Meet Our Team


I grew up in the Chicagoland area and attended Winona State University where I majored in Biology and played on the softball team (2002-2006). After graduating from Winona State, I started at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA and received my Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010. I worked in two very successful practices in Iowa after graduating gaining a wealth of knowledge in chiropractic, sports injuries, nutrition, and acupuncture.  I am so happy to be back in this area, and to give back to the community and people that were such a large part of my wonderful experience here in Winona.  When I am not here at Infinity, you’ll find me busy keeping up with my daughter Zoey.  I also enjoy being active outdoors, sports, yoga, cooking, movies, and spending time with friends and family.

When I chose to become a chiropractor I had two goals in mind. To utilize my education and talents to be the best chiropractor I could and to take care of my patients with the same compassion and integrity I’d use with my own family. I believe that health is a gift not an entitlement. I also believe that our body has an innate ability to be healthy when it is taken care of and has the ability to heal from many injuries when properly treated and rehabilitated. I assist all my patients in obtaining these goals, to be healthy and absent of pain and injury.

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Carley is Infinity’s Office Manager, when she is not at Infinity, she loves spending time outside with her daughter Willow (who you may see at the office sometimes!) & her fiancé Brody. Carley has two pets, her German Shorthair, Emmett & her Calico cat, Calypso. When they aren’t all playing or hiking outside they enjoy watching movies, doing projects & going on car rides!

Heather Gerdes is a certified Health & Life Coach. She also holds a BA in Communication Studies and a MS in Organizational Leadership. As a passionate coaching professional, Heather utilizes her trainings to provide services aiming to introduce clarity, facilitate self-growth, self-motivation and transformation when feeling overwhelmed by life’s demands. Whether it is improving your health or life, she will help you develop the habits and skills to effectively deal with the challenges you may encounter in your personal and professional life.

Health Coaching Hours: By Appointment.

Reiki Hours: By Appointment.

Shekinah joined the Infinity team in Fall 2017 as an Office Assistant. When she’s not working the front desk, she’s busy taking classes at Minnesota State College Southeast.

Dani was born and raised in the Twin Cities and grew up dancing and singing. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dancemaking from Columbia College Chicago in 2012. Dani has been studying astrology throughout her adult life and is currently preparing to become certified as an Astrology Professional from the International Society of Astrological Research this coming summer 2022. At Infinity, you can either find Dani helping patients at the front desk or leading astrology workshops in the yoga studio. Outside of work, you’ll see Dani pursuing her career as a music performer, enjoying the outdoors and focusing on healthy living. New to Winona, Dani is grateful to be part of the Infinity family and actively serving the community here.

Abby is entering her senior year this coming fall. Her plans for college are to study nutrition and wellness. When she is not working, she loves hiking, being outdoors, traveling and studying art and music.

Jade is originally from Saint Cloud, Minnesota. She moved to Winona in 2017 to attend Southeast Technical college where she graduated with an Associates Degree in Massage Therapy in 2019. She loves spending my time hiking, with friends/family or with her dog, Tucker.

Shellie Nelson has recently joined the Infinity team! Shellie is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) and has advanced degrees in Human Performance and Leadership. Shellie has been providing healthcare to athletes and teaching Injury Recognition Rehabilitation, and Kinesiology in higher education for 35 years. Her unique teaching experiences, professional training, and ability to analyze human movement allow her to assist her clients with decreasing pain, while increasing strength and flexibility to allow more efficient and pain free movement.

Shellie offers sessions in Injury Assessment, Corrective Exercises, and Exercise sessions.

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