David Freidson, DC, CSCS, A.R.T. & Graston Cert., B.S. Kines., CKTP
Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Active Release Technique Certified
Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology
Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner
Graston Technique Certified
For Dr. Freidson's curriculum vitae click here.
Dr. Freidson began his education at the University of Wisconsin Madison, obtaining a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science in 2002. In 2005 Dr. Freidson obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University. (Click here to see the similarities and differences between the education of doctors of chiropractic and medical doctors).
Dr. Freidson worked as a personal trainer while finishing his bachelor's degree and while in chiropractic school. He obtained the highest level of personal training which is the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Although Dr. Freidson no longer does personal training, he uses his knowledge on exercise to customize rehabilitation programs for his patients, and he will also develop exercise routines to help people work around their areas of pain.
Dr. Freidson experienced benefits of muscle work since high-school, such as improved athletic performance and pain reduction. Because of this he knew that he wanted to not only be an expert of the skeletal system, but also of the muscular system. So, he became certified in Active Release Technique (ART), immediately after he finished Chiropractic School. He chose ART because it is the gold standard soft tissue technique.
Soon after becoming becoming a licensed physician, Dr. Freidson realized that people would leave his office feeling great, only to undo the benefits at work. That is why he started learning about ergonomics and occupational health. Dr. Freidson recently completed the course work necessary to become one of 100 chiropractors in the country with a diplomate in occupational health. Dr. Freidson is the company chiropractic physician for Tempur Sealy, PepsiCO and Plastics and Molding.
Dr. Freidson has also been granted Associate Clinical Faculty status for Northwestern Health Sciences University and provides internships to students looking to complete their education in a successful clinical setting. To date, he has personally mentored five students as they have successfully made their way to doctor status.
In Dr. Freidson's free time, he likes to spend time with his wife and their two children. He practices what he preaches and exercises most days of the week. He enjoys movies and reading (mainly journals and text books relating to his profession), as well as spending time with family and friends.
Scott JohnsonMassage Therapist/Rehabilitation Specialist/Front Desk
Massage Therapy and Chiropractic Care have played an important role in Scott’s life since High School, when he sought treatment for chronic pain from years of playing football. Scott decided that due to his interest in Alternative Medicine, Physical Fitness, and Musculoskeletal Anatomy, Massage Therapy was the right path for him.
In 2012, he began his training at Centerpoint Massage and Shiatsu Therapy School and Clinic in St. Louis Park. During his time there, he had over 900 hours of training, including 60+ hours of hands-on work in a functioning student clinic, and he delivered the Valedictorian speech for his graduating class. He received his Diploma in 2013, and is currently studying to become NCBTMB Board Certified. Scott has been at Synergy Health and Rehabilitation since January of 2014.
Scott has had the opportunity to perform massage therapy with runners of the Twin Cities, Los Angeles, and Boston Marathons. He has worked with players for the U of M Gophers Mens Football team, and riders of the Minnesota MS150. While he is trained in all styles of massage therapy, he has spent the majority of his 7 year massage career performing a combination of deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial, cupping, and orthopedic therapies.
In his free time he likes to cook, enjoys seeing local bands, and work out.
Brittany went to Minnesota School of Business and graduated with her Massage Therapy Diploma in 2010. She has previously worked in two chiropractic offices and after having her daughter has decided to join the awesome team at Synergy Health. She has really noticed what a difference in how she has been feeling since receiving care from Dr. Freidson and doing stretches and strengthening exercises. Now she is able to take care of and enjoy all the moments with her daughter.
In her free time she enjoys listening to music, catching up with friends and learning new ways for her family to live healthy, happy lives. She loves being a Massage Therapist because she gets to help people heal and relax.