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I’m Dr. Dan and I’m a chiropractor. In the first post, I discuss why I stopped practicing. Here I talk about the second part of that decision, which is what I am doing instead.

I’m a treasure hunter.

Well, I should clarify I mean that in a figurative sense. Allow me to explain.

For the 5 years I practiced as a chiropractor, I was frustrated with the treatment options I knew about. They required patients to go to a clinic for care and see a doctor one-on-one, they were expensive for patients, they required the patient to first have a…

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I'm Dr. Dan and I’m a chiropractor. I’m still licensed, but I don’t practice in a clinic. I was a practicing clinician for 5 years and then I decided to do something different.

This is the story of why I left clinical practice and how I got to where I am now.


  1. Why I Became a Chiropractor
  2. What Clinical Practice is Like
  3. Time to Change

Let’s start at the beginning with the four main reasons why I became a chiropractor in the first place.

In October of 2019, I quit my job.

It paid well and had good prospects. However, I had a business opportunity I wanted to pursue. The only problem is that the new business would require a bit of time before I would get a paycheck.

To make ends meet, I decided to drive for Lyft for awhile. As I said goodbye to the corporate world and started out on an adventure, I wasn’t sure what to expect. But one thing became clear.

By: Daniel Winkels, D.C.

There are a wide variety of options for HR managers looking to boost the wellness of employees, from company-sponsored sports teams and healthy office snacks to large-scale wellness programs. There can be many complex topics to navigate in implementing a program that works well.

According to the Huffington Post, wellness programs existed as early as 1879 with the Pullman Company.¹ …

Dan Winkels, DC

My passion is to make the best at-home wellness strategies user-friendly, motivating, and affordable for everyone. This is my journey.

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