The Doctor

Dr. Joelle Johnson B. Sc., D.C.


Dr. Joelle Johnson B. Sc., D.C.

Dr. Joelle Johnson grew up in Central Alberta, attended Red Deer College and the University of Regina to complete two Bachelor of Science Degrees. She then


completed her Doctor of Chiropractic with high honors at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dr. Joelle Johnson has been practicing in Red Deer since her graduation in 1999 and is married with three busy boys.She has practiced for over 20 years. Family is a huge part of her life and would like to invite all to become part of our chiropractic family at Family First Chiropractic and Wellness.

Dr. Joelle's interest in pre-conception care, pre-natal chiropractic, post-natal chiropractic and pediatric chiropractic in her practice has led her to complete her International Chiropractic Pediatric Association Diplomate, FICPA board certification. Dr. Johnson is also certified in the Webster technique and the Gardner System for Breech Presentation as well as many other birthing, prenatal, post-natal and pediatric care certifications. Her practice is diverse and she enjoys treating entire families especially women, babies and children. Pregnant women have seen positive results from techniques used by Dr. Joelle to reduce and give relief from low back pain, pelvic pain, pelvic floor pain and other discomforts of pregnancy. Babies, toddlers, children and teenagers also benefit from chiropractic care.

Dr. Joelle has participated in three different Practice Based Research studies. The first involved pregnant women and the Webster Technique. The second study involved chiropractic and children's health in collaboration with the ICPA. The third was a pregnancy based study of chiropractic care.

Pre-conception care, pre-natal chiropractic care, post-natal chiropractic care, pediatrics, orthotics, motor vehicle accidents, falls, slips, sports injuries, WCB related accidents as well as regular maintenance are some of the other areas that Dr. Johnson will be happy to help with whether male or female, young or old.

New patients are always welcome to our clinic family.

Dr. Joelle Johnson has been an active member in our community and a volunteer with the Canadian Ski Patrol - Red Deer Zone since 1999. She has also volunteered her chiropractic services at rodeos and other events in Central Alberta. She was involved with the Canada Winter Gamesin 2019. She also brought the free screenings of the movies "The Business of Being Born" to Red Deer in April 2008 and "More Business of Being Born" in 2012. She co-hosted the Indigo Festival Red Deer in March of 2009, 2010 & 2011 and is also a big supporter of midwifery and doula support in our province.Dr. Johnson has helped organize and participate in the International Day of the Midwife rallies for many years. Dr. Johnson is also a CPR instructor with Heart and Stroke and the Canadian Ski Patrol as well as a first Aid instructor with Heart and Stroke.

Dr. Joelle won the Entrepreneurship trophy award at the 2012 Woman of Excellence award presentations here in Red Deer because of her commitment to serving young families in Red Deer and surrounding area. Later that year, she was awarded the Ruby Award from the Soroptomists of Central Alberta.

Helping people achieve their optimal health and aiding them towards a better life naturally has been the greatest reward in her career.

Dr. Joelle Johnson Bsc.,D.C.