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Chiropractic | Female

Care Philosophy

Dr. Como has been committed to helping people optimize their health through chiropractic care, providing patients with the highest quality of care and service and by providing information on how they can improve their quality of life. Her practice objective is to reduce or eliminate major interference to the expression of a patient's inborn ability to heal. She offers a patient centered perspective incorporating both therapeutic and preventative approaches.

Biography

Dr. Dianne Como received her Doctorate in Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 1994. Prior to completing her doctorate, Dr. Como attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and was awarded a Masters in Social Work and a Bachelor of Science degree, Cum Laude. Dr. Como and another colleague established and opened Back in Shape Chiropractic in 1996. For the past 20 years, Dr. Como has been committed to helping people optimize their health through chiropractic care, providing patients with the highest quality of care and service and by providing information on how they can improve their quality of life. Her practice objective is to reduce or eliminate major interference to the expression of a patient's body's inborn ability to heal. She offers a patient centered perspective incorporating both therapeutic and preventative approaches. She pays particular attention to maintaining optimum body structure and nerve function as well as promoting improved health through evaluation of her patient's health behaviors and conditions. Dr. Como works with patients to address a number of health issues including auto and work injuries, neck and back pain, headaches, arm and leg pain, sports injuries, pregnancy discomfort and pediatric spinal health concerns. Dr. Como has kept up to date on her post-graduate education, ensuring that her patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced chiropractic care. Dr. Como was awarded her Certification in Chiropractic Pediatrics from the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice and the Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics for successful completion of the Certification program sponsored by the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA). She was also awarded proficiency certification by the ICPA in Webster Technique. Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic analysis and diversified adjustment. The goal of the adjustment is to reduce the effects of sacral/pelvic subluxation (misalignment) and/or SI joint dysfunction. In doing so, neuro-biomechanical function in the pelvis is restored. Dr. Como is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association, Holistic Pediatrics Association and Minnesota Distance Running Association. In 2014, Dr. Como earned the esteemed "Angie's List Super Service Award" reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service. "Only about 5 percent of the companies Dr. Como competes with in the Twin Cities are able to earn the award which reflects a consistently high level of customer service."Dr. Como has been recognized as an expert in the field of Chiropractic Medicine. Dr. Como was nominated by a vote of peers as one of the "2014 Top Chiropractors" in Minnesota Monthly magazine's list of Top Chiropractors in their June 2014 issue. In 2015 and 2016, she was again recognized as one the " Top Chiropractors". Dr. Como is listed in Minnesota Monthly magazine's- "2015 and 2016 Health Guide of Best Doctors, Chiropractors and Dentists." and in the June issue of Best Chiropractors for 2016. OpenCare listed Dr. Como as a "2015 Patients' Choice Winner". Dr. Como has been a recreational runner for many years. She has finished several marathons, half marathons and other 5K and 10K road races. She has enjoyed touring on her bike through various parts of the Midwest and East Coast. Her other interests include golfing, weight training, hiking, camping, biking and snorkeling any place warm and tropical.

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Dr. Dianne Como received her Doctorate in Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 1994.  Prior to completing her doctorate,  Dr. Como attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and was awarded a Masters in Social Work and a Bachelor of Science degree, Cum Laude.

Dr. Como and another colleague established and opened Back in Shape Chiropractic in 1996. For the past 20 years, Dr. Como has been committed to helping people optimize their health through chiropractic care, providing patients with the highest quality of care and service and by providing information on how they can improve their quality of life. Her practice objective is to reduce or eliminate major interference to the expression of a patient's body's inborn ability to heal. She offers a patient centered perspective incorporating both therapeutic and preventative approaches.  She pays particular attention to maintaining optimum body structure and nerve function as well as promoting improved health through evaluation of her patient's health behaviors and conditions. 

Dr. Como works with patients to address a number of health issues including auto and work injuries, neck and back pain, headaches, arm and leg pain, sports injuries, pregnancy discomfort and pediatric spinal health concerns. Dr. Como has kept up to date on her post-graduate education, ensuring that her patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced chiropractic care.  Dr. Como was awarded her Certification in Chiropractic Pediatrics from the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice and the Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics for successful completion of the Certification program sponsored by the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA). She was also awarded proficiency certification by the ICPA in Webster Technique. Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic analysis and diversified adjustment.  The goal of the adjustment is to reduce the effects of sacral/pelvic subluxation (misalignment) and/or SI joint dysfunction.   In doing so, neuro-biomechanical function in the pelvis is restored.  Dr. Como is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association, Holistic Pediatrics Association and  Minnesota Distance Running Association. In 2014, Dr. Como earned the esteemed "Angie's List Super Service Award" reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service. "Only about 5 percent of the companies Dr. Como competes with in the Twin Cities are able to earn the award which reflects  a consistently high level of customer service."Dr. Como has been recognized as an expert in the field of Chiropractic Medicine.  Dr. Como was nominated by a vote of peers as one of the "2014 Top Chiropractors"  in Minnesota Monthly magazine's list of Top Chiropractors in their June 2014 issue.  In 2015 and 2016, she was again recognized as one the " Top Chiropractors".  Dr. Como is listed in Minnesota Monthly magazine's- "2015 and 2016 Health Guide of  Best Doctors, Chiropractors and Dentists."  and in the June issue of  Best Chiropractors for 2016.  OpenCare listed Dr. Como as a "2015 Patients' Choice Winner".

 Dr. Como has been a recreational runner for many years. She has finished several marathons, half marathons and other 5K and 10K road races. She has enjoyed touring on her bike through various parts of the Midwest and East Coast. Her other interests include golfing, weight training, hiking, camping, biking and snorkeling any place warm and tropical. 

Dr. Como's Care Philosophy

Dr. Como has been committed to helping people optimize their health through chiropractic care, providing patients with the highest quality of care and service and by providing information on how they can improve their quality of life. Her practice objective is to reduce or eliminate major interference to the expression of a patient's inborn ability to heal. She offers a patient centered perspective incorporating both therapeutic and preventative approaches.

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  •  Specializes in Chiropractic
  •  Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Sprain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Whiplash
  • Work-Related Injuries

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern Health Sciences University/Northwestern College Of Chiropractic

    Graduated in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Univeristy Of Minnesota

    Graduated in 1978

    University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

    Graduated in 1983

  • Other Education
    Northwestern Health Sciences University

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Chiropractic
  • Acupuncture
  • Pediatrics

Procedures Performed

  • Acupuncture
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Examination
  • Spinal Decompression