Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Christopher Dockter
Dr. Dockter began practicing chiropractic in 1996 after graduating from Northwestern College of Chiropractic. While at Northwestern he earned Certification in Acupuncture in addition to his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. He has had additional training in clinical nutrition, the treatment of work and automobile injuries, and the treatment of a variety of non-musculoskeletal conditions such as ear infections, headaches, colic and others. He utilizes his acupuncture skills to help people quit smoking, lose weight, and improve their general well being.
Dr. Dockter enjoys canoeing on the Rum River and fishing anywhere he can. He and his family try to take an annual hiking/ fly-fishing trip to Glacier National Park in Montana each summer.
Dr. Dockter became a partner in 1998.
Dr. Daniel Lutz
Dr. Lutz is a Northeast Minneapolis native. He was born and raised in Columbia Heights and lived in the same house until shortly after graduating from Totino Grace High School. From there, he began his pre-chiropractic studies at Mankato State University.
Dr. Lutz graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1997 as a Doctor of Chiropractic. During his academic career he was the recipient of an academic scholarship and an award for his leadership in the student senate board. He was also a member of the Gonstead Clinical Studies Society.
Dr. Lutz lives in Lino Lakes and is the proud husband to his wife, Michele, and father of two beautiful daughters, Anna and Amanda. In his spare time he works on lowering his golf handicap and hopes to play competitive golf soon.
Dr. Lutz opened the first clinic in 1997 as "Lutz Family Chiropractic". Since then it has grown mostly by word of mouth referrals from very satisfied patients.
Dr. Thomas DeWall
Dr. DeWall graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 2002 and opened his first office that same year. He earned his Acupuncture Certification while in school and has used that training to help patients with many types of conditions in addition to musculoskeletal complaints. He has advanced post-graduate training in treatment of injuries sustained in automobile accidents and work injuries. He participated in live human crash testing through the San Diego Spine Research Institute and has a diplomate from the American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals. Dr. DeWall is also a Certified Medical Examiner for the DOT.
While not helping patients, Dr. DeWall enjoys traveling, hunting, golf and kayaking on the area lakes and rivers.
Dr. Zachary Barringer
Dr. Zack Barringer has had a lifelong passion for health and wellness. This interest led him to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Bethel University and Doctorate in Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University. While at Northwestern he was a three time Sweere Academic Scholar recipient and Valedictorian of his graduating class. He has a special interest in sports chiropractic rehabilitation and nutrition. Dr. Zack joined the practice in April 2022.
Dr. Zack now lives in Lino Lakes and is married to his wife Courtney, and is the proud father to two wonderful kids, his son James and daughter Charlie. In his spare time Dr. Zack can be found working out, and being outside as much as possible.