The Wellness Way –
600 Carpenter Ave
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
How To Connect With Us
We are excited to connect with you. If you want to learn more about who we are, we encourage you to attend one of our events and meet us in person.
About The Wellness Way in Iron Mountain, Michigan
We understand that common is not normal, and unlike the restrictive healthcare mentality, we dig deeper to find answers to life-restricting health challenges.
We focus on overcoming the three main causes of interference in the body — trauma, toxins, and thoughts — to go beyond symptom-based care and address your unique physiology in a way that allows your mind and body to find an individualized path back to better health.
We don’t guess, we test; rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, we utilize the most in-depth testing and cutting-edge diagnostic tools to uncover the hidden sources of health problems.
We provide the essential guidance to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles through a combination of testing, individual plans, and one-on-one guidance to restore your body to total wellness.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Ryan Krog, DC
The Wellness Way – Iron Mountain
“Dr. Ryan Krog became interested in the Wellness Way philosophy for a combination of reasons. After a close family member was written off as untreatable by doctors in several specialties, he sought out ways to prove them wrong. Also, with being a college athlete, he always felt that there was more to being healthy than simply not being sick. He also always had a strong relationship with chiropractic growing up but realized there was so much more he could do to help people truly be healthy.
Dr. Krog earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College in February 2020. He completed his Bachelor’s in Health and Wellness Management from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls. He has also completed continued training with Chiropractic BioPhysics.
Dr. Krog and his wife, Jennifer, live in Iron Mountain, MI. They have two children: Vanessa and Greyson. Their kids are homeschooled, so the family is always on the move in search of new memorable and educational moments! The family hopes to have a small hobby farm in the near future.”
Dr. Tomas Hemgren, DC
The Wellness Way – Iron Mountain
I was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden where my family still resides. I started my Chiropractic career as a 16 year old when I received my first adjustment. Having gained major benefits from getting adjusted, it sparked my interest to learn more about the profession and health in general.
I did most of my undergraduate studies in Sweden and finished them in the US before I started Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Going thru the program completely opened my eyes to health and what it really is. It changed my mindset from the allopathic thinking of sick care to a functional healthcare way of thinking. I realized that the sick care model is failing as people are just getting sicker and chronic disease is on the rise. I learned that we have to take a more functional and preventative approach to regain and keep our health. The answer to our health problems cannot be found in a bottle of pills.
I have been a Chiropractor now for 17 years. I have worked in England, Ireland, Sweden and USA during those years and I have gained a lifetime of experience. One thing that I have realized is that it doesn’t matter what country you are in, the health of people is slowly deteriorating. There are rising levels of chronic disease lurking around the corner. People are taking more medication, only to see their health get worse. It is difficult to stand back and watch this deterioration when we have solutions to these ailments!
This is our mission today… helping people regain their health and preventing them from heading down the path of chronic disease, medications by the handful, a loss of happiness and a reduced lifespan. We aim to teach others that there is another way to live; a healthy way full off vitality and happiness. Not simply ‘just getting by day to day’. It’s about quality not quantity. Together, we can make it happen!
Dr. Laura Hemgren, DC
The Wellness Way – Iron Mountain
From a very young age, I knew my calling in life was to help others. My journey began with my first adjustment when I was 14. I suffered with horrible menstrual issues and chiropractic care was my only relief!! Not only did my female problems improve immensely, but other GI issues also cleared up. I made the decision to pursue chiropractic as a profession just shortly after starting college. I didn’t truly understand the impact chiropractic could have on health until I began school at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport IA.
Upon graduation, Dr. Tomas and I practiced in England for one year before opening our own practice in Galway, Ireland. We married in 2004 and had our first child, Madelaine, in 2006…born at home. Raising children so far from family was not our intent and we began the process of moving back to the USA. In 2009 we were blessed with our second child Alexander and in 2012 our third child Samuel, both also born at home.
Helping to restore health through chiropractic care is of huge importance, however practicing for the past 17 years in 3 different countries has also taught me that our society is in need of more. We have NO clear understanding of what it means to be healthy or how our daily choices impact or vitality. I know this from my own personal experience and watching that of my family and friends. Our world needs a wake-up call. And we are ready to take on that challenge! Our aim is to help our patients become ‘HEALthy’…through HEALing. Whether that be with chiropractic care, the Wellness Way Approach, nutrition or diet changes, we are here to help!
About Our Events
What is your definition of health? At The Wellness Way, we recognize that most people have been conditioned to believe how modern-day healthcare practices are the experts of restoration and preventative medicine. However, our perception of the way the body functions differs from what is traditionally taught. Therefore, we conduct regular informational events to communicate how we view various systems in the human body. Our take on subjects such as hormones, inflammation, autoimmunity, metabolic syndrome, cancer, thyroid health, etc., strays away from “traditional” aspects. We value our patients’ ability to engage with their healthcare journey, which is why we hope by attending these events they achieve accountability and can take charge of their own bodies for a healthier future.
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