007Nelson_April_2012_7001315Dr. Michael Nelson has a doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from Western States University in Portland Oregon, and a Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Science. He is a practicing chiropractic physician with over 1500 hours of post graduate training in functional medicine.  As a practitioner Dr. Nelson has a personal passion for reversing chronic conditions such as thyroid dysfunction, type II diabetes, autoimmunity, fibromyalgia, hormone imbalances, metabolic syndrome, and hypertension.

In addition to his years in private practice Dr. Nelson has developed and marketed nutraceutical formulations for brain health, immunity, and adrenal fatigue.  He is well respected for his clinical acumen and his empathetic concern for his patients.

At Sierra Tahoe Wellness Center we believe that lifelong health and vitality is our natural state.  Our team is committed to helping you reach optimal health by identifying the unique underlying causes of your conditions and treating them. We follow a functional medicine approach to healing which views each person individually and holistically.  Our programs utilize highly specialized testing and evaluation, supervised diet and lifestyle modifications, in combination with nutritional supplementation to address the unique needs of each individual.

Sierra Tahoe Wellness Center incorporates the best diagnostic tools and pioneering technologies that help us identify the critical imbalances that are at the root of your condition. We treat the patient not the symptom.

We are committed to helping you feel your best and discovering the lifelong benefits of greater health and vitality.