Dr. Jungels began her chiropractic journey growing up in Carlton MN; where athletics, guided her decision to find a career where she could help athletes. Her journey then led her to Saint Cloud State University, St. Cloud MN, where she completed her bachelors in sports medicine with a minor in psychology and soon after began a career as a licensed Athletic Trainer. After five years of practicing in the field of Athletic Training, she went on to attend Northwestern Health Sciences University, Bloomington MN, where she completed her doctorate in Chiropractic.
Even as a student she understood that, fundamentally, everything is influenced by neurology. Through her practice in the field of Athletic Training, she became increasingly concerned over the concussion epidemic that occupied the athletic world. Due to her experiences during the ongoing concussion epidemic, she foresaw the ability to heal people holistically with real science. During the later years of chiropractic school, Dr. Jungels enrolled as a scholar and completed post-doctoral coursework in Clinical Neuroscience program from the Carrick Institute, Orlando FL. Resulting internships allowed her to work along side some of the finest practitioners in MN, where she assisted them in the treatment of some of the most complex neurological cases within a collaborative and integrative setting.
With her strong committment to a lifetime of learning, Dr. Jungels maintains a strong passion for finding chiropractic and functional neurology based solutions in the treatment of Concussion and neurodevelopmental disorders; such as ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, and Sensory Processing Disorders. This commitment to lifelong learning, brings the latest treatments and technology to her practice, ensures she is always able to provide her patients with the quality of care they deserve.
Dr. Jungels believes chiropractic is an integral part of a multi-disciplinary approach when it comes to health care and she is honored to serve the community through Gerhardson Chiropractic. Having a deep background beyond her area of specialization sets her up for any challenge; where she loves to treat many different types of conditions and patients of all ages.
Outside of clinic Dr. Jungels resides in Sartell with her husband and their two dogs. She loves spending time with their family, reading, cooking, and living an active lifestyle.