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“The doctor of the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease.” - Thomas Edison


Dr. Stacy Young, chiropractor, believes that FUNction should be just that, FUN! She is a life long Alaskan, born and raised in Eagle River. Dr. Young graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1996 as a Doctor of Chiropractic. She returned to serve her home town community upon graduation and opened Healthwise Care Center in May of 1998. She focuses her chiropractic practice on healthy movement, postural improvement and dietary wellness. The utilization of a number of soft tissue and myofascial techniques have gained her notable regard with her patients and the community.


Dr. Young formed Healthwise Care Center to provide Eagle River with a multi-disciplinary clinic that offers each and every patient the ability to access what they need to improve their "health in motion" whether their need is manual therapy, exercise rehabilitation, chiropractic manipulation, aquatic therapy, kinesio taping or neuro-muscular rehabilitation . Education and empowerment of each patient in their diagnosis and providing them the tools to regain and maintain wellness is why we call ourselves- HEALTH wise!!! In her free time, Stacy enjoys sharing our beautiful state with her three girls and her husband. You will find her fishing, camping (summer and winter), hiking, XC and downhill skiing, biking and kayaking.


Dr. Simkowski, chiropractor, is a transplant from Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Hobbies include: lifting, indoor rock climbing, hiking, photography, crafting and adventuring with her fur-daughter Pinna the corgi. 

Dr. Simkowski graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN in the fall of 2018 as a Doctor of Chiropractic. She also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biology with a Biomedical Sciences emphasis, and a Master's Degree in Human Performance, with an emphasis in Applied Sports Science. Her additional certifications include: Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Rocktape application. 

In addition to her education, Dr. Simkowski has an extensive history of competing in the lifting world: bodybuilding, powerlifting and strongman. 

Dr. Simkowski looks forward to helping you improve your daily life and increase your physical potential through the use of chiropractic care, manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.