Dr. Colleen Sweeney is a licensed chiropractor in the state of Wisconsin. She is a native of Madison, WI and did her undergraduate work at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota obtaining a B.S. in Corporate Fitness Science and Athletic Training. She played basketball for St. Thomas for four years and was the starting point guard on their 1991 NCAA Championship team.
Dr. Colleen completed her chiropractic degree at the Northwestern College of Chiropractic from 1993-1997. She has been in private practice for over 20 years and adores working with people of all walks of life. Her philosophy is grounded in the principles of wellness, balance, support and human performance. She utilizes gentle chiropractic and cranio-sacral techniques, light touch energy work and cupping. Essentially, she works with the body’s innate wisdom by helping to remove blockages of the nerve system. Patient education and home exercise routines are an important part of all care plans. Dr. Colleen also refers and coordinates care with multiple types of practitioners in an effort to accommodate individual needs.
Dr. Colleen is active in numerous chiropractic ventures and her most notable experience was a humanitarian mission trip to Fortelaza, Brazil where she provided chiropractic adjustments for hundreds of people. She is a member of SOTO, a Reiki Master and trained cranio-sacral therapist through the Upledger Institute. In addition, she is the author of Not Your Mother’s Menopause- a self-help guide for all women 35 and older and co-author of Mindfulness For Athletes. She also offers online classes.
On a personal note, Dr. Colleen enjoys participating in the American Birkebeiner cross country ski race, rollerblading, hiking yoga, golfing and all things nature. She was inducted into the Edgewood High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013.