Dr. Shannon has specific expertise in nutrition, sports injuries, and is a Certified Ergonomic Professional able to do corporate ergonomic workshops as well as onsite and virtual ergonomic evaluations. He resides in Burnsville with his wife Susan, has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. His hobbies include hunting, mountain biking, traveling and cross country skiing. He loves the outdoors and his hobbies. Life Wellness Center combines the talent and disciplines of Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy, by the DMR Method, we help you restore pain free range of motion and return to normal daily activities; helping you get well and stay well. We extend our services for your well being to include Weight Loss, Sports Medicine, Ergonomics, and Custom Foot Orthotics because each activity can contribute to your well being. Lifewellness Center provides medical care for individuals, families and local businesses with offices in Lakeville, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. We service clients in the surrounding south metro of the Twin Cities, including Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Dakota County, Dundas, Eagan, Elko New Market, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Prague, Northfield, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, Scott County, Shakopee, and St. Paul.

Zack Corneliusen

Therapy Assistant

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Zach recently graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, with a B.S. in Kinesiology and plans to continue to chiropractic school in a couple of years.  After withstanding injuries as a high school athlete, he was inspired to pursue a career in the rehabilitative health field.  As a therapy assistant, he loves the opportunity to help other people in the same way others helped him.  In his free time, he volunteers as a youth wrestling coach in the north metro area.  He also enjoys watching sports and reading fiction novels.

Zack Corneliusen Therapy Assistant Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics Zach recently graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, with a B.S. in Kinesiology and plans to continue to chiropractic school in a couple of years. After withstanding injuries as a high school athlete, he was inspired to pursue a career in the rehabilitative health field. As a therapy assistant, he loves the opportunity to help other people in the same way others helped him. In his free time, he volunteers as a youth wrestling coach in the north metro area. He also enjoys watching sports and reading fiction novels. Life Wellness Center combines the talent and disciplines of Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy, by the DMR Method, we help you restore pain free range of motion and return to normal daily activities; helping you get well and stay well. We extend our services for your well being to include Weight Loss, Sports Medicine, Ergonomics, and Custom Foot Orthotics because each activity can contribute to your well being. Lifewellness Center provides medical care for individuals, families and local businesses with offices in Lakeville, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. We service clients in the surrounding south metro of the Twin Cities, including Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Dakota County, Dundas, Eagan, Elko New Market, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Prague, Northfield, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, Scott County, Shakopee, and St. Paul.

Physical Therapy Department


Dr. Erin Johnson

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Dr. Erin received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in May of 2016. She started her career as a physical therapist in Des Moines at an outpatient sports medicine clinic and is very excited to return to her home state of Minnesota and join the Life Wellness Center team. Erin enjoys working with people of all ages and with a variety of injuries. She specifically enjoys helping her patients reach their goals whatever they may be, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle and improving body awareness and mechanics in order to prevent further injury down the road. Erin lives in New Prague with her husband Tony, dog Max, and they are expecting their first baby in October. Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exercising – resistance training, running, and pilates, reading, cooking and baking, and spending time outdoors.

Dr. Erin Johnson Doctor of Physical Therapy Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics Dr. Erin received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in May of 2016. She started her career as a physical therapist in Des Moines at an outpatient sports medicine clinic and is very excited to return to her home state of Minnesota and join the Life Wellness Center team. Erin enjoys working with people of all ages and with a variety of injuries. She specifically enjoys helping her patients reach their goals whatever they may be, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle and improving body awareness and mechanics in order to prevent further injury down the road. Erin lives in New Prague with her husband Tony, dog Max, and they are expecting their first baby in October. Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exercising – resistance training, running, and pilates, reading, cooking and baking, and spending time outdoors. Life Wellness Center combines the talent and disciplines of Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy, by the DMR Method, we help you restore pain free range of motion and return to normal daily activities; helping you get well and stay well. We extend our services for your well being to include Weight Loss, Sports Medicine, Ergonomics, and Custom Foot Orthotics because each activity can contribute to your well being. Lifewellness Center provides medical care for individuals, families and local businesses with offices in Lakeville, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. We service clients in the surrounding south metro of the Twin Cities, including Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Dakota County, Dundas, Eagan, Elko New Market, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Prague, Northfield, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, Scott County, Shakopee, and St. Paul.

Jaime Meunier

Physical Therapy Assistant

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Jaime is a recent graduate of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. She loves helping people reach their goals to return to an active healthy life, and educating them on how to stay that way. Jaime lives in Lakeville with her husband.  Outside of work she loves being outside hiking, running, skiing and cooking for friends.

Massage Therapy Department


Alex Helps

Massage Therapist

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Alex comes to Life Wellness Center from the Peace Garden State, North Dakota. Licensed since 2009 she has developed a practice to help others get well and stay well through good muscle health. Trained in modalities such as hot stone, cupping, stretching techniques, kinesiology taping, prenatal, deep tissue, therapeutic, and relaxation massage she continually looks for ways to better serve her clients. Alex enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, Zumba, and board games.

