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Meet Dr. Lauren Zokan
As a child growing up in the Milwaukee area, Dr. Lauren suffered from sinus infections, asthma, and allergies. During her time in high school and college her health issues continued to get worse. While in college at Drake University, Dr. Lauren decided that something had to change and she could not continue to feel the way she was feeling. Around the same time, Dr. Lauren was training for her first marathon and knew if she felt better she would perform better and achieve her goal of completing her first marathon. She was determined to regain her health and stay healthy. As luck (or maybe fate) would have it, the family that Dr. Lauren nannied for during this time recommended that she see their chiropractor. She began seeing their chiropractor and immediately noticed that not only were her sinus issues gone, but she was breathing and sleeping better.
For the first time in her life, Dr. Lauren understood how great she was meant to feel and the true meaning of being healthy. She also couldn't help but notice how every time she visited her chiropractor's office, how happy she and everyone else there was. It became very clear to her that chiropractic was something she wanted to dedicate her life to, and immediately began researching chiropractic colleges across the country to attend, once she received her undergraduate degree from Drake University. The dramatic change and improvement in her quality of life led her to change career paths and go to chiropractic school. Dr. Lauren attended the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa for her chiropractic education. During her time at Palmer she went on a humanitarian mission trip to Brazil to provide chiropractic care. Prior to this trip Dr. Lauren knew she loved working with children, but her belief was much stronger after returning. While in Brazil she was able to go to a kindergarten center to adjust five and six year olds and she knew right then that she always wanted to care for children.
Passionate about caring for families
Dr. Lauren has had a life-long dream to work with children and families. She has always had a love for children and knew when she decided to become a chiropractor she could make an impact on the lives of many families. Because of her own struggles as a child with sinus issues, asthma, and allergies she knows how important it is to be healthy and be able to live a life without being sick all the time. Because of Dr. Lauren's dream of for caring for children and families she began her certification through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association during her internship and will complete her certification later this year. Dr. Lauren also knows the importance of chiropractic care during pregnancy and has been certified since 2014 in Webster's Technique through the ICPA.