Hansen completes certification


MARQUETTE — Marquette County Chiropractor Dr. Gabrielle Hansen has completed a certification program offered by the Council on Extremity Adjusting and has become a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner.

Hansen is one of 1,200 extremity specialists worldwide and the first in the Upper Peninsula, according to a release from Hansen. The course of certification she has completed required 105 hours of study and passing of a final exam on the following subjects: Upper and Lower Extremity Adjusting, Temporomandibular joint, Ribs and Shoulder Girdle, Foot, Gait and Orthotics, Extremity Rehabilitation, Soft Tissue Methods for the Extremities and Global Assessment of the Extremities.

As a CCEP, Hansen is trained to pinpoint and treat root causes to recurring pain in the spine or extremities. She is equipped to treat TMJ, shoulder girdle syndromes, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, knee subluxations, Baker’s cysts, sprained ankles, shin splints and foot and gait mechanics and other ailments. She is currently working at Wautier Wellness in the Harvey and Gwinn locations.