 Alex Helps Massage Therapist Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics Alex comes to Life Wellness Center from the Peace Garden State, North Dakota. Licensed since 2009 she has developed a practice to help others get well and stay well through good muscle health. Trained in modalities such as hot stone, cupping, stretching techniques, kinesiology taping, prenatal, deep tissue, therapeutic, and relaxation massage she continually looks for ways to better serve her clients. Alex enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, Zumba, and board games. Life Wellness Center combines the talent and disciplines of Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy, by the DMR Method, we help you restore pain free range of motion and return to normal daily activities; helping you get well and stay well. We extend our services for your well being to include Weight Loss, Sports Medicine, Ergonomics, and Custom Foot Orthotics because each activity can contribute to your well being. Lifewellness Center provides medical care for individuals, families and local businesses with offices in Lakeville, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. We service clients in the surrounding south metro of the Twin Cities, including Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Dakota County, Dundas, Eagan, Elko New Market, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Prague, Northfield, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, Scott County, Shakopee, and St. Paul.

Weight Loss Department


Linda McCune

Ideal Protein Weight Loss Coach

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Linda moved to Lakeville with her husband to start a family and has been blessed with two children.  Linda has enjoyed supporting her husband’s business, being a mom, a caregiver for her parents, and volunteering in the community.  Her mission is to show people that it is possible to feel amazing in their bodies and assist them with weight loss.

Krissy Sirek

Ideal Protein Weight Loss Coach

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Krissy and her husband moved to Farmington 7 years ago where they built a house to start a family. They have one child and, of course, the family dog. Krissy has been working in nutrition and wellness for over 15 years with a background in nursing. She is passionate about helping others to make a positive change in their lives and bodies while showing a guiding path to achieving their full potential of living the life that they want. Watching a client’s body and attitude change right in front of her is rewarding for Krissy.

Administration


Megan Thelen

Clinic Manager

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Meg joined LWC in 2016 as both a therapy assistant and front desk employee, but she is back now as the Clinic Manager after completing a bachelor’s degree in Health Services Management.  Her most recent work experience was in a skilled nursing establishment as an assistant of a 312 bed facility.  LWC has felt like home for Meg since she was originally hired, which makes her even more excited to be back.  She enjoys helping others and being part of a team that works to benefit all of those involved.  Meg and her fiancé, Joey, recently moved to Lakeville with their yellow lab Stella and are currently planning a wedding.  If they are not up north at the cabin, they can be found watching hockey and football, or spending time with family and friends.

 

Lynda Jones

Front Desk

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Lynda, our director of first impressions, has been with Life Wellness Center since 2007. Lynda enjoys the challenges that come with managing the seemingly unlimited tasks of running the front desk. She enjoys the many patients she gets to know and helps in their journey to better health and wellness. In her off time Lynda enjoys time with friends, husband Mike and their 3 daughters.

Lynda Jones Front Desk Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics Lynda, our director of first impressions, has been with Life Wellness Center since 2007. Lynda enjoys the challenges that come with managing the seemingly unlimited tasks of running the front desk. She enjoys the many patients she gets to know and helps in their journey to better health and wellness. In her off time Lynda enjoys time with friends, husband Mike and their 3 daughters. Life Wellness Center combines the talent and disciplines of Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy, by the DMR Method, we help you restore pain free range of motion and return to normal daily activities; helping you get well and stay well. We extend our services for your well being to include Weight Loss, Sports Medicine, Ergonomics, and Custom Foot Orthotics because each activity can contribute to your well being. Lifewellness Center provides medical care for individuals, families and local businesses with offices in Lakeville, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. We service clients in the surrounding south metro of the Twin Cities, including Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Dakota County, Dundas, Eagan, Elko New Market, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Prague, Northfield, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, Scott County, Shakopee, and St. Paul.

Christina Margotta

Front Desk

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Christina joined LWC in September 2017.  She works at our front desk and helps out in the billing department.  You can find her at both clinics and she is thriving in the upbeat and family like atmosphere! In her home life, she loves playing with her two dogs Zoe and Koa and cheering on the Wild and Vikings! She also fosters puppies and dogs for SecondhandHounds which is a big passion of hers.  She is looking forward to seeing the healing and transforming experiences our patients and clients have at our clinic!

Christina Margotta Front Desk Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics Christina joined LWC in September 2017. She works at our front desk and helps out in the billing department. You can find her at both clinics and she is thriving in the upbeat and family like atmosphere! In her home life, she loves playing with her two dogs Zoe and Koa and cheering on the Wild and Vikings! She also fosters puppies and dogs for SecondhandHounds which is a big passion of hers. She is looking forward to seeing the healing and transforming experiences our patients and clients have at our clinic! Life Wellness Center combines the talent and disciplines of Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy, and Massage Therapy, by the DMR Method, we help you restore pain free range of motion and return to normal daily activities; helping you get well and stay well. We extend our services for your well being to include Weight Loss, Sports Medicine, Ergonomics, and Custom Foot Orthotics because each activity can contribute to your well being. Lifewellness Center provides medical care for individuals, families and local businesses with offices in Lakeville, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. We service clients in the surrounding south metro of the Twin Cities, including Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Dakota County, Dundas, Eagan, Elko New Market, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, New Prague, Northfield, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, Scott County, Shakopee, and St. Paul.

Mikayla Jusczak

Insurance Department

Lakeville and Eagan, Minnesota clinics

Mikayla has been with Life Wellness Center since 2015 and has worked in multiple roles.  She started out as a chiropractic assistant but moved into a position in the insurance department in June of 2016.  She is very analytical and detailed-oriented, and loves the daily challenges the insurance world brings.  Mikayla’s family plays a huge part in her life so off time is usually spent hanging out with her 3 siblings, parents or close friends.  She also loves to sing, read and travel.