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Dr. Hauptman believes chiropractic found him. After earning his undergraduate degree many years ago in Colorado, he worked in project management as a means to raise a family alongside his wife, Liz with two daughters Gina and Heidi. Throughout this time he and his family maintained a very active lifestyle that included triathlons, motorcycle racing, cycling, soccer, tennis, track and field. It was when Gina, who as a competitive athlete suffering from knee pain for many years became successfully treated by a chiropractor that he had his eyes opened to the power of chiropractic. That is when the seed to help people the same way became planted in his heart. With his family’s support, he studied chiropractic at Logan Chiropractic, graduating in December 2016. Dr. Hauptman studied many techniques at Logan including Dr. Ridgeway’s soft tissue and Dr. Brinkman’s Cox flexion distraction classes in which they considered he might be an asset to Wentzville Chiropractic. He is thrilled to join the team and is excited to have the opportunity to bless people with the powerful tool that is chiropractic care.
Dr. Brower is originally from Illinois. After receiving degrees in Environmental Biology and Botany from Eastern Illinois University she worked as a research biologist. It was during this time she began suffering from debilitating migraines and sought medical help. After six years the migraines were worse and the drug therapies were making her even more ill. Realizing there had to be a better solution for herself and others, she discovered chiropractic and was treated successfully for the migraines. Determined to help others facing similar health problems, she decided to become a chiropractor. After graduating from Logan College in 1990 she opened her practice in St. Charles County and eventually opened Wentzville Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center in 1994. In 2001 she earned her Diplomat in Acupuncture from the NCCAOM, and in 2003 Wentzville Chiropractic moved to its current location on Main Plaza Drive. She is happily married and loves to garden and grow plants.
Dr. Day was born and raised in Missouri. She attended Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia Canada where she received an honors degree in Biology and a degree in Mathematics and Statistics. She attended Logan College of Chiropractic and graduated in 2008 as the class valedictorian. Upon graduation, she received the Department of Radiology award. Dr. Day is certified in treating pregnant women regarding all aspects of their pregnancy and works closely with Midwest OBGYN. She also specializes in working with children of all ages. Dr. Day is certified in acupuncture which is used to treat everything from neck pain, mid back and low back pain to skin conditions as well as many other disorders. Outside of the office she enjoys weightlifting and martial arts.
Dr. Ridgeway has been in practice for ten years in the St. Charles County region. He joined Wentzville Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center in 2005. As a Doctor of Chiropractic he holds additional certifications in acupuncture and Graston Soft Tissue Techniques. In 2000-2003, Dr. Ridgeway assisted in the chiropractic treatment of the St. Louis Rams and has worked with several national sports figures. In addition to his busy schedule at Wentzville Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center, Dr. Ridgeway is an Associate Professor at Logan College of Chiropractic where he teaches Adjusting Techniques, Orthopedics, and Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques. He is also the Chairman of The Chiropractic Science Division at the college, and regularly teaches weekend seminars for senior students and post-graduate studies.
Dr. Owens was born and raised in St. Charles County. She drove a school bus for 4 years to put herself through college which caused her to start having daily headaches. After seeing a chiropractor, and visiting the Logan campus, she had found her passion. She graduated from Logan University in 2013 with honors and received the Chiropractic and Clinical Science Division awards. Dr Owens started practicing at Wentzville Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center in 2014 and is also certified in acupuncture